The 11th Festival of Pacific Arts will be held in the Solomon Islands in 2012. At the request of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC), the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) undertook a scoping mission to report on the intellectual property and traditional cultural expression management for the Festival. This report outlines the finding of WIPO consultant, Terri Janke.
This study was prepared as part of a program of assistance being provided to the Solomon Islands and the Council of Pacific Arts by the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Ms. Janke is a consultant to WIPO and this study was funded by WIPO and facilitated by SPC.