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Community Input - The Protection of Geographic Names in the New gTLDs Process

 

Link to document - The protection of geographic names in new gTLDs process - 29 august 2014.pdf

Translated document (pdf) : AR, ES, FR, PT, RU, ZH

Comments may be submitted to future-geo-doc-comments@gac.icann.org until Wednesday 31 December 2014.

Comments received

DateComments ReceivedEntity
14 October 2014 Summary of Intellectual Property Constituency Comments on "The Protection of Geographic Names in the new gTLDs Process" IPC
16 October 2014

Brunella Longo, Open Data Assurance, UK: I understand the reasons why and sympathise with the approach that reflects real problems of specific communities
BUT the protection of geo names is a TECHNICAL and GOVERNANCE issue very different from any question pertaining role,
participation and specific peculiarities of some countries and economies and communities.
This is a matter for ICANN to understand and define the fundamentals and universal rules that must apply for geographic and social cultural and anthropological "dense" names.
Speakers should concentrate on the general rule to make the matter move forward from a policy and governance point of view.

Brunella Longo, Open Data Assurance, United Kingdom
21 October 2014 Letter to ICANN on Geographic Names.pdf

Association of National Advertisers

Dan Jaffe
Group EVP, Government Relations

3 November 2014

ALAC Statement on the Draft Document from GAC Sub-Group on Geographic Names

ALAC
7 November 2014 BRG comments on GAC geo proposal 11-2014.pdf

Brand Registry Group

Philip Sheppard
Director General

10 November 2014

BC Comment on GAC Proposal for Protection of Geographic Names in New gTLDs

ICANN Business Constituency

Steve DelBianco
Vice chair for policy coordination

11 November 2014 Ratified: ALAC Statement on the Draft Document from GAC Sub-Group on Geographic Names

Kindly find attached the final version of the ALAC Statement on the Draft Document from GAC Sub-Group on Geographic Names. The content remains the same except for the addition of ratification information in the Staff Introduction section.

On 11 November 2014, Staff confirmed that the online vote resulted in the ALAC endorsing the Statement with 13 votes in favor, 0 vote against, and 0 abstention. You may review the result independently under: https://www.bigpulse.com/pollresults?code=4351T876I3Eq6CmfHkENcdgv.

ALAC
12 November 2014 Technology Policy Institute Comments on "The Protection of Geographic Names in the new gTLDs Process”

Thomas M. Lenard

President and Senior Fellow
Technology Policy Institute

14 November 2014

i2Coalition Comment on “The Protection of Geographic Names in the New gTLDs Process”

Christian Dawson

Chairman & Co-founder
Internet Infrastructure Coalition (i2C)

14 November 2014

Comments of the US Council for International Business concerning the GAC Sub-Group’s proposal on Geographic Names in New gTLDs

Barbara P. Wanner

Vice President, IC Policy
U.S. Council for International Business

26 November 2014 ISPCP comments on Geographic Names in New gTLDs

Christian Dawson
On behalf of the ISPCP

4 December 2014

Association of National Advertisers comments on Geographic Names in New gTLDs

Dan Jaffe

Group EVP, Government Relations
Association of National Advertisers

11 December 2014 IBCA comment on ICANN GAC proposal for Geographic Names

The Secretariat

The Internet Business Council for Africa (IBCA)

15 December 2014 MARQUES comment on the “The Protection of Geographic Names in the New gTLD Process”

Alan Ramsay
Company Secretary
MARQUES

16 December 2014

US Chamber of Commerce on the GAC proposal for the use of geographic names in new gTLDs

Adam C. Schlosser

Director

Center for Global Regulatory Cooperation
U.S. Chamber of Commerce

23 December 2014

AIPPI submission of position paper - gLTDs - geographic names

Sarah Matheson
Reporter General

Laurent Thibon
Secretary General

Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)

24 December 2014

Community input process in relation to the Proposal, “The Protection of Geographic Names in the New gTLDs process.”

Heather Ann Forrest (Dr.Ius)
Legal researcher and academic
Australia
29 December 2014

Submission of the CCWG Use of Names of Countries and Territories as TLDs

Co-chairs of the CCWG

29 December 2014 Input from the ccNSO Council to the GAC on the protection of geographic names in the new gTLD process

Byron Holland

Chair of the ccNSO Council

29 December 2014

INTA Internet Committee Comments on “The Protection of Geographic Names in the New gTLD Process”

International Trademark Association
30 December 2014

Comments on the Proposal of the ICANN GAC Sub-Group on Geographic Names

Jacqueline D. Lipton, Ph.D.

David L. Brennan Professor of Law

Director, The Center for Intellectual Property Law and Technology

The University of Akron School of Law

31 December 2014

Joint Civil Society Comments on the Proposal of the ICANN GAC Sub-Group on “Geographic Names”

Civil Society Comments
31 December 2014

IPC comments on the "Protection of geographic names in the new gTLDs process"

Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC)

Brian J. Winterfeldt
Head of Internet Practice
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

31 December 2014

Comment by the Domain Name Association to the GAC sub-group proposal on the protection of geographic names

Domain Name Association

Kurt Pritz
Executive Director, Domain Name Association

31 December 2014

Comments from the Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) concerning GAC's Geo Names Proposal

Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG)

Paul Diaz
Alternate Chair, RySG

31 December 2014 Comments on GAC sub-working group proposal on "The protection of geographic names in the new gTLDs process"

Edwards Wildman Palmer UK LLP

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