At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:

Seth M Reiss

2) Picture/Image:
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3) Are you participating in the At-Large advisory process (including email and real-time discussions) as a representative of:


a) ALAC (if so, detail the region and term):

b) A Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) (if so, please detail the region, position and term):

c) An ICANN-accredited At-Large Structure (if so, which one):

Intellectual Property and Technology Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association, since June 2007

d) Any ICANN Committee, Constituency or Stakeholder Group (if so, which one(s))?

e) Any other company or organization, whether commercial or nonprofit (if so, please detail the organization and your position):

4) Please identify your current employer(s):

Seth M. Reiss, AAL, ALLLC; and Watanabe Ing, LLP, Honolulu, Hawaii

5) Please identify your current position(s):

Attorney/Owner; and Of Counsel

6) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Legal Services primarily in the areas of intellectual property, technology law, and dispute resolution including mediation.

7) Please identify your declared country of primary residence:


8) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimus stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:

I have no commercial or non-commercial interests in ICANN or its work except as follows: (a) I am a member of the WIPO panel of UDRP arbitrators and decide approximately two cases each year.  I am paid $1,000 per case assigned and decided. (b) I list my participation in ICANN and its supporting organizations on my website, resume, bio and other marketing material.

9) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:


a) Do you, your employer, and/or sponsor have any type of material or financial interest in the At-Large advisory process and its outcomes?

If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the interest:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?

If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

10) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):

Privacy/Proxy IRT

11) Additional information (optional):

Review Team and Working Group Historical Participation include:

At Large representative to the first AOC Whois Review Team, 2011-2012.

Member, ALAC New gTLD Review Working Group, 2011-2014

Chair, ALAC Objections Follow-Up Group, 2013-2014

Member, IAG-Whois Conflicts Working Group, 2014-2015

Member, At Large Registrants Rights Working Group, 2012-2013

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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)

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