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Dot TEL Gathers Momentum with Law Firms and Intellectual Property Agents

There has been a proliferation of dot TEL articles and client alerts appearing on blogs, web sites and newsletters of law firms and intellectual property firms over the past weeks.

With Sunrise Registration for trademark holders beginning December 3, trademark holders have just one week remaining to pre-book their trademark names. “One of the reasons we’ve been doing such a brisk business with trademark holders and agents during the pre-booking period, is the first come first served rule.” says Managed Services representative, Michael Maan. “While the Sunrise Registration period runs for a full two months from December 3, 2008 to February 2, 2009, many organizations have been pre-booking to ensure their submissions are first in the queue.”

“We’ve also been doing a large number of briefing sessions for major firms to bring their IP teams up to speed and answer their questions about dot TEL”, he continues. “Generally we’re finding that most people have a good grasp of the basics and understand how dot TEL is different from other domains. Most of the questions concern issues around the Sunrise rules for submission and details such as the reconsideration period.” has produced a white paper entitled “.TEL Briefing Paper for Trademark Holders and Agents”. For a copy of the paper or to speak to a .TEL expert about Sunrise and Landrush registrations, please contact Managed Services at or call 1.866.470.6820 or +1.604.633.1142

Articles from Law Firms and Intellectual Property Agents

Foley and Lardner LLP 
Legal News Alert: Important News for Trademark Owners Read the article –

Mintz Levin
Trademark Alert: New Top Level Domain .TEL Registration Begins December 3, 2008 for Trademark Holders
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Pinsent Masons
New no-advertising domain will deter some cybersquatters
Read the article

Davis, White, Tremaine
“.tel” Domain Name To Become Available Soon

Harrison Pensa LLP
.tel directory will keep you in loop
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AG IP News
Trademark Deadline Approaches

Clark Wilson LLP
.Tel – Not Just Another New Top-Level Domain

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