1286 Applications for Top Level Domain Names - Reveal Day Delayed

By John McKeown of Cassels Brock ICANN's online application system was taken offline on April 12, 2012 in order to protect applicant data. A technical issue in the system allowed some users to view a limited number of other users' file names and user names, in certain scenarios. ICANN...

Kenyon and Kenyon LLP: New gTLD Trademark Clearinghouse Opening March 26, 2013

by Michael Kelly and Michelle Mancino Marsh The new generic Top-Level Domain ("gTLD") program will soon be bringing a flood of diversity to the internet's domain name system. Over 1,900 new gTLD applications have been submitted for gTLDs such as ".apple," ".shoes...

YourTrademark.Anything -- Trademark Protection in the Age of the Limitless

Excerpt: Get ready for the next great land rush, because the Internet is about to expand. Top-level domains, now restricted to 22 variations like .com, .edu, .net and .gov will soon be limitless. Companies have already petitioned ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) for...