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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...
By Ashlee Froese of Keyser Mason Ball LLP
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
BY: AMY G. MARINO
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) plans to accept new applications from January 12, 2012 to April 12, 2012 for
hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, e.g., .com, .net,
.org), in the wake...
by Michael Kelly
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...
By Brian Gregg At its June 20, 2011 meeting in Singapore, the Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) voted nearly unanimously to approve
the long awaited Applicant Guidebook. That decision starts the clock on