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Protecting Your Brand by Registering with the New gTLD Trademark Clearinghouse

August 21, 2013
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By Cathleen Stadecker Why a new Trademark Clearinghouse? In June of last year, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced it had received nearly 2,000 applications for approximately 1,400 unique new gTLDs or “strings,” for example .app, .llc, .auto, .realty, and .law. This is a huge number compared to the 22 gTLDs […]

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New Generic Top Level Domains: Risks for Trademark Owners

January 20, 2012
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By Cathy Stadecker You’ve probably heard by now that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has opened the first application round for new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs).  What this means is that your organization can apply for virtually any domain name extension.  For example, Canon is planning to apply for .canon, […]

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