Domain Name

Constituting the “address” of a website, a domain name is, like your trademark
and your company name, a distinctive sign of your company.
It is therefore essential to register it


GPI is bound by the code of professional conduct of Patent & Trademark Attorneys (in particular professional secrecy) and is a member of the Compagnie Nationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (CNCPI, France’s Patent and Trademark Attorneys Professional Organization).


We put the skills and experience of our Experts at your disposal for managing your domain names.


  • We implement a domain name registration strategy procuring optimum protection that is dovetailed to your development policy and to your budget constraints.
  • We draft analyses and consultations regarding availability of your domain names, on the basis of domain name availability
  • We work out a strategy with you for adding value to and exploiting your intellectual property assets.
  • We help you with contractual and technical matters.


  • We conduct availability searches for making sure the contemplated domain name is available.
  • We handle monitoring and managing of your reservations and case files.
  • We are thorough in monitoring and keeping track of proceedings for registering your domain names.
  • We remain constantly vigilant to ensure your domain names are maintained in force throughout their lives, by managing the specific time frames and deadlines.
  • We give you direct access to your portfolio of domain names via our Website.

Defending your rights

  • We give you advice and assistance in proceedings relating to any of your domain names that are disputed (in particular UDRP proceedings).
  • We conduct monitoring with a view to detecting reservations of identical or similar domain names.
  • We analyse whether taking action and/or coming to an amicable settlement with your opponent would be appropriate.
  • We handle negotiations regarding transfer of domain names, if necessary.
  • We advise and support you in upholding your rights before the relevant boards, divisions, and courts, in close collaboration with Attorneys at Law specializing in Intellectual Property (including the Law Firm GPI Avocats). This makes for a winning team that combines Domain Name Attorneys with Intellectual Property Lawyers!