New gTLD Solutions
A partner you can depend on in the new gTLD landscape
ICANN's New gTLD program will add well over a thousand new generic top-level domains to the online space in the next 12 to 18 months—the biggest expansion of digital real estate since the Internet began. The opportunities to engage customers, drive revenue, and promote brands online will be practically unlimited.
Yet they also come with risk.
To make the most of this vastly expanded space, you need a partner you can depend on. Thanks to our deep expertise in the domain space and record of success with earlier TLD launches, CSC Digital Brand Services is prepared to help you succeed and safeguard your brands in a transformed online world.
Trademark Clearinghouse service
As an authorized agent for the Trademark Clearinghouse, CSC Digital Brand Services will provide expert guidance to help you identify which trademarks you should file in this global database, created by ICANN for validation of trademark data related to the New gTLD program.
We will assist you throughout the entire process, including analyzing your trademark portfolio, compiling the required data, managing associated documents and Sunrise files, alerting you to upcoming Sunrise phases and conducting filings on your behalf with the Trademark Clearinghouse and subsequent new gTLD registries.
DPML blocking service
As an accredited registrar of both Donuts and Rightside, CSC Digital Brand Services can register your trademarks with Domain Protected Marks List (DPML) programs, bringing you all the benefits and safeguards of this blocking service with no extra effort on your part.
New gTLD Strategy
Our Brand Advisory Team is dedicated to helping our clients develop and implement successful Internet and domain name strategies. Below is our recommended four-point process to assist you in creating an effective New gTLD strategy:
- Determine a policy for which trademarks to file with the Trademark Clearinghouse.
- Analyze and narrow the field of potential New gTLDs that will have the greatest impact on your business.
- Identify branded strings and generic terms in the New gTLDs (including .BRAND gTLDs) in order to maximize your opportunities and minimize your risks.
- Achieve digital optimization in the new Internet landscape.
- Download: Trademark Clearinghouse Services – what you need to prepare for ICANN's new gTLD rollout
We offer a tailored approach to meet your unique needs based on a proven methodology. We'll keep you focused on what matters, make sure you never miss a launch, and help you derive real value from your domain portfolio.
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