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Legal Challenge To ICM Registry’s and ICANN’s .XXX gTLD Continues – What Are The Implications For Other gTLD Applicants?

Posted in .XXX Domain Names, Domain Name, gTLD Issue, Trademark

Written by Geri Haight As we reported in December, two adult entertainment companies filed suit in federal district court in Los Angeles against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and ICM Registry, the sole operator of the .XXX domain name registry. The complaint, filed by adult filmmaker Digital Playground Inc. and Manwin Licensing… Continue Reading

ICANN’s New gTLDs Program: Disputes, Comments and Objections

Posted in .XXX Domain Names, Domain Name, gTLD Issue, Trademark, Trademark Infringement

Written by Geri Haight What if someone applied for a new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) that is confusingly similar to the gTLD applied for by your company?  Who has standing to file an objection or to submit a public comment in response to an applied-for gTLD?  These are the questions that many participants and observers… Continue Reading