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After just over 90 days since the initial launch of the first new gTLD–and with one-hundred extensions actively in either Trademark Sunrise, Landrush, or General Availability, we are already seeing strong trends. It may come as a surprise that .GURU is the most registered of all new gTLDs to date. yes, .GURU, a commonly used term for teacher or master. The Donuts registry manages all new generic domain extension currently in the top 10 registered list. Here are the registration numbers as of March 6, 2014.   These number do not include the Donuts Protect Marks List (DPML) blocks that have been submitted by trademark holders.

  • .GURU – 41,446
  • .PHOTOGRAPHY – 25,623
  • .TODAY – 12,410
  • .TIPS – 11,813
  • .TECHNOLOGY – 9,261
  • .DIRECTORY – 8392
  • .CLOTHING – 8359
  • .BIKE – 8223
  • .LAND – 7694
  • .GALLERY – 7487

If you have any questions about the launch of these New gTLDs or protecting your trademarks in the new online naming space, please contact your Safenames account manager. You may also contact us in the UK at +44 1908 200022 (emeasales[email protected]) or in the US at +1 703 574 5313 ([email protected]).