25 Sep '12, 6am

#ICANN release RFI to identify potential #URS providers. #NewgTLDs....

Request for Information (RFI) to identify potential Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) Service Providers [PDF, 112 KB]. The URS is one of the mechanisms to address trademark protection concerns in the New gTLD Program. The URS is expected to provide trademark holders with a new, cost effective remedy in addition to those available under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP ) and applicable law. The primary purpose of the URS is to provide for rapid suspension of domain names on trademark infringement cases in which there is no genuine contestable issue as to the infringement and abuse that has taken place.

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-8...

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