1) Your Name:

Anne Aikman-Scalese

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2) Stakeholder Group:


3) Constituency:

Intellectual Property (IPC)

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

I am the past chair (and also past vice chair) of the former (now dissolved) GNSO Standing Committee on Improvement Implementation.

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Of Counsel

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

I am an intellectual property attorney who counsels various clients, large and small, regarding trademark and copyright prosecution, enforcement, portfolio management, and licensing.

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):


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


10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?


If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):

I am a member of INTA's Harmonization of Trademark Law and Practice Committee, International Cooperation Developments Subcommittee. I am a former member of the INTA Internet Committee, gTLD subcommittee and the INTA Non-Traditional Marks Committee, Right of Publicity Subcommittee.

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

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

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):

I am a Member of the Intellectual Property Constituency. The IPC does not, however, direct my participation in the policy-making process.

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

Subsequent Procedures Working Group member

Cross-Community Working Group on Accountability - Participant

CCWG-Accountability WS2 - Human Rights - Participant

Past: GNSO Policy and Implementation Working Group member

Past: GNSO Standing Committee on Improvement Implementation  - 2015 Chair, 2016 Vice Chair

13) Additional Information (optional):

I represent a Fortune 150 defense industry manufacturer with operations worldwide, a U.S. federally-recognized Indian Tribe, a state-funded university, a casino with entertainment operations, two museums (one for indigenous people) and various authors and artists.  Our firm represents numerous Native American communities as well as an independent agency of the United States Government.  The firm is also a registered Trademark Clearinghouse Agent.

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