WIPO Director-General to speak in Melbourne

The Director General of the World Intellectual Property Organization, Dr Francis Gurry, will present a public lecture at the Melbourne Law School on 3 August.

Gurry is the highest-ranking Australian official in a United Nations agency, and only the third to ever head a UN agency. He is making his first official visit to Australia since his election as Director General last year.

He will speak on the subject of “Intellectual Property, Innovation and Creativity – Future Global Directions”.