Associate Register of Copyrights Michele Woods Appointed to WIPO
Issue No. 458 - May 29, 2012

Register of Copyrights Maria A. Pallante has announced that Michele Woods, associate register for policy and international affairs, will be leaving the U.S. Copyright Office to join the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) as director of the Copyright Law Division for the Culture and Creative Industries Sector.

Woods, a widely respected copyright lawyer whose role at the Copyright Office has included representation of the United States at WIPO and in international trade negotiations, will assume her duties in Geneva on June 4, 2012. Woods’ appointment to WIPO is for a two-year term.
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