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Shane Ryan Shane Ryan
Shane Ryan, Enterprise Account Executive, Iron Mountain Intellectual Property Management.

Shane Ryan has been running Iron Mountain’s Verification Services since 2002. Shane also handles the Registry/Registrar Data Escrow business for Iron Mountain Intellectual Property’s largest customer, ICANN. Shane is in regular attendance at all ICANN meetings and industry events. In addition, he travels often and conducts lunch and learns with large customers and law firms speaking on the importance of verifying the IP that Iron Mountain holds on their client’s behalf.

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What’s in Store for ICANN 54?

  We’re off to Dublin for ICANN 54! I hope to meet with many members of the ICANN community face-to-face during the meeting (perhaps over a pint of Guinness), but for those of you who I don’t meet personally or who can’t join us in Dublin, here’s a quick overview […]

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“Sorry, Your Escrow Deposit is Useless”

As an enterprise account executive, many times I’ve had to tell customers, “Sorry, but your escrow deposit is useless.” Of course, that’s not a conversation I like to have. This situation happens during the verification process if we are unable to build out the materials in the customer’s escrow account because […]

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One year ago this month, the first new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) went live. As the ICANN 51 meeting approaches, ICANN has officially executed 515 new gTLD Registry Agreements since mid-September. (You can view the full list here.) Many companies are registering new domain names to gain heightened visibility for […]

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