The .pw Registry Adopts Uniform Rapid Suspension, ICANN’s Latest Rights Protection Mechanism

The .pw Registry today announced its adoption of  the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS), ICANN’s latest rights protection mechanism, making it the first TLD to do so. The Uniform Rapid Suspension provides trademark holders with faster protection against infringement than the existing Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). One of our goals in the adoption of URS is also to help the community by ensuring a more refined and predictable experience when the URS roll-out takes place across more than a thousand new gTLDs. – Sandeep Ramchandani, Business Head, The .pw Registry. In case of domain infringement, URS  immediately suspends the infringing domain and then proceeds to a trial, in contrast to UDRP, a more expensive and long process which awards ownership of a domain to the winn...

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