Issues for protection and management of Indigenous Knowledge

This discussion paper explores ways intellectual property (IP) can better support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to protect Indigenous Knowledge (IK).  

Summary

The Indigenous Knowledge: Issues for protection and management discussion paper explores the relationship between tradition-based knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and IP, cultural heritage and economic empowerment.

It also identifies solutions for the protection and management of IK in Australia.

Publication date

This report was published in 2018.