Online dating company match.com has sued two websites for infringing its trademark after they purportedly offered similar services through pornographic-sounding domain names.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has announced a record number of cybersquatting cases for 2011.
Multinational auditing company Deloitte has confirmed that it has applied to operate a .deloitte generic top-level domain (gTLD).
In other gTLD news, the International Rugby Board (IRB) confirmed that it has applied to operate the .rugby domain.
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced on February 14 that 100 parties had successfully registered in the new generic top-level domain (TLD) system.
Two Internet pornography companies have accused the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and ICM Registry of violating antitrust laws by introducing the .xxx domain.
The president and chief executive officer of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) will step down from his post at the end of his term, it was announced in August.
The board of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved an application for the .XXX generic top-level domain.
Registered trademark owners can successfully secure their eligible .co top level domain during a global sunrise process, announced .CO Internet SAS.
Google has withdrawn three of its applications for new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) because they matched three-letter country codes that cannot be registered under the programme.