17th feb, 2008

And then there was 15…

From the time i posted the news on the candidates for the WIPO DG chair 9 more sent in their applications.

The new entrants are:

  • Boris Simonov, Russia, Director of ROSPATENT, Engineer
  • Toufiq Ali, Bangladesh, Economist with a BA in Law, not that much IP experience but some WTO experience
  • Mauro Masi, Italy, Law degree and economy degree, some IP experience
  • Masood Kahn, Pakistan, Degree in English- BA in Economy, No IP experience, Ambassador to the UN.
  • Jorge Amigo, Mexico, (very confusing CV – I can´t really see what he has been doing), Economist, ??
  • Francis Gurry, Australia, Ph.D in law, Deputy Director General WIPO
  • Alicia Adamczak, Poland, Lawyer, President of the Polish Patent office.
  • Bojan Pretnar, Slovenia, Engineer, Slovenian Patent Office

Phew thats a lot of people from all over the globe.

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