Tag: Traditional Knowledge Digital Library

IPR Vis- à- Vis Traditional Knowledge

What is Traditional Knowledge? Knowledge base which is developed by indigenous, local or native community has been preserved and passed on to generations, so much so, that it becomes the identity of such community. Traditional knowledge can be found in variety of concepts such as calculation of time, food article, plant properties, spice uses, yoga … Continue reading IPR Vis- à- Vis Traditional Knowledge

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ROLE OF DOCUMENTATION IN PROTECTING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

Domestic and International laws prohibit patenting of traditional knowledge of any local community. However, the traditional knowledge, such as unique plants and their use is being usurped by unscrupulous players by patenting them in different countries. Only way to stall such moves is by providing prior art evidences proving that the knowledge was already available … Continue reading ROLE OF DOCUMENTATION IN PROTECTING TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE

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