The Latest NgTLD Updates

by Robert Kriner on March 19, 2014

New gTLDs Launched

Donuts Sunrises
Registry operator Donuts has announced details of its next NgTLDs to launch into Sunrise on 25 March 2014 as follows:

New gTLD

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Early Access Program (EAP) Day 1

General Availability

.TIENDA

25-Mar-14

24-May-14

28-May-14

04-Jun-14

.CONDOS
.PROPERTIES
.MAISON

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

  • 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

United TLD (Rightside Registry) Sunrises
Registry operator United TLD has announced that its next NgTLDs to launch into Sunrise will be.PUB and .ACTOR as follows:

New gTLD

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

Landrush Opens

Landrush Closes

General Availability

     .PUB

02-Apr-14

02-Jun-14

End Date Sunrise (not first come, first served)

11-Jun-14

30-Jun-14

09-Jul-14

     .ACTOR

30-Apr-14

30-Jun-14

09-Jul-14

28-Jul-14

06-Aug-14

All phases open and close at 17:00 UTC.

During the Sunrise Phase, 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.  The initial term of registration for a domain is one year.

Anyone may register a domain name during the Landrush period, with multiple applications for the same domain also resulting in an auction and domains will be available to register on a first-come, first-served basis upon commencement of General Availability.

During Landrush and General Availability, domains may be registered for 1-10 years.

.TOKYO
Registry operator GMO Registry, Inc. has announced the next of its NgTLDs to launch into Sunrise will be .TOKYO as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

Landrush Opens

Landrush Closes

General Availability

07-Apr-14
(12:00 JST)

08-Jun-14
(23:59 JST)

End Date Sunrise
(not first come, first served)

09-Jun-14
(12:00 JST)

18-Jul-14
(23:59 JST)

22-Jul-14
(12:00 JST)

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

Multiple applications for the same domain during the Landrush period will also result in an auction, while domains registered under General Availability will be available to everyone on a first-come, first-served basis

Domains will be available in both Japanese (Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji scripts), as well as ASCII characters.

Further information on the registration policy for this NgTLD will follow soon.


Closing Soon

The NgTLDs 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 .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

Sunrise .KIM

11-Apr-14

Sunrise .PINK

11-Apr-14

Sunrise .RED

11-Apr-14

Sunrise .SHIKSHA

11-Apr-14

Sunrise .FARM

12-Apr-14

Sunrise .CODES

12-Apr-14

Sunrise .VIAJES (travel)

12-Apr-14

Sunrise . 移动 (xn--6frz82g) – Chinese for “mobile”

13-Apr-14

Sunrise .BLUE

13-Apr-14


New gTLDs Delegated

Four further new gTLDs from ICANN’s New gTLD Program have been delegated recently, taking the total to 173:

Date String Registry
12-Mar-14 .世界 (xn--rhqv96g) – Chinese for “world/shijie” Stable Tone Limited
09-Mar-14 .机构 (xn--nqv7f) – Chinese for “agencies/institutions” Public Interest Registry
09-Mar-14 .संगठन (xn--i1b6b1a6a2e) – Hindi for “organization/sangathana” Public Interest Registry
09-Mar-14 .组织机构 (xn--nqv7fs00ema) – Chinese for “organization” Public Interest Registry

New gTLDs Signed

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

New gTLD Registry Operator Date Contract Signed with ICANN
.HIV  dotHIV gemeinnuetziger e.V.

13-Mar-14

.REISE  dotreise GmbH

13-Mar-14

.SCA  SVENSKA CELLULOSA AKTIEBOLAGET SCA (publ)

13-Mar-14

.WILLIAMHILL  William Hill Organization Limited

13-Mar-14

So far, a total of 331 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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