The new generic top level domains offer a great opportunity for larger companies and organizations to expand their brands
Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 14, 2009 -
Jon Nevett, Network Solutions® Senior VP and Central Registry Solutions Chairman of the Board, will participate in a panel discussion focused on the impact of new generic top level domains (gTLDs) on company brands. Scheduled for 12-1:30 PM EDT on October 15, this panel discussion will be broadcast via webinar.
Mr. Nevett will be joined on the panel by other experts, including J. Scott Evans, Senior Director of Global Brand & Trademark at Yahoo! Inc; Fabricio Vayra, Senior Counsel for Intellectual Property at Time Warner, Inc.; and Ellen Shankman of Ellen B. Shankman & Associates. The webinar will be moderated by Steptoe trademark attorney Brian Winterfeldt.
"The new generic top level domains offer a great opportunity for larger companies and organizations to expand their brands," said Nevett. "In this webinar, we will discuss the potential impact of gTLDs on trademark and brand management."
During the webinar, the panelists will provide an overview of the current proposal for new gTLDs, explain the potential impact of new gTLDs on brand owners, and discuss strategies for brand owners to both potentially register and protect their brands in this new space. Panelists also will report on the status of the current Draft Application Guidebook for gTLDs and review the final report on trademark protection.
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