Francis Gurry will be the new director-general of WIPO 13 May 08
Joff Wild Francis Gurry has been elected the new director-general of WIPO. In a run-off poll with José Graça Aranha this evening, after the other candidates for the post had either been eliminated or had withdrawn, Gurry defeated the Brazilian by 42 votes to 41. The election of the Australian will be welcomed by many countries in the developed...
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