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Draft Report: Rights Protection Mechanisms Review

2 February 2015

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Forum Announcement: Comment Period Opens on Date: 2 February 2015
Categories/Tags: Top-Level Domains, Second-Level Domains, Contracted Party Agreements, Intellectual Property, Reviews/Improvements
Purpose (Brief): ICANN is posting a draft review report [PDF, 1.27 MB] on the rights protection mechanisms (RPMs) established as safeguards in the New gTLD Program. This paper is intended to provide an outline for an initial review of the effectiveness of the rights protection mechanisms. Particularly, this paper reviews the data and input collected in many of the key areas relating to rights protection mechanism, including the Trademark Clearinghouse, Uniform Rapid Suspension system, and Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution Procedures.
Public Comment Box Link: https://www.icann.org/public-comments/rpm-review-2015-02-02-en