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Claim Notification

The Claim notification service works as follows:

  • A potential domain name registrant gets a warning notice when attempting to register a domain name that matches a trademark term in the TMCH.
  • If, after receiving and accepting the notice, the domain name registrant does continue to register the domain name, the trademark holder with a corresponding mark in the Clearinghouse receives a notification of the domain name registration, so they can take any appropriate action if they would like to.
Important notice for live registrations

ICANN requires for any domain order under new TLDs with an existing TMCH (Trademark Clearinghouse) entry, that the registrant will be informed about the possibility of trademark infringement by the registration. The Claims Notice period always lasts at least until the first 90 days of General Availability have passed. During this time, it is mandatory to check all registration orders under all new gTLDs introduced by ICANN against entries of trademarks listed in the TMCH.

Claims handling via Key-Systems

Additional parameter for the AddDomain command: Registrarproperty 'email-deactivated = 0' (default setting) The command returns Code 200, STATUS = REQUESTED

The mail delivery of the Claims Notification will be done by Key-Systems with the sender address noreply@claimnotification.info (see the newsletter of Dec. 9, 2013). The e-mail will contain a link to the website "claimnotification.info" where all existing claims notices for the given string are provided. The domain registrant may terminate the order by mouse click after checking the Claims Notice linked in the e-mail. An event is created when the order is completed.

Customized handling by the RRPproxy reseller client

If the reseller is going to carry out the claim notification of the registrant by himself, while deactivating the claim notification of RRPproxy, additional parameters will be required within the AddDomain command. Registrarproperty email-deactivated = 1(no Claims e-mail will be sent out by Key-Systems). The AddDomain command interrupts with Code 549, if a claim exists and the additional extensions are not submitted.

To order claim domain names using the customized reseller handling, three additional special parameters have to be included in the order: Notice ID, Expiry Date and Accepted Date.

X-LAUNCH-NOTICE-ID = [NOTICE ID]Out of the Claims Notice, XML field tmNotice:id
X-LAUNCH-EXPIRY-DATE = [EXPIRY DATE]Out of the Claims Notice, XML field tmNotice:notAfter
X-LAUNCH-ACCEPTED-DATE = [ACCEPTANCE DATE]Specifies the point in time, when the Claims Notice was accepted. This field will be filled with the current date/time by default (if nothing else is defined). A Claim Notice is only valid for a period of 48 hours.

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