Lexicon beginning with R

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Registrars search for term

Registrars are entities that interface with a domain name registrant to register or maintain the registration of domain names in a top-level domain (TLD).  In existing TLDs, domain registrants use any of the approximately 1,000 accredited registrars to register and maintain their registrations of domain names.

Registration Period search for term

The Status Counter is automatically reset to zero at the end of each "Registration Period", defined as follows:

- For a Trademark Holder or Trademark Agent who did register one or more Trademarks in the Trademark Clearinghouse during the Early Bird Registration Period, the initial Registration Period will begin when they have registered the first Trademark in the Trademark Clearinghouse, and will end on the first anniversary of the date the Early Bird Registration Period closed.

- For a Trademark Holder or Trademark Agent who did not register a Trademark during the Early Bird Registration Period, the initial Registration Period will begin when they have registered the first Trademark in the Trademark Clearinghouse, and ends on the first anniversary of such date.

Thereafter, in either of the above two cases, each subsequent Registration Period shall consist of a 12 month period beginning on the date of termination of the previous Registration Period and ending on the first anniversary of such date.

Registries search for term

Registries are the contracted parties that manage TLDs through authority delegated to them by ICANN.  Registries selected in the new gTLD program are mandated to use Clearinghouse services to ensure a minimum level of protection for trademark rights.

Registry operator search for term

The entity entering into the Registry Agreement with ICANN, responsible for setting up and maintaining the operation of the registry.

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