Sunday, 13 September 2009

New gTLDs: Let the Gaming Begin

Several prospective TLD applicants have filed trademark applications for TLD strings over the past year. Obviously this has been done in order to give the TLD applicant an advantage should a "string contension" arise. Trademark applications have been filed for .music, .kids, .books, .buy to name a few.

A paper addressing problems involved in registrating TLD strings as trademarks have been published by Michael Palage and you can read it here
New gTLDs: Let the Gaming Begin, Part I: TLD Front Running

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