[NRO-IANAXFER] IANA IPR considerations

Alan Barrett apb at cequrux.com
Tue Dec 23 21:12:23 CET 2014

On Tue, 23 Dec 2014, Richard Hill wrote:
>> The IANA mark was in use long before ICANN existed.
>Yes, but it was not registered.  ICANN registered the mark.
>> In my opinion,
>> ICANN has no rights to the mark other than by virtue of their role as
>> operator of the IANA services,
>No, ICANN owns the registered mark.

I was referring to rights in a moral sense, not a legal sense.

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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