Traditional Knowledge: Publications, Studies and Documents

General Information

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Salasaca children in Ecuador (UN Photo/Milton Grant)

Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions

  • List and Brief Technical Explanation of Various Forms in which Traditional Knowledge May be Found PDF, List and Brief Technical Explanation of Various Forms in which Traditional Knowledge May be Found
  • Minding Culture: Case Studies on Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions PDF, Minding Culture: Case Studies on Intellectual Property and Traditional Cultural Expressions
  • Consolidated Analysis of the Legal Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions/Expressions of Folklore
  • National Experiences with the Protection of Traditional Cultural Expressions/Expressions of Folklore - India, Indonesia, the Philippines

Access, Benefit-Sharing and Disclosure

Intellectual Property Management

  • Intellectual Property and the Safeguarding of Traditional Cultures – Legal Issues and Practical Options for Museums, Libraries and Archives
  • Documenting Traditional Knowledge: A Toolkit
  • Intellectual Property and Folk, Arts and Cultural Festivals – A Practical Guide
  • Marketing Crafts and Visual Arts: The Role of Intellectual Property PDF, Marketing Crafts and Visual Arts: The Role of Intellectual Property
  • Documenting Traditional Medical Knowledge PDF, Documenting Traditional Medical Knowledge

Customary Laws

  • Customary Law, Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property: An Outline of the Issues
  • Customary Law in the Protection of Traditional Knowledge - Regional Study in the Andean Countries
  • Customary Law in ABS and TK Governance: Perspectives from Andean and Pacific Island Countries