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Clarivate Obtains Extended License for Domain Service in Mainland China

MarkMonitor Becomes the First and Only Foreign Licensed Domain Name Registrar in Mainland China to Offer .com, .cn, and .net Top-Level Domains

London, UK, July 21, 2022 – Clarivate Plc (NYSE:CLVT), a global leader in providing insight and trusted insights to accelerate the pace of innovation, today announced that it is the first and only registrar of foreign licensed domain names in Mainland China to offer a wide range of Top Tier Domains, including .com, .net, .cn, .中国, to companies hosting website content locally. By launching a new registration service in mainland China through its industry-leading enterprise domain registrar, MarkMonitor Information Technology (Shanghai) Company Limited, Clarivate is providing a streamlined domain management solution for customers running live websites. and holding domains in Mainland China.

The Chinese e-commerce market is expected to reach US$3.3 trillion in 2025.[1] However, with security cited as the biggest challenge in domain management, according to a Clarivate report in 2021, organizations looking to gain a foothold in one of the world’s fastest-growing online markets must ensure that the security is at the top of their domain management program.

Gordon Samson, Chief Product Officer at Clarivate, said, “Digital brand identities are among the most valuable assets for organizations in today’s hyper-connected world. However, online brand value can be compromised due to an ever-increasing number of cyber threats. Successful brands recognize these threats and put secure domain management at the heart of their digital strategies. Through our leading enterprise domain registrar, MarkMonitor™, we protect businesses against cybersquatting and domain name attacks by managing and protecting their domain portfolios.

At Clarivate, we have a bold mission to help customers reduce the time between new ideas and life-changing innovations. We are committed to helping our clients unlock the full potential of their enterprise domain portfolios through our smart and secure solutions, combined with unparalleled service and expertise. Mainland China is one of the world’s intellectual property powerhouses and we are proud to expand our capabilities to better serve our customers and partners in this dynamic and rapidly growing region.

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About Clarivate

Clarivate™ is a global leader in providing solutions to accelerate the pace of innovation. Our bold mission is to help customers solve some of the world’s most complex problems by providing actionable information and insights that shorten the time between new ideas and life-changing inventions in the fields of academia and government, life sciences and healthcare, professional services and consumers. Commodities, manufacturing and technology. We help our clients discover, protect and commercialize their inventions using our reliable subscription and technology solutions combined with deep domain expertise. For more information, visit

Notes to editors

Clarivate continues to expand its presence and investments in Asia. In 2020, MarkMonitor, Clarivate’s primary enterprise domain registrar, became a licensed domain registrar in mainland China. Incopat joined Clarivate and Clarivate acquired Hanlim IPSC, providing customers in China, South Korea and beyond with a more comprehensive range of IP solutions and services. Clarivate is also powering White Rabbit Image Solutions to simplify the image trademark research process and better serve Chinese trademark professionals.

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