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Re: [nc-udrp]uk.com extension


You mention CentralNic as "the Registry for the .uk.com
extension". I was unaware that this is an accredited ICANN
registry ? If they are not, then surely the UDRP applied to
the .com gTLD would be enforceable ?

Tony Harris

----- Original Message -----
From: <sarah.b.deutsch@verizon.com>
Cc: "UDRP Task Force" <nc-udrp@dnso.org>; <owner-nc-udrp@dnso.org>
Sent: Monday, December 09, 2002 11:35 PM
Subject: Re: [nc-udrp]uk.com extension

> All,
> I'd like to alert the Task Force to a new issue that has been discussed
> within the BC concerning infringement problems arising in  the .uk.com
> extension.  Currently, neither the UDRP nor Nominet provide any form of
> alternative dispute resolution for this extension, which has, not
> surprisingly, resulted in a host of new infringement problems for owners
> well known marks.  Apparently, the UDRP does not currently cover any
> name beyond second-level domains ( e.g.  Aventis.eu.com WIPO case).
> CentralNic, the Registry for the .uk.com  extension, is now stuck acting
> a "neutral third party" in the middle of third party disputes, but I
> believe they would like a fast and easy way out of this situation.   I
> would like to propose that the Task Force engage in further discussion on
> how the UDRP can potentially address this problem.
> Sarah
> Sarah B. Deutsch
> Vice President & Associate General Counsel
> Verizon Communications
> Phone: 703-351-3044
> Fax:      703-351-3670
> sarah.b.deutsch@verizon.com

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