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The Trademark Sunrise launch phase for the new gTLD .HIV has launched. Dot ‘HIV’ is the first and only social cause TLD supporting and funding the global fight against HIV/AIDS. Registering a .HIV domain name is the perfect way for your organization to blend your online activities with your Corporate Social Responsibility.

TM Sunrise for .HIV will remain open through August 20, 2014 and the rest of the schedule is as follows:

  • Phase 2—Rest Period :: In lieu of formal Landrush Period
  • Phase 3—General Availability :: Scheduled to open August 26, 2014*.

It’s important to note that only trademark holders who have received a valid signed mark data (SMD) file issued by the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) may apply for an exact match domain name during the Sunrise period for any new gTLD(s). If you have any questions about the launch please contact Safenames in the UK at +44 1908 200022 ([email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).