Protect and Promote Your Culture

A Practical Guide to Intellectual Property for Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities

Auteur(s): | Année de publication: 2017

Type de licence: La présente œuvre est cédée selon les clauses de la licence Creative Commons Paternité 3.0 IGO

Intellectual property can be a powerful tool for indigenous peoples and local communities (IPLCs). Used strategically, it can help you promote your own products and services, and prevent the misappropriation of your traditional knowledge and culture. This short guide explains how, with plenty of examples, IPLCs around the world have made the most of intellectual property rights.