Your company’s image online via your Website, domain name and URL is critical in consistently representing your brand and helping customers navigate to your Website. at sign yellowWith so much online fraud and scams, your customers need to quickly identify that they are dealing with your business before sourcing information or making purchases.

Are Squatters, Parkers and Phishers Jeopardizing Your Business?

Santoni was a pioneer in domain name acquisitions and investigations. We can help you locate the owner(s) of a domain anonymously, and negotiate, acquire, transfer and register a domain name. In some cases, the domain name is held by cyber-squatters and brokers looking to sell the name–sometimes at a very high costs. We look for ways to successfully secure your desired domain name while reducing your cost of acquisition. We have relationships with registrars throughout the world and can assist with everything from Top Level Domains (TLD’s) to Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLD’s) and Internationalized Domain Names (IDN).

Whether you need to secure a parked or active domain name, we can help you:

  • Estimate its fair market value, including an evaluation of current site traffic
  • Identify the owner of the domain name
  • Negotiate anonymously on your behalf using a third-party escrow account to guard your identity and minimize acquisition costs
  • Obtain control of the domain name for you avoiding lengthy transfer lockout periods

Santoni has secured thousands of domain names for our clients. We look forward to negotiating on your behalf to help you get the best price as quickly as possible.

CASE STUDY: When You Just Have to Have a Name

Our client, a major consumer packaged goods company, engaged our services to secure an already registered domain name they wanted to use in connection with a major upcoming brand and product launch. In just four days, we successfully secured the purchase of the domain name, negotiating anonymously and saving the client $50,000. The company was able to launch their product as planned and with solid brand messaging that carried through their online persona.

 

Looking for help protecting your IP or brand?  Select from our other types of services:

Trademark Investigations

Anti-Counterfeiting and Anti-Piracy