04 Jul '12, 1am

New gTLD Program: Technical Resources for Trademark Clearinghouse Available to Prospective New gTLD Registry Operators:

In response to community request, ICANN is establishing an open mailing list to further refine and complete the technical specification of the interface between the new gTLD Registries and the Trademark Clearinghouse. One way to protect property rights, and the interests of registrants, in the New gTLD Program is the establishment of a Trademark Clearinghouse. The Trademark Clearinghouse is being designed to increase protections and reduce costs for trademark holders and start-up registries alike. Given that new gTLD registry operators will need to establish systems to support the required Sunrise and Trademark Claims services, ICANN is inviting participation on a technically-focused mailing list. The mailing list is open to any interested participants. The scope of the discussion is limited to refining the technical details of the Registry-Clearinghouse interface. It is e...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-2...

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