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'''Mary W.S. Wong''' joined [[ICANN]] as a Senior Policy Director in July 2013.<ref>[http://www.icann.org/en/about/staff/wong.htm]</ref> She is a former Vice Chair of the [[GNSO]] Council at [[ICANN]] and was a tenured Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center)<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mary-wong/0/a65/120 linkedin.com]</ref> where she was also the Chair of the [[Intellectual Property]] Graduate Program.<ref>[http://fordhamipconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Wong.pdf fordhamipconference.com]</ref> Mary is the founding faculty director of UNH Law's flagship applied research center, the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property.<ref>[[ICANN 41]] Interview</ref>
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'''Mary W.S. Wong''' joined [[ICANN]] as a Senior Policy Director in July 2013 and is currently the Vice President for Strategic Community Operations, Planning & Engagement.<ref>[https://www.icann.org/profiles/366][http://www.icann.org/en/about/staff/wong.htm]</ref> She is a former Vice Chair of the [[GNSO]] Council at [[ICANN]] and was a tenured Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center, a top-ten ranked intellectual property law school in the United States)<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/mary-wong/0/a65/120 linkedin.com]</ref>. At UNH Law, she was also the Chair for Global Partnerships and the [[Intellectual Property]] Graduate Program<ref>[http://fordhamipconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Wong.pdf fordhamipconference.com]</ref> as well as the founding faculty director of its flagship applied research center, the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property.<ref>[[ICANN 41]] Interview</ref> She authored the first amicus brief ever filed by the Center to the United States Supreme Court, which was cited in the majority opinion delivered by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg<ref>https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/golan-v-holder/</ref>.
  
 
== Career History ==
 
== Career History ==
 
=== Law ===
 
=== Law ===
Prior to joining UNH Law, Mary was an Associate Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University. From 1998 to 2003, she was Special Counsel to the international law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP. At the firm's New York and Brussels offices, Mary counseled clients from all over the world on a wide range of technology-related transactions, and provided advice on international and comparative legal developments relating to the Internet, privacy and e-commerce. Mary was also previously a Senior Lecturer at the National University of Singapore.<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=2621544&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=johx&locale=en_US&srchid=7cc554f2-109e-4de4-9377-a054db86574e-0&srchindex=1&srchtotal=1&goback=%2Efps_PBCK_Hampshire_Mary_Wong_*1_*1_*1_*1_*2_*1_Y_*1_*1_*1_false_1_R_true_CC%2CN%2CG%2CI%2CPC%2CED%2CL%2CFG%2CTE%2CFA%2CSE%2CP%2CCS%2CF%2CDR_us%3A0_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2&pvs=ps&trk=pp_profile_name_link linkedin.com]</ref> Among her other public service roles, Mary has been the chair of the International Copyright Committee of the American Bar Association’s ([[ABA]]) Intellectual Property Law Section, and a member of the inaugural Editorial Board for ''Landslide,'' the Section’s flagship publication. She has also served on the ABA's Copyright Reform Task Force.
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Mary was previously Special Counsel to the international law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP, as a member of its Technology Transactions Group. At the firm's New York and Brussels offices, Mary counseled clients from all over the world on a wide range of technology-related transactions, and provided advice on international and comparative legal developments relating to the Internet, privacy and e-commerce. Mary has also been an Associate Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University and a Senior Lecturer at the National University of Singapore.<ref>[http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=2621544&authType=NAME_SEARCH&authToken=johx&locale=en_US&srchid=7cc554f2-109e-4de4-9377-a054db86574e-0&srchindex=1&srchtotal=1&goback=%2Efps_PBCK_Hampshire_Mary_Wong_*1_*1_*1_*1_*2_*1_Y_*1_*1_*1_false_1_R_true_CC%2CN%2CG%2CI%2CPC%2CED%2CL%2CFG%2CTE%2CFA%2CSE%2CP%2CCS%2CF%2CDR_us%3A0_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2_*2&pvs=ps&trk=pp_profile_name_link linkedin.com]</ref> Among her other public service roles, Mary chaired the International Copyright Committee of the American Bar Association’s ([[ABA]]) Intellectual Property Law Section, and was a member of the inaugural Editorial Board for ''Landslide,'' the Section’s flagship publication. She has also served on the ABA's Copyright Reform Task Force.  
  
Previously, Mary was a member of the New York New Media Association's Programs Committee and the Singapore Government's e-Commerce Consultative Committee. She is an Advocate and Solicitor admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Singapore, and has been appointed an Associate Fellow to the Intellectual Property Academy of Singapore.
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While with Morrison & Foerster, Mary was a member of the New York New Media Association's Programs Committee and the Singapore Government's e-Commerce Consultative Committee. She is an Advocate and Solicitor admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Singapore, and has been appointed an Associate Fellow to the Intellectual Property Academy of Singapore.
  
 
=== ICANN ===
 
=== ICANN ===
Mary was elected to the [[GNSO]] Council for [[ICANN]] in 2009, representing ICANN’s [[NCUC|Non-Commercial Users Constituency]].<ref>[http://law.unh.edu/marywong/ law.unh.edu]</ref> She is also a member of [[INTA]], and an expert on the topics of [[Whois]], trademark issues regarding new [[gTLD]]s, and ICANN governance.<ref>[[ICANN 41]] Interview</ref> She served two terms as GNSO Councillor for the [[NCSG|-Non Commercial Stakeholder Groups]].<ref>[http://gnso.icann.org/non-commercial/ GNSO.ICANN.org]</ref> and was also appointed by ICANN's Nominating Committee to the ccNSO Council in 2012.
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Mary was elected to the [[GNSO]] Council for [[ICANN]] in 2009, representing ICANN’s [[NCUC|Non-Commercial Users Constituency]].<ref>[http://law.unh.edu/marywong/ law.unh.edu]</ref> She is an expert on the topics of [[Whois]], trademark issues regarding new [[gTLD]]s, and ICANN governance.<ref>[[ICANN 41]] Interview</ref> She served two terms as GNSO Councillor for the [[NCSG|-Non Commercial Stakeholder Groups]].<ref>[http://gnso.icann.org/non-commercial/ GNSO.ICANN.org]</ref> and was also appointed by ICANN's Nominating Committee to the ccNSO Council in 2012<ref>https://ccnso.icann.org/en/about/bio/mary-wong.htm</ref>.
  
 
=== Meetings and Conferences ===
 
=== Meetings and Conferences ===
Mary is also a frequent speaker at industry and academic conferences in the United States, Europe and Asia. She is invited regularly to speak at conferences related to [[Intellectual Property|intellectual property]] and Internet law and policy organized by universities, trade associations, law firms and governments.
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Mary is a frequent speaker at industry and academic conferences in the United States, Europe and Asia. She is invited regularly to speak at conferences related to [[Intellectual Property|intellectual property]] and Internet law and policy organized by universities, trade associations, law firms and governments.
  
 
== Research ==
 
== Research ==
Mary's research interests center on the legal and policy challenges posed by changes to Internet and computer technology, particularly issues related to international intellectual property norms and standards. She has published law review articles and contributed to books on international intellectual property, digital copyright and trademark rights in domain names.
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Mary's research interests center on the legal and policy challenges posed by changes to Internet and computer technology, particularly issues related to international intellectual property norms and standards. She has published law review articles and contributed to books on international intellectual property, digital copyright and trademark rights in domain names. Amongst other achievements, her amicus brief written for UNH Law's Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property in a major copyright law case was cited by the United States Supreme Court in its majority opinion in 2011<ref>https://www.scotusblog.com/case-files/cases/golan-v-holder/</ref>.
  
 
== Publications ==
 
== Publications ==
*She contributed a chapter to the book [http://www.worldcat.org/title/global-anti-terrorism-law-and-policy/oclc/61702425&referer=brief_results Global anti-terrorism law and policy]. Another forthcoming book on trademarks and territoriality, from Edward Elgar Publishing, will also feature a chapter co-authored by Mary, on the development of trademark rights protection mechanisms for ICANN's new gTLD program.
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*She contributed chapters to the books [http://www.worldcat.org/title/global-anti-terrorism-law-and-policy/oclc/61702425&referer=brief_results Global anti-terrorism law and policy] and [https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/trademark-protection-and-territoriality-challenges-in-a-global-economy Trademark Protection and Territoriality Challenges in a Global Economy].
*[http://www.iposgoode.ca/2013/03/online-gripesites-and-icann%E2%80%99s-new-gtld-process/ Online Gripesites & ICANN's New gTLD Program]
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*Her published research articles include:
*[http://www.sal.org.sg/digitallibrary/SAcLJ2012_24_SpecialIssue_IntellectualPropertyLaw.aspx Imperatives of Private Arbitration in ICANN's New gTLD Program]
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**[http://www.iposgoode.ca/2013/03/online-gripesites-and-icann%E2%80%99s-new-gtld-process/ Online Gripesites & ICANN's New gTLD Program]
*[http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/83823024/trademarks-freedom-expression-icanns-new-gtld-process Trademarks & Freedom of Expression in ICANN's New gTLD Process]
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**[http://www.sal.org.sg/digitallibrary/SAcLJ2012_24_SpecialIssue_IntellectualPropertyLaw.aspx Imperatives of Private Arbitration in ICANN's New gTLD Program]
*[http://www.jetlaw.org/?page_id=8440 Transformative User Generated Content & Copyright Law: Infringing Derivative Works or Fair Use?]
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**[http://connection.ebscohost.com/c/articles/83823024/trademarks-freedom-expression-icanns-new-gtld-process Trademarks & Freedom of Expression in ICANN's New gTLD Process]
*[https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&doctype=cite&docid=26+Cardozo+Arts+%26+Ent+LJ+775&srctype=smi&srcid=3B15&key=af6cf6398360d13542cba74828caf1b5 Toward an Alternative Normative Framework for Copyright Law: From Private Property to Human Rights]
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**[http://www.jetlaw.org/?page_id=8440 Transformative User Generated Content & Copyright Law: Infringing Derivative Works or Fair Use?]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=955755 The Acquisition and Consequences of Cumulative Protection under the Copyright and Trade Mark Laws of Singapore]
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**[https://litigation-essentials.lexisnexis.com/webcd/app?action=DocumentDisplay&crawlid=1&doctype=cite&docid=26+Cardozo+Arts+%26+Ent+LJ+775&srctype=smi&srcid=3B15&key=af6cf6398360d13542cba74828caf1b5 Toward an Alternative Normative Framework for Copyright Law: From Private Property to Human Rights]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=721923 Electronic Surveillance and Privacy in the United States after September 11, 2001: The USA-PATRIOT Act]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=955755 The Acquisition and Consequences of Cumulative Protection under the Copyright and Trade Mark Laws of Singapore]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=647784 Rocking and Ripping on the World Wide Web: The Collision between Digital Music and Copyright Law]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=721923 Electronic Surveillance and Privacy in the United States after September 11, 2001: The USA-PATRIOT Act]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1022395 User-Generated Content & the Open Source/Creative Common Movements: Has the Time Come for Users' Rights?]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=647784 Rocking and Ripping on the World Wide Web: The Collision between Digital Music and Copyright Law]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1118809 The Exclusive Rights of 'Distribution', 'Communication to the Public' and 'Making Available' Under the WIPO Copyright Treaty: Lessons for Other Jurisdictions from the Hong Kong BitTorrent Case]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1022395 User-Generated Content & the Open Source/Creative Common Movements: Has the Time Come for Users' Rights?]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1098663 Cyber-Trespass and 'Unauthorized Access' as Legal Mechanisms of Access Control: Lessons from the US Experience]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1118809 The Exclusive Rights of 'Distribution', 'Communication to the Public' and 'Making Available' Under the WIPO Copyright Treaty: Lessons for Other Jurisdictions from the Hong Kong BitTorrent Case]
*[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=696522 Character Merchandising under the Copyright and Registered Designs Laws of Singapore]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=1098663 Cyber-Trespass and 'Unauthorized Access' as Legal Mechanisms of Access Control: Lessons from the US Experience]
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**[http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=696522 Character Merchandising under the Copyright and Registered Designs Laws of Singapore]
  
 
== Education ==
 
== Education ==
Prof. Wong holds an LLM from the University of Cambridge and an LLB from National University of Singapore.
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Mary holds an LLM from the University of Cambridge and an LLB from National University of Singapore. She is admitted to practice as an Advocate & Solicitor before the Supreme Court of Singapore.
  
 
==Videos==
 
==Videos==
 
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*[http://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PLuRbELEx3FW1QUUMBkJszkJufDwbQL3Gt&v=rXw4K7469K0&feature=player_embedded]
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WX_zLTncmUA&feature=youtu.be Introduction to ICANN's Strategic Community Operations, Planning & Engagement (SCOPE) team]
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*http://ICANN53&#x20;video&#x20;blog
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==

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Mary W.S. Wong joined ICANN as a Senior Policy Director in July 2013 and is currently the Vice President for Strategic Community Operations, Planning & Engagement.[1] She is a former Vice Chair of the GNSO Council at ICANN and was a tenured Professor of Law at the University of New Hampshire School of Law (formerly Franklin Pierce Law Center, a top-ten ranked intellectual property law school in the United States)[2]. At UNH Law, she was also the Chair for Global Partnerships and the Intellectual Property Graduate Program[3] as well as the founding faculty director of its flagship applied research center, the Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property.[4] She authored the first amicus brief ever filed by the Center to the United States Supreme Court, which was cited in the majority opinion delivered by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg[5].

Career History

Law

Mary was previously Special Counsel to the international law firm of Morrison & Foerster LLP, as a member of its Technology Transactions Group. At the firm's New York and Brussels offices, Mary counseled clients from all over the world on a wide range of technology-related transactions, and provided advice on international and comparative legal developments relating to the Internet, privacy and e-commerce. Mary has also been an Associate Professor of Law at the Singapore Management University and a Senior Lecturer at the National University of Singapore.[6] Among her other public service roles, Mary chaired the International Copyright Committee of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Intellectual Property Law Section, and was a member of the inaugural Editorial Board for Landslide, the Section’s flagship publication. She has also served on the ABA's Copyright Reform Task Force.

While with Morrison & Foerster, Mary was a member of the New York New Media Association's Programs Committee and the Singapore Government's e-Commerce Consultative Committee. She is an Advocate and Solicitor admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of Singapore, and has been appointed an Associate Fellow to the Intellectual Property Academy of Singapore.

ICANN

Mary was elected to the GNSO Council for ICANN in 2009, representing ICANN’s Non-Commercial Users Constituency.[7] She is an expert on the topics of Whois, trademark issues regarding new gTLDs, and ICANN governance.[8] She served two terms as GNSO Councillor for the -Non Commercial Stakeholder Groups.[9] and was also appointed by ICANN's Nominating Committee to the ccNSO Council in 2012[10].

Meetings and Conferences

Mary is a frequent speaker at industry and academic conferences in the United States, Europe and Asia. She is invited regularly to speak at conferences related to intellectual property and Internet law and policy organized by universities, trade associations, law firms and governments.

Research

Mary's research interests center on the legal and policy challenges posed by changes to Internet and computer technology, particularly issues related to international intellectual property norms and standards. She has published law review articles and contributed to books on international intellectual property, digital copyright and trademark rights in domain names. Amongst other achievements, her amicus brief written for UNH Law's Franklin Pierce Center for Intellectual Property in a major copyright law case was cited by the United States Supreme Court in its majority opinion in 2011[11].

Publications

Education

Mary holds an LLM from the University of Cambridge and an LLB from National University of Singapore. She is admitted to practice as an Advocate & Solicitor before the Supreme Court of Singapore.

Videos

External Links

References