The Yoruba trademark scandal… and other examples of cultural appropriation™

This is not the first time nor last time that intellectual property laws have allowed western individuals or companies to lay claim to Africa’s cultural, linguistic and even culinary heritage The post The Yoruba trademark scandal… and other examples of cultural appropriation™ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.

The Yoruba trademark scandal… and other examples of cultural appropriation™

This is not the first time nor last time that intellectual property laws have allowed western individuals or companies to lay claim to Africa’s cultural, linguistic and even culinary heritage

The post The Yoruba trademark scandal… and other examples of cultural appropriation™ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.