Wednesday, May 5, 2010

INTA in Boston? Let Me Know if You Want to Meet Up

If you're going to INTA's 2010 Annual Meeting in Boston and want to set aside some time to discuss online trademark infringement and/or the implementation of new top-level domains, send me an e-mail at The meeting is only three weeks away, but past experience suggests schedules fill up quickly.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

CNN Interviews ICANN Senior Director Regarding IDNs

Pursuant to CircleID, ICANN Senior Director, Tina Dam, was interviewed with regard to recent developments concerning internationalized domain names (IDNs). As was mentioned back in February, the first four IDNs approved represent top-level domains in Arabic, Russian and Cyrillic scripts, and therefore, trademark owners should take steps in the near future to determine whether to register domain names in these IDNs, particularly if they hold trademark registrations in Egypt, the Russian Federation, United Arab Emirates or Saudi Arabia.