In the press

Steering clear of online brand protection issues in the world of new gTLDs

BizTech Africa looks ahead at the launch of the new gTLD's and the function The Clearinghouse has as the only authorised and universal means of a brand owner protecting their trademarks across every new web extension.

 

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Source: BizTech Africa, July 18th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Steering clear of online brand protection issues in the world of new gTLDs
dotAfrica and ICANN47 summit in Durban

Business Report South Africa mentions the importance of validating trademarks in the Clearinghouse as it covers the ICANN47 meeting in Durban with updates surrounding the bit for dotAfrica.

 

Adidas
Source: Business Report South Africa, July 16, 2103
Publication language: English
Link: Bruising encounter brews in gold talks
5,000 Trademark Owners Register Under Trademark Clearinghouse

Althought the Clearinghouse reaches 5,000 trademarks many trademarks have yet to submit their trademarks. WHIR analyses the missing sectors and points the possible outfall if no action is taken.

 

NIKE AIR JORDAN
Source: Web Host Industry Review, July 16th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: 5,000 Trademark Owners Register Under Trademark Clearinghouse
Trademark Clearinghouse tops 5,000 registrations

World Intellectual Property Review details on the milestone of 5,000 trademarks in The Clearinghouse providing insights on the countries of origin of the trademarks, types of registrations and which sectors are highly active in the Clearinghouse.

 

 

Bodega
Source: World Intellectual Property Review, July 16th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Trademark Clearinghouse tops 5,000 registrations
Trademark Clearinghouse Passes 5,000 Registrations

As the Clearinghouse tops the 5,000 registrations Managing Intellectual Property breaks down the data and highlights which key sectors are still under represented.

 

Air Jordan Releases 2019
Source: Managing Intellectual Property, July 16th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Trademark Clearinghouse Passes 5,000 Registrations
Understanding the key offerings of the Trademark Clearinghouse

CIO Asia explains in detail the services of The Clearinghouse and the benefits of protecting your brands via TMCH.

 

Nike
Source: CIO Asia, May 21st, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Guest View: Understanding the key offerings of the Trademark Clearinghouse
ICANN watchers say businesses should take advantage of the new service

CIO is looking forward to the launch of the Clearinghouse detailing on its services and other possibilities offered by third parties.

 

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Source: CIO, March 25th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: ICANN's Trademark Clearinghouse to Launch Tuesday
Points of attention for Trademark Owners in the new gTLD era

Checkdomain details the launch of the new gTLDs and clarifies the critical role the Clearinghouse will have in helping brand owners to protect their brand.


Air Precision 2017
Source: checkomain, March 27th, 2013
Publication language: Other
Link: Neue Top-Level-Domains: Worauf müssen Markeninhaber jetzt achten
Deloitte Clarifies Protections for Word/Design Marks in New TLDs Trademark Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse guidelines offer clarification on the requirements for submitting marks in the Clearinghouse as explained by Deloitte manager Vicky Folens.

 

Adidas
Source: Bloomberg BNA, March 6th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Deloitte Clarifies Protections for Word/Design Marks in New TLDs Trademark Clearinghouse
Icann launches brand database for trademarks

BBC News covers the launch of the Clearinghouse, quoting Jonathan Robinson.

"New top-level domain names present a land of opportunity, but there are also threats. Prior to this there has been no universal protection available to brand owners and the Clearinghous goes a long way to mitigating the threat" he said.

 

Air Jordan VI 6 Shoes
Source: BBC News, March 26th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Icann launches brand database for trademarks
Trademark Clearinghouse Tops 5,000 submissions

The first statistics on the trademarks already submitted are poled both in category as in originating country as the Clearinghouse tops 5,000 submissions.

 

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Source: Domain Name Wire, July 16th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Trademark Clearinghouse Tops 5,000 submissions
The TMCH kicks off

ADZINE covers the launch of the Clearinghouse in the light of new gTLD era and offers some insights on an independent study clarifying how brands will be using the Trademark Clearinhouse.

New Balance
Source: ADZINE, march 26th, 2013
Publication language: Other
Link: Trademark Clearinghouse für gTLDs nimmt Betrieb auf
Brands Facing Dot-Com Domain Identity Crisis

Ad Week covers the issues the launch of the new gTLD's can cause for brand owners; stating: "For brands that want to defensively register thousands of trademarks and variations to the left of the dot to keep them out of the hands of cyber scammers, the proliferation of TLDs present a financial, legal and logistical nightmare."

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Source: Ad Week, april 1st, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Brands Facing Dot-Com Domain Identity Crisis
The necessity of ensuring trademarks are protected

Vicky Folens, a manager at Deloitte, states that protecting trademarks in line with the launch of new web extensions is nothing new, but the sheer volume of new generic top-level domain names expected to go live in the coming year or so "makes the necessity of ensuring (the trademarks) are protected all the more poignant".


Women's Fashion
Source: Business Day, monday july 15th, 2013
Publication language: English
Link: Race to safeguard web domain name trademarks
German trademarkholders are still holding off submitting to TMCH

Der Anwalt Spiegel gathers some data of trademarks already submitted in the Trademark Clearinghouse with the conclusion that the German trademarkholders are wel behind other European countries such as France and Swiss.

sneakers
Source: Deutscher Anwalt Spieger, may 29th, 2013
Publication language: Other

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