“Part of my role as a PA at Man Investments is the registering of domain names and their renewal globally. We own over 500 domain names and deal with many registrant companies so I do have a lot of experience in this field. Right from the start of .eu the European Domain Name Centre have been extremely helpful, I had no experience of their system, the sunrise period and the following steps to take to register new .eu and subsequently .Asia. Christopher especially talked me through it all and helped with any queries and has continued to be helpful and friendly. I have nothing but good things to say about them in comparison to some of my other domain name registrants. ”Davina Ramsay Man Group PLC
FAQ Quick Answers
Can I use my own DNS?
Yes, you can choose your own DNS when making the order. Please make sure to make the servers authoritative when selecting your own DNS. DNS updates are for most top level domains free of charge, so you can send a dns update request from your Client account.
Secure the exclusive rights to your brand in a geographic territory for as little as Eur 185 per year - and be the first in line every time a new top level domain is launched.
Remember when .eu, .co and .asia were made available? With a trademark you could have been the first to apply for the domain names matching your brand.
In Q1 2013 hundreds of new top level domains such as .berlin, .ski, .eco, .paris, .surf, .hotel and many more will see the light of day. You will be the first in line IF you apply before these new top level domains are made public (expected May 2012).
Securing your exlusive rights have of course other benefits as well: Unregistered brands only cause confusion, when it comes to rights. An official trademark will be a strong tool against cybersquatters or competitors using your brand as keyword in their Google Adwords campaign. Furthermore you are allowed to use the registered trademark symbol - ® - in your promo material to show that you are a serious brand.
The cost of the trademark depends on the geographic territory. As an example an EU trademark (OHIM) costs only Eur 1.850,- for a 10 year brand protection. That is Eur 185 per year for all 25 EU countries incl. Germany, France, Spain and the UK.
LIMITED TIME OFFER
Is your brand sufficiently unique to be registered as a trademark? A trademark screening costs Eur 150-300, however Merk-Echt has been so kind to offer a FREE screening for a limited period only. Their customers range from Monica Belucci to General Electric, and we are also a happy customer.
Click the button below to fill out your contact data and the brand name you wish to register, and they will contact you inside 1-2 business days.
PS: As the screening has a cost for Merk-Echt we cannot guarantee that the offer stays up for long, but you will be able to get a screening for Eur 149 after the limited time offer.