SPECIAL COURSE E-BOOK – TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE UNDER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN INDIA – LEGALITY & NEED
PRICE – Rs. 399/-
AUTHOR – Ms. Surbhi Aggarwal, Advocate (B.A. LLB)
LAWS CITED– The Patent Act, 1970 (as amended in 2005), The Copyright Act 1957, UN Draft Declaration on Rights of Indigenous Peoples, International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Inter-Governmental Committee (IGC) on IP and Genetic Resources, TK and Folklore.
This paper throws light on a specific emerging field of IPR in India known as Traditional Knowledge. This is specific to a traditional country like India where a number of traditions prevail and should be accorded protection. This paper focuses on the different types of TKD available in India, their legality, need for protection and international scenario.