ICANN has  announced the following schedule regarding the batching and reveal of New gTLD applications:

TARGET DATE/EVENT

8 June 2012
Batching process begins

13 June 2012
Announcement of applied-for domain names (“Reveal Day”)
– Application comment period begins
– Formal objection period begins

24-29 June 2012
ICANN’s 44th Public Meeting; Prague, Czech Republic

28 June 2012
Batching process ends

11 July 2012
Batching results announced

12 July 2012
Initial evaluations begin

12 August 2012
Application comment period ends

14-19 October 2012
ICANN’s 45th Public Meeting; Toronto, Canada

While there is rabid curiosity over who has applied for what and who has not, as June 13th (Reveal Day) fast-approaches companies of all sizes and industries need to focus on getting answers to the following questions ASAP:

  • Are there strings on the New gTLD list that threaten or could otherwise impact my company and/or brands?
  • If so, what can I do about it?

CSC is ready to help you answer both questions.  Please contact your CSC Account Manager or Customer Service Specialist to learn how or visit us online to request a consultation.

New gTLD “Target Times” Released by ICANN
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