Par Patrick Hauss, Regional Director at CSC Digital Brand Services.
With a degree in Intellectual Property and New Technologies Law (Master’s Degree in Multimedia and Information Systems Law from the CEIPI - Center for International Intellectual Property Studies), Patrick HAUSS has held successive positions at ORANGE - FRANCE TELECOM and the CIC - CREDIT MUTUEL Bank Group, where he oversaw the technology contracts negotiation process and was responsible for brand protection and trademarks / domain names management.
On the strength of this advisory experience, Patrick HAUSS joined INDOM (ICANN Registrar) in 2003 to develop the company’s business with clients in the Intellectual Property field, and apply his professional expertise to setting up new services (Brand Protection and Enforcement). Patrick HAUSS became Chief Commercial Officer and Partner (Shareholder and member of the Board) of INDOM in 2005.
Patrick HAUSS has a strong interest in information technologies and intellectual property ; in 2007, he co-authored "Stratégies de nommage, sélectionner et sécuriser ses noms de domaine sur Internet" [Naming strategies : choosing and securing your Internet domain names]. He is also a member of CYBERLEX, the INTA, the AIPPI and the IESAS (European Institute for Advance Security & Safety).
He holds positions as a sometime lecturer at Unistra (Strasbourg) and at the CRFPA (Bordeaux), as well as at the French Intellectual Property Research Institute (IRPI / Paris II ASSAS).
Following INDOM acquisition by NetNames in December 2010 ($22 millions), Patrick HAUSS managed NetNames’ sales and marketing activities on Corporate Domain Name Management and Brand Protection as a Country Manager for France and Benelux until July 2013.
After a successful consultancy project helping City of Paris on the DotParis pioneer program, Patrick HAUSS decided to join CSC Digital Brand Services, world leader in domain name management and brand protection, as a European Regional Director based in Paris.