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GTLD batching update: digital archery services available at a price

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Global
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  • May 11 2012

As ICANN struggles to get its application system back online, companies have begun lining up to make a profit off of the peculiarities of the application process itself

Applying for a new gTLD? Registration deadline of March 29, 2012 approaches as cybersquatting continues to rise

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Global
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  • March 19 2012

Time is running out to apply for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers’ (ICANN) new program to dramatically expand the number of generic top-level domain names (gTLDs

Pre-register your .xxx domain names now

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • September 15 2011

Although .xxx domain names will not become generally available to the public until December 6, 2011, many registrars are offering pre-registration of these domain names now

Google and Rosetta Stone settle AdWords trademark infringement suit

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • October 31 2012

Six months after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal of Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, the parties issued a joint statement today announcing that they have settled their legal dispute

Second application window for new gTLDs “reaffirmed” by ICANN

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Global
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  • February 13 2012

Last week, during a special meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors, the ICANN Board approved a resolution that contained a “reaffirmation” that ICANN will open a second application window for the gTLD program “as expeditiously as possible.”

Google AdWords decision in Europe: trademark owners may prevent competitors from using trademarks as keywords

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • European Union
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  • September 27 2011

Remember last year when the European Union’s Court of Justice ruled that Google did not violate European Union law by selling trademarks as keywords and thereby permitting advertisers to purchase and use keywords corresponding to their competitor’s trademarks in Google ads?

ICANN’s new gTLDs program: disputes, comments and objections

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • July 16 2012

What if someone applied for a new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) that is confusingly similar to the gTLD applied for by your company?

gTLD launch: an update on the TAS interruption

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Global
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  • May 16 2012

As previously posted, ICANN’s TLD application system (“TAS”) has been plagued by a “technical glitch ” that has caused the online application system for new generic top level domains (gTLDs) to be taken offline in order to protect the confidential information of the applicants

NewtGingrich.com: a lesson in defensive domain name registration and maintenance

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • USA
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  • December 22 2011

Not only is Newt Gingrich slipping in recent polls in his efforts to become the presidential nominee for the Republic Party, but he now has a domain name problem

The new generic top-level domains and the new Trademark Clearinghouse: deciding whether to register your brands

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Global
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  • May 16 2013

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") is the organization that oversees domain names worldwide. It recently began