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Sedo Announces Strategic Partnership with Intellectual Property Management

April 6, 2009; 09:01 AM

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - (Business Wire) Sedo, the leading secondary domain marketplace and monetization provider, today announced a strategic partnership with the Intellectual Property Management (IPM) Company, a highly recognized provider of domain management services to corporations. The partnership is designed to help businesses manage existing domain portfolios with IPM, while acquiring the domains they need to meet their business goals through Sedo’s industry leading marketplace and brokerage services.

“Sedo’s partnership with IPM, combined with our industry-first Rights Protection Program and consistent involvement with the international trademark community, demonstrate our commitment to protecting brand owners,” said Jeremiah Johnston, chief operating officer and general counsel of Sedo. “Moreover, by partnering with a company that appreciates the value of providing corporate-caliber customer support, this collaboration serves as yet another opportunity for Sedo to provide value-driven businesses with generic and descriptive domains from a sizeable secondary market that numbers more than 15 million. “

“This joint venture with Sedo enables us to build upon our tremendous success in providing organizations with unrivalled knowledge, experience and protection within the intellectual property management field,” said Albert Simpson, chief executive officer of IPM. “Due to our partners’ economies of scale, we are able to offer the lowest cost per domain of any corporate domain name management company with the added advantage of knowing a dedicated account executive is only a phone call away. The benefit of having Sedo’s deep expertise in the aftermarket enables us to deliver significant cost savings to our customers as they expand their domain portfolios.”

About Sedo

Sedo, an acronym for "Search Engine for Domain Offers," is the leading secondary domain marketplace and monetization provider. Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Sedo has assembled the world's largest database of domain names for sale, with more than 15 million listings. The success of Sedo's model has attracted a global membership base of more than 1,000,000 domain professionals. Sedo is majority-owned by AdLINK Group (ISIN DE0005490155 / German WKN: 549015), which is part of the German United Internet AG (ISIN DE0005089031/ WKN 508903). Sedo offers regional versions of its site for the UK (, France (, Germany (, and Spain ( For additional information, please visit

About IPM

The Intellectual Property Management Company “IPManagement,” a privately-held corporation headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, is a joint venture between the former founder and executive management team of eBrandSecure, a corporate domain name management provider, and Sedo. The company provides global corporations with IP Management services from 14 offices in 13 countries. For more information, please visit




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