WIPO Director General Speaks at Ceremony to Mark Grant of First Finnish Patent
WIPO Director General Francis Gurry visited Finland on October 10 and 11, 2012. During his visit, he met with senior Government officials and delivered an address at a seminar celebrating the 170th anniversary of the grant of the first Finnish patent. At the seminar, the Director General presented a WIPO Design Award to the Finnish company, Planmed Oy, which develops, manufactures and markets mammography and orthopedic imaging equipment.
Photo: Courtesy of National Board of Patents and Registration of Finland/Juha Rahkonen.