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Traditional knowledge

SPECIAL COURSE NAME- TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE UNDER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS IN INDIA- LEGALITY & NEED

PRICE- Rs. 4500/-

COURSE DURATION– 15 days

COURSE INCLUSIONS– Downloadable Online Presentation, Personalised User Dashboard for course queries, Certificate

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 focusses on the different types of TKD available in India, their legality, need for protection and international scenario.

TOPICS COVERED IN THE COURSE:

  • Understanding Traditional Knowledge
  • Examples of Traditional Knowledge
  • Salient Features of Traditional Knowledge
  • Traditional Knowledge and Its Significance In India
  • Why Do We Need to Protect Traditional Knowledge?
  • Misappropriation of Traditional Knowledge
  • Some Recent Cases of Biopiracy That Triggered The Need For Protection of Traditional Knowledge In India
  • Traditional Knowledge and IP Protection
  • Steps Taken by India Towards Protecting Traditional Knowledge
  • Global Initiatives to Protect Traditional Knowledge
  • Best Recourse to Safeguard Traditional Knowledge
  • The Last Word