ICANN’s new policy suits attorneys, not small businesses

Before I took the plunge and began running my own small business, I worked primarily as a trademark attorney. While trademark law is no longer my life’s focus, I still find myself fascinated with branding and intellectual property. Whenever new business owners ask me for my single biggest tip, I always tell them to protect their intellectual property early and thoroughly.


ICANN opens the floodgates on top-level domains

ICANN, a nonprofit overseeing IP address spaces, voted Monday to approve extending the number of available top-level domain extensions, or TLDs. No longer will companies and organizations be restricted to the 22 existing extensions like .com, .edu, .org.