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Understanding the new gTLD program, and what it means for your brand
  • Bereskin & Parr LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • August 3 2011

After years of consultation, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the next round of generic top-level domains (gTLDs), which are generic suffixes of domain names (e.g. .com, .net, and. org


The launch of the .xxx top level domain name protecting your brand’s reputation
  • Lawson Lundell LLP
  • Canada
  • September 6 2011

The organization that controls most of the Internet's gTLD's (generic top level domain names, such as .com and .net) has approved the use of .xxx as a new gTLD


.yourbrand? Get ready for custom domain extensions
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
  • Canada
  • June 30 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently voted in favour of accepting applications for new top-level domain (TLD) extensions beginning January 12, 2012


New generic top level domains: opportunities and risks for trade-mark owners
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 28 2011

On June 20, 2011 the board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) approved a plan to increase the number of generic top-level domains (gTLD) from the current 22 (which includes .com, .net and .org) to possibly hundreds


The legal and practical guide to protecting your brand on the web and in social media
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Canada
  • October 6 2011

A brand has to be linked with a business strategy


Domain name is personal property and a ‘real and substantial connection’ to jurisdiction: Ontario CA
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 29 2011

Tucows.com, a Nova Scotia tech company with a principal office in Ontario, bought over 30,000 domain names from an operation called Mailbank Inc. in 2006, including renner.com


New gTLDs coming out soon!
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • September 27 2011

On June 20, 2011, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) formally approved the system to launch new generic top level domains (gTLDs


IP monitor - Tucows finds Ontario a greener pasture
  • Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
  • Canada
  • August 19 2011

In Tucows.com Co. v Lojas Renner S.A. (2011) ONCA 548, August 8, 2011, the Court of Appeal for Ontario has held that a .com domain name owned by an Ontario Corporation is personal property in Ontario


Protecting trademarks from registration on the ".xxx" domain
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Canada, Global
  • August 19 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the international non-profit organization charged with creating policies for use of the internet, recently approved the internet domain “.xxx” for use specifically by the adult entertainment industry


Domain name is property in Ontario
  • Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP
  • Canada
  • August 25 2011

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has ruled that a domain name is personal property and a business asset located in Ontario