About Intellectual Property IP Training IP Outreach IP for… IP and... IP in... Patent & Technology Information Trademark Information Industrial Design Information Geographical Indication Information Plant Variety Information (UPOV) IP Laws, Treaties & Judgements IP Resources IP Reports Patent Protection Trademark Protection Industrial Design Protection Geographical Indication Protection Plant Variety Protection (UPOV) IP Dispute Resolution IP Office Business Solutions Paying for IP Services Negotiation & Decision-Making Development Cooperation Innovation Support Public-Private Partnerships The Organization Working with WIPO Accountability Patents Trademarks Industrial Designs Geographical Indications Copyright Trade Secrets WIPO Academy Workshops & Seminars World IP Day WIPO Magazine Raising Awareness Case Studies & Success Stories IP News WIPO Awards Business Universities Indigenous Peoples Judiciaries Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Traditional Cultural Expressions Economics Gender Equality Global Health Climate Change Competition Policy Sustainable Development Goals Enforcement Frontier Technologies Mobile Applications Sports Tourism PATENTSCOPE Patent Analytics International Patent Classification ARDI – Research for Innovation ASPI – Specialized Patent Information Global Brand Database Madrid Monitor Article 6ter Express Database Nice Classification Vienna Classification Global Design Database International Designs Bulletin Hague Express Database Locarno Classification Lisbon Express Database Global Brand Database for GIs PLUTO Plant Variety Database GENIE Database WIPO-Administered Treaties WIPO Lex - IP Laws, Treaties & Judgments WIPO Standards IP Statistics WIPO Pearl (Terminology) WIPO Publications Country IP Profiles WIPO Knowledge Center WIPO Technology Trends Global Innovation Index World Intellectual Property Report PCT – The International Patent System ePCT Budapest – The International Microorganism Deposit System Madrid – The International Trademark System eMadrid Article 6ter (armorial bearings, flags, state emblems) Hague – The International Design System eHague Lisbon – The International System of Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications eLisbon UPOV PRISMA Mediation Arbitration Expert Determination Domain Name Disputes Centralized Access to Search and Examination (CASE) Digital Access Service (DAS) WIPO Pay Current Account at WIPO WIPO Assemblies Standing Committees Calendar of Meetings WIPO Official Documents Development Agenda Technical Assistance IP Training Institutions COVID-19 Support National IP Strategies Policy & Legislative Advice Cooperation Hub Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC) Technology Transfer Inventor Assistance Program WIPO GREEN WIPO's Pat-INFORMED Accessible Books Consortium WIPO for Creators WIPO ALERT Member States Observers Director General Activities by Unit External Offices Job Vacancies Procurement Results & Budget Financial Reporting Oversight

Curriculum Vitae

Anne Leer Curriculum Vitae – Ms. Anne Leer

Ms. Anne Leer, is currently Senior Advisor for the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development, and an author and editor with Financial Times Prentice Hall. She is an international expert on New Media markets and the digital economy. Her academic background is multidisciplinary (BSc/MA/MBA). She has worked in publishing, television and the communication industry for 18 years and now acts as a high level adviser to governments and the OECD on media and communication industries. She has particular expertise in strategic issues to do with globalisation, strategic partnerships and global alliances, intellectual property rights, multiple media publishing, digital broadcasting, wireless communications, Internet and electronic commerce.

Anne Leer has extensive international experience growing business in fast changing media markets in the UK, Europe, Asia and the US. Prior to her current positions, she was the Strategic Planner for Oxford University Press, the world’s most international educational publisher with operations in 62 countries. Anne Leer is also a Board member of Worldview International and a member of the British Library’s Advisory Board. She is a frequent public speaker and also lectures at leading business schools. She contributes articles regularly to the newspaper press and trade journals, has written several reports and has published her own books. Most recently "Masters of the Wired World" and its textbook companion "Welcome to the Wired World" both published by FT Management, 1999. Her next two books to be published by FT Prentice Hall this year are: "The e-Generation" which deals with lifestyles and workstyles in a networked society; and "Lifelong learning in a knowledge economy" which looks at the transformation of our education systems, the emergence of a global education market and mechanisms for developing skills and competence for tomorrow’s workforce.