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World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

First Foreign Policy Report Hitpiece on Trump Appointee Mari Stull: Investigation Uncovers Foggy Bottom Anti-Trump Leak Factory

First Foreign Policy Report Hitpiece on Trump Appointee Mari Stull: Investigation Uncovers Foggy Bottom Anti-Trump Leak Factory

It was mid-May, about six weeks after Trump appointee Mari Stull began her new job as senior adviser at the State Department’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs. As senior adviser at the bureau, Stull was in charge of making sure President Trump’s agenda was represented at the many international organizations the U.S. participates in and mostly funds, such as the United Nations and its various agencies. Stull and her boss, Amb. Kevin Moley, had just left for a trip to Geneva for the World Health Assembly. Back at the State Department, Erin Barclay, a senior career diplomat at the ...
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UN Whistleblower: Head of World Intellectual Property Agency Stole Employees’ DNA Samples

UN Whistleblower: Head of World Intellectual Property Agency Stole Employees’ DNA Samples

A senior UN official alleges that Francis Gurry, the Australian head of the world body’s intellectual property agency, engineered the theft of personal items from employees to extract DNA samples, and then covered it up by intimidation and by suppressing attempts to investigate it, according to a legal complaint filed recently at a UN tribunal in Geneva. The allegations are expected to hurt Gurry’s chances for reelection next week as director-general of the UN’s World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a bid already weakened amid controversy over his role in running what a bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers described as “a ...
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