World Intellectual Property Organization

Francis Gurry: Biography

Francis Gurry is an Australian lawyer who has served as Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) since October 1, 2008.

He holds law degrees from the University of Melbourne, a Ph.D from the University of Cambridge and is an honorary professor of, and holds honorary doctorates from, universities in a wide range of countries.

He is the author of a number of publications, one of which has become a standard legal text in the UK and is published by Oxford University Press as Gurry on Breach of Confidence.

Francis Gurry speaks English and French.

Francis Gurry's full curriculum vitae

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Director General Francis Gurry (photo: Dhillon Photographics).
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