Douglas Isenberg

Lawyer
Law office of The GigaLaw Firm

Certifications: Esq.

Languages: English

Atlanta, Georgia, United States of America

Doug Isenberg has been called an “international authority on Internet law” by Atlanta Business Chronicle. Since 1996, his legal practice has focused on Internet-related legal issues. Isenberg has written numerous decisions pursuant to the UDRP. He has represented complaints and respondents in domain name disputes under the UDRP and various ccTLD dispute policies, including the largest-ever UDRP filing, which resulted in the transfer of 1,519 domain names.

Practice Areas

Information Technology, Intellectual Property, Online Dispute Resolution, Technology, Trademark

Professional Experience

Doug Isenberg, an attorney in Atlanta, Georgia, has been called an “international authority on Internet law” by Atlanta Business Chronicle. Since 1996, his legal practice has focused on Internet-related legal issues, and he is the author of a widely praised book published by Random House in 2002, The GigaLaw Guide to Internet Law. As a domain name panellist for the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Czech Arbitration Court (CAC), Isenberg has written numerous decisions pursuant to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and the Premium Name Trademark Application Rules for .mobi. As an attorney in private practice, Isenberg has represented complaints and respondents in domain name disputes under the UDRP and various ccTLD dispute policies, including the largest-ever UDRP filing, which resulted in the transfer of 1,519 domain names. A frequent speaker on the Internet law issues, Isenberg founded and since January 2000 has published GigaLaw.com, a website that provides daily updates about high-tech legal developments.

Arbitration Experience

Current:

  • Founder, The GigaLaw Firm
  • Adjunct Professor of Computer and Cyberspace Law, Georgia State University College of Law
  • Domain Name Panelist, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
  • Domain Name Panelist, Czech Arbitration Court (CAC)
  • Founder and Publisher, GigaLaw.com
  • Co-Founder and President, cc:Clients

Previous:

  • Of Counsel, Needle & Rosenberg, P.C.
  • Manager, Legal Affairs, Meridian Management SA
  • Associate, Alston & Bird LLP
  • Associate Editor, Business Atlanta magazine
  • Reporter, Gwinnett (Ga.) Daily News

Professional and Other Activities

  • Chair (2005-06), Intellectual Property Law Section, State Bar of Georgia
  • Founding Member, Intellectual Property Advisory Board, Georgia State University College of Law
  • Charter Member, Atlanta Intellectual Property American Inn of Court
  • Member, ICANN’s Intellectual Property Constituency
  • Board of Trustees, Temple Sinai (Atlanta), 2002-04
  • Board of Trustees, Anti-Defamation League, Southeast Region, 2002-03

Publications

  • “Georgia Super Lawyers Rising Star,” Law & Politics (published in Atlanta magazine), October 2005
  • One of “Seven Rising Stars,” Atlanta Jewish Life magazine, November/December 2002

Academic Qualifications

Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, 1990
Juris Doctor, cum laude, Georgia State University College of Law, 1996

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