World Intellectual Property Organization

WIPO Conference: 10 Years UDRP – What's Next?

Program

Monday, October 12, 2009

09.00 - 09.10 Welcome address Video  
 
  • Mr. Francis Gurry, Director General, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
 
     
09.10 - 10.00 Theme 1.1: The UDRP – Design Elements, the Changing Domain Name Industry, and the Evolution of Precedent and Procedural Practice – The Road Thus Far  
 

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10.00 - 11.25 Theme 1.2: Key Issues for WIPO Panelists – Forks in the Road – Reflections on the UDRP and Beyond  
 

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11.25 - 11.40 Open Discussion  
     
11.40 - 11.55 Theme 1.3: Building on the UDRP – Variations in the ccTLD Space  
 

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11.55 - 12.40 Theme 1.4: User Perspectives on the UDRP  
 

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12.40 - 14.00 Lunch  
     
14.00 - 14.30 Theme 1.5: 'What Would You Like to See in the UDRP If Designed Today?'  
  Open Discussion  
 
  • Moderator: Erik Wilbers
 
     
14.30 - 14.45 Theme 1.6: Technology in Domain Name Disputes and the WIPO eUDRP Initiative  
 

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14.45 - 15.05 Theme 2.1: ICANN Update on New gTLD Expansion – Including General Overview of Expected Rights Protection Mechanisms  
 

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15.05 - 15.25 Theme 2.2: New Directions in Rights Protection – WIPO Overview of Rapid Suspension and Post-Delegation Procedures  
 

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15.25 - 16.25 Theme 2.3: Perspectives on New gTLD Expansion  
 

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16.25 - 16.55 Theme 2.4: 'What Are the Key Elements of Rights Protection Mechanisms You Would Like to See as Part of the New gTLD Expansion?'  
  Open Discussion  
 

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16.55 - 17.45 Theme 3.1: Identity and Dispute Resolution on the Internet – Looking Ahead  
 

Speakers:

  • Ursula Widmer (ITechLaw, Dr. Widmer & Partners)
    Presentation
  • Colin Rule (eBay)
    Presentation
  • Antonis Patrikios (Field Fisher Waterhouse), Stephen Mathias (Kochhar & Co)
 
     
17.45 - 18.00 Theme 3.2: Open Discussion  
 
  • Moderator: Eun-Joo Min
 
     
18.00 Closing  

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