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    Re: 'Twas the Night Before Christmas (in Marina de
    by Anonymous on Thursday December 27 2001, @11:29AM (#4409)
    Named to the new IAHC are:

    Sally M. Abel, specializes in international trademark and trade name counseling, chairs the Internet Subcommittee of the International Trademark Association (INTA), and will represent that organization on the IAHC. Ms. Abel is the partner in charge of the Trademark Group of the law firm of Fenwick and West, a Palo Alto, Ca. firm specializing in high technology matters.

    Dave Crocker, is co-founder of the Internet Mail Consortium, an industry trade association. He is also a principal with Brandenburg Consulting in Sunnyvale, Ca., a firm specializing in guiding the development and use of Internet applications. With ten years in the ARPA research community, ten years developing commercial network products and services, and extensive contributions to the Internet Engineering Task Force, he is considered an expert about the Internet, email, electronic commerce, Internet operation and the Internet standards process.

    Geoff Huston is the technical manager of Australia's Telstra Internet and is responsible for the architecture and operations of its service. He formerly was technical manager of the Australian Academic and Research Network, and was largely responsible for the introduction and subsequent development of the Internet into Australia.

    David W. Maher, a partner at the law firm of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal, of Chicago, IL, is a registered patent attorney and has extensive experience in intellectual property and entertainment law. Principal outside trademark counsel for several nationwide companies, he has served as special counsel to the American Bar Association for telecommunications matters.

    Perry E. Metzger is the president of New York - based Piermont Information Systems Inc., a consulting firm specializing in communications and computer systems security. He has worked with the New York financial community for many years and is active in the Internet Engineering Task Force's (IETF) security area, chairing the group's Simple Public Key Infrastructure working group.

    Jun Murai is an associate professor on the Faculty of Environmental Information at Keio University in Tokyo. He developed JUNET, Japan's first UUCP network and the WIDE Internet, Japan's first IP network. He is president of the Japan Network Information Center (JPNIC) and serves as adjunct professor at the Institute of Advanced Studies of the United Nations University in Tokyo.

    Hank Nussbacher, an independent networking consultant, currently works with IBM Israel as Internet Technology Manager and has been responsible for all aspects in establishing IBM Israel as a major ISP in Israel. He also consults for the Israeli inter-university consortium and is on the board of directors of the Internet Society of Israel.

    Robert Shaw is an advisor on Global Information Infrastructure (GII) issues at the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The ITU, based in Geneva, Switzerland, is a United Nations treaty organization within which governments and the private sector coordinate global telecom networks and services.

    George Strawn is with the US National Science Foundation (NSF), which has funded Internet development for research and education. Mr. Strawn has been involved with the NSF's Internet activities for the last five years and also co-chairs the Federal Networking Council, a US government committee coordinating inter-agency Internet activities, including funding for administrative activities, such as the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

    Albert Tramposch is senior legal counsellor at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva. WIPO is a United Nations organization which has responsibility for the promotion of the protection of intellectual property throughout the world. It also administers various treaties dealing with legal and administrative aspects of intellectual property, including the international registration of trademarks.
    In addition, Stuart Levi, a partner in the New York Office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, and the head of the firm's Computer and Information Technology Practice, will serve as outside counsel supporting the IAHC.
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