8 round tables

To approach domain name issues from three angles: legal, marketing, and technical

More than 250 participants

Portfolio managers, legal/IP managers, heads of IT, web marketing managers, lawyers, IP consultants, advertising agencies, digital services companies (DSCs)…

Top notch speakers

The emphasis will be firmly on interactivity, exchanges, dialogue, and feedback of operational experience: no long speaker addresses!

Domain name opportunities ands risks in 2015 and forward

Wednesday 4 November – Morning

Domain Names' news: 2015, Year of transition Moderators: Sébastien Bachollet - past member of the board of ICANN, elected member of the Board of AFNIC and Frédéric Guillemaut - COO of SafeBrands and elected member of the Board of AFNIC.

  • 8.45 am: Welcome breakfast
  • 9.30 am: Welcome speech - Frédéric Guillemaut
  • Round Table: Global Internet Governance: the situation at the end of ICANN Dublin
  • Presentation: The domain name changing environment (new delegations, IANA / ICANN transition)
  • Round Table: Portrait of the domain name landscape in 2016
  • Round Table: Some extensions that have hit the headlines in 2015
Special guests: Akram Atallah, President of ICANN's Global Domains Division & Jean-Jacques Sahel ICANN’s Vice-President, Europe.

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Wednesday 4 November – Afternoon

Domain Names’ valuation: a multifaceted asset Moderator: Etienne de Fontainieu - Sales and Marketing Manager, SafeBrands

  • 2.00pm - Round table: TLDs as marketing tools
  • Presentation of projects by TLDs owners.
    • Corporates projects : .SNCF, .BNPPARIBAS
    • Open projects: .ALSACE, StartingDot
  • The use of TLDs, what impact on SEO?
    • The planned disappearance of the display of domain names on Google: towards a disappearance of the distinctive character of domain names?
    • Domain name as SEO criteria.
    • Are newgTLDs a bonus for SEO?
  • Round Table: The domain name secondary market.
  • Presentation: How to take into account your domain portfolio value in your balance sheet?

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Thursday 5 November – Morning

Digital Identity and Security: the best practices for domain name management. Moderator: Jérôme Xavier, domain names business development manager, SafeBrands.

  • 8.30am: Welcome breakfast
  • 9.00am: Safebrands presentation: how-to deal with the challenges of domain name portfolio management and cybersquatting fight: the naming charter.
  • A few cases that illustrates the challenges
  • How-to establish an effective protection above domain names?
  • Round Table: The protection mechanisms for IP rights owners (TMCH, DPML, Sunrises/EAP,...)
  • Round Table: Domain Names and Security
  • Presentation: Portfolio management in practice

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Thursday 5 November – Afternoon

How-to stop infringement of IP rights: retrieve a disputed domain name. Moderator: Matthieu Aubert, Legal Manager, SafeBrands.

  • Round Table: Legal Update on dispute resolution procedures.
    • Analysis of 2014’s UDRPs released by WIPO.
    • The new UDRP rules to counter “cyberflight”
    • URS: A non-relevant procedure?
    • The French Syreli? (.FR’s Dispute Resolution Policy)
  • Round table: Analysis of 2015’s case laws with French attorneys
  • Safebrands Presentation: The monitoring tools
    • domain names
    • social networks
    • logo
    • apps
  • Presentation: the several ways to recover domain names
  • Ask us anything: question and answer session.
Cocktail: Let’s pursue the conversation over a drink...  

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Top notch speakers with global experience to share

Comming from many fields, they are domain name strategists,representatives of internet governance bodies, corporate domain managers, trademark attorneys, public institutions, SEO professionals and security experts. The complete list of speakers will be published mid-september.

More than 250 participants year after year. A satisfaction rate of 100%.

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The conferences are reserved primarily for corporate domain name and trademark managers. Seats are also reserved for lawyers, IP firms, trademark attorneys, SEO specialists and journalists.



Address : Forum de Grenelle, 5 rue de la Croix-Nivert, Paris 15ème.

Metro : Cambronne Line 6 or La Motte-Picquet Grenelle, lines 6, 8 et 10

Bus : 80

Car parks : Garibaldi-Cambronne or Grenelle-Cambronne, both located on the boulevard de Grenelle


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