1) Your Name:

Philip S. Corwin

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2) Stakeholder Group:


3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

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

5) Please identify your current employer(s): I am Founding Principal of Virtualaw LLC, a public policy consultancy.

Verisign, Inc.

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Policy Counsel

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

Law and public policy analysis and advocacy

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"):Verisign, Inc.(noting that my PDP WG Co-Chair positions are of an administrative and not an advocacy nature)
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):

  • I am Co-Chair of the IGO-INGO Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms WG; its work should be completed by the end of 2017
  • I am a Co-Chair of the Review of all RPMs in all gTLDs WG
  • I am a member of the New gTLD Subsequent Procedures WG, primarily for the purpose of tracking its efforts and progress as the RPM Review WG must coordinate ts work with it.
  • I am a participant in the ongoing  CCWG-Accountability processes.

13) Additional Information (optional):

  • I am a member of the Internet Committee and its Future of IP at ICANN Subcommittee of the International Trademark Association.

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