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URS Rules provided that English is the main language. That's the reason why this section and related pages are in English, and Determinations as well. 

Since 2005 a development process was initiated aiming to introduce into domain name space new generic Top Level Domains (new gTLDs) to allow more innovation, choice and change to the Internet's addressing system. The new gTLD Program was launched in 2011 and the application for new gTLDs program began in January 2012. First new gTLDs were delegated in October 2013 (among these, for example, .shop, .xyz, .store, .vip, .world, etc.). The expansion of new gTLDs is underway and over 1300 new extensions or 'strings' are now available. List here

With the introduction of the new gTLDs the URS system, as one of trademark-related rights protection mechanisms, was implemented to complement the existing Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

The URS is a rights protection mechanism that facilitates the rapid suspension of domain names in clear-cut cases of trademark infringement. It is intended to complement the existing Uniform Domain-Name-Dispute-Resolution (UDRP) policy by offering a lower-cost, faster path to resolution for such clear-cut cases of infringement. URS is intended not to replace the UDRP but to complement it

URS offers trademark rights holders a lower-cost and faster (see average shown by the above workflow) path to relief for experiencing the most clear-cut cases of infringement caused by domain name registrations..

Since 2015 MFSD is the first and unique European URS provider approved by ICANN, thanks to the proven track record of handling domain name disputes and meeting several requirements including a demonstrated understanding of the issues concerning global intellectual property rights and the Internet, proceedings in an expedited online context, dispute resolutions, and serving as globally diverse and highly qualified neutral panelists, in a cost-effective way.

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