02 Oct '14, 12pm

"We want to own the Top Level Domain [.CHICAGO] → That’s our goal!" Josh Metnick #newgtlds

…but didn’t apply for the top level domain. Chicago.com , Inc., has filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office for the DotChicago mark. But Chicago.com founder Josh Metnick says his company did not apply for the top level domain .Chicago with ICANN. The application, filed May 31, states that the mark is for “Domain name registration services; Domain name registration services, namely, conducting domain name searches for the purpose of providing legal advice on domain name registration”. The application claims that Chicago.com, Inc. has been using the mark in commerce since “as early as 05/01/2012″. As proof, the application includes a copy of this page from Chicago.com’s web site. This isn’t actually for second level domains; it’s for third level domains such as realestate.chicago.com. The examples listed on the page resolve to Google Sites pag...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2012/06/06/dot-chicago/#sthash....

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