Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property: A Handbook on Issues and Options for Traditional Knowledge Holders in Protecting their Intellectual Property and Maintaining Biological Diversity

Authors: Stephen A. Hansen and Justin W. VanFleet for the  American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) Science and Human Rights Program

This book examines the definition of intellectual property rights and traditional knowledge. It reviews the protection rights of knowledge holders and delves into registries, patents, informed consent and case examples. This book provides a good guideline for any researcher who is about to undertake studies amongst aboriginal peoples.


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