The Latest NgTLD Updates

by Robert Kriner on March 12, 2014

New gTLDs Launched

Donuts Sunrises
Registry operator Donuts has announced details of its next NgTLDs to launch into Sunrise on 18 March 2014 as follows:

New gTLD

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Early Access Program (EAP) Day 1

General Availability

.CRUISES

18-Mar-14

17-May-14

21-May-14

28-May-14

.FLIGHTS
.RENTALS
.VACATIONS
.VILLAS

The following Internationalized Domain Names (IDNs) are available for Donuts new gTLDs:

- English, French, Spanish in all Latin TLDs except for German
- English, French, Spanish, and German in the German TLDs
- English and Chinese only in the Chinese IDN TLDs

.BID

Registry operator Famous Four Media has announced that it is set to launch its first new gTLD .BID as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

General Availability

31-Mar-14

30-May-14

End Date Sunrise (not first-come, first served)

09-Jun-14

During the Sunrise period, trademark rights holders may register their domain names provided that the term applied for is in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH), with multiple applications for the same domain resulting in an auction.

There will be no Landrush phase for this NgTLD, however the Reservation Program offering domains on a first-come, first-served basis, is currently live for .BID, as well as .TRADE and .WEBCAM.

Domains will be available to all on a first-come, first-served basis under General Availability.

Domains may be registered for periods of from 1 to 10 years.

Famous Four Media will be offering a mix of premium names via auction and on a buy-it-now basis.

Note that Famous Four Media does not allow WHOIS privacy at the registry level, however proxy registrations are permitted.

.QPON

Registry operator dotCOOL, Inc. has announced that it is set to launch its new gTLD .QPON as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

General Availability

02-Apr-14 (15:01 UTC)

02-May-14 (15:01 UTC)

Start Date Sunrise (first-come, first served)

05-May-14 (15:00 UTC)

During the 30-day Sunrise period, trademark rights holders may register their domain names on a first-come, first-served basis provided that the term applied for is in the TMCH.

Applications will be accepted for domain names appearing on ICANN’s Second Level Domain (SLD) Name Collision block list, however any such registered domains will not resolve on the Internet unless and until such time ICANN removes such prohibitions.

Domains may be registered for periods of from 1 to 10 years.  IDNs are available in Spanish characters.

Domains will be available to all under General Availability on a first-come, first-served basis.

Closing Soon

The New gTLDs listed below have Launch phases closing soon. Please submit your applications one–two days before the close of the applicable period to ensure the timely completion of your order.

Launch Phase

New gTLD

Closing Date

Sunrise (Start Date/FCFS) .CEO

11-Mar-14

Landrush .MENU

12-Mar-14

Landrush .UNO

14-Mar-14

Sunrise .EMAIL

15-Mar-14

Sunrise .ONL

15-Mar-14

Sunrise .TRAINING

15-Mar-14

Sunrise .BUILDERS

15-Mar-14

Sunrise .SOLUTIONS

15-Mar-14

Sunrise .SUPPORT

15-Mar-14

Sunrise (Start Date/FCFS) .BERLIN

16-Mar-14

Sunrise . 中文网 (xn--fiq228c5hs) – Chinese for “Chinese network”

17-Mar-14

Sunrise .KIWI

17-Mar-14

Sunrise .在线 (xn--3ds443g) – Chinese for “online”

17-Mar-14

Sunrise .BUZZ

18-Mar-14

Sunrise/One Launch Phase онлайн (xn--80asehdb) – Cyrillic for “online”

18-Mar-14

Sunrise/One Launch Phase сайт (xn--80aswg) – Cyrillic for “site”

18-Mar-14

Sunrise .INSTITUTE

22-Mar-14

Sunrise .EDUCATION

22-Mar-14

Sunrise .GLASS

22-Mar-14

Sunrise .REPAIR

22-Mar-14

Sunrise .CAMP

22-Mar-14

Landrush .CEO

24-Mar-14

Landrush/RUHR-Phase .RUHR

26-Mar-14

Sunrise .BUILD

28-Mar-14

Sunrise .PICS

28-Mar-14

Sunrise .GIFT

28-Mar-14

Sunrise .LINK

28-Mar-14

Sunrise .GUITARS

28-Mar-14

Sunrise .CLUB

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .PHOTO

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .SOLAR

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .INTERNATIONAL

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .HOUSE

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .COFFEE

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .FLORIST

29-Mar-14

Sunrise .MARKETING

05-Apr-14

Sunrise .HOLIDAY

05-Apr-14

Sunrise .LUXURY

06-Apr-14

Sunrise .RICH

07-Apr-14

Sunrise .DEMOCRAT

07-Apr-14

Sunrise .DANCE

07-Apr-14

Landrush .BUZZ

10-Apr-14

 

New gTLDs Delegated

Six further new gTLDs from ICANN’s New gTLD Program have been delegated recently, taking the total to 169:

Date String Registry
05-Mar-14 .орг (xn--c1avg) – Russian for “organization/org”) Public Interest Registry
05-Mar-14 .KOELN NetCologne Gesellschaft für Telekommunikation mbH
02-Mar-14 .BID dot Bid Limited (Famous Four Media)
02-Mar-14 .OKINAWA BusinessRalliart Inc.
02-Mar-14 .VOTE Monolith Registry LLC
02-Mar-14 .VOTO Monolith Registry LLC

 

New gTLDs Signed

The following new gTLD Registry operators have entered into a Registry Agreement with ICANN recently, under which they will operate their new gTLDs.

New gTLD

Registry Operator

Date Contract Signed with ICANN

.AIRFORCE United TLD Holdco Ltd.

06-Mar-14

.ARMY United TLD Holdco Ltd.

06-Mar-14

.ASSOCIATES Baxter Hill, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.BIO STARTING DOT LIMITED

06-Mar-14

.CAPITAL Delta Mill, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.CARE Goose Cross (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.CASH Delta Lake, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.DEGREE Puff House, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.DIGITAL Dash Park, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.DISCOUNT Holly Hill, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.ENGINEER United TLD Holdco Ltd.

06-Mar-14

.ENGINEERING Romeo Canyon (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.EXCHANGE Spring Falls, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.FAIL Atomic Pipe, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.FAN Goose Glen, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.FINANCIAL Just Cover, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.FITNESS Brice Orchard, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.GIVES United TLD Holdco Ltd.

06-Mar-14

.GRIPE Corn Sunset, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.HIPHOP Uniregistry, Corp.

06-Mar-14

.LEASE Victor Trail, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.LIMITED Big Fest, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.MARKET Victor Way, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.MEDIA Grand Glen, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.NAVY United TLD Holdco Ltd.

06-Mar-14

.NGO Public Interest Registry

06-Mar-14

.ONG Public Interest Registry

06-Mar-14

.PICTURES Foggy Sky, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.REHAB United TLD Holdco Ltd.

06-Mar-14

.REISEN New Cypress, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.SCHULE Outer Moon, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.TOWN Koko Moon, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.TOYS Pioneer Orchard, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.UNIVERSITY Little Station, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.VET Wild Dale, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.WTF Hidden Way, LLC (Donuts)

06-Mar-14

.XN–MXTQ1M (政府 – public affairs and public sectors) Net-Chinese Co., Ltd.

06-Mar-14

So far, a total of 327 Registry Agreements have been signed. The full list of Registry Agreements can be viewed at: http://www.icann.org/en/about/agreements/registries.

If you have any questions related to new gTLDs, please contact your local Corsearch Account Manager, or email us at newgtlds@wolterskluwer.com.

If you are interested in submitting trademarks to the Trademark Clearinghouse, please contact us at tmclearinghouse@wolterskluwer.com for assistance with the submission process.

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