domain-namesIntellectual Property
Domain names Law


Domain names are now recognised as intangible assets that are as defining as brands. The management of both must be closely linked.

Me-Haas Law firm, specialized in law of the digital technology and intellectual property, is strongly involved in domain name management; it attaches a vital importance to all issues relating to the use and exploitation of domain names over time.

Domain names protection

  • Availability searches
  • Domain name registration and management
  • Protection and exploitation strategies for domain names
  • Trademarks and domain names portfolio management
  • Assistance to the new Top Level Domains (TLDs) launching process: registration strategies, new TLDs launching follow ups, TMCH (Trademark Clearing House) notifications

Domain names exploitation

  • Contracts
  • Actions for structuring the exploitation of domain names

Domain names monitoring

  • Analysis and monitoring tracing
  • Additional web monitoring

Litigation and cybersquatting

  • Disclosing procedure of anonymously registered domain names
  • Domain name recovery, negotiation and follow up of transfer
  • Negotiation and written agreements for domain name transfer
  • Pre litigation and litigation in France and abroad
  • Negotiation and drafting agreements
  • Alternative dispute resolution procedures in domain name disputes
  • Mediation


  • Auditing the economic value of the website
  • Auditing domain names portfolios