Mart Leesti

Senior Associate, Saana Consulting

Mart Leesti is a Senior Associate at Saana Consulting. With over 35 years experience, Mart is a former CEO of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office, and now regularly consults to WIPO, the European Patent Office, and to governments in West Africa, South Asia, SE Asia and Eastern Europe. His expertise and experience covers all areas of intellectual property policy, legislation, administration and enforcement, as well as capacity building to promote innovation and use of the IP system for private sector development. Mart regularly participates as an expert lecturer and trainer in regional and national seminars and conferences on various aspects of the system of intellectual property, including the TRIPS Agreement, around the world.