Francis Gurry led WIPO as Director General from October 1, 2008 to September 30, 2020.

WIPO and Frankfurt Book Fair Team up on Publishing Industry Survey

September 8, 2020

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Juergen Boos, President and CEO of Frankfurt Book Fair, signed an agreement for collaboration between the two organizations. 

Video: Messrs. Gurry and Boos explain the importance of the new agreement between WIPO and Frankfurt Book Fair.

The first example of this collaboration relates to “The Global Publishing Industry” report produced by WIPO, which covers publishing revenue, the number of titles published and the number of copies sold.

WIPO will launch this report as part of an annual briefing together with Frankfurt Book Fair in a virtual event during the October 14-18, 2020, Book Fair.