25 / 03 / 2014

onference on Development of Russia\'s Country Code Domains in the Era of New Top Level Domains. Who knows the Internet tomorrow?

On April 21, 2014 Expocentre Fairgrounds will run the conference on Development of Russia's Country Code Domains in the Era of New Top Level Domains. Who knows the Internet tomorrow? as part of the Congress on intellectual property Expopriority'2014.

The event is organized by RU-CENTER, the Foundation for Assistance for Internet Technologies and Infrastructure Development (FAITID), and the International Network Technical Center (INTC).

The moderators of the conference will be Andrey Vorobyov, Director of PR and GR Department at RU-CENTER, and Dmitry Burkov, Chairman of the FAITID Board, Member of RIPE NCC Board.

The following speakers are invited to the conference:

  • Igor Milashevsky, Director of the Department of State Policy in Information Technologies and Informatization Coordination of the Ministry of Communications and Mass Media of the Russian Federation, Russia’s representative to the Government Advisory Committee at the ICANN;
  • Alexander Shcherbakov, CEO of INTC, Member of the Coordination Center for TLD.RU Board;
  • Andrei Kolesnikov, CEO of the Coordination Center for TLD.RU;
  • Elena Gertseva, Chief Legal Officer, RU-CENTER Group;
  • Alexander Grinkevich, Lawyer specializing in domain disputes settlement;
  • Uliana Zinina, Regulatory Affairs Attorney, Legal and Corporate Affairs Department, Microsoft in Russia
  • Sergey Gorbunov, Senior PR Manager for International Projects at RU-CENTER;
  • Anton Sergo, President of the Russian legal firm ‘Internet & Law’;
  • Matvey Alexeev, FAITID CEO;
  • Regina Polyakova, Deputy Director of the Legal Department at RU-CENTER;
  • Kseniya Karyakina, Deputy Director on Government Relations, GOOGLE RUSSIA;
  • Marina Nikerova, First Deputy General Director, TCI;
  • Sergey Ovcharenko, Deputy Director for SU Domain Development, Foundation for the Internet Development;
  • Fedor Smirnov, Marketing and PR Director,;
  • Nadezhda Morozova, Director of Business Development, NameMedia Inc.;
  • Olga Alexandrova-Myasina, Head of Information Service, Coordination Center for TLD.RU.

At the conference the leading experts in the industry will discuss key trends of the global and Russian markets of domain names registration, new tendencies concerning protection of rights of IP owners in the domain industry, share opinions about initial results of priority registration at some new top level domains.

Special attention will be paid to the Russian implementation projects of such domains as .MOSCOW/., ., ., .TATAR, as well as to the mechanisms for the implementation of interests of the government and owners of trade marks and other brand identity provided at the domain extension launch.

Elena Gertseva and Andrei Grinkevich, experts in the field of Russian domain names and lawyers specializing in the settlement of domain disputes, will make a presentation of their book ‘Domain Disputes. Litigation in Russia’ at the conference.

To participate in the event, register and get an e-ticket at the Expopriority'2014 official website.

Congress on Intellectual Property Expopriority’2014 is held as part of International Forum ‘Intellectual Property the 21st Century’. The Congress is organized by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation and Expocentre ZAO.

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