Domain Name Conference

Domain Name


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September 16, 2009
12:00pm - 5:00pm
DePaul Center 8005
1 E. Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL

Featured Panelists:
Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Greenberg Traurig, LLP
J. Scott Evans, Senior Legal Director for Global Brand & Trademark, Yahoo! Inc.
Evan Brown, Associate, Hinshaw & Culbertson
Jothan Frakes, Chief Operating Officer, Minds + Machines
Marc Trachtenberg, Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP


This half-day seminar will take a detailed, very practical look at the process by which an applicant can become a registry for a new top level domain, as well as what a brand owner can do to stop a new top level domain that comes too close to an existing brand.

DePaul University College of Law is an accredited Illinois MCLE provider. This program had been approved for 3 hours of CLE credit.

The fee for the program is $60 and includes a light lunch, refreshments and reception. Seating is limited. Please register below by September 15, 2009.


REGISTRATION:

Participant Registration: Pay and Register

For Faculty/Students/Staff Only: Free Registration


Schedule:

12:00pm - 12:20pm Registration

12:20pm - 12:30pm Welcome

12:30pm - 1:15pm Session 1: Introduction to New Top Level Domains
Speakers:
Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Greenberg Traurig, LLP
J. Scott Evans, Senior Legal Director for Global Brand & Trademark, Yahoo! Inc.

1:15pm - 2:00pm Session 2: IT/Contractual Aspects of New Top Level Domains
Speakers:
Evan Brown, Associate, Hinshaw & Culbertson
Jothan Frakes, Chief Operating Officer, Minds + Machines

2:00pm - 2:15pm Break

2:15pm - 3:00pm Session 3: Trademark Protections in the New Top Level Domains
Speakers:
Marc Trachtenberg, Associate, Winston & Strawn LLP
J. Scott Evans, Senior Legal Director for Global Brand & Trademark, Yahoo! Inc.

3:00pm - 3:45pm Session 4: Questions and Answers

3:45pm - 5:00pm Reception


For more information, please contact: Vadim Shifrin, Assistant Director, CIPLIT® at vshifrin@depaul.edu or (312) 362-8415.

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