traverselegal - December 1, 2013 - Cybersquatting Law
On October 1, 2013, ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) published its final Rights Protection Mechanism (RPM) Requirements for the new gTLD (Generic Top Level Domain) registries. This allows people who hold trademarks to be protected during the Domain Name System expansion.
Trademark protections were developed as the new gTLD program begins, they include trademark claims as well as the sunrise services, which are required for all new gTLD’s. The RPM requirements enumerated in the final publishing are mainly concern the implementation of the new gTLD registries. This list of final requirements reflects the feedback given by various stakeholders during the ICANN conference in Beijing in April of 2013.
Here are some highlights of the final Rights Protection Mechanism Requirements:
For more information concerning the requirements issued by ICANN, please click here: http://www.thedomains.com/2013/10/01/icann-publishes-the-final-rights-protection-mechanism-rpm-requirements-for-new-gtld-registries/