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IP: Wrong Turns and Other Directional Changes on the Road to New gTLDs

On September 5, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced the process and evaluation parameters for applicants to request changes to their generic top-level domain applications. This article discusses the issues surrounding ICANN’s limited guidance on the change process and offers insights for applicants trying to navigating it.

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This article was first published in the October 2, 2012 edition of InsideCounsel.

Daniel D. Frohling is a partner in the Chicago office of Loeb & Loeb LLP, where he leads the firm’s gTLD Development and Response Team. Through and beyond the Team, he assists clients with developing, leveraging and protecting their marketing and IP assets through strategic planning and counseling, deal negotiation, and risk and dispute management.

Jessica B. Lee is an associate in Loeb & Loeb’s New York office, where she litigates and counsels clients in the areas of trademark, copyright, false advertising, marketing and privacy law.