The smart lawyers are plotting how to guide clients through the gTLD chaos

While attorneys calculate how to reform their domain name services in light of the forthcoming gTLD expansion, Hogan Lovells has proved itself ahead of the curve by gaining ICANN accreditation as a domain name registrar. Ladas & Parry established its own ICANN-accredited registrar in 2001 with Ladas Domains; in contrast, the Hogan Lovells registrar function will be run from within the firm's standalone domain name practice for trademark owners. With the world's only such practice, Hogan Lovells has an even sharper edge: it will be able to service key clients better during the sunrise periods of the new domain name spaces.

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