New domain name issues emerge at INTA meeting

The alarm bells over new gTLDs have finally been heard. The sell-out session at the INTA annual meeting on this topic filled the conference centre's biggest meeting room on Tuesday. "ICANN is so close to finalizing the proposed trademark protection mechanisms that we all need to assume it's going ahead," said Fabricio Vayra, senior counsel, intellectual property at Time Warner. "It will be a bad day for a brand owner who assumes it's not going to happen and it does."

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