Are there going to be new generic top level domains available in the future?
gTLD Update for September 2013
gTLD Update for February 2013
Hot Trends in Federal Enforcement on the Web in 2013 from Ifrah Law Partners
When the organization responsible for assigning domain names announced several years ago that it would expand the generic top level domain name system from the previous 21 to an unlimited number, brand owners knew their legal...more
Expansion of the domain name system -
ICANN (the organisation that coordinates internet domain names) is in the process of expanding the domain name system by introducing hundreds of new global Top Level Domains...more
A required element to sustain a claim under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection (ACPA) (15 U.S.C. § 1125(d)(1)(A)) is proof that the defendant acted with "bad faith intent to profit from that mark." As bad faith...more
The next wave of domain-name barbarians is gathering outside the gates. Here’s what you need to do now to keep your trademarks, and your e-commerce, safe.
Almost every business has had to deal with cybersquatters –...more
In This Issue:
- PAGING MR. CHARBUCKS:
Someone once said that the American legal system guarantees every corporation its decade in court. That came true with a vengeance for two corporations whose 12-year-long...more
The New gTLDs Are Almost Here. Will You Be Ready?
The first new generic Top-Level Domains (“gTLDs”) are expected to launch any day now — triggering what many predict will be the most significant transformation of the...more
Last year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) received over 1,900 applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), including multiple applications for popular domains like .app, .inc, .art,...more
The universe of generic top-level domains (gTLDs), currently limited to about a dozen gTLDs such as .com, .net, and .org, will likely explode later this year, as some of the more than 1000 potential new gTLDs are rolled out,...more
Registering with the Trademark Clearinghouse begins March 26, 2013 -
Maybe you have heard that the Internet is about to drastically change. Maybe you have heard that by the middle of this year, domain names ending in...more
Hot Trends in Federal Enforcement on the Web in 2013 from Ifrah Law Partners...more
You have likely heard by now that the Internet is about to get substantially bigger and more complex, with potentially treacherous consequences for brand owners. This past fall, we wrote a chapter covering this issue in...more
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