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McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC: New gTLDs to Appear as Early as 2012

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 the application process for the new generic top level domains ("gTLDs"...

Duane Morris LLP: Inception of the Online Red Light District: ICANN to Launch Top-level Domain Extension This Fall

By Mark A. Steiner Background The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set to launch the new .XXX (dot-triple X) top-level domain (TLD) extension this fall. The intended users are those in the adult entertainment industry with websites that are sexually oriented...

Fitch, Even, Tabin & Flannery LLP: ICANN Application Period Now Open for New Generic Top-Level Domains

By Alisa C. Simmons As first reported in June, ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers that administers Internet domains) has liberalized the generic top-level domain system. Earlier this month, ICANN opened the first of its planned application periods for new generic...

E-Gold Mine Rush?

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 gave our fashionista readers a head's up on looming...