WIPO-2 Process Issues
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Background: Joint Working Group for WIPO-2 Process Issues
On 10 October 2003, Dr. Paul Twomey, ICANN's President, announced a Joint Working Group concerning the results of the WIPO Second Internet Domain Name Process (WIPO-2 Process). The President was directed to appoint a Joint Working Group resulting from a Board Resolution of 2 June 2003 (text of resolution provided below) and consultation with the Generic Name Supporting Organization (GNSO) and its constituencies, the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC) and the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC).
The Joint Working Group is tasked with analyzing the practical and technical aspects of implementing WIPO-2 Process recommendations in a manner consistent with ICANN's mission, and the implications for the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).
The members of the Joint Working Group are: