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gTLD update: .adult and .porn on the horizon
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • Global
  • March 6 2015

The Internet was in a tizzy back in 2011 when ICM Registry began selling .xxx domain names for use by adult entertainment providers, selling nearly

Don’t be caught off guard when the .bank top-level domain launches in June!
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • Global
  • March 2 2015

The .bank top-level-domain (TLD) is scheduled to open to the general public on June 1, 2015. As previously reported in the December 2014 issue of

.bank coming to a street near you in 2015!
  • Fredrikson & Byron PA
  • Global
  • December 4 2014

fTLD Registry Services beat out DotSecure, Inc. for the .bank gTLD. As you may recall, the International Banking Federation filed an objection with

Challenging delegated top-level domains: ICANN’s trademark post delegation dispute resolution procedure
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Global
  • August 27 2014

This year, hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) are changing the landscape of the Internet. The long-awaited result of ICANN's new gTLD

Domain name dispute resolution: a battle of trademarks vs. domain names
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • Global
  • August 26 2014

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center's domain name dispute resolution services for generic top-level

Back to school time to get educated about the newest gTLDs
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • Global
  • August 22 2014

ICANN continues to make big strides in widening the Internet playing field. To date, ICANN has invited 1,159 new gTLDs to contract, and of those 1

.bank and other domain names to open for financial institutions... and others
  • Bracewell & Giuliani LLP
  • Global
  • October 28 2014

The governing body that administers the domain name space, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), is in the process of

gTLD update: gTLD delegation sluggish after holiday season
  • Porter Wright Morris & Arthur LLP
  • Global
  • January 14 2015

ICANN has not started the new year off with a bang, delegating a mere four new gTLDs this January and only 11 in total since our last gTLD update

- a new gTLD targeting the financial sector
  • Schoenherr
  • Global
  • January 7 2015

The industry-related generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") provides new opportunities and new challenges for online activities in the financial

December 1: updated status of sunrise periods and trademark claims notification periods
  • Frost Brown Todd LLC
  • Global
  • December 1 2014

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