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dc.contributor.author Kiggundu, J.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-08-20T13:12:06Z
dc.date.available 2010-08-20T13:12:06Z
dc.date.issued 2007
dc.identifier.citation Kiggundu,J. (2007) Intellectual property law and the protection of indigenous knowledge, pp. 26-47, In: Mazonde, I.N. and Thomas, P. (eds.) 2007, Indigenous knowledge systems and intellectual property in the twenty-first century: perspectives from Southern Africa, CODESRIA, Dakar en_US
dc.identifier.issn 2869781946
dc.identifier.issn 9782869781948
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10311/583
dc.description.abstract Copyrights may provide more effective protection for indigenous knowledge than other forms of intellectual property such as patents, trademarks, and 97 confidential information. The most important aspect of copyright law may be neighboring rights. Neighboring rights are provided to those who perform in ceremonies or belong to groups which hold knowledge. The rights of indigenous peoples must be protected with international laws as well as national laws which are designed to protect those with indigenous knowledge. Model Licensing Agreements as well as university involvement in indigenous knowledge are also essential for international indigenous knowledge protection. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher CODESRIA http://www.africanbookscollective.com en_US
dc.subject Intellectual property law en_US
dc.subject International law en_US
dc.subject Indigenous knowledge systems en_US
dc.title Intellectual property law and the protection of indigenous knowledge en_US
dc.type Published Article en_US


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