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Documents Posted in Preparation of Toronto Meeting

Date: 
2 October 2012

On Monday, 24 September, we posted an abundance of documents in preparation of the Toronto meeting. In case you missed something, here is a recap of everything we posted.

MATERIAL FOR PUBLIC COMMENT
Draft 2013-2016 Strategic Plan for Public Comment

Opened
24 September 2012

Closes
4 December 2012

There is a session scheduled at the Toronto meeting to take comments on the Strategic Plan, as well as discuss future strategy formulation including a model for ICANN planning and execution.
Trademark Clearinghouse Update: Implementation Material for Public Comment

Opened
24 September 2012

Closes
7 November 2012

A 45-day window opens to attract comment on two Trademark Clearinghouse issues: Implementing Proof of Use Verification and Implementing the Matching Rules.

Two TMCH sessions are planned for Toronto: A working session on Sunrise & Trademark Claims Implementation and a session on TMCH Implementation.

IDN Variant TLD Program – Procedure to Develop and Maintain the Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone in Respect of IDNA Labels

Opened
24 September 2012

Closes
9 November 2012

The Label Generation Rules Process is a way to develop and maintain the Label Generation Rules for the Root Zone in respect of IDNA labels. There is a session scheduled in Toronto to discuss Label Generation Rules (LGR) for the DNS Root Zone.
Community Input and Advice Process

Opened
24 September 2012

Closes
14 November 2012

The Board Governance Committee seeks input on ways to enhance the Board's process for obtaining community advice beyond the traditional public comment process.
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION (RFI)
Uniform Rapid Suspension System for New gTLDs: ICANN Seeks Service Providers for Uniform Rapid Suspension

RFI Issued
24 Sept 2012

Q&A Teleconference
On or about 23 Oct

Responses Due
20 Nov 2012

URS Providers Published
No later than 28 Feb 2013

The URS will provide for rapid suspension of domain names in uncontested cases of trademark infringement.
UPCOMING WEBINAR
Save the Date: Webinar on Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) A webinar is scheduled for 3 October 2012 at 15:00 UTC to discuss the development of the Uniform Rapid Suspension system. There is a session scheduled in Toronto to further this discussion.
OTHER MATEIRAL FOR REVIEW
Update on Registrar Accreditation Agreement Amendments Two documents on the status of negotiations of amendments to the Registrar Accreditation Agreement (RAA).
ATRT Recommendation 6: Clarifying Document Published The Board Governance Committee seeks to identify items that are clearly subject to community consultation prior to Board consideration, and those do not require community consultation.
Accountability Structures Expert Panel - Project Plan Posted The Project Plan includes many items raised by the ASEP for initial consideration, including issues of procedure and scope of the Reconsideration and Independent Review Processes.