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The protection of indications of origin is governed by sec. 126 et seq. German Trade Marks Act (MarkenG). These rules are leges speciales to sec. 5 German Act against Unfair Competition (UWG), which only has a small scope of application, governing misleading commercial practices. Besides, there exists Regulation 1151/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 November 2012 on quality schemes for agricultural products and foodstuffs. There are also other special provisions, e.g., Regulation 1308/2013 for wine and Regulation 110/2008 for spirits.