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USPTO Tribal Consultation on World Intellectual Property Organization IGC Negotiations

January 17, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm CST

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Federal Register :: Formal Tribal Consultation on WIPO IGC Negotiations

January 16 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern
January 17 at 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern
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The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Department of Commerce, announces a formal Tribal Consultation, and requests written comments on issues involving genetic resources (GR), traditional knowledge (TK), and traditional cultural expressions (TCEs). These topics are being discussed at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Specifically, the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge, and Folklore (traditional cultural expressions) (WIPO IGC) is undertaking negotiations regarding how best to protect GR, TK, and TCEs of Indigenous Peoples.



January 17, 2024
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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