7. In order to comply with TRIPS Agreement, India
enacted the Geographical Indications of’ Goods
(Registration & Protection) Act, 1999. The difference/
differences between a “Trade Mark” and a Geographical
Indication is/are 
1. A Trade Mark is an individual or a company’s
right whereas a Geographical Indication is a
2. A Trade Mark can be licensed whereas a
Geographical Indication cannot be licensed.
3. A Trade Mark is assigned to the manufactured
goods whereas the Geographical-Indication is
assigned to the agricultural goods/products and
Which of the statements given above is I are correct?
A trademark is a distinctive sign or indicator
used by an individual, business organization, or other
legal entity to identify that the products or services
to consumers with which the trademark appears
originate from a unique source, and to distinguish its
products or services from those of other entities. The
owner of a registered trademark may commence legal
proceedings for trademark infringement to prevent
unauthorized use of that trademark. However,
registration is not required.