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  • Ms Michele Woods
    Director Copyright Law Division


Michele Woods is the Director of the Copyright Law Division at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Michele serves as
Secretary of the WIPO Standing Committee on Copyright and Related Rights (SCCR), the Beijing Treaty Assembly, and the Marrakesh Treaty Assembly.
The Copyright Law Division supports WIPO Members in activities related to adherence to and implementation of these and other WIPO copyright treaties. The Division also provides legislative advice on copyright and related rights at the request of WIPO Members.
Before joining WIPO, Michele was the Associate Register for Policy and International Affairs in the United States Copyright Office. Prior to working with the
Copyright Office she was Counsel in the Intellectual Property and Technology Department of the law firm Arnold & Porter in Washington, DC.