Requiring Trademark Rights Protection Mechanism for Reserving Second-Level Domains Within New gTLDs

//Requiring Trademark Rights Protection Mechanism for Reserving Second-Level Domains Within New gTLDs

Requiring Trademark Rights Protection Mechanism for Reserving Second-Level Domains Within New gTLDs

Requiring Trademark Rights Protection Mechanism for Reserving Second-Level Domains Within New gTLDs

RESOLVED, that IPO supports, in principle, a notification process by which Registry Operators will be notified if domains they seek to reserve have been registered in the Trademark Clearinghouse and likewise by which rights holders who have registered their trademarks with the Trademark Clearinghouse will be notified should their marks be reserved by a Registry Operator;

FURTHER RESOLVED, that IPO supports, in principle, the establishment of a dispute resolution procedure to resolve conflicts in which a brand owner objects to a Registry Operator’s reservation of a domain name containing the brand owner’s mark.