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Sutherland Legal Alert: XXX Domains: Prevention is Better than the Cure

By Chris Chan , James Johnson , Josh Curry , and Ian Wasser Brand owners should be wary of the launch of the new .XXX top-level domain, scheduled for implementation in December 2011. While Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) intended the new .XXX domain to host adult entertainment...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: UPDATE .XXX Domain General Availability Starts December 6, 2011

By Brian Gregg As of December 6, 2011 the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will begin offering .xxx domain registrations to the general public. The registry will be operated by Florida-based ICM Registry (ICM), the company that first applied for the .xxx domain in...

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Why Wait To Register? Trademark registrations are quickly becoming the only cost effective means to defend brands online

By Brian P. Gregg Investing in a trademark registration is becoming the only effective means for defending a brand online at relatively modest costs. Business owners who do not own federal registration for their trademarks are seeing their ability to protect their marks on the Internet shrink at the...