Anticipating The GTLD Gold Rush Of 2009

Law360 (January 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- If you thought 2008 was a wild ride, wait until the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) begins taking applications for new Generic Top Level Domain names (gTLDs) in June 2009.

If the proposed changes are adopted, then intellectual property lawyers are likely to be in the forefront of efforts to either apply for gTLDs or, just as likely, to fight against efforts to register gTLDs that should not be registered.

Currently, there are an estimated 174,000,000 registered domains. The number has grown between...
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