Oxford
02 March 2017
Reporter: Barney Dixon
Nominet names new chair
Mark Wood has been nominated as the new chair of .UK registry Nominet, following the departure of Baroness Rennie Fritchie on 28 April.

Baroness Fritchie spent seven years as chair of Nominet.

Wood was previously a Reuters board member and chair and CEO of ITN.

Commenting on his appointment, Wood said: “Nominet has an excellent track record running the .UK infrastructure, a highly talented team and plans for the future which are exciting and ambitious.”

“I’m looking forward to leading the board, and working with Russell Haworth and Nominet members to make the most of the opportunities ahead.”

Russell Haworth, CEO of Nominet, commented: “We have a strategy that builds on our strengths to create the Nominet of the future.”

“Mark Wood has a wealth of experience across digital and media sectors that will be enormously valuable, and I very much look forward to working with him to take the company forward.”

More People moves news
The latest news from IPPro The Internet
Join Our Newsletter

Sign up today and never
miss the latest news or an issue again

Subscribe now
McGuireWoods snags ITC expert
24 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Steven Adkins has joined the firm’s Washington DC office as partner
Allen & Overy promotes two in Europe
20 April 2017 | Amsterdam | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
These promotions follow the announcement earlier this year that Nicola Dagg will become the new head of the international IP group at Allen & Overy from next month
DLA Piper recruits head of China patents
19 April 2017 | Shanghai | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Hogan Lovells partner William Fisher has joined DLA Piper as head of its patent practice in China. He is based in Shanghai
Trump to nominate new IP enforcement coordinator
11 April 2017 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Vishal Amin, senior counsel to the House judiciary committee, is up for the role
DLA Piper names trademark chair
10 April 2017 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Gina Durham will chair the firm’s trademark, copyright and media practice
Bryan Cave expands German IP practice
31 March 2017 | Hamburg | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Dominik Weiß will lead the team in Germany as counsel
CIPU adds IBM’s Schecter
28 March 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The Center for IP Understanding has named Manny Schecter to its board of directors