Wednesday, 26 February 2014
Got the .com, Get the .co.com
.co.com has been launched to provide an alternative for those who lost out on securing a .com domain name.
While this new extension provides opportunities, it also creates risks for trade mark owners. It creates a new avenue for squatters to register domain names that match your .com.
It is advisable for trade mark owners to take a proactive stance and protect their trade mark by participating in the Sunrise period.
Registrations for all 3 phases below are accepted on a first come, first served basis.
SMD file issued by the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) is required.
If you have not verified your trademark with the TMCH we can submit it on your behalf. Read more about the TMCH and pricing here.
Starts: 24 February 2014
Ends: 25 March 2014 (23:59 GMT)
Starts: 8 April 2014 (16:00 GMT)
Ends: 8 July 2014 (15:59 GMT)
Starts: 8 July 2014 (16:00 GMT)
The cost for a registering a domain name is the same for all 3 phases.
See the cost per currency below
£29 per year
$49 per year
€34 per year
R551 per year
Email email@example.com should you require assistance or advice on how to protect your trade mark within this TLD and others.
Labels: co.com, domain name, general availability, launch, sunrise, tmch, trademark clearinghouse
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