Challenging Unfavorable ICANN Objection and Application Decisions
Leveraging the Appeals Process and Courts to Overcome ICANN Determinations Absent Guidance
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss the avenues of appeal for objection and application decisions by ICANN. The panel will offer best practices for challenging unfavorable ICANN determinations.
- Challenging objection decisions
Challenging application decisions
- Based on applications themselves
- Based on ICANN’s accepting GAC advice which affects application’s outcome or significantly alters the intended business plan
- Best practices
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What avenues of appeal are available when companies receive an unfavorable decision from ICANN?
- What are the key considerations for counsel when appealing an ICANN decision?
- What are the best sources for sound practices for counsel appealing an ICANN objection or rejection?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Paul D. McGrady, Jr.
Winston & Strawn
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Mr. McGrady works with clients in the adoption, prosecution, licensing and enforcement of trademarks in the United States and throughout the world. He represents large brand owners, including new gTLD applicants in their domain name and Internet matters. His experience includes domain name disputes, domain name transactions, the creation of new top level domain names, CAN-SPAM disputes, Computer Fraud & Abuse Act disputes, online copyright and brand identity disputes, and transactions and counseling related to intellectual property aspects of social/mobile media.Close
Marc H. Trachtenberg
Winston & Strawn
Mr. Trachtenberg focuses his practice in domain name, Internet, social media, marketing, advertising, promotions,... | Read More
Mr. Trachtenberg focuses his practice in domain name, Internet, social media, marketing, advertising, promotions, trademark, copyright, and privacy matters. He represents clients in matters involving use of brands online. In this capacity he has recommended brand-specific strategies to protect trademarks and copyrights, identified threats to clients’ online brand presence including domain name and social media abuse, and aggressively enforced these rights on behalf of clients, both informally through industry channels and site-specific dispute policies, as well as formally via UDRP complaints and cybersquatting litigation.Close
Robert H. Newman
Winston & Strawn
Mr. Newman advises clients on all aspects of their communications with the public, the commercialization and... | Read More
Mr. Newman advises clients on all aspects of their communications with the public, the commercialization and enforcement of their intellectual property portfolios, and litigation risk avoidance in connection with IP and emerging technologies. He handles UDRP proceedings and matters before the National Advertising Division and the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board. His experience also includes false advertising, copyright, trademark, domain name, defamation, right of publicity, and unfair competition disputes and litigation.Close