LOS ANGELES - You are invited to an interactive webinar on February 7, 2017 to discuss the preliminary recommendations just published for public comment by the Working Group for the GNSO Policy Development Process on access by International Governmental Organizations’ (IGO) and International Non-Governmental Organizations’ (INGO) access to domain name dispute resolution processes. According to ICANN, the public comment period for the Working Group’s Initial Report (https://gnso.icann.org/en/issues/igo-ingo-crp-access-initial-19jan17-en.pdf) closes on 1 March 2017.
During this webinar, attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions following a brief presentation of the Working Group’s preliminary recommendations by the Working Group co-chairs. Attendees will learn about the Working Group’s initial proposals for:
• Whether to modify the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) or the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) process to address the specific needs of IGOs and INGOs;
• How an IGO may demonstrate standing to file a complaint under the UDRP or URS in the absence of trademark rights;
• A Policy Guidance document to clarify the scope of application of the UDRP and URS to IGOs; and
• Considerations relating to possible claims of jurisdictional immunity by IGOs in appeals from UDRP and URS determinations.
Date – 7 February 2017
Time – 1400 UTC for 60 minutes
How to Join:
The webinar will be conducted in English. A recording and transcript will be posted on the GNSO website following the webinar.