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Getting prepped for ICANN's domain rush
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Global
  • February 9 2012

By now, you likely know that ICANN is accepting applications for new gTLDs through April 12, 2012

ICANNaclasm: the expansion of generic top-level domains
  • Wedlake Bell
  • Global
  • January 23 2012

Last June the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers announced that it would be changing its rules on generic top level domains (gTLDs) with effect from 2012 in order to allow any organisation (public or private) to apply to establish a gTLD registry for almost any word, with up to 1,000 new registrations per annum

The latest on the new gTLD launch: “reveal day” set for May 1st
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • February 7 2012

Trademark owners, mark your calendars

Finally - the first ICANN application round for '.brand' top level domain names and the role of Luxembourg as a domain name hub
  • NautaDutilh
  • Global, Luxembourg
  • January 18 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the organisation in charge of assigning and coordinating Internet identifiers, has opened a first application round for the registration of new generic top level domains ("New gTLDs") on 12 January 2012

Protecting your brand in the new .xxx top-level domain
  • Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP
  • Global
  • September 19 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) recently established procedures for the use of .XXX as a new top-level domain (TLD) like .COM, .NET, and .ORG

What brand owners need to do to cope with the new domain names after reveal day
  • Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP
  • Global
  • October 15 2012

On June 13, 2012, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) revealed that 1,930 new applications had been filed in the online TLD Application System (TAS

.xxx safeguarding IP rights
  • Schoenherr
  • Global
  • September 10 2012

A new Top Level Domain especially for the adult industry has been launched

ICANN publishes roadmap for new gTLD applications
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • Global
  • August 22 2012

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published a “roadmap” for new gTLDs (generic top-level domains) on August 17, 2012, aimed at providing guidance on the evaluation and delegation of the new gTLDs that will occur over the next year

Social media vanity URLs: who's claiming your brand?
  • Miller Canfield PLC
  • Global
  • August 27 2012

Certain social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter and Google, allow users to use “vanity URLs” that create a direct link to the user’s profile

Brand protection in the era of new top-level domains
  • Stoel Rives LLP
  • Global
  • October 30 2012

When the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) released the list of applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) on June 13, 2012, the clock started ticking