The Latest NgTLD Updates from Corsearch

by Robert Kriner on March 27, 2014

New gTLDs Launched

Famous Four Media Sunrises (.TRADE and .WEBCAM)

Registry operator Famous Four Media has announced that it will launch the next of its TLDs, .TRADE and .WEBCAM, at the same time as .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, however the Reservation Program offering domains on a first come, first served basis, is currently live for .BID.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  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.

Donuts Sunrises

Registry operator Donuts has announced details of its next TLDs to launch into Sunrise on 1 April 2014 as follows:

New gTLD

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Early Access Program (EAP) Day 1

General Availability

.DATING

01-Apr-14

31-May-14

04-Jun-14

11-Jun-14

.EVENTS
.PARTNERS
.PRODUCTIONS

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

.BEST

Registry operator BestTLD Pty Ltd has announced the launch of its new gTLD .BEST as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

Landrush Opens

Landrush Closes

General Availability

17-Apr-14

17-May-14

Start Date Sunrise (first come, first served)

21-May-14

28-May-14

02-Jun-14

All phases open and close at 16:00 UTC.

During the Sunrise Phase, 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.

Multiple applications for the same domain during the Landrush period will result in an auction and domains will be available to all on a first come, first served basis under General Availability.

Premium domains are also available and IDNs will be available in German characters.

.WANG

Registry operator Zodiac Registry Limited has announced the launch of the first of its new gTLDs, .WANG - a transliteration/pinyin of 网 (web) in the Chinese language as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

Landrush Opens

Landrush Closes

General Availability

21-Apr-14

21-May-14

Start Date Sunrise (first come, first served)

26-May-14

29-Jun-14

30-Jun-14

During the Sunrise phase, 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.

Privacy or proxy services may not be used in connection with applications submitted during the Sunrise phase.

Domains will be available to all on a first come, first served basis during the Landrush period and under General Availability.

Domains will be available in Chinese and ASCII characters.

Public Interest Registry Sunrises (.орг, .संगठन and .机构 – “.ORG”)

Public Interest Registry (PIR) has announced that it is set to launch its internationalized versions of .ORG with its new gTLDs in Cyrillic (.орг), Hindi (.संगठन), and Simplified Chinese (.机构) as follows:

Sunrise Opens

Sunrise Closes

Sunrise Type

General Availability

22-Apr-14 (07:00 UTC)

22-May-14

Start Date Sunrise (first come, first served)

27-May-14 (07:00 UTC)

During the Sunrise Phase, 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.

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

Domains can be registered for periods of 1 to 10 years.


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

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

Eight further new gTLDs from ICANN’s New gTLD Program have been delegated recently, taking the total to 181:

Date String Registry
20-Mar-14 .NYC The City of New York by and through the New York City Department of Information Technology & Telecommunications
19-Mar-14 .COLOGNE NetCologne Gesellschaft für Telekommunikation mbH
19-Mar-14 .AXA AXA SA
19-Mar-14 .WEBCAM dot Webcam Limited
19-Mar-14 .TRADE Elite Registry Limited
15-Mar-14 .JETZT New TLD Company
11-Mar-14 .DNP Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd.
11-Mar-14 .INK Top Level Design, 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
.AFRICA ZA Central Registry NPC trading as Registry.Africa

23-Mar-14

.CAPETOWN ZA Central Registry NPC trading as ZA Central Registry

23-Mar-14

.DURBAN ZA Central Registry NPC trading as ZA Central Registry

23-Mar-14

.JOBURG ZA Central Registry NPC trading as ZA Central Registry

23-Mar-14

.ACCOUNTANTS Knob Town, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.ATTORNEY Victor North, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.AUCTION Sand Galley, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.AUDIO Uniregistry, Corp.

20-Mar-14

.CLAIMS Black Corner, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.CLINIC Goose Park, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.CREDIT Snow Shadow, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.CREDITCARD Binky Frostbite, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.DENTAL Tin Birch, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.DENTIST Outer Lake, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.FINANCE Cotton Cypress, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.FUND John Castle, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.FURNITURE Lone Fields, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.GRATIS Pioneer Tigers, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.INSURE Pioneer Willow, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.INVESTMENTS Holly Glen, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.JUEGOS Uniregistry, Corp.

20-Mar-14

.LAWYER Atomic Station, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.LDS IRI Domain Management, LLC

20-Mar-14

.LOANS June Woods, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.MORTGAGE Outer Gardens, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.REPUBLICAN United TLD Holdco Ltd.

20-Mar-14

.SOFTWARE Over Birch, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.SURGERY Tin Avenue, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.TAX Storm Orchard, LLC (Donuts)

20-Mar-14

.TOP Jiangsu Bangning Science & Technology Co.,Ltd.

20-Mar-14

.VERSICHERUNG dotversicherung-registry GmbH

20-Mar-14

So far, a total of 362 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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