201901.08

The sunrise period for the new gTLD .DEV starts on January 16, 2019

Google Registry recently announced the upcoming availability of the .DEV top-level domain.

1 Sunrise Period: January 16, 2019 – February 19, 2019

Sunrise period where trademark holders who have submitted their trademark to the Trademark Clearinghouse can register .dev domains. Sunrise for .dev. This means if you are a trademark owner and your trademark has been submitted to the Trademark Clearinghouse, you can register your domain in this phase.

2 Early Access: February 19, 2019 – February 28, 2019
Early Access period where anyone can register available .dev domains for an extra fee, which decreases leading up to General Availability. Early Access for .dev. This means you can pay a higher price to secure your desired .dev domain early. Check back here for a list of participating registrar partners. Prices decrease the closer we get to General Availability.

3 General availability: February 28, 2019 onwards

General Availability where anyone can register available .dev domains. General Availability for .dev registrations. This means anyone can register an available .dev domain without paying extra fees.
NB: A claims period will run indefinitely, during which trademark owners will receive notification when their marks are registered as domains. 

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