Please help me, I just received a trademark claims notice...

by Meg - 21.03.2014

A trademark claims notice is a warning sent to you if the domain name you're trying to register matches a trademark registered with the Trademark Clearinghouse. Trademark infringement is scary stuff, but if you receive a trademark claims notice it doesn’t necessarily mean you won’t get the name you want, or worse - a pack of hungry lawyers at your door (Sorry Luc). In many cases the rights being claimed are concerning a trademark limited to a particular industry or product, or to a certain jurisdiction. Let me explain...

Why you must consolidate your domain names. Here's how...

by Meg - 28.02.2014

Having your domain names registered with lots of different registrars is a pain. Email coming from several registrars, renewals, expiry dates, requests to transfer, unauthorised changes... you're putting your domain names at risk. How do you stay on top? Consolidate your domain names with a single registrar, here's how... 

Are you ignoring the new domain extensions? Consider this...

by Meg - 27.02.2014

Will they or won’t they succeed? Opinion is divided and it’s way too early to answer this question with any degree of accuracy. Have you adopted a wait & see attitude or is it your intention to grab your domain names whilst availability is so good? If you're watching and waiting, consider this…

EuroDNS signed the Registrar Accreditation Agreement signed, but…

by Luc - 21.02.2014

It cannot possibly have escaped your notice; EuroDNS is offering registration of the new domain extensions. If you cast your mind back to our post last year, this means we’ve signed the 2013 version of ICANN's RAA. However this agreement contains a provision which is incompatible with the Luxembourgish law on personal data (for legal nerds that’s the law of August 2, 2002). This being the case, we thought you deserved an explanation.

.JETZT is so now! We asked the New TLD Company why...

by Meg - 19.02.2014

The New TLD Company is a registry with a mission; they want to saturate the German speaking market with their new domain extension, .JETZT. It translates in English as ‘now’, and will open up new ways to find and share information. I met with Jonas Cederfjäll, the registry's CEO.