Dr Maria Garcia is a researcher at University of Nottingham in the UK. She was a Marie Curie IOF Fellow at the National Centre for Research on Europe, University of Canterbury, New Zealand. Her research focuses on the EU’s trade policy and the impact of competitors’ policies in the profusion of free trade agreements.
For decades, the EU and USA have been at loggerheads over their approaches to the protection of geographic indicators (GIs). GIs represent a sub-set ..