“PERUVIAN EXPERIENCE IN THE PROTECTION OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE”. Presentation by Minister Counsellor Betty Berendson, Deputy Permanent Representative of Peru to the WTO. PERUVIAN APPROACH FOR THE PROTECTION AND SUSTAINABLE USE OF BIODIVERSITY. Enactment of a new Environmental Code
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Presentation by Minister Counsellor Betty Berendson, Deputy Permanent Representative of Peru to the WTO
Intangible components is, defined as “knowledge, innovation or individual or collective practices, with real or potential value, that is associated with the genetic resources, its by-products or the biological resources, whether or not protected by intellectual property regimes”.
Article 7 of Decision 391 states that “pursuant to this decision and supplementary domestic legislation, the Member Countries, recognize and uphold the rights and decision-making authority of indigenous, afro-american and local communities, over their knowledge, innovations and traditional practices associated with genetic resources and their by-products”.