WHOIS, GDPR and ICANN: Policing and Protecting IP Rights Post-GDPR
A live 90-minute premium CLE webinar with interactive Q&A
This CLE webinar will guide IP and brand counsel on the WHOIS system and brand protection after the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The panel will examine the impact of the GDPR and offer best practices on protecting brands during this period of uncertainty.
- Impact of the GDPR on brand protection
- WHOIS system post-GDPR
- Best practices for protecting their brands post-GDPR
The panel will review these and other high profile issues:
- What are the consequences of the implementation of GDPR on WHOIS?
- What changes has ICANN made to the WHOIS system in light of GDPR?
- What alternatives do IP owners have for investigating malicious domains and infringers?
Paul D. McGrady, Jr.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
Mr. McGrady works with clients in the adoption, prosecution, licensing and enforcement of trademarks in the United... | Read More
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
Chief IP Counsel
Mr. Silver heads the company's IP practice and is responsible for clearing, protecting and enforcing IP assets... | Read More
Mr. Silver heads the company's IP practice and is responsible for clearing, protecting and enforcing IP assets owned and used by WarnerMedia;. He also provides IP transactional support to colleagues at WarnerMedia as well as its divisions and advises WarnerMedia and its divisions on a broad range of copyright issues relevant to WarnerMedia's digital strategy. He also advises and represents WarnerMedia and its divisions on trade, legislative and policy matters in the US and globally and on IP matters related to the governance and administration of the domain name system.Close
Todd D. Williams
Assistant General Counsel
Turner Broadcasting System
Mr. Williams is Assistant General Counsel at Turner, which owns and operates more than 100 news and entertainment... | Read More
Mr. Williams is Assistant General Counsel at Turner, which owns and operates more than 100 news and entertainment networks and businesses around the world, including CNN, TNT, TBS, TCM, truTV, Cartoon Network, adult swim, and Bleacher Report. As part of his role, he leads Turner’s digital-enforcement and domain-name efforts, including all of Turner’s domain-name advocacy at ICANN. Mr. Williams is the Co-Vice-chair of the INTA Internet Committee, and formerly served on the ICANN Working Group responsible for developing accreditation standards for WHOIS privacy and proxy service providers.Close
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