• Main Task:

    To monitor, study and advise on specific issues (for example jurisdictional issues or the new gTLD program)brought forward by ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) that are of interest and consequence to AIPPI;

    To formulate and propose AIPPI’s solutions or views on those issues;

    To represent AIPPI in the respective bodies of the GNSO(Generic Names Supporting Organization), primarily in the IPC (Intellectual Property Constituency);

    To establish contacts with those bodies (primarily the IPC)and to seek support from representatives of those bodies for AIPPI’s proposals and views;

    To identify other issues arising in relation to domain names beyond the core task of Q160;

    To prepare Resolutions and to report regularly (and at least once a year on the occasion of the Annual Meeting of AIPPI) to the Bureau and the ExCo;

    To make suggestions for the future work of the Committee (rating issues according to their practical relevance).

  • Monitoring:

    To monitor:
    – Major developments within ICANN
    – developments of general interest in the field

  • Advise Bureau:

    To advise on:
    – developments within ICANN;
    – arising issues meriting further study;
    – possibilities of cooperation with other NGOs and GOs

  • Documentation:

    Collect and provide the Bureau with:
    – documents of specific or general interest.

  • Reporting:

    To provide (in addition to point “Monitoring”):
    – within 1 month a written Report on all Meetings attended
    – immediately Reports on matters of special interest in the field

  • Links:
  • Coordination:
  • Special Instructions:

    Except as otherwise agreed all Reports, Minutes and other documentation are to be submitted by e-mail to the General Secretariat.

    General Secretariat
    Tödistrasse 16
    CH-8027 Zurich
    Tel. (41-44) 280 58 80
    FAX (41-44) 280 58 85
    Fabienne Martin, f.martin@aippi.org