Organic certification as a form of intellectual property. The EU definition of ‘organic’ – the products to which it applies – the operator activities included within the regulatory framework. Regulation (EC) 834/2007 establishes the criteria for organic production and the labelling of organic products while Regulation (EC) 889/2008 lays down detailed rules of implementation. The labelling of organic products – the EU organic production logo and private logos. Control body codes. Offences and penalties.