Read More... New Zealand Joins Marrakesh Treaty
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New Zealand Joins Marrakesh Treaty

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomed New Zealand’s October 3, 2019, accession to WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to…

Read More... Ukraine Shows National Innovation at WIPO Assemblies
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Ukraine Shows National Innovation at WIPO Assemblies

The Ukraine Government hosted a music and light show entitled – “Innovative Ukraine – From Soul to Brain” – highlighting…

Read More... Israel Joins the International Design System
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Israel Joins the International Design System

Israel became the 63rd contracting party of the International Design System on October 3, 2019 when it acceded to the…

Read More... Interactive Information Session on WIPO’s External Offices Held at WIPO Assemblies
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Interactive Information Session on WIPO’s External Offices Held at WIPO Assemblies

WIPO Assistant Director General and Chief of Staff Naresh Prasad gives a brief overview of the interactive information session WIPO’s…

Read More... Thailand Displays Silk Cultivation Culture at WIPO Assemblies
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Thailand Displays Silk Cultivation Culture at WIPO Assemblies

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry and Siriporn Boonchoo, Director General of Thailand’s Queen Sirikit Department of Sericulture, inaugurated the exhibition…

Read More... Seminar “The Hague System: Insights into Refusals and New Developments, Opportunities”
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Seminar “The Hague System: Insights into Refusals and New Developments, Opportunities”

October 3, 2019 Register online now to attend a Hague Seminar at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland on October 29,…

Read More... Israel Joins the Hague System
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Israel Joins the Hague System

October 3, 2019 On October 3, 2019, the Government of Israel deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act…

Read More... Samoa Joins the Hague System
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Samoa Joins the Hague System

October 2, 2019 On October 2, 2019, the Government of Samoa deposited its instrument of accession to the Geneva Act…

Read More... Samoa Joins WIPO’s International IP Systems
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Samoa Joins WIPO’s International IP Systems

Samoa deposited on October 2, 2019 its instruments of accession for key treaties underpinning three of WIPO’s international IP systems…

Read More... Venezuela Joins Marrakesh Treaty as 59th Member
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Venezuela Joins Marrakesh Treaty as 59th Member

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry welcomed Venezuela’s October 2, 2019, accession to WIPO’s Marrakesh Treaty to Facilitate Access to Published…

Read More... Philippines Holds Event Showcasing Indigenous Talent at WIPO
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Philippines Holds Event Showcasing Indigenous Talent at WIPO

On October 2, 2019, participants at the WIPO Assemblies of Member States were treated to a demonstration of weaving by…

Read More... WIPO Director General Unveils New Economic Research Guidelines to Support Policymaking
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WIPO Director General Unveils New Economic Research Guidelines to Support Policymaking

WIPO Director General Francis Gurry unveiled new “Guidelines to Using Evidence from Research to Support Policymaking” and welcomed representatives from…

Read More... The Annual ICANN APAC Space Survey is Now Open
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The Annual ICANN APAC Space Survey is Now Open

SINGAPORE – 15 July 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched the APAC Space…

Read More... ICANN67 Fellowship Application Round Now Open
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ICANN67 Fellowship Application Round Now Open

LOS ANGELES – 18 July 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is opening the…

Read More... Updated Request for Proposal: Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1
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Updated Request for Proposal: Name Collision Analysis Project (NCAP) Study 1

LOS ANGELES – 22 July 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is seeking to identify…

Read More... Registration Now Open for 2019 LAC DNS Forum
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Registration Now Open for 2019 LAC DNS Forum

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay – 31 July 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that registration…

Read More... ICANN65 Fellowship Program Post-Meeting Report and ICANN66 Statements of Interest Are Now Available
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ICANN65 Fellowship Program Post-Meeting Report and ICANN66 Statements of Interest Are Now Available

LOS ANGELES – 08 August 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the publication…

Read More... ICANN Mentors Young Leaders in Asia Pacific
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ICANN Mentors Young Leaders in Asia Pacific

SEOUL, Republic of Korea – 15 August 2019 – The Internet of tomorrow might well be influenced by 53 young…

Read More... ICANN 2019 Nominating Committee Announces Leadership Selections
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ICANN 2019 Nominating Committee Announces Leadership Selections

LOS ANGELES – 19 August 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 2019 Nominating Committee…

Read More... Accountability and Transparency Review: Survey Available for Community Input
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Accountability and Transparency Review: Survey Available for Community Input

LOS ANGELES – 19 August 2019 – The third Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT3) has published a survey for…

Read More... EBERO Providers Selected: Continued Protections for Registrants
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EBERO Providers Selected: Continued Protections for Registrants

LOS ANGELES – 26 August 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced that it…

Read More... Next Steps to Improve the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model
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Next Steps to Improve the Effectiveness of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model

Open Date: 27 August 2019 Close Date: 14 October 2019 Originating Organization: Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives Categories/Tags: Strategy Brief…

Read More... Developing a Work Plan for the Evolution of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model Webinar
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Developing a Work Plan for the Evolution of ICANN’s Multistakeholder Model Webinar

LOS ANGELES – 27 August 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) invites the ICANN community…

Read More... Country Code Names Supporting Organization Review Final Report Submitted
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Country Code Names Supporting Organization Review Final Report Submitted

LOS ANGELES – 3 September 2019 –Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announces that the Meridian…

Read More... First ICANN Managed Root Server Instance Installed in Shanghai
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First ICANN Managed Root Server Instance Installed in Shanghai

SHANGHAI, China – 3 September 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) today announced the successful…

Read More... NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN67 Is Now Open
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NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN67 Is Now Open

LOS ANGELES – 9 September 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting applications…

Read More... Join the Webinar on ICANN’s FY21 Annual Operating Plan and Budget and 5-Year Operating and Financial Plan
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Join the Webinar on ICANN’s FY21 Annual Operating Plan and Budget and 5-Year Operating and Financial Plan

LOS ANGELES – 9 September 2019 – The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) invites the ICANN community…

Read More... Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) Accepted Recommendations – Plan for Implementation and Next Steps
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Competition, Consumer Trust, and Consumer Choice Review Team (CCT-RT) Accepted Recommendations – Plan for Implementation and Next Steps

Open Date: 11 September 2019 Close Date: 21 October 2019 Originating Organization: Multistakeholder Strategy and Strategic Initiatives Categories/Tags: Specific Review,…

Read More... Register for ICANN66 Prep Week Webinars
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Register for ICANN66 Prep Week Webinars

LOS ANGELES – 16 September 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) released the schedule…

Read More... ICANN Publishes Registry Operator Audit for Addressing DNS Security Threats
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ICANN Publishes Registry Operator Audit for Addressing DNS Security Threats

Los Angeles – 17 September 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Contractual Compliance published…