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Foley & Lardner LLP: ICANN Accepting Applications for New Generic Top Level Domain Names
Posted on 20 Jan 2012 by Foley & Lardner LLP

By Toni Y. Hickey and Andrew Baum The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began accepting applications for new generic top level domain names (gTLDs) on January 12, 2012. ICANN is accepting applications through April 12,... Read More

McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: Why Wait To Register? Trademark registrations are quickly becoming the only cost effective means to defend brands online
Posted on 15 May 2012 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

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... Read More

E-Gold Mine Rush?
Posted on 30 Jan 2012 by Ashlee Froese

By Ashlee Froese of Keyser Mason Ball LLP As the internet becomes an increasingly pervasive marketing tool for fashion companies, it's hard (and not very business savvy) to ignore developments on the internet. Previously, CanadaFashionLaw... Read More

Starting an Online Business / CLE Webinar - ICANN's New Top-Level Domain Names Part 3: Will the New Top-Level Domain Names Result in a Horse Race To Get There First?
Posted on 25 May 2011 by Paul D. McGrady, Jr.

By Paul D. McGrady, Jr., Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig / Author, McGrady on Domain Names Well, there's not going to be a horse race because there's a three-month application window and there is, at least the way the applicant guide book... Read More

Foley & Lardner: ICANN Opens Trademark Clearinghouse as Part of Imminent Domain Name Expansion
Posted on 26 Mar 2013 by Foley & Lardner LLP

With the launch of possibly hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) on the horizon, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will open on March 26, 2013 the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), in which brand owners can... Read More

John McKeown and James Davis Update the Application Process for ICANN's Expansion of Generic Top-Level Domains: What Brand Owners Need to Know
Posted on 20 Apr 2012 by LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff

On this edition, John McKeown of CasselsBrock in Toronto and James Davis of Arent Fox in Washington, D.C. provide an update on the application process for ICANN's expansion of generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs). They review the current timeline and... Read More

1286 Applications for Top Level Domain Names - Reveal Day Delayed
Posted on 4 May 2012 by John Mckeown

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... Read More