Pedro Roffe is currently Director of the UNCTAD-ICTSD Project on Intellectual Property and Development. He has been a staff member of UNCTAD, Geneva, from 1973-2003. His work in UNCTAD has focused on intellectual property, foreign investment, transfer of technology-related issues and international economic negotiations. He has contributed to several UN reports on these issues and to specialized journals. His latest book by Kluwer Law International (2001) deals with "International Technology Transfer: The origins and aftermath of the United Nations negotiations on a draft code of conduct" (edited by Patel, Roffe, Yusuf). Pedro Roffe has a legal background, with studied at the Universidad de Chile, New York University, Amsterdam University and the Graduate Institute of International Studies (Geneva).

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