Tom Desot

Head of Domain Name Department



Tom joined GEVERS Belgium in 2007 as Trademark and Domain Names Specialist. He started in 2001 as a Trademark Paralegal with Remarkable Europe, and over the years specialized in the protection of Trademarks as domain names on the internet and the management thereof. He advises on the feasibility of registering new domain names and on the management of domain name portfolios for small, medium and large companies. He has extensive experience on how to compete with the launch of new top-level domains (TLDs) based on prior rights (the Sunrise period), and gives preliminary advice on domain name litigation. Tom is also experienced in advising clients on protecting trademarks in the Benelux area, the European Union and beyond.



  • Domain name


  • Benelux Trademarks & Designs
  • Community Trademarks & Designs
  • International Trademarks & Designs
  • National Trademarks & Designs


  • Bachelor in law, Hogeschool Gent, Belgium



  • Dutch
  • English
  • French