عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Traditional medicines are being used as complementary medicines in the health sector. Indigenous peoples depend on traditional knowledge for their livelihoods and well-being and so they can manage and exploit their local ecosystems. Local communities also depend on traditional medicines for their primary health care. If traditional knowledge is protected and commercialized, individuals, communities and national economies will benefit. The vast country of Iran is rich in diversity and there is a need to update its law, including the Intellectual property laws, in order to protect this diversity. However the protection of Intellectual property including Traditional Medicine is a newly occurred problem in the Islamic law. The Islamic jurists do not have the same idea about accepting or rejecting of Intellectual property as a property and it has become a topic of numerous controversies among them. As regard to the necessity of being in accordance to Shari’ah for all laws. The purpose of this article is to prove the legitimacy of protection of Traditional Medicine under Koranic verses and in the bases Islamic jurisprudence.