Trademark Clearinghouse Agent

What is it? The internet is changing. ICANN, the organisation responsible for the global domain name system, is running a process that will see the creation of nearly 1400 new registries. As part of the process, it has mandated the creation of a Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), for which ICANN has appointed Deloitte Belgium as validator and IBM as the technical operator. The TMCH is a database of verified trademark information. It is a platform for effective rights protection and will allow brand owners to deposit their trademark information into a centralised register for a one off fee,...

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Domain FAQs

Answers to Your Domain Name questions: What is a Domain Name? A Domain Name is a unique address, identifier or “identification label” on the World Wide Web defining a “realm” of autonomy and control on the Internet. Domain names or Domains are also hostnames connected to Internet Protocol / IP – addresses and resources such as websites. One well-known example is google.com: Whenever you type that domain name in your browser address bar, the name servers will respond with the correct IP address used to connect your computer to the content of the Google search...

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