advertisement of a geographical indication in the Geographical
Indications Journal, any person may within three months oppose
the registration of an application for GI.
The notice shall
include a statement of the grounds upon which the opponents
objects to the registration of the geographical indication
This period may be
extended by a period, not exceeding one month, by making an
application to the Registrar along with the prescribed fee.
application for extension shall be filed before the expiry of
the period of three months.
The Notice of
Opposition shall be filed only before the Registrar of
Geographical Indications at Chennai
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