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Monday, December 9 • 16:15 - 17:15
Conversation: Common Strategies to Protect Common Property

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Common Strategies to Protection Common Property: What do producers of Nigerian textiles and Ethiopian coffee have in common with Kenyan Masaai communities and traditional healers bordering Mozambique and South Africa? All use IP strategies to protect their collective interests. See how in this session. ...

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Helen Chuma-Okoro

Helen Chuma-Okoro is a Research Fellow at the Nigerian Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), Lagos, a Research Fellow of the Open African Innovation Research and Training (Open A.I.R.) Project, and Coordinator of Open A.I.R.’s West Africa hub in Lagos.
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Teshager Dagne

Dr Tesh Dagne is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Law, Th ompson Rivers University, Kamloops, B.C.

Bernard Maister

Dr Bernard Maister is a Senior Research Fellow in the IP Unit, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town (UCT), practised as an IP (patent) lawyer in the US, and is one of the authors of Harnessing Intellectual Property Rights for Development Objectives (Wolf Legal, 2011).
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Marisella Ouma

Dr. Marisella Ouma is a lawyer by profession specialising in intellectual property law and in particular copyright and related rights and traditional knowledge. She has written and published several articles and book chapters on these two subjects. Her passion for intellectual property... Read More →
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Britta Rutert

Britta Rutert is a PhD candidate in Anthropology at the Free University of Berlin and a Researcher for Natural Justice: Lawyers for Communities and the Environment in Bushbuckridge, South Africa.

Monday December 9, 2013 16:15 - 17:15 SAST
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