274 Objection filings received in the ICANN new gTLDs program

According to ICANN’s webinar of 26th March 2013, 274 Objection filings for the new gTLD applications were received. Among these,

– 67 String Confusion Objections
– 71 Legal Rights Objections
– 23 Limited Public Interest Objections
– 113 Community Objections

The  Objection filings that comply with the Applicant Guidebook will be posted on the Dispute Resolution Service Providers (DRSP) websites. and  formal notifications will be sent to Applicants and Objectors after
the release of the Dispute Announcement on 12-April-2013.

Filings subject to an extended review will be notified at a later date. Applicants will have 30 days to respond after notification is received.  If fees and responses are not filed by the Applicant, the Objector will
prevail by default.

– Copies of Applicant responses to ICANN are optional; please send copies to DRfiling@icann.org.

Listen to the webinar audio here : http://audio.icann.org/new-gtlds/webinar-26mar13-en.mp3 [MP3, 21.8 MB]

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