Details of Measure

General Description
Country or Region African Regional Intellectual Property Organization
Official Title Swakopmund Protocol on the Protection of Traditional Knowledge and Expressions of Folklore within the framework of the African Regional Intellectual Property Organization (ARIPO)
Level Regional
Type of Measure Legislation
Status
Status of Measure Adopted
Date of Adoption 2010-08-09
Additional Information
Full-text of Measure Document

Main ABS Elements

ABS Element
Description Relevant articles and sections
Competent National Authority
Enabling provision Secc. 3
Scope
Access to tradtional knowledge associated with genetic resources Secc. 15
Protection of traditional knowledge and expressions of folklore Secc. 1
Prior Informed Consent (PIC) Procedures
Rights conferred to holders of traditional knowledge Secc. 7
Mutually Agreed Terms (MATs)
Assignment and licensing Secc. 8
Equitable benefit sharing Secc. 9
Compliance Mechanisms
Administration and enforcement of traditional knowledge Secc. 14
Registers of traditional knowledge Secc. 5
Traditional Knowledge Associated to Genetic Resources
Access to traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources Secc. 15

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