Trademark Clearinghouse Offers protection for Trademarks as Launch of New GTLDS Approaches

The new gTLD program for domain names is proceeding, and we are getting closer to the launch of hundreds of new gTLDs. A gTLD is a generic top-level domain name, such as .com and .org. With new gTLDs will come new opportunities for trademark infringement as people try to register second-level domain names containing trademarks belonging to others. The Trademark Clearinghouse is an attempt to decrease these potential problems. If you are a trademark owner, registering your marks with the Trademark Clearinghouse can help you protect your marks. The Trademark Clearinghouse is scheduled to open on March 26, 2013... Read more.