Former WIPO Directors General

Georg BODENHAUSEN (Netherlands)

Director General from 1970 to 1973; Director of the United International Bureaux for the Protection of Intellectual Property (BIRPI) from 1963 to 1970.

Arpad BOGSCH (United States of America)

Director General from 1973 to 1997.

Kamil IDRIS (Sudan)

Director General from 1997 to 2008.