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Wedding dresses. Golf balls. Rock bands.

Wedding dresses. Golf balls. Rock bands.

© Ian Wagreich

At first glance they may not seem to have much in common, but wedding dresses, golf balls, and rock bands all rely on one very important thing to be successful – intellectual property.

GIPC Asked and WIPO Candidates Respond – Francis Gurry

GIPC Asked and WIPO Candidates Respond – Francis Gurry

In our final post of the series, current WIPO DG Francis Gurry answers questions from the business community and discusses why he should be reelected to run the World Intellectual Property Organization.

GIPC Asked and WIPO Candidates Respond – Alfredo Suescum

GIPC Asked and WIPO Candidates Respond – Alfredo Suescum

In early March 2014, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Coordination Committee is expected to nominate a candidate for appointment as director general (DG). Today we’re highlighting Alfredo Suescum, who is the Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Panama to the World Trade Organization (WTO) and is current chair of the WTO’s TRIPS Council.

GIPC Asked and WIPO Candidates Respond – Jüri Seilenthal

GIPC Asked and WIPO Candidates Respond – Jüri Seilenthal

Ahead of next month’s nomination, the GIPC asked each of the candidates three questions from the private sector which address critical issues in WIPO. Last week, we posted the first in the series from Geoffrey Onyeama. Today and in the coming weeks, we will post the responses from the remaining candidates.