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[Pages 529-559]
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Introduction
I.  Background
    A.  Definition of Traditional Knowledge (TK)
    B.  Economic and Cultural Impact of Traditional Knowledge
    C.  Traditional Knowledge in Rice and Its Cultivation
        1.  Rice Cultivation as TK
        2.  Indian Basmati Rice as TK
    D.  “Biopiracy” and the Debate over Misappropriation of TK
II.  Discussion
    A.  TK and the Modern IP Framework
    B.  The Nature of IP Law and Its Frameworks
        1.  Patent Law and TK
        2.  Geographical Indication Protection and TK
III.  Analysis
    A.  IP Frameworks as Applied in the Basmati Rice Controversy
    B.  Bridging the Gap Between IP Law and TK
Conclusion