Five key takeaways from ICANN’s London meeting

Posted On August 11, 2014
In Domain Names, Trade Marks in Cyberspace / Reply

Despite what has been characterized as organized chaos on the ground during ICANN’s London meeting in late June 2014, five topics emerged for brand owners and new generic top-level domain applicants.

According to Katten’s report of the meeting, the five key topics were:

  1. Geographic Terms Trump Trademarks, According to the Argentina Proposal
  2. Conflicts Addressed Between Trademark Sunrise Protection and the Domain Name Collision Mitigation Framework
  3. The Circumvention of Rights Protection Mechanisms Has Reached a Boiling Point
  4. Improvements for a Second Application Round Are Already Under Formation and Consideration
  5. ICANN Accountability Has Taken Center Stage in the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) Transition


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