Domain Names

The intellectual property attorneys at Cislo & Thomas LLP can assist you in all aspects of your domain name acquisition, transfer and dispute resolutions, including:

  • Investigating availability of domain names;
  • Acquiring domain names from existing domain name registrars or other third parties;
  • Selling or leasing domain names;
  • Defending against third party attacks on your domain name; and
  • Attacking third party domain names which violate your intellectual property or trademark rights.

Below you will find links to laws & rules relevant to obtaining, defending, and opposing domain names, as well as seeking protection of domain names.

WIPO: Domain Name Dispute Resolution – Avoid court proceedings by using the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center’s domain name dispute resolution services.

WIPO Frequently Asked Questions: Internet Domain Names – This link provides answers to the general questions most frequently received by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, concerning Internet domain names.

WIPO: Alternative Dispute Resolution – The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is a neutral, international and non-profit dispute resolution provider that offers time- and cost-efficient alternative dispute resolution (ADR) options

WIPO Internet Domain Name Processes

IP Issues Related to Internet Domain Names

WIPO Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected UDRP Questions

Uniform Rapid Suspension (“URS”) – Process to suspend clearly infringing domain names by registered trademark owners where infringement is clear.

ADR Forum