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'''Greg Shatan''' is a Partner in the New York law firm Abelman Frayne McCarter & SchwabEnglish LLP, which he joined in October 2014March 2016. He practices intellectual property, internet, domain name, technology and transactional law. Previously, he was a partner in the New York office of Abelman Frayne & Schwab, and before that, at Reed Smith LLP, for eight years. Prior to joining Reed Smith, he was a Partner at Winston & Strawn LLP for two years and a Partner at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP for 10 6 years, after joining as an associate 4 yearsearlier. He began his legal career at Weil, Gotshal & Manges, where he was an associate for 8 years. He has been involved with [[INTA]] and its Internet Committee, where he has served on the DNS and Registration Practice Subcommittee and the new gTLD Subcommittee over the course of 8 years.<ref name="linkedin">[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gregory-shatan/a/7a8/447 Greg Shatan], LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 2015 February 17.</ref>
== ICANN Involvement ==
On February 8, 2015, Greg was elected President of the [[Intellectual Property Constituency]], to fill the remainder of the term after the previous President resigned. He was re-elected to a full term in October 2015 He has been a member of the IPC since 2007. Greg is involved in the following ICANN [[Working Group|Working Groups]] and Drafting Teams:<ref name="interview">ICANNWiki Interview, July 2013.</ref>* Cross-Community Working Group on Internet Governance (CCWG-IG) -- IPC Representative (2013-2015), Participant (2015-current)
* Cross-Community Working Group Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal on Naming Related Functions (CWG-IANA) -- Member, representing the CSG* Cross-Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN's Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) -- Participant* GNSO Working Group on Next Generation Registrant Directory Services -- Participant* GNSO Working Group on Subsequent Rounds for New gTLDs -- Participant* GNSO Working Group to Review All Rights Protection Mechanisms in All gTLDS -- Participant Greg was involved in the following Working Groups and Drafting Teams, which have now concluded.* Reserved Names WG (2007) * Single Letter Names WG (2007) (sub-WG of Reserved Names WG) (Chair) * Rights Protection Mechanism Ad Hoc Reference Implementation Group (2007) * Temporary Drafting Group on New gTLD Registry Agreement Issues (TDG-Legal) (2010-2011) * IOC/RCRC Protections DT (2011-2012) * IGO-INGO Protections PDP WG (2012-2013) * Policy & Implementation Charter DT (2013) * Policy & Implementation WG (2013-current2015* GNSO Standing Committee on Improvements -- IPC Representative (alternate) (2013-2015) • Cross-Community Working Group on Internet Governance (CCWG-IG) -- IPC Representative (2013-2015), Participant (2015-current) • Cross-Community Working Group Develop an IANA Stewardship Transition Proposal on Naming Related Functions (CWG-IANA) -- Member, representing the CSG • Cross-Community Working Group on Enhancing ICANN's Accountability (CCWG-Accountability) -- Participant
== Education ==
Greg has degrees from Wesleyan University (B.A. in Sociology/Psychology and Music, 1981) and Columbia University Law School (J.D., 19811986).<ref name="linkedin">[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gregory-shatan/a/7a8/447 Greg Shatan], LinkedIn.com. Retrieved 2013 August 9.</ref> Greg also attended Cardozo Law School. At Columbia Law School, he was the Editor-in-Chief of the Columbia-VLA Journal of Law & the Artsand a Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar. At Wesleyan, he was the President and Music Director of WESU-FM, the university's radio station. Greg also played on the Wesleyan University Rugby Football Club and the Columbia Business School Rugby Football Club.
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