CJEU on geographical designation of origin: German "Balsamico" permitted

By its judgment of 4 December 2019 (C-432/18), the CJEU ruled that the designation of vinegar made from Baden wines as 'Balsamico' is permissible. The protection of the name 'Aceto Balsamico di Modena' does not extend to the use of its non-geographical terms 'aceto' and 'balsamico'.

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