The meeting of the Locking of a Domain Name Subject to UDRP Proceedings Policy Development Process Working Group teleconference of Thursday 7 March at 15.00 UTC.
07:00 PST, 10:00 EST, 15:00 London, 16:00 CET
For other places see: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?iso=20120426T14
Adobe room details: http://icann.adobeconnect.com/lockingdt/.
1. Roll Call / SOI Updates
2. Review of latest version of Initial Report (see attached), including:
- Assessing level of consensus for the preliminary recommendations
- Expected impact of the proposed recommendations
- Proposed procedure in the case of settlement: Option A (proposed by Luc) - (1) parties ask for suspension, (2) parties settle, (3) parties inform provider, (4) provider issues order to registrar to change the holder details or delete the domain name (5) that change or deletion happens, (6) complainant confirms change or deletion is complete, and (7) provider dismisses case - Option B (proposed by Kristine) - (1) parties ask for suspension (suspension request includes automatic dismissal when the suspension period is up), (2) provider issues order allowing registrar to unlock for the sole purpose of (whatever the settlement is), (2) parties settle, (3) parties request the registrar to unlock (not to manage anything further, like terms, just unlock to allow transfer), and (4) provider dismisses case automatically with no further action needed (if settlement discussions break down, either party can request that the case be reinstated before automatic dismissal).
3. Confirm deadline for submission of comments on the Initial Report
4. Next steps / confirm next meeting