Francis Gurry Appointed for Second Term as WIPO Director General

 The WIPO Member States have appointed Francis Gurry to a second term as WIPO Director General from 1 October 2014 to the end of September 2020.

Mr Gurry, an Australian national, said that he was looking for the organisation to achieve "a shared understanding of the contribution and value of intellectual property to economic, social and cultural development.”

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