Firms May Face More Domain Name Fights: Experts

Law360, New York (August 1, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- New policies pushed by the Internet's key naming authority aim to revolutionize the future of Internet addresses and create new ways for corporations to craft their online identities. But experts say the sweeping changes are likely to also lead to big headaches for trademark owners.

This summer, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, the chief international domain name coordinator, approved guidelines to allow a vast expansion of new Internet domain names.

The new rules would allow the creation of potentially any number...
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