World Intellectual Property Organization

New Information Briefs and Booklet on TK

 NEW Intellectual Property Booklet

A new publication entitled “ Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions—An Introduction” (WIPO Publication No. 933) (in English) has been issued and is available on the WIPO website.


NEW Background Briefs

The following information briefs (in English) are also available on WIPO website:


  - Brief No. 1: Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property.

  - Brief No. 2: The Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC).

  - Brief No. 3: Developing a National Strategy on Intellectual Property and Traditional Knowledge, Traditional Cultural Expressions and Genetic Resources.

  - Brief No. 4: Intellectual Property and Arts Festivals.


The booklet and briefs will be made available in other languages in due course.

The above resources can also be found on the WIPO Scribd page.

 

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