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  • Secura GmbH
  • Frohnhofweg 18
  • 50858 Koeln

Owners of asian-domains may register asia-domains in the Sunrise Period

Sunrise Period 2b, 2c and 3 of asia-domains has started

(PresseBox) (Cologne, ) Sunrise Period 2b,2c and 3 of asia-domains has started at November 13th.The sunrise period of asia-domains ends 2008/1/15.

SR2b: General Marks Sunrise for newer trademarks (applied for before December 6, 2006) or marks that have not yet been actively used

SR2c: Extended Protection for trademark owners to protect their brands beyond the term itself but also domain names that are relevant to their lines of businesses: e.g. XYZ.Asia and XYZcomputers.Asia.

These possibilities shall be extended:

- Consideration for Registered Marks without Nice Classification
- Combination of 2 or more Registered Marks as an Acceptable Extension

Acceptable Extensions have been broadened to include words and phrases used in the described goods and services for a Registered Mark, especially where a mark is registered with a trademark office that does not implement the Nice Classification system. Acceptable Extensions will also include combination of two (2) or more Registered Marks in their entirety (Exact Match and Acceptable Match).

SR3: Sunrise 3 (SR3) of asia-domains allows companies in the region to protect and use their name with the asia-domain.

The following addendum was introduced to Sunrise 3 (SR3):
- Considerations for commonly used short forms and omission of locality indications
- Acceptance of standard Romanization and Transliterations for Company Names
- Acceptance of standard Romanization and Transliterations for Trademarks
- Registered Marks Containing an Existing TLD as a Suffix
- Domain names that were subject of proceedings under the UDRP

The Acceptable Match considerations are enhanced to allow for initials and short forms of an Entity Name, as well as the omission of locality indications (e.g. the city, prefecture, province or country identifiers included in an Registered Entity Name). SR3 is also expanded for standard Romanized form of Entity Names and Registered Marks.
Finally, SR3 will also accept Domain Names Applied For based on an exact match to a domain name that was subject of a UDRP proceeding decision.

You can also register an asia-domain, if your trade mark has a suffix of a top level domain. can be registered, if your trade mark protects

Readers can explore more details at

Registered Name Holders of certain ccTLD extensions in Asia may apply for the same asia-domain during SR3. No further documentary evidence needs to be submitted unless requested by the .ASIA Registry.
- The Applicant must declare the particular ccTLD extension the SR3 application is based on.
- The WHOIS information obtained at the ccTLD registry should correspond with the Registrant Contact information submitted.
- The Domain Name Applied for must correspond to the Entity Name.

Applicable ccTLDs include,,,, and others. A list of the applicable ccTLD extensions is included in Appendix A of the Special Advisory.

Interested readers can see more details there:

Hans-Peter Oswald

Secura GmbH

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Secura GmbH ist ein von ICANN akkreditierter Registrar für Top Level Domains. Secura kann generische Domains registrieren, also, .net etc. und darüber hinaus fast alle aktiven Länder-Domains registrieren.

2018 landete Secura beim Industriepreis unter den Besten. Secura gewann 2016 den "Ai Intellectual Property Award 2016" als "Best International Domain Registration Firm - Germany". Beim "Innovationspreis-IT der Initiative Mittelstand 2016" wurde Secura als Innovator qualifiziert und wurde beim "Innovationspreis-IT der Initiative Mittelstand 2016" im Bereich e-commerce auch als einer der Besten ausgezeichnet. Beim Innovationspreis-IT der Initiative Mittelstand 2012 und beim Industriepreis 2012 landete Secura GmbH unter den Besten. Beim HOSTING & SERVICE PROVIDER AWARD 2012 verfehlte Secura nur knapp die Gewinner-Nominierung.

Seit 2013 ist Secura auch bei den Neuen Top Level Domains sehr aktiv. Secura meldet Marken für die Sunrise Period als Official Agent des Trade Mark Clearinghouse an.

ICANN-Registrar Secura GmbH
Frohnhofweg 18
D-50858 Koeln
Phone: +49 221 2571213
Fax: +49 221 9252272