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May 31, 2015 deadline for trademark holders to acquire potentially damaging website domain suffix (“.SUCKS”)
  • Leech Tishman Fuscaldo & Lampl LLC
  • Global
  • May 23 2015

The sunrise period for trademark owners to acquire the .SUCKS domain suffix will expire on May 31, 2015. On June 1, 2015 the Generic Top-Level Domain

Dispute looms over launch of .SUCKS domain
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • Global
  • May 21 2015

The recent decision by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to create a number of new domains -- including a .SUCKS domain

New gTLD .sucks for brand owners
  • AA Thornton & Co
  • Global
  • May 18 2015

Registration of trade marks under the controversial new gTLD (Generic Top Level Domain) .sucks is now open. The sunrise period runs until 29 May 2015

.sucks to be you? Deadline looms for brand owners to secure “yourbrand.sucks” domain names prior to public release on 1 June 2015
  • Watermark Patent & Trade Marks Attorneys
  • Global
  • May 14 2015

As the list of alternatives to ".com" continues to grow under ICANN's new generic top level domain (gTLD) program, there's one new gTLD currently

The .BANK top level domain will soon be launched - financial institutions should take account
  • Hanson Bridgett LLP
  • Global
  • May 13 2015

ICANN's program to expand the available generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) is well underway. The well-known .com, .gov, and .org strings have been and

May 12: updated status of sunrise periods and trademark claims notification periods
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Global
  • May 12 2015

As we previously reported to you, the internet is expanding to include hundreds of new top-level-domains (TLDs) (examples of TLDs as we know them

What does .sucks mean for your brand?
  • Spruson & Ferguson
  • Global
  • May 12 2015

The top level domain (TLD) .sucks was recently approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). The TLD operator, Vox

.sucks gTLD should you protect your brand on this top level domain?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Global
  • May 8 2015

As part of the New Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) program, the Internet Corporation of Names and Numbers (ICANN) has now delegated nearly 550 new

Global strategies for protecting brands in the expanded online space
  • NetNames Limited
  • Global
  • May 8 2015

The Internet also poses significant challenges and risks to brand and trademark owners from a strategic and regulatory perspective. This chapter

Don’t be .sucker punched by the latest domain extension!
  • Baldwins
  • Global
  • May 7 2015

Brand owners! Have you heard about the .sucks domain names? Sunrise registrations for the TLD opened on 30 March and Instagram, Bank of America and