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IRT Final Report



  1. Phase 1. Develop First Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 13 Jun 2009

  2. Phase 2. Open for Comment
    100% complete

    Ended: 26 Jun 2009

  3. Phase 3. Finalize Final Draft
    100% complete

    Ended: 2 Jul 2009

  4. Phase 4. ALAC Vote
    100% complete

    Ended: 7 Jul 2009

  5. Phase 5. Submission
    100% complete

    Submitted: 7 Jul 2009

Submitted a Statement

Submission due: 7 Jul 2009 23:59 UTC


The IRT team participated in numerous teleconferences and several face-to-face meetings in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, California, over a two month period. The resulting recommendations report on Trademark Protection Issues identifies several proposed solutions, including: IP Clearinghouse, Globally Protected Marks List and associated Rights Protection Mechanisms, and standardized pre-launch rights protection mechanisms; Uniform Rapid Suspension System; Post delegation dispute resolution mechanisms; Whois requirements for new TLDs; and Use of algorithm in string confusion review during initial evaluation.See public comment in

ALAC Statement




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