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Webnames.ca Launches Trademark Clearinghouse Validation Process for Trademark Holders

On March 26, 2013, Webnames.ca¬† implemented a Trademark Clearinghouse validation page for all Trademark holders. This is in anticipation of the release of new generic top level domains (gTLDs). What is the Trademark Clearinghouse? The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) is a database of trademarks established by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) in…

ICANN Publishes 2008 Annual Report

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has published their 2008 Annual Report. The report details ICANN’s achievements in 2008. Highlights include their three 2008 major initiatives: 1.  Process for introducing new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) to the Internet; 2.  Introduction of internationalized domain names (IDNs); and 3.  Extensive consultations on Improving Institutional…