GCIN2043

Traditional knowledge, creativity and laws

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Period:

Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

Nil

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Interdisciplinary Elecitve Course
This course provides an overview of the traditional knowledge, its theories, modes, means and institutions, aiming to understanding the relationship of it with creativity, and the legal protection which helps to offer more support to local community. Key areas covered by the course include the theory of traditional knowledge and creativity, the legal protection of traditional knowledge in national and global perspectives, the traditional cultural expression and creativity, the trade mark and patent of the traditional knowledge, the roles of WIPO and international economic cooperation in promoting and protecting traditional knowledge.

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