Sunrise Period

A sunrise period is a period of time after the launch of a new top-level domain or second-level domain during which owners of trademarks may register a domain name containing the owned mark. Numerous domains have launched or plan to launch with a sunrise period, including info, mobi, pk, and eu. The World Intellectual Property Organization provided assistance to info administrator Afilias during its sunrise period.
Posts about Sunrise Period
  • Millions of new gTLD domains to be released as collision blocks end

    … blocks. Roughly 45 new gTLDs have ended their CI periods over the last two days. Here are the Latin-script ones: .bid, .buzz, .cancerresearch, .capetown, .caravan, .cologne, .cymru, .durban, .gent, .jetzt, .joburg, .koeln, .krd, .kred, .lacaixa, .nrw, .nyc, .praxi, .qpon, .quebec, .ren, .ruhr, .saarland, .wang, .webcam, .whoswho, .wtc, .citic…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncite- 4 readers -
  • .ooo sales targets are batshit crazy

    … seems to be expecting 35,000 to 40,000 sunrise registrations. That’s impossible. The .ooo sunrise period starts today, when there’s just shy of 33,000 trademarks listed in the Trademark Clearinghouse. A TMCH listing is of course required to buy a name at sunrise, so even if every mark in the TMCH converted to a .ooo name — which they won’t — the TLD…

    Kevin Murphy/ DomainIncitein Google- 9 readers -