A week in gTLDs: good and bad news for trademark legal budgets

In a blow to trademark owners who blocked their terms in the ‘.xxx’ string and expected that they would receive similar protection in other adult strings, ICM Registry has confirmed that those seeking protection in the ‘.porn’ and ‘.adult’ strings will now have to pay for the privilege. Better news comes from an unexpected source – the operator of the ‘.sucks’ string, who previously announced plans for $25,000 sunrise fees.

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