Protecting Traditional Knowledge Medicinal Plants

11 Pages Posted: 22 Mar 2011

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Surya Mani Tripathi

International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid Tropics

Anshu Pratap Singh

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur - Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL)

Date Written: March 22, 2011

Abstract

This paper seeks to identify a harmonious relationship between existing intellectual property law and biodiversity law through various international efforts relating to traditional medicine; and to discuss strategies for protecting traditional medicine knowledge, resources and biodiversity in order to contribute to a fair and equitable sharing of benefits.

Keywords: Traditional Knowledge, IPRs

JEL Classification: K33, K00, K32

Suggested Citation

Tripathi, Surya Mani and Singh, Anshu Pratap, Protecting Traditional Knowledge Medicinal Plants (March 22, 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1792541 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1792541

Surya Mani Tripathi (Contact Author)

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Anshu Pratap Singh

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur - Rajiv Gandhi School of Intellectual Property Law (RGSOIPL) ( email )

IIT Kharagpur
West Bengal
Kharagpur, West Bengal 721302
India

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