ICANN'S OCT. 9 CALL ON REGISTRY PROPOSAL FOR TRADEMARK CLEARINGHOUSE

Next week, on Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. EST, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers is hosting a teleconference on an alternative Trademark Clearinghouse proposal recently put forward by ARI Registry Services, Neustar, Demand Media, and Verisign. The group is concerned that the current Trademark Clearinghouse plan is unworkable in practice.

Documents summarizing the alternative proposal are available here, here, and here.

Conference ID: 93759

Dial-in numbers for each country: http://www.adigo.com/icann/

Adobe Connect Room: http://icann.adobeconnect.com/tmch/

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