Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) Announced for New gTLDs
March 29, 2009
The Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC), at the direction of the ICANN Board, has announced it has formed an Implementation Recommendation Team (IRT) to provide possible solutions for Trademark and other Intellectual Property issues regarding the new gTLDs.
Among the team members are Russell Pangborn, Managing Attorney for Microsoft Corporation, J. Scott Evans, Senior Director-Legal for Yahoo! Inc., and Fabricio Vayra, Counsel, Intellectual Property for Time Warner Inc. See the full list here.
The first face-to-face working meeting is scheduled for April 1st. The team will issue its first draft report by April 24th, and a final report on May 24th which will be open for public comment.
The ICANN press release on the IRT can be found here.