Guriqbal Singh Jaiya
Director-Advisor, Innovation and Technology Sector
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
MBBS, BA in Economics, English, Mathematics and Political Science; LLB. 1978-93, several senior-level key assignments, Indian Administrative Service, Ministries of Urban Development and of Industry, Arunachal Pradesh, State (Pondicherry and the UT of Delhi) and Central Government Ministries, India. Since 1993, with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), Geneva; Oct. 2002-Dec. 2011, Director, SMEs Division. Since 2011, has taught a compulsory six-credit course, University of Neuchâtel, for MSc students on intellectual property in international business. Currently involved in a number of book projects on different aspects of IP in business, including IP and financing.