Our Internet lawyers advise clients on a wide range of IP issues relating to the Internet, new media and social media. Our clients include global leaders in the retail and apparel, media, communications, educational services, financial services, consumer products, food and beverage, hospitality, and technology industries.
Our lawyers are recognized leaders on cutting-edge issues such as the generic top-level domain (gTLD) program. Clients have sought our experience in drafting, prosecuting and protecting hundreds of new gTLD applications. We also offer a full range of Trademark Clearinghouse services to brand owners navigating the changing landscape of ICANN’s new gTLD regime. In Asia, our experience includes drafting the rules and policy for the Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation Limited and assisting other registries in Asia with similar projects. Our Asia domain name practice boasts domain name panelists with the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC), the Kuala Lumpur Regional Centre for Arbitration (KLRCA) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Additionally, our relationships with government and industry leaders allow us to serve as strong advocates for brand owner and other client interests in the development of global Internet and domain name policy.