Indigenous Enterprise and Innovations: The Promise and Peril of Intellectual Property Licensing Discussion with Professor Conway

September 11, 2013
4:30 – 6:00 p.m., Room 600
American University, Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave NW Washington DC

Open to all, no registration required.

This talk presents the successes and challenges experienced when using private ordering strategies, such as intellectual property licensing, to protect indigenous intangible assets and resources from misappropriation, specifically, and to exercise control over such resources in furtherance of principles of self-determination, generally.

Promoting Indigenous Innovation, Enterprise, and Entrepreneurship through the Licensing of Article 31 Indigenous Assets and Resources, 64 SMU L. Rev. 1095 (2011)

Indigenizing Intellectual Property Law: Customary Law, Legal Pluralism, and the Protection of Indigenous Peoples’ Rights, Identity, and Resources, 15 TEX. WESLEYAN L. REV. 207 (2009) (Law Review Symposium Issue) (solicited)

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