New gTLD .shop launch

By Penny Hearn • In Brand protection, New gTLDs, Registry servicesComments Off on New gTLD .shop launch

Demys are pleased to announce the launch of a new top level domain which we perceive to be one of the first to have widespread appeal and importance (as opposed to more typical niche interest) to most of our client base. .shop will begin their Sunrise registration phase from 30

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Forthcoming gTLD sunrise periods

By Demys • In Brand protection, New gTLDs, Registry servicesComments Off on Forthcoming gTLD sunrise periods

The new gTLD program continues rapidly and imminent sunrise periods include the following: SHOP > 30 June 16 MOTORCYCLES > 15 June 16 If you have an interest in these spaces, please get in contact.

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Demys attending ICANN 55

By Demys • In Brand protection, Policy & governance, Registry servicesComments Off on Demys attending ICANN 55

As part of our continuing commitment to represent our clients at major Internet policy and governance forums, Demys will be attending ICANN’s latest meeting in Marrakech this week. ICANN meetings are held three times each year in different regions of the globe to enable attendees from around the world to

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Latest sunrise periods

By Demys • In Brand protection, New gTLDs, Registry servicesComments Off on Latest sunrise periods

The new gTLD program continues apace and forthcoming sunrise periods include the following new spaces: .信息 – 22-Feb-16 .mom – 24-Feb-16 .vip – 01-Mar-16 .home – 07-Mar-16 .motorcycles – 06-Apr-16 .insurance – 02-May-16 If you have an interest in these spaces, please get in contact.

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New gTLD round up

By Demys • In Brand protection, New gTLDs, Registry servicesComments Off on New gTLD round up

The new gTLD program continues rapidly and forthcoming sunrise periods include the following: barcelona > 12 January 2016 pet > 19 January 2016 mom > 25 January 2016 istanbul > 27 January 2016 ist > 27 January 2016 广东 > 01 February 2016 佛山 > 01 February 2016 信息 > 22

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Domain name phishing warning

By Penny Hearn • In Brand protection, SecurityComments Off on Domain name phishing warning

We have become aware of bogus abuse notifications being sent to our clients by email, with the subject line “Domain Suspension Notice”. These messages are not being sent from Demys and should be disregarded. A typical email that was passed to us is copied below: Dear Sir/Madam, The following domain

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Demys attending ICANN 54

By Demys • In Brand protection, Policy & governance, Registry servicesComments Off on Demys attending ICANN 54

As part of our continuing commitment to represent our clients at major Internet policy and governance forums, Demys will be attending ICANN’s latest meeting in Dublin this week. ICANN meetings are held three times each year in different regions of the globe to enable attendees from around the world to contribute to

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Gold.co.uk sets record price for ‘.co.uk’ domain name

By Tim Brown • In Brand protection, Domain name acquisitionComments Off on Gold.co.uk sets record price for ‘.co.uk’ domain name

To mangle Spandau Ballet’s lyrics, luck has left the registrant of gold.co.uk standing so tall as they successfully sold their domain name for an apparently record-breaking £600,000. The purchase by Rob Halliday-Stein – an entrepreneur and founder of BullionByPost one of the UK’s largest Internet gold dealers – is thought to

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Nominet reports 8% increase in domain disputes

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on Nominet reports 8% increase in domain disputes

Nominet, the company behind .UK, has today released the annual summary of domain name disputes bought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). A total of 726 complaints were made, up 8% on 2013. In 2014 there were 98 full decisions (where the respondent has defended the case). The most common

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Trademark Clearinghouse analysis shows deterrent effect

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on Trademark Clearinghouse analysis shows deterrent effect

Demys’ Brand Protection division’s latest research has shown that the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) set up to help protect brand holder’s rights in the new gTLD program has after 18 months of operation proven broadly successful. The paper reports that as at March 2015 there were approximately 35,100 registrations in the

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