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ICANN

Afilias Announces Sunrise Period Registrations for .INFO Begins on July 25, 2001

— Trademark holders should register now to protect their marks prior to public registration. —

NEWTOWN, PA – July 25, 2001 — Afilias, the registry selected by ICANN to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), today announced the opening of the Sunrise Period, the first stage of registration for the .INFO top-level domain (gTLD).

U.S. Department of Commerce Approves .INFO into DNS Root

First .INFO Web site — Afilias.info — to Go Live June 27, 2001

NEWTOWN, PA - June 27, 2001 — Afilias, the registry selected by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), today announced that the U.S. Department of Commerce entered the .INFO TLD into the domain name system root zone on June 27, 2001, completing the final step in the approval process for the rollout of the first, new unrestricted domain name. .INFO's entrance into the root zone will enable .INFO domain names and Web sites to become live and accessible through Internet browsers. The first of these, launched today, is www.afilias.info.

Timing for .INFO Rollout Announced by Afilias

— .INFO Addresses to be Live by September 19 —

NEWTOWN, PA – June 20, 2001 — Afilias, the registry selected by ICANN to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), today announced its formal registration schedule, which will commence on July 25, 2001. Registration for .INFO domain names will begin for trademark and service mark holders during the Sunrise Period on July 25, 2001, and will begin for the general public on September 12, 2001. .INFO domain names are expected to become live and accessible through all Internet Web browsers on or about September 19, 2001.

Afilias Announces Opening of Registration for .INFO

— The initial stage of the .INFO rollout will allow trademark holders to protect their registered marks prior to public registration —

Afilias rolls out beta version of registrar software

New York City– May 5, 2001 — Afilias, the registry selected by ICANN to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), today announced the first stage of registration for the .info rollout to begin approximately 45 days following the signing of the ICANN contract expected by mid-May and subject to US Department of Commerce approval.

Afilias and WIPO to Collaborate in Rollout of .INFO Dispute Resolution Services

WIPO Will Be The Exclusive Provider Of Dispute Resolution Services for .INFO

NEW YORK, NY – May 3, 2001 – Afilias, the registry selected by ICANN to operate the new .INFO top-level domain (TLD), and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) today announced an agreement whereby WIPO will provide dispute resolution services for .INFO during the Sunrise Period. The Sunrise Period is a 30-day period, prior to the opening of public registration, where trademark and service mark holders will be able to reserve their exact marks in the .INFO domain.

Afilias to Discuss Policies Protecting Intellectual Property for the New .INFO Domain

— Afilias to Discuss Policies Protecting Intellectual Property for the New .INFO Domain —

New gTLD operators to showcase IP protection and trademark holder concerns during a panel discussion at the INTA’s 123rd annual conference.

The seven new top-level domains (TLD) selected by ICANN in November of 2000 are expected to roll out later this year, raising issues about intellectual property (IP) and trademark protection.

ICANN 52 - Singapore

Date: 
Feb 08, 2015
Location: 
Singapore

Afilias is a Silver Sponsor of the upcoming ICANN Conference in Singapore.  Afilias is proud to co-sponsor Music Night with PIR. Come enjoy the fun with live band karaoke, an open bar, and games all night long!

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