Dimiter Gantchev

Dimiter Gantchev
  • Deputy Director, Culture and Creative Industries Sector
    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

MA in International Relations, Moscow State Institute of International Relations; PhD in Economics, Sofia University of National and World Economy. Until 2002, Diplomat, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria; served in Sweden, Belgium and Switzerland. With World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO): former Senior Counsellor, Copyright and Related Rights Sector, Economic Development Sector; 2005-11, Acting Director, Creative Industries Division; since 2011, Deputy Director, Culture and Creative Industries Sector. Founding Member, Bulgarian National Association on Intellectual Property. Member, Bulgarian Association for Studies on the European Community. Author of numerous publications on intellectual property and foreign policy issues.