This post was written by Gregory S. Shatan.

The number of Top Level Domains (such as .com, .net, .eu, etc.) are expanding exponentially. On October 31st, the first of the new gLTDs opened registration for a trademark “Sunrise,” which allows trademark owners to register domains matching their trademarks. The first English language new gLTDs will begin their registration period on November 26th. To learn more about domain registration in the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) and protecting and maintaining your brand, visit our sister blog, AdLaw By Request.