In brief: .xxx domain names will be available for registration in early September. While .xxx domain names are intended for adult content, trade mark holders in other industries will be able to take advantage of a ‘sunrise period’ to defensively register their trade marks so as to remove the risk of brand-jacking and cyber-squatting. Partner Andrew Wiseman (view CV), Senior Associate Jesse Gleeson and Law Graduate Andrew Wilcock look at what is involved.
- Approval of the .xxx domain name space
- What are the consequences of defensively registering a .xxx domain name?
- How and when can I defensively register a .xxx domain name