Pacific Model Law on Traditional Knowledge: Paving the way internationally
Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat press release, 21 December 2009

SUVA, FIJI: The 2002 Pacific Model Law for the protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Culture is paving the way for work in this area around the world, according to the Secretary General of the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat Tuiloma Neroni Slade. Slade further observed that the Model Law potentially promises income generation for Pacific communities, which is vital for building livelihoods and economies. WIPO’s Terri Janke said the Pacific Model Law is internationally recognized and gives the Pacific a leading edge in the area of TK protection. Read the press release …