Traditional Knowledge Protection Consistent With Indigenous Interests

Xiaomei MAI


The issue of traditional knowledge protection attracts world attention, which is also a move towards identifying indigenous works from other subjects of intellectual property. And the protection of traditional knowledge usually falls under patent law and biodiversity rights, as well as copyright law. This paper first focuses on the introduction of the TRIPS and the CBD, and then continues to explain the harmonization of the two agreements. It also attempts to discuss solution options to traditional knowledge protection consistent with indigenous interests.


Traditional knowledge; The TRIPS; The CBD; Harmonization; Indigenous interests

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