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Time to get generic
  • Manatt Phelps & Phillips LLP
  • Global
  • February 13 2014

The rollout of new generic top-level domain names has begun, with the first seven live as of January 29. The first gTLDs - .bike, .clothing, .guru

Report on the initial gTLD launch: taking a ride with .BIKE
  • Reed Smith LLP
  • Global
  • February 11 2014

Despite the attempts of Reed Smith and some others in the intellectual property field to educate the public on the upcoming explosion in the number

Internationalized domain name gTLDs pose challenge for owners of multlingual brands
  • Andrews Kurth Kenyon LLP
  • Global
  • July 25 2013

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") devised the new generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") program to open up new top level

Trademark Clearinghouse to assist in cybersquatter battle
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Global
  • April 12 2013

Following on from the proposed significant expansion in the number of new generic Top Level Domains (gTLDs) ICANN launched the Trademark

A stitch in time..the new gTLD Trademark Clearinghouse opens. Have you planned your brand protection strategy?
  • Matheson
  • Global
  • March 6 2013

The start of the new gTLD system is upon us. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") anticipates making the first of around

Cybersquatting; typosquatting Facebook’s $2.8 million in damages and domain names
  • FAL Lawyers
  • Global, USA
  • May 10 2013

A decision was recently handed down in California awarding Facebook $2.8 million in damages for domain name 'squatting'. The defendants in the

Historic internet domain name expansion creates opportunities and challenges for brand owners
  • Morrison & Foerster LLP
  • Global
  • September 14 2011

The organization charged with managing the Internet’s domain name system, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), recently approved a long-pending and highly controversial plan to allow for the dramatic expansion of generic top level domains (gTLDs), the most common of which currently are dot-COM, dot-NET, and dot-ORG

Decision time: trademarks and the new world of domain names: is your .plan ready?
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Global
  • September 9 2011

After years of online and offline discussions, international meetings, and many versions of proposed controlling documents, in June 2011 ICANN (described below) voted to allow up to 1,000 new top-level domains (TLDs) on the Internet in the near future

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

Preparing trademark clients for the new unlimited top level domains
  • Lewis Roca Rothgerber
  • Global
  • September 30 2011

On June 20, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers authorized the launch of a new program to permit qualified domain name registrars to apply for any string of characters “after-the-dot”