Scotch Whisky Association


There is a measure of concern from the producers of Scotch as they face a US tariff hike.

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Senior distillery operator Neil Carlton at the Clydeside Distillery

James Shaw

BBC Radio 5 live Scotland correspondent

A US distillery is making its whiskey in a day so how much of a challenge will this be to the Scotch whisky industry?

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South Korea protects Scotch whisky trademark


Scotch whisky has gained greater legal protection in South Korea after being granted a certification trademark.

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) said the move would help prevent the sale of fake products and ensure legal protection in South Korea after Brexit.

The trademark will enhance protection currently available under the EU-South Korean free-trade agreement.

SWA has registered intellectual property rights in more than 100 markets around the world.