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PH adopts historic treaty on IP, patent of indigenous communities

The Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines said the treaty recognizes the rights of Indigenous Peoples and local communities over their genetic resources (GR) and traditional knowledge associated with genetic resources (ATK) — considered to be national cultural treasures in the Philippines and many countries.

UP Manila creates digital library for traditional Filipino health practices

The University of the Philippines in Manila developed a digital library of the country?s traditional practices on health and healing to prevent them from being patented by private companies.
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