Generic Top Level Domains - Current Sunrise Periods Open

As first reported in our December 2013 newsletter, the first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the "dot" in a domain name) have launched their "Sunrise" registration periods.  Please see our December 2013 newsletter for information as to what the Sunrise Period is, and how to become eligible to register a domain name under one of the new gTLDs during this period.

 

As of the date of this newsletter, Sunrise periods are open for the following new gTLDs:

 

.dental

.surgery

.hiphop

.audio

.yokohama

.juegos

.fund

.cash

.tax

.investments

.bio

.desi

.furniture

.discount

.fitness

.schule

.gratis

.website

.creditcard

.claims

.press

.host

.global

.okinawa

.xn—io0a7i (网络 - Chinese for "network")

.xn—55qx5d (公司 - Chinese for "company")

.reise

.bayern

.durban

 

.joburg

.capetown

.accountants

.digital

.finance

.insure

.ren

.xn—cg4bki (삼성 - Koreanfor “Samsung/Samseong”)

.republican

.guide

.loans

.church

.life

.surf

.beer

.hamburg

.scot

.place

.direct

.saarland

.hiv

.deals

.BLACK

.soy

.city

.attorney

.lawyer

.melbourne

 

ICANN maintains an up-to-date list of all open Sunrise periods here.  This list also provides the closing date  of the Sunrise period.  We will endeavor to provide information regarding new gTLD launches via this monthly newsletter, but please refer to the list on ICANN's website for the most up-to-date information – as the list of approved/launched domains can change daily.

 

Because new gTLD options will be coming on the market over the next year, brand owners should review the  list of new gTLDs (a full list can be found here) to identify those that are of interest.  

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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