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Three Key Takeaways from ICANN 59 in Johannesburg
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Global
  • July 21 2017

ICANN 59, the most recent public meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), took place in Johannesburg, South Africa

Navigating Domain Names and Social Media Platforms for Brand Owners
  • Al Tamimi & Company - Advocates and Legal Consultants
  • United Arab Emirates
  • July 17 2017

Internet presence and social media presence is all important for brand owners in today’s brave new world of consumers clutching their mobile phones

gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open - June 2017
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox PLLC
  • Global, USA
  • July 3 2017

As first reported in our December 2013 newsletter, the first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the "dot" in a domain

Key Topics to Follow During the ICANN 59 Policy Forum in Johannesburg
  • Mayer Brown LLP
  • Global
  • June 19 2017

The 59th international meeting of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) commences on June 25, 2017, in Johannesburg, South

Brands Containing “Geographic Terms” May be at Risk In The Next gTLD Round
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global
  • June 16 2017

Does your or your client’s brand contain a “Term of National Significance”? If it contains a word that matches a geographic place, or feature name

Navigating changes in the internet landscape and staying ahead of the curve
  • McCarter & English LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 18 2017

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is a not-for-profit entity tasked with coordinating the functions of the Internet

Why .AFRICA will succeed where others have failed
  • Inventa International
  • Africa
  • May 17 2017

It is increasingly becoming clear that many of the newTLD’s launched since 2013 are not viable as a business. While there are some notable exceptions

Momentum.Africa - opening of top-level domain name to create opportunities to IP right owners
  • K&L Gates
  • Africa, Global
  • April 11 2017

The new generic top-level domain (gTLD) .africa, a regional domain for users located in and out of the continent, has been officially validated by

Court of Appeal gets digital - adjudication of a domain name dispute
  • Dentons
  • Canada, Global
  • April 11 2017

On March 27, 2017, the Court of Appeal for Ontario released its endorsement in Boaden Catering Limited v. Real Food for Real Kids Inc., which

Will .Africa be the one digital space for the African continent?
  • Awapatent
  • Africa
  • April 4 2017

With the goal of establishing ’Africa in One Space‘, dotAfrica aims to provide a secure and world-class technical infrastructure to leverage the