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Traditional Knowledge: IP and Federal Policy

Date: Friday, March 21, 2014
Time: 09:00AM - 05:00PM
Description: The second annual Cherry Blossom Symposium will focus on the intersection of intellectual property law and federal policy relating to "traditional knowledge." Topics of discussion will include: (1) initiatives to regulate commercial appropriation of names, symbols, and modes of cultural production associated with traditional and indigenous communities; (2) progress in the efforts of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore to establish international norms; (3) the intersection of protection for genetic resources and research governance, and (4) non-traditional solutions to IPR- related problems affecting traditional knowledge and its custodians.
Sponsor: Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property
URL: http://www.wcl.american.edu/secle/founders/2014/20140321.cfm
Location: 6th Floor Lounges
Contact Name: SECLE
Contact Phone: 202.274.4075
Contact Email: secle@wcl.american.edu
CLE Credit: Yes
Posted On: 12/11/13

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