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Throughout history, diverse groups have established and passed down practices from generation to generation. Music, dancing, science and technology, medicine, and other fields are examples of such practices. As advances progressed over millennia, the same practice has remained the same: traditional knowledge acquired over generations, restricted to specific groups of people, and passed down as traditional wisdom.These activities, which are an integral aspect of a community's culture, are designed to promote TK. Many of these approaches have recently become popular as the foundation for new inventions. While traditional knowledge is designed to promote common interests, patent law is designed to promote personal monopoly and profit.These practices, which are an integral aspect of a community's culture, are designed to promote shared knowledge ownership. Many of these ideas have recently gained traction as the basis for new inventions. Patent law is designed to promote personal monopoly and profit, whereas traditional knowledge is designed to promote shared interests.