Grégoire Bisson

Bisson heads The Hague Registry, at the World Intellectual Property Organization (Geneva). In this capacity, he is directly responsible for the management and development of the Hague Agreement for the International Registration of Industrial Designs.  His previous positions with WIPO included heading the Legal Service supporting the development of, and the operations under the Madrid, Hague and Lisbon systems. 

Bisson joined WIPO in 1995 after a short stint with the Canadian Trade-Mark Opposition Board. Before that, he was Senior Legal Advisor with the Canadian Federal Government, developing intellectual property policies, and oversaw in particular the drafting of the TRIPS implementing legislation.  At the same time, he was lecturing on the legal aspects of transfer of technology at the University of Ottawa. He has co-edited a book on this topic, and has authored or contributed to many articles on various IP issues.


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