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    Geneva Delegates

    Below is a partial list of delegates, alphabetised by country, responsible for IP issues in the world’s centre of diplomacy.


    Algeria: Ahlem Sara Charikhi, attaché (WIPO)

    Argentina: Rodrigo Bardoneschi, first secretary (WIPO, WTO)

    Australia: David Kilham, first secretary (WTO, WIPO, WHO)

    Bangladesh: Nazrul Islam, counsellor (WIPO, WTO)

    Brazil: Leandro Alves da Silvasecond secretary (WIPO, WTO); Bruno Henrique Neves Silva (WHO)

    Canada: Sophie Galarneau, second secretary (WIPO, WTO)

    Chile: Andrés Guggiana, counsellor (WIPO, WTO, WHO)

    China: Yi Wang, first secretary (WIPO)

    Colombia: Juan Camilo Saretzki, first secretary (WIPO); Catalina Gaviria, commercial counsellor (WTO)

    Denmark: Christian Wegener, minister counsellor (WIPO, WTO), arrival September 2012

    Ecuador: Juan Carlos Sánchez Troya, first secretary (WIPO); Homero Larrea, second secretary (WTO)

    Egypt: Mokhtar Warida, first secretary (WIPO, WTO, WHO)

    EU: Délphine Lida, first counsellor (WIPO, WHO); Tomas Baert, first secretary (WTO, WHO)

    France: Olivier Martin, counsellor (WIPO), arrival August 2012; Isabelle Nuti, agriculture counsellor (WTO, GI); Pauline Girot de Langlade, judicial counsellor (WTO, IPR)

    Germany: Heinjörg Herrmann, counsellor (WIPO)

    India: Alpana Dubey, first secretary (WIPO); Hemant Kotalwar, counsellor (WTO)

    Indonesia: Lynda Kurnia Wardhani, first secretary (WIPO); Mardhiah Ridha Muhammad Farid, third secretary (WTO)

    Israel: Rodolfo Rivas, assistant deputy permanent representative (WTO)

    Japan: Kunihiko Fushimi, first secretary (WIPO, WTO)

    Kenya: James Kihwaga, counsellor (WIPO); Elijah Manyara, first minister counsellor (WTO)

    Mexico: José López de León, second secretary (WIPO)

    Morocco: Nor Dine Sadouk, counsellor (WIPO), arrival September 2012

    Netherlands: Richard Roemers, first secretary (WIPO)

    Pakistan: Ahsan Nabeel, second secretary (WIPO, WHO); Shandana Gulzar Khan, legal affairs officer (WTO)

    Peru: Luis Mayaute Vargas, counsellor (WIPO, WTO), arrival July 2012; Magaly Traverso Zegarra, second secretary (WHO)

    Russia: Stepan Kuzmenkov, first secretary (WIPO)

    Senegal:  Ndèye Ndèye Fatou Lo, counsellor (WIPO); Ndiaga Mboup, first counsellor (WTO)

    Singapore: Thaddaeus Hoo, first secretary (WIPO, WTO); David Ho, first secretary (WHO)

    South Africa:  Tshihumbudzo Ravhandalala (Zane), first secretary (WIPO), departure December 2012; Mandixole Matroos, first secretary (WIPO); Wamkele Mene, counsellor (WTO); Lindiwe Makubalo, minister (WHO)

    South Korea: Kim Yong-Sun, counsellor (WIPO)

    Sweden: Per Linnér, second secretary (WIPO, WTO), arrival September 2012; Katarina Martholm Fried, counsellor (WHO)

    Switzerland: Patrick Pardo, counsellor (WIPO); Alexandra Grazioli, counsellor (WIPO, WTO); Martin Baumgartner, scientific collaborator (WTO)

    Taiwan: Susan Chi-Chuan Hu, first secretary (WTO)

    Thailand: Kanita Sapphaisal, first secretary (WIPO, WHO); Chakra Yodmani, minister counsellor (WTO)

    Turkey: Günseli Güven, legal counsellor (WIPO, WTO)

    UK: Nicola Noble, second secretary (WIPO)

    US: Kristine Schlegelmilch, IP attaché (WIPO); Karin Ferriter, IP attaché (WTO)

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