Intellectual Property Systems, Traditional Knowledge and the Legal Authority of Community
Queen Mary University of London - School of Law
July 1, 2004
European Intellectual Property Review, Vol. 26, pp.280-290, 2004
Towards effective and practical protection for traditional knowledge, this paper examines the potential for legal authority to vest in the indigenous or traditional 'community' in the context of current discussions within the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), and argues that the move towards legal recognition of 'community' represents an important and relevant mechanism for the protection of traditional knowledge.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 9
Keywords: Traditional knowledge, intellectual property, community, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
JEL Classification: K39Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: August 12, 2009
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