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Can collective intellectual property rights preserve culture and biodiversity?

… boost producers’ incomes and sustain the interlinked biodiversity and biocultural heritage of their landscapes. One approach is to use place-based …
IIED Briefing
  • Anna Bolin

Protecting and promoting traditional knowledge in India: what role for geographical indications?

… (GIs) can help communities promote and protect markets for their biocultural products, and are gaining popularity globally as a tool for … that are due to its place of origin. There are almost 200 registered biocultural products originating in India, covering a range of products … hypothesis that GIs can protect traditional knowledge and biocultural heritage. … 16576IIED … 16576IIED … Ruchi Pant … Sustainable markets … …
Working paper
  • Ruchi Pant

Collective trademarks and biocultural heritage: towards new indications of distinction for indigenous peoples in the Potato Park, Peru

… knowledge, biodiversity and fundamental ties to the land: their ‘biocultural heritage’. How can they promote these products, while also protecting …
Issue paper
  • Alejandro Argumedo

Intellectual property tools for products based on biocultural heritage

… groups or associations of small producers and may help protect their biocultural heritage. This legal review draws primarily on experience in Europe, …
Issue paper
  • Graham Dutfield