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    • Property rights and traditional knowledge 

      Cross, John T (North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law, 2010)
      For the past several decades, there has been a push to provide some sort of right akin to an intellectual property right in traditional knowledge and traditional cultural expression. This push has encountered staunch ...
    • Protecting traditional knowledge - does secrecy offer a solution? 

      Tong, Lee-Ann (North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law, 2010)
      The shortcomings of using the intellectual property system to safeguard the interests of traditional knowledge holders have received considerable attention. Laws that guard against the disclosure of secret traditional ...
    • Traditional knowledge and patent protection: Conflicting views on international patent standards 

      Andrzejewski, Adam (North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus), Faculty of Law, 2010)
      As diseases continue to spread around the globe, pharmaceutical and biotech companies continue to search for new and better drugs to treat them. Most of these companies have realised that useful compounds for these purposes ...