Battle over ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse proposals heats up

WTR previously reported on the community discussion paper launched by Melbourne IT, calling for greater protection for those brands most at risk of cybersquatting at the second level of new gTLDs. Following last week's discussion of the paper in Washington DC, debate over the Trademark Clearinghouse has heated up - but will ICANN bow to pressure over proposals it has developed through its multi-stakeholder decision-making process?

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