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Day 1 Donuts Trademark Review: Only 12 of 28 Top Brands Bought The Donuts Block (DPML)

Posted on the 30 January 2014 by Worldwide @thedomains

According to the, (WTR) only 12 of the 28 top public companies the publication tracked apparently purchased the Donuts’ domain protected marks list (DPML) trademark blocking product.

7 New gTLD strings all by Donuts went live yesterday.

.bike, clothing, .guru, .holdings, .plumbing, .singles and .ventures

According to the WTR; Apple, Microsoft, Walmart, Samsung, Google, Vodafone, Wells Fargo, Chase, BMW, HSBC, Bank of America and McDonalds and Lego all bought the DPML and now have their first 7 new gTLD extensions that Donuts released yesterday.

One company Amazon elected to register their brand in all 7 new gTLD extensions rather than use he DPML.

12 world brands tracked by WTR did not buy the DPML and did not register domains in the 7 extensions released by Donuts yesterday; Citi, China Mobile, IBM, General Electric, Coca-Cola, Verizon, AT&T, Shell, Toyota, NTT, Volkswagen, Home Depot, Pepsi, Facebook


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