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Indigenous heritage and intellectual property, genetic resources, traditional knowledge, and folklore, editor, S. von Lewinski ; contributors, Anja von Hahn ... [and others]

Table Of Contents
Pt. I. Introduction / Silke von Lewinski -- pt. II., Indigenous peoples, indigenous knowledge and indigenous resources in international law / Peter-Tobias Stoll, Anja von Hahn. Indigenous peoples in international law ; Indigenous peoples: definition issues ; Some essential characteristics of indigenous cultures ; Relevant human rights norms in the context of indigenous knowledge and indigenous resources ; Indigenous peoples in international environmental law ; Ongoing discussions: recent developments in international fora regarding indigenous resources and traditional knowledge ; Recent developments at the regional and national levels with regard to the protection of indigenous resources and traditional knowledge ; Statements, declarations, charters, resolutions and recommendations by indigenous peoples ; Conclusion -- pt. III. Analysis of different areas of indigenous resources ; Traditional knowledge / Matthias Leistner ; Genetic resources / Michael Hassemer ; Protection of traditional names and designations / Annette Kur, Roland Knaak ; Folklore / Agnes Lucas-Schloetter -- pt. IV. Final considerations / Silke von Lewinski. Preliminary remarks ; The needs as expressed by indigenous peoples ; Protection by existing intellectual property regimes ; Protection of genetic resources, traditional knowledge and folklore by legal regimes beyond intellectual property ; The level of legal measures ; Additional instruments ; Practical measures
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Physical Description
xvii, 409 pages, 25 cm.
Isbn
9789041122186

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