Protecting Traditional Knowledge Digitally: a Case Study of TKDL

Hirwade, Mangala Protecting Traditional Knowledge Digitally: a Case Study of TKDL., 2010 . In National Workshop on Digitization Initiatives & Applications in Indian Context, DNC, Nagpur, 3 January 2010. [Conference paper]


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Traditional knowledge on biodiversity from India has been particularly vulnerable to patent claims and the Indian government and NGOs have made several biopiracy claims in recent years. India has taken various initiatives regarding the protection of traditional knowledge under intellectual property rights, including the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL), which is a major step to curb biopiracy. The paper discusses various aspects of TKDL including its role in the preservation, protection and dissemination of traditional knowledge, searching facilities, benefits, and current status. The paper also tries to explore the Traditional Knowledge Resources Classification.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: traditional knowledge, TKDL, IPR, biopiracy
Subjects: E. Publishing and legal issues. > ED. Intellectual property: author's rights, ownership, copyright, copyleft, open access.
E. Publishing and legal issues.
Depositing user: Mangala Hirwade
Date deposited: 19 Jan 2010
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:16


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