Trademarks and Brands

Corsearch GC Diane Plaut Selected To Represent The IPC of ICANN

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Friday, 3 August, 2018

Corsearch is proud to announce that our General Counsel and Privacy Officer, Diane Plaut, has been chosen to be one of the two individuals to represent the Intellectual Property Constituency (IPC) of ICANN to determine the future of WHOIS.

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Reporting the latest - ICANN’s Temporary Specification

by Diane Plaut and Brian Conchuratt on Friday, 18 May, 2018

Yesterday the ICANN Board adopted a Temporary Specification for GDPR compliance, pursuant to the procedure under ICANN’s Registry Agreements and Registrar Accreditation Agreement. The action puts into place a policy process to consider the development and adoption of a consensus policy to be conducted within the maximum of a one-year time frame allowed for a Temporary Specification (renewable by the Board at 90-day intervals for up to a year).

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Topics: ICANN, domains, WHOIS, GDPR

ICANN Working on First gTLD Marketplace Health Index

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Wednesday, 3 February, 2016

ICANN has plans to publish its first gTLD Marketplace Health Index this summer as part of its broader ICANN Key Performance Indicator Dashboard (now in beta). The organization says the index “will analyze the overall health and diversity of the global gTLD marketplace.” Based on the proposal’s key performance indicators, the Health Index will examine metrics on gTLD renewal rates, new registrations, the incidence of data security breaches and UDRP and URS decisions, the number of registrars offering IDN registrations, the ratio of registrars to registrar “families,” and service-level compliance issues per TLD, among others.

The public comment period for the project just ended January 22 and ICANN says the comments it received will be used to help the gTLD Marketplace Health Index Advisory Panel develop the project roadmap.

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Topics: ICANN, nGTLDs

Welcome back to Trademarks + Brands

by T+B BLOG TEAM on Tuesday, 1 September, 2015

Welcome back to Trademarks + Brands! 

We’re happy to be back after taking a break to plan what we know will be a better blog experience for you. Your continued interest in all things IP-related inspired us to create a blog that will stand out from all of that information already crowding your inbox.

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Topics: Trademark Clearinghouse, ICANN, Wolters Kluwer, trademarks, Corsearch, brands, nGTLDs, branding, IP Law


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