1) Your Name:

Kevin R Erdman

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2) Stakeholder Group:Commercial

3) Constituency:

Intellectual Property (IPC)

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

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Reichel IP LLP; PayAsOne LLC

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Partner; General Counsel

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

We represent many corporate domain name owners, including large corporations with branded web sites as well as domain name internet advertisers, most being in the Commercial & Business constituency (although there may be some in the Internet Service & Connection Providers, and Non-Commercial constituencies). The law firm's representations often include transferring domain names relating to business transactions and litigation (both US Federal Actions, UDRP's, and enforcement actions in non-US jurisdictions). The law firm also represent Registrars, and on occasion we acquire domain names for clients in the course of our representations. The PayAsOne company is a group payment platform and owns several domains.

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:

Other than the relationships mentioned in 6, I have no known direct involvement with any other ICANN constituency, supporting organization, or advisory committee.

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"):
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):

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

  • IRTP Part A, B, C, & D

13) Additional Information (optional):

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