Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No it's a DOMAIN!

Published: 24 Jan 2014

Well, technically the kiwi (small flightless bird grounded in New Zealand) does not fly but the new generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) .kiwi may get off to a flying start.

For those that do not follow the sport of cricket, the word kiwi is also the nickname for a New Zealander.

.kiwi launched its Sunrise on 16 January 2014, which will end on 17 March 2014. During this period trade mark owners from across the globe with a validated trade mark can apply to register a .kiwi domain name matching their trade mark, such as

.kiwi does not have a local presence requirement although it is focused on providing New Zealanders, New Zealand businesses and brands with a unique online presence.

Read more about .kiwi at

Lexsynergy is an accredited .kiwi registrar and trademark clearinghouse agent and able to assist you in securing your trade marks within this new gTLD.

Email [email protected] should require assistance or advice on how to protect your trade marks within the new gTLDs.


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