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

    … Millions of new gTLD domain names are set to start being released, as ICANN-mandated name collision blocks start getting lifted. Starting yesterday, domains that have been blocked from registration due to name collisions can now be released by the registries. About 95,000 names in gTLDs such as .nyc, .tattoo, .webcam and .wang have already…

    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- 6 readers -
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