Fraser Trebilcock Shareholder Jonathan Raven, has been named a Registered Transfer Facilitator by the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). ARIN is the North American registry through which all numbering rights for Internet addresses are assigned.
With the depletion of the “free” pool formerly available from ARIN to all companies, a private, global market has emerged through which buyers and sellers seek to transfer these suddenly valuable and scarce assets, which necessary for routing Internet traffic.
Facilitators work with companies, such as telecommunications, cloud, and mobile technology ventures in need of IPv4 addresses, and those with unneeded IPv4 addresses, so they can efficiently accomplish regulated transfers in accordance with ARIN policy. In the past year, transfers between regions have also become more frequent, as the need has become world-wide. Intimate knowledge of the intricacies of IPv4 address rights can be important to a company seeking to complete advantageous transfers.
Attorney Jonathan Raven has assisted companies in a number of asset transactions and transfers of Internet Address Rights. To learn more about the practice area, refer to our website page Internet Law: IPv4 Address Rights Transfers.