Indigenous Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research
Edited by Matthew Rimmer, Edward Elgar Publishing, UK, 2015, 752 pages, ISBN: 978 1 78195 589 5, ISBN (e-book): 978 1 78195 590 1
The book Indigenous Intellectual Property: A Handbook of Contemporary Research by Matthew Rimmer considers the international struggle to provide for proper and just protection of indigenous intellectual property. Leading scholars consider legal and policy controversies over indigenous knowledge in the field of international law, copyright law, trademark law, patent law, trade secrets law and cultural heritage. This collection examines national developments in indigenous intellectual property from around the world.
The Handbook provides a comprehensive overview of the historical origins of conflict over Indigenous knowledge, and examines new challenges to Indigenous Intellectual Property from emerging developments in information technology, biotechnology, and climate change.
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