May 13, 2024

WIPO Diplomatic Conference to Conclude an International Legal Instrument Relating to Intellectual Property, Genetic Resources and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Genetic Resources

The adoption of a legal instrument would help complement efforts to forge common international standards to harmonize existing approaches, provisions, and examination processes that are already being used in several regional organizations and countries. The new instrument should therefore be fully integrated and consistent with the existing international provisions in a complementary manner.

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