Read More... Albania Joins Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement as Third Member
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Albania Joins Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement as Third Member

Albania deposited on June 26, 2019, its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations…

Read More... The Global Innovation Index – What’s it all about: WIPO Director General Gurry Explains
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The Global Innovation Index – What’s it all about: WIPO Director General Gurry Explains

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry explains why the Global Innovation Index is a crucial tool for decision makers seeking to…

Read More... India Joins Three Key WIPO International Classification Treaties
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India Joins Three Key WIPO International Classification Treaties

India has joined three WIPO treaties designed to ease the search for trademarks and industrial designs, helping brand owners and…

Read More... Summary: 23nd Session of WIPO’s Development Committee (CDIP)
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Summary: 23nd Session of WIPO’s Development Committee (CDIP)

Irfan Baloch, Director of WIPO’s Development Agenda Coordination Division and the Secretary of WIPO’s Committee on Development and Intellectual Property…

Read More... WIPO Welcomes Morocco’s Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty
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WIPO Welcomes Morocco’s Ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomed the Kingdom of Morocco’s ratification of the Marrakesh Treaty in a celebration held May…

Read More... Kenyan Government Cabinet Secretary on IP and Development
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Kenyan Government Cabinet Secretary on IP and Development

Amina C. Mohamed, Cabinet Secretary for Sports, Culture and Heritage, Republic of Kenya, speaks in an interview after delivering a…

Read More... WIPO Director General Opens Development Conference
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WIPO Director General Opens Development Conference

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomes participants to the “International Conference on Intellectual Property and Development: How to Benefit from…

Read More... American Paralympic Champion Discusses Adaptive Sports Technologies and IP
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American Paralympic Champion Discusses Adaptive Sports Technologies and IP

Ms. Jones spoke on the sidelines of a panel discussion related to the World IP Day 2019 theme of IP…

Read More... Collaborating to mobilize the power of intellectual property for global health
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Collaborating to mobilize the power of intellectual property for global health

Hear first-hand from our members about how WIPO Re:Search is contributing to the fight against neglected tropical diseases (NTDs), malaria…

Read More... Anthony Schaub, Head of Partnerships at CHI Geneva, on Intellectual Property and Sports
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Anthony Schaub, Head of Partnerships at CHI Geneva, on Intellectual Property and Sports

“Intellectual property has a key role to play. As an international sports event organizer, sponsorship, merchandizing, and broadcasting rights present…

Read More... Women Scientists Discussion with International Organization Staff
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Women Scientists Discussion with International Organization Staff

Roundtable discussion between female scientists taking part in the WIPO training course on IP and the sciences for the participants…

Read More... A Conversation About Evolving The Effectiveness of Our Multistakeholder Model
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A Conversation About Evolving The Effectiveness of Our Multistakeholder Model

At ICANN63 in Barcelona, Spain, the ICANN Board asked the community for feedback on Strategic Objective #2 concerning ICANN’s governance…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Istanbul Board Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: A Preview of the Istanbul Board Workshop

From 1-3 May, the ICANN Board will convene in Istanbul, Turkey, for its third Board workshop of calendar year 2019….

Read More... Raising Awareness About Registrant Issues and Challenges
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Raising Awareness About Registrant Issues and Challenges

Today, the ICANN organization Registrant Program published the second edition of a report on Issues and Challenges Impacting Domain Name…

Read More... Coming Soon: Operational Improvements to the RSEP Process
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Coming Soon: Operational Improvements to the RSEP Process

For the last several months, the ICANN organization has collaborated with the gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group (RySG) to improve the…

Read More... Technical Study Group Publishes TSG01: Technical Model for Access to Non-Public Registration Data
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Technical Study Group Publishes TSG01: Technical Model for Access to Non-Public Registration Data

We are pleased to inform you that the Technical Study Group on Access to Non-Public Registration Data (TSG) completed its…

Read More... Registration Directory Service (RDS) Roadmap Update
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Registration Directory Service (RDS) Roadmap Update

The ICANN organization (org) wants to keep the community informed as the policy and management of registration data is evaluated….

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ICANN’s Move to Zoom: Follow-up Status Update and Response to Feedback
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ICANN’s Move to Zoom: Follow-up Status Update and Response to Feedback

As previously announced, ICANN org is deploying Zoom as ICANN’s official remote participation (RP) platform. We are on track to…

Read More... ICANN to Participate in the Upcoming Africa Internet Summit
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ICANN to Participate in the Upcoming Africa Internet Summit

This year, members of the ICANN community and organization will participate in the Africa Internet Summit (AIS) taking place in…

Read More... Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Istanbul Workshop
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Chair’s Blog: Wrapping up the Istanbul Workshop

In this blog, I share some of the more significant discussions from the ICANN Board workshop, which was held earlier…

Read More... ICANN gTLD Registries and Registrars Required to Implement New Interim Registration Data Policy by 20 May 2019
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ICANN gTLD Registries and Registrars Required to Implement New Interim Registration Data Policy by 20 May 2019

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 17 May 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers…

Read More... Call for Volunteers: Implementation Review Team for Registration Data Policy Implementation
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Call for Volunteers: Implementation Review Team for Registration Data Policy Implementation

Los Angeles – 20 May 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is seeking volunteers to…

Read More... Get Ready for ICANN65 Prep Week
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Get Ready for ICANN65 Prep Week

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES –23 May 2019– Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)…

Read More... ICANN Publishes a Revised Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025
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ICANN Publishes a Revised Draft Strategic Plan for Fiscal Years 2021-2025

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 23 May 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers…

Read More... Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System
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Evolving the Governance of the Root Server System

Domain Name System Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,”IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages…

Read More... Call for Expressions of Interest for 2020 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect
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Call for Expressions of Interest for 2020 Nominating Committee Chair and Chair-Elect

Los Angeles – 24 May 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) organization is seeking expressions…

Read More... ICANN and PTI Publish U.S. Tax Returns for Fiscal Year Ending 30 June 2018
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ICANN and PTI Publish U.S. Tax Returns for Fiscal Year Ending 30 June 2018

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 31 May 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and…

Read More... Non-Contracted Party House (NCPH) Election Procedures for Board Seat #14
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Non-Contracted Party House (NCPH) Election Procedures for Board Seat #14

Domain Name System Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,”IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages…

Read More... Adopted FY20 Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update To Take Effect on 1 July 2019
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Adopted FY20 Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update To Take Effect on 1 July 2019

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 4 June 2019 – The FY20 Budget and Five-Year Operating Plan Update…

Read More... ICANN Announces Successful String Evaluation for the European Commission and Laos IDN ccTLDs
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ICANN Announces Successful String Evaluation for the European Commission and Laos IDN ccTLDs

This page is available in: LOS ANGELES – 5 June 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers…