Trademark Clearinghouse: Reliable Protection for Brands & Marks in the Domain Space

TMCH marks protection in domain names | Webnames Corporate

This year marks the tenth anniversary of the Trademark Clearinghouse, what’s become an important service supporting rights protection within the domain name space.  After 10-years, we thought it was timely to revisit the benefits of the TMCH to marks owners, as well as review how it protects domain names in practice.   What is the Trademark … Read more

Trademark Clearinghouse Primer

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Designed to defend the rights of brand owners, ICANN created the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) to validate and safeguard the intellectual properties of brand owners. Acting as the authoritative database for all registry operators, the TMCH ensures that validated mark owners receive priority access to each domain name ahead of general availability. The increasingly complex nature … Read more