Sex Scandal Engulfs WIPO

Law360, New York (December 7, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- The World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva is fending off accusations that its management failed to adequately respond to an employee who accused her supervisors of repeatedly violating her.

A female former employee leveled charges in the administrative court of the International Labor Organization that two of her supervisors at WIPO repeatedly engaged in “sexual harassment” and “various forms of abuse” over a period of almost two years, Swiss daily Le Matin reported earlier this week.

The woman says she was victimized by her supervisors between...
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