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Mr. Konstantinos Komaitis

Policy Advisor

Konstantinos is a Policy Advisor at the Internet Society based in Geneva, focusing primarily on the field of digital content and intellectual property.

Before joining the Internet Society in July 2012, he was a Senior Lecturer at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK. Konstantinos holds a PhD in Law and his thesis focused on issues of intellectual property and the Internet, with particular focus on the intersection of trademarks and domain names.

Between 2010-2012, Konstantinos served as the Chair of the Non-Commercial Users Constituency at ICANN and he was a member of ICANN's Special Trademark Issues (STI) team, which drafted the recommendations for the rights protection mechanisms for new gTLDs.

He is the author of the book "The Current State of Domain Name Regulation" and he also serves as a domain name panelist for the Czech Arbitration Court.