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ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse: protecting your brand in the impending internet expansion

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Global
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  • October 21 2013

Over the next two years, the Internet domain landscape will change drastically. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has

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Online brand protection strategies: new gTLDs and the Trademark Clearinghouse

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 30 2013

ICANN received over 1,900 applications for new Generic Top-Level Domains (“gTLDs”) and it is estimated that at least 500 will launch, with the first

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The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) what you need to know

  • Brinks Gilson & Lione
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  • Global
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  • March 13 2013

Applications for new gTLDs were filed in 2012 in the following categories: Over 80 applications were community-based (.doctor, .gay); Over 100

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ICANN opens Trademark Clearinghouse as part of imminent domain name expansion

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 25 2013

With the launch of possibly hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) on the horizon, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

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New generic top level domains and the Trademark Clearinghouse what you need to know what you need to do

  • Clark Wilson LLP
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  • Global
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  • May 31 2013

As readers of Knowledge Bytes will know from our June 2011 edition, the world is entering into a period of great change in the internet domain name

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New generic top level domains are here to stay what can brand owners do to protect their portfolio’s value in this new era?

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 2 2014

A change is underway that has the potential to significantly impact how we use and do business through the Internet, with the launch of hundreds of

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The new gTLDs are here. Are you ready?

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Global
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  • November 22 2013

While you are reading this, the Internet is changing. Over the past several years, you may (or may not) have heard that the number of Top Level

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Trademark owners protect yourselves NOW as the new gTLDs are finally launching

  • Haynes and Boone LLP
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  • Global
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  • October 29 2013

The first wave of the new Generic Top Level Domain Names (the "new gTLDs") were just approved to go live a few days ago, and cybersquatters and

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The Trademark Clearinghouse: what you need to know

  • White & Case LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 16 2013

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") will be expanding the number of generic top-level domains ("gTLDs") as a result of

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The use of trademark protection mechanisms under new gtld system

  • King & Wood Mallesons
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  • Global
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  • November 22 2013

gTLD (generic Top-Level Domain, "gTLD") is one of the top-level domains (TLD) managed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

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The new gTLD program: latest updates on brand protection and the Trademark Clearinghouse

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • January 15 2014

The most significant development in the Internet space in recent years is the ongoing generic top-level domain (gTLD) expansion. (As a reminder, a

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Trademark Clearinghouse and the new gTLDs

  • Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 28 2013

The new Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) expansion program developed by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) includes a

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Take steps now to protect your brand against heightened risk of internet abuse

  • Senniger Powers LLP
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  • Global
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  • September 23 2013

It is essential for brand owners to develop and implement brand and trademark protection strategies, to prepare for the upcoming expansion of

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New gTLDs and the Trademark Clearinghouse: what does it mean for your business?

  • Piper Alderman
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  • Global
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  • September 6 2013

In June 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched the "New generic top-level domain (gTLD) Program". The program

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A step closer impact of new generic top-level domains on brand owner rights

  • SIM. IP Practice
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  • Global
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  • February 14 2014

Several generic top-level domains ("gTLDs") recently completed their Sunrise Periods, taking a step closer to realizing the Internet Corporation for

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Dot-"what-to-do-now?": the coming wave of new generic top level domains

  • Faegre Baker Daniels
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  • Global
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  • March 22 2013

The recent decision by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to add at least 1,000 new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to

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Protecting your brands in the new gTLD universe Trademark Clearinghouse registration is open

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 3 2013

In the next few months, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will significantly expand the number of generic top-level

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Trademark Clearinghouse brand protection service to launch on March 26, 2013 for new gTLDs

  • Jorden Burt LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 14 2013

In 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") received nearly 2,000 applications for new generic top level domains

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Trademark Clearinghouse for new gTLDs opens March 26

  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 22 2013

Brand owners are about to get a tool to protect their brands in the expanding domain name space. After multiple delays, the Trademark Clearinghouse

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Under construction and open for business: new gTLD Trademark Clearinghouse set to open March 26

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 28 2013

Over the last few years, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") has continued to press forward with its efforts to

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Cybersquatters not welcome in the Clearinghouse

  • Mason Hayes & Curran
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  • Global
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  • May 1 2013

With the upcoming delegation of new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs), trade mark owners should consider taking pre-emptive steps to prevent domain

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The Trademark Clearinghouse: expansion of generic top-level domains and how to protect your trademark rights

  • Torys LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 7 2013

In 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the governing body of the domain name system, formally approved a plan to

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ICANN’s Trademark Clearinghouse protects trademark owners from new gTLD cybersquatters

  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 27 2013

Trademark owners have a new weapon in the battle against cybersquatters, just in time for the expected approval this year of over 1000 new generic

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ICANN's Trademark Clearinghouse: what you need to know

  • Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
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  • Global
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  • July 31 2013

Even in the current Internet landscape of only 23 generic top-level domains (gTLDs)including .com, .net, .org and a handful of others

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How to maximise protection of brands in the forthcoming new gTLD domain name extensions

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 22 2013

What you need to know ICANN, the body that administers the domain name system, is managing a process that may see the creation of nearly 1400 new

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The Trademark Clearing House do you need to sign up?

  • RPC
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  • Global
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  • July 15 2013

In January 2012 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began allowing organisations to apply for new generic top-level

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Trademark Clearinghouse opens for business

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • Global
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  • March 25 2013

In June 2011 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) voted to open the floor to a host of new domain suffixes (as reported by

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ICANN approves expansion of generic top-level domains

  • Hunton & Williams LLP
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  • Global, USA
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  • July 12 2011

Like the land rush of the 1800’s that sent prospectors racing westward to stake their claim, the internet age has afforded businesses and individuals opportunities to carve out a piece of the world wide web for themselves.

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Launch date for Trademark Clearinghouse revealed by ICANN

  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
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  • Global
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  • March 1 2013

On February 25, 2013, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced that the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) will open for

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Trademark Clearinghouse opens for business

  • Marks & Clerk
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  • Global
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  • April 10 2013

For the last 6 years, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has been developing a program with the view to expanding the

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Impact of introducing the new generic top level domain (new gTLD)

  • Yoon & Yang LLC
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  • Global
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  • November 20 2013

A top level domain refers to an internet domain name at the highest level (the right-most label in the domain name space). Up until now, a top

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Domain name update: the Trademark Clearinghouse is now accepting registrations

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • Global
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  • April 11 2013

As Gray Plant Mooty previously reported, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is poised to allow companies to operate new

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ICANN launches Trademark Clearinghouse protection for trade mark holders during domain name system expansion

  • D Young & Co
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  • Global
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  • May 2 2013

On 26 March 2013, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) launched the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH). It is envisaged that

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Launch of new gTLDs and the Trade Mark Clearinghouse (TMCH)

  • Hogan Lovells
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  • Global
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  • April 3 2013

This note sets out to provide you with the key facts about the TMCH, the background to the TMCH, how Hogan Lovells can assist and, at this stage

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The new domains are coming! Time to round up the trademarks

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • Global
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  • February 28 2013

ICANN, the body that regulates the Internet’s domain name system, began accepting applications for new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) in January

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Insane in the do-main: the new gTLDs and the Trademark Clearinghouse

  • Field Law
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  • Global
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  • June 5 2013

ICANN (the entity that essentially controls the worldwide domain name system) is in the final stages of processing approximately 1,900 applications

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The new gTLDs are almost here

  • Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
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  • Global
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  • August 27 2013

On August 23, 2013, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) released updated statistics on the progression of new generic

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What trademark owners need to know about the new internet generic top-level domains (gTLDs)

  • Gray Plant Mooty
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  • Global
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  • June 27 2012

The Internet is undergoing a dramatic change that has significant implications for the use and protection of trademarks.

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Getting ready for the launch of new gTLDs - the Trademark Clearinghouse is open

  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 30 2013

ICANN's new Generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") program has been forging ahead, and it is expected that about 500 new gTLD applications will launch

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Another sunrise, another new beginning. New gTLDs delegated and set to launch; are you ready?

  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 7 2014

ICANN delegates new gTLDs daily, which keeps trademark owners on their toes. Since our last blog article, new gTLD

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Enforcement issues in the new gTLD program post-Toronto update

  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
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  • Global
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  • November 2 2012

As a result of the highly active application period for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), a thousand or more new domain spaces may be available on the Internet beginning as early as mid-2013.

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ICANN launches Trademark Clearinghouse

  • Briggs and Morgan
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  • Global
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  • March 27 2013

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") has launched its Trademark Clearinghouse ("TMCH") effective March 26, 2013. ICANN

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Benefits of registering your brands with the Trademark Clearinghouse

  • Heenan Blaikie LLP
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  • Global
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  • June 19 2013

In our March 2013 IP Focus on Protecting Trade-marks in the New gTLDs, we reported that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers

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