Thursday, March 15, 2012

Trademark Clearinghouse: how does it work?

Rights protection update of the ICANN new gTLD Program:

  • Rights protection mechanisms explained;
  • New requirements;
  • Trademark Clearinghouse:
    • What is it?
    • Sunrise Period;
    • Trademark claims service;
    • Trademark claims process;
    • Implementation;
    • Selection of the service provider and process development;
    • Implementation Assistance Group (IAG);
    • Criteria for inclusion in the Trademark Clearinghouse;
    • Authentication and validation;
    • Trademark claims notice;
    • Matching rules: “Identical Match”;
    • Dispute resolution and principles;
    • Costs;
  • URS implementation;
  • Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution Procedure (PDDRP);
    • Trademark PDDRP.
Download ICANN presentation down this page here.
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