The following policy is implemented by the International
Keyword Corporation regarding registrations during
the Restricted Registration period. It is implemented
at the sole discretion of the International Keyword
Name Property is defined as a word or phrase that
may be held as a trademark, registered trademarked
or given legal claim to belonging to a company or
1. The International Keyword Corporation will attempt
to flag any registrations that may infringe on a trademark
or name property. This does not warranty any protection
from these registrations.
2. Registrations that are flagged in the manner described
in point 1. will be subject to the following:
a. The registering party will be contacted in order
to assess validation
b. The company to which the registered term may belong
as a trademark will be contacted in order to confirm
the validity of the registration on their behalf.
c. The Intellectual Property or Trademark representatives
of the company or organization to which the registered
term may belong as a trademark will be contacted in
order to assess validity of the registration.
3. Failure to complete or establish contact with
the parties described in the subsections of point
2 will result in the registration being approved.
Revocation of an approved and processed registration
can only be undertaken in accordance with the Dispute
4. If it is discovered that the registration was
completed by a person not acting on behalf of the
company or organization holding a legal right to the
trademark, the previous registration will be deleted
and no refund granted.
5. Further to point 4, the legal holder of the right
to the name property will be permitted to submit a
registration request for that name property.
6. This policy is instigated by the International
Keyword Corporation as a free service, it is not legally
binding and may not be carried out in all circumstances.
The International Keyword Corp. will not be held responsible
for registrations that occur and infringe on a companies
rights despite this policy.