By Tommy Ho The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) began its 49th public meeting in Singapore on March 23 with an announcement of new statistics and milestones intended to illustrate the progress of the new generic top-level
By Vincent D’Angelo Join CSC’s Digital Brand Services in our special New Year’s Resolution blog post series: It’s never too late for a digital New Year’s Resolution (or six) as we share 6 resolutions that brands owners won’t want to
In a move that first came to light during the last ICANN meeting of the year, the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) has announced its intention to extend Trademark Claims notifications from 90 days to an indefinite period. In a notice to
During the final meeting of the year in Buenos Aires, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published an update to a technical issue that had previously threatened to hold up the launch of new top-level domains (TLDs).
As the pace and progress of news continues to pick up on new generic top-level domains (gTLDs), Christine Willett, V.P. gTLD Operations at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) published a blog post indicating that internationalized domain name
Donuts, the largest portfolio applicant in the new gTLD program, recently launched a unique and innovative blocking service for trademark holders known as the Domain Protected Marks List, or DPML. The Bellevue-based registry applied for more than 300 new gTLDs
The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) on Friday began taking requests from trademark holders to add previously abused domains to clearinghouse registrations. Trademark owners that have acquired previously abused domains based on a successful UDRP or national court case can add up
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) concluded its 47th meeting in Durban, South Africa, last week. Sessions opened with a ceremonial signing of registry agreements and closed with an energized and lively debate during the public forum.
During ceremonies earlier today marking the start of ICANN’s 47th meeting in Durban, South Africa, the organization announced that the first New gTLD registry applicants have passed the initial program evaluation and signed their respective registry agreements. Next, these successful
ICANN expects the first New gTLD to be delegated (activated) on August 28, 2013, signaling the time when brand owners must finally be prepared for the addition of more than 1,000 new extensions to the Internet. Many businesses have taken