Indigenous Intellectual Property Rights: Legal Obstacles and Innovative Solutions

Social science

Mary Riley (Editor)

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 416 pages

File size: 6.6 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

The expert contributors from around the globe provide unique case studies to guide indigenous communities and their partners in protecting their intellectual property. Addressing the poor fit between western regimes of intellectual property rights and the requirements for safeguarding indigenous cultural resources, the authors describe positive efforts at protecting indigenous knowledge. It is an important resource for advocates for indigenous and human rights and legal scholars.