Friday, July 3, 2015

Wrap-Up from ICANN 53 by FairWinds Partners

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
FairWinds Partners to recap on ICANN 53.

Extract: "With the New gTLD Program well under way and hundreds of new extensions delegated, discussions in Buenos Aires touched on a slew of issues related to Round 1 and an eventual Round 2. As far as brands are concerned, here’s a quick rundown of some of the many issues debated at ICANN 53:
  • Domain Name Pricing
  • gTLD Auction Proceeds
  • Generic gTLDs
  • Whois Privacy Protections".

Source: http://blog.fairwindspartners.com/internet-governance-and-policy/icann-53-review.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Sports Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with FairWinds Partners.

More UDRPs on new domain names

Many famous Trademarks recently filled UDRPs on new domain names.

Extract: "Beyonce filed two separate UDRP for the domain names BeyonceShop.com which was registered in 2009 and & Beyonceshopping.com which was registered last year".

Source: http://www.thedomains.com/2015/07/02/walmart-files-udrp-for-walmart-vodka-beyonce-for-beyonceshop-com-beyonceshopping-com/.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Africans want ICANN insiders on IRPs

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
Add note.

Extract: "The issue at the center of the .Africa domain debate is not so much in the timing of the accountability procedures applied, but time and again it has been shown to be much on the impatience of the competing party that comprises Africa Union/ ZACR who appear to want a short circuited solution and outcome that could expedite the procedures that emanated from the rushed signing of the contract that resulted in the IRP panel ordering ICANN to cease all processes of .Africa until the case had been determined in mid-July 2015".

Source: http://domainnewsafrica.com/omg-africans-want-icann-insiders-on-independent-review-panels-irps/.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Clubs based in Arica can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Learn more about .SKI new gTLD

Register today to join the next Webinar: Tuesday 7 July 2015, 15:00 [UTC].

Extract: ".SKI (dot-ski), the new Internet domain space dedicated to ski and snow sports. .Ski has been specially created for the ski sports industry and enthusiasts. .Ski has been developed in partnership with the International Ski Federation (FIS). Registration of domain names such aswww.myresort.ski will start on September 8th 2015".

Source: http://www.trademark-clearinghouse.com/event/introducing-ski.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Ski clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Many new gTLDs have changed hands already

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
Extract: "It should be noted that while I’ve counted 86 assignments, I may have missed some. At least one — XYZ.com’s acquisition of .security from Symantec, does not appear have been completed yet, judging by ICANN’s web site".

Source: http://domainincite.com/18849-you-might-be-surprised-how-many-new-gtlds-have-changed-hands-already.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Auction clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

2 Sunrise Periods are starting: .SKI & .MANGO new gTLDs

Sunrise Periods:

  1. .SKI
    SUNRISE PERIOD START: Wednesday, 1 July, 2015
    SUNRISE PERIOD END: Sunday, 30 August, 2015
  2. .MANGO
    SUNRISE PERIOD START: Wednesday, 1 July, 2015
    SUNRISE PERIOD END: Sunday, 30 August, 2015
Source: http://www.trademark-clearinghouse.com/gtld-calendar.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • In Sunrise Period: register your .SKI domain names with Nameshield.
  • Ski clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Check with your Registrar for Premium ".club" domains

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
As soon as tomorrow, it becomes possible to register a Premium ".club" domain name directly at your accredited Registrar.

Extract: "If you pay €100,00, €800,00 or more for your generic Premium ".club" domain name, the price you will pay each year could be as low as €12,00".

Source: http://www.gtld.club/2015/06/accredited-registrars-to-offer-premium.html.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Premium clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

New domains: inflation or appreciation?


Source: https://youtu.be/v4myinBWMOo.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Will there be .ANIMAL applications in Round 2 ?

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
Will new gTLD applicants try to speculate on animal names in the second Round of the ICANN new gTLD program?

Extract: "Round 1 of the ICANN new gTLD program has been successful in many areas and industries such as "colors", "clubs" and "city domain name extensions" (city Top-Level Domains). In which areas of interest should we expect the the second Round to be as successful?"

Source: http://www.gtld.club/2015/06/what-about-animals-in-second-round.html.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Animal clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Just noticed: an official ICANN Whois

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
Is this website to replace the old "Internic" website?

Extract: "These results are shown for the sole purpose of assisting you in obtaining information about domain name registration records and for no other purpose".

Source: http://whois.icann.org/.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Happening with new gTLDs: what Trademarks wanted to avoid at all costs

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
Thank to ICANN for allowing such new gTLDs like ".sucks" to exist, the first dirty squatting start to happen.

Extract: "The site solicits commentary about WHATEVER — a liberal arts university in Massachusetts that owns a US trademark on “WHATEVER” — but does not yet publish any such criticism".

Source: http://domainincite.com/18833-first-example-of-sucks-cybersquatting.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Great Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

New gTLDs Are Like Old Cellphones

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
Extract: "I think new gTLDs today are like cellphones in the early 2000’s. It’s so early that there are no meaningful statistics around use, sales, or anything else that comes with mass adoption…but many are only a year old or less".

Source: http://morganlinton.com/the-new-gtlds-are-like-cellphones-in-1974/.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Phone clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

.WINE & .VIN new gTLDs: INTA's position on Geographical Indication

A "club is a club": sports clubs, fan clubs, night clubs to use a domain name ending in ".club".
The International Trademark Association's position on Geographical Indications.

Extract: "INTA has served as the voice of trademark owners before the WTO Secretariat and with a number of WTO member states in reference to the protection of GIs".

Source: http://www.inta.org/Advocacy/Pages/GeographicalIndications.aspx.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Wine clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

Report on latest ICANN meeting in Buenos Aires

Good read: a compete report on what happened during last ICANN meeting in Buenos Aires.

Extract: "The CENTR report from ICANN53 in Buenos Aires is available and covers the ccNSO, GNSO and GAC sessions by topic and theme, with a special focus on the IANA Stewardship Transition".

Source: https://centr.org/CENTR-Report-ICANN53.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

How the .BANK new gTLD Improves Email Authentication

The .BANK Registry about to offer anti-phishing solution to end users.

Extract: "We're very happy that the .bank TLD is going to be requiring various forms of email authentication," says Jevans, co-founder and chairman of the APWG, which recently found that many other top-level domains are not only susceptible to fraud, but also are easily spoofed".

Source: https://centr.org/CENTR-Report-ICANN53.
  • Trademarks: submit your datas into the Trademark Clearinghouse to participate in coming Sunrise Periods. Check the calendar here;
  • Bank Clubs can register their ".club" domain name with Namebay.

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