TITLE

Fighting Biopiracy: The Legislative Protection of Traditional Knowledge

AUTHOR(S)
Garcia, Javier
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Berkeley La Raza Law Journal;Spring2007, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article addresses the idea of patenting traditional knowledge in underdeveloped countries with particular focus on Mexico. The author proposes domestic legislation that would protect the intellectual property rights of traditional knowledge holders while encouraging compensation from the corporate sector. Other topics presented include an overview of Mexican and international patent laws and problems with applying current international patent laws to traditional knowledge.
ACCESSION #
36094364

 

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