วารสารวิจัย มข. ฉบับสาขามนุษยศาสตร์และสังคมศาสตร์
ISSN 2350-9767
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ปีที่ 5 ฉบับที่ 1 มกราคม - เมษายน 2558

Requesting the Protection for Geographical Indication of the Khid Silk Weaver nong Wua So Group, Udon Thani Province
Jeerasak Dittaponkhan
คณะนิติศาสตร์ วิทยาลัยสันตพล

Abstract

       The objectives of this study were, first to study the background, concept and theory of geographical indication and its rights acquisition and enforcement within the international agreement, and to investigate the knowledge, identify the level of understanding and provide the protection process of geographical indication of Nong Wua So Group Khid Silk Weaver in Nong Wua So District, Udon Thani Province, Study sample consisted of thirty household with fifty members. This qualitative research utilized documentary review, focus group discussion, and in-depth interview which culminate in the strength, weakness and opportunity analysis that could be the guideline for the registrationl of geographical indication of Nong Wua So Khid Silk Weaver Group in Nong Wua So District, Udon Thani Province. The study found that the geographical indication was a global problem. Thailand, as a member nations of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade conducted by the World Trade Organization, therefore, has been implicitly bounded by the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights, Including Trade in Counterfeit Goods implicitly. Thailand, with this obligation, has proolaimed the 2003 Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, as the first geographical indication law of Thailand. However, the local products registered as geographical indication might not show the quality and characteristic of their Khid Silk patterns. Therefore, the development of standard and criteria of their own products must be achiwed before the distribution. The specific committee might be appointed for controlling the product quality. Moreover, the communication and publicity to the outside world were necessary for promoting the products of Nong Wua So District, Udon Thani Province
Keywords: Geographical Indication of the Khid Silk Weaver nong Wua So Group, Udon Thani Province.

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