IP Justice

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Type: Non-profit
Industry: Internet
Founded: San Fransisco, 2002
Founder(s): Robin Gross
Headquarters: 1192 Haight Street,
San Francisco,
CA 94117 USA
Country: USA
Email: robin [at] ipjustice.org
Website: ipjustice.org
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png@ipjustice
Key People
Robin Gross, Executive Director

Antonis Broumas, Volunteer Attorney
Kavya Mohankumar, Volunteer Attorney
Petra Buhr, Global Policy Fellow
Dan Krimm, Global Policy Fellow

IP Justice is an international civil liberties organization that promotes balanced intellectual property law. The organization’s focus is on international treaties, directives, and other trade agreements that address intellectual property rights or impact freedom of expression guarantees. IP Justice is an IRS-approved 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in San Francisco, USA.[1]

IP Justice monitors and comments on a variety of Organizations and Legislation, including: Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement (ACTA),[2] Access to Knowledge (A2K), World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO),[3] Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)[4], Internet Governance Forum (IGF),[5] WTO-TRIPS, US IPR Foreign Policy, EU IPR Law and Policy, World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS),[6] European Union Campaign for an Open Digital Environment (CODE) and Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) Treaty.

ICANN Involvement

IP Justice is a member of ICANN's Non-Commercial Users Constituency and also participates through the Generic Names Supporting Organization. IP Justice's Executive Director Robin Gross is the Chair of ICANN’s Non-Commercial Users Constituency.[7]

History

IP Justice was founded in 2002 by Robin Gross in San Fransisco. Robin Gross was an attorney at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, and started IP Justice to bring about international copyright reform.[8]

Board of Directors

Advisory Board

References

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