The Domain Name Deluge: What In-House Counsel Need to Know About ICANN’s New gTLD Program

Originally aired on December 12, 2011, and presented by the Association of Corporate Counsel — Northeast Chapter, this webinar explored ICANN’s introduction of new top-level domain names, and included a discussion of domain name basics, an overview of the New gTLD Program and the application process and timeline, and a review of what companies should be doing to traverse the rocky terrain of potential opportunities and significant risks.

Moderator:

Julia Huston, Partner in Foley Hoag LLP’s Intellectual Property Department and Chair of the firm’s Trademark, Copyright and Unfair Competition practice group

Presenters:

  • J. Scott Evans, Senior Legal Director, Global Brand & Trademarks, YAHOO! Inc.
  • Joshua Jarvis, Associate in Foley Hoag LLP’s Intellectual Property Department