In September we reported on calls for official publication of two independent investigations into allegations against the serving director-general of WIPO, Francis Gurry, and disagreement over the firing of a WIPO staff member. Our story followed previous coverage of the growing pressure for a full investigation of accusations of improper conduct levelled at Gurry by James Pooley, a deputy director general of the UN body. It is now a year since Pooley’s allegations were first voiced, yet there has not been an official and independent investigation of these allegations. Our sister title Intellectual Asset Management (IAM) has today reported on the latest developments in this dispute and called for an independent investigation into the charges.

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