CSC Corporate Domains, Inc.

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Type: Privately Held
Industry: Legal Services, Domain Registrar,
New TLD Registry
Founded: 2006
Headquarters: 2711 Center Ville Rd. Wilmington, Delaware
Country: USA
Employees: 1001-5000
Key People
Rodman Ward III, President and CEO

CSC Corporate Domains, Inc. is a brand name and domain management business owned and operated by its parent company Corporation Service Company (CSC), which is one of the leading legal service organizations based in Wilmington, Delaware and founded in 1899. [1]

CSC provides litigation & matter management, compliance & governance services, domains and trademarks, entity management, and trustee services for law firms and companies worldwide.

In 2006, CSC merged Corporate Domains, eBrandSecure and the Corporate Service Division of and established the CSC Corporate Domains, Inc. as a subsidiary company which provide specialized services such as domain name management, brand monitoring, trademark services, domain recovery services and brand protection services.

In march 2013, CSC acquired MelbourneIT's Digital Brand Services division, which includes its backend registry contracts with 150 new gTLDs for $157 million USD.[2]


CSC Domains, Inc. emerged as the number one company in customer approval ratings for domain name and online services according to the survey published by World Trade Review on May 2010. In addition, the company ranked # 3 in customer approval ratings for trademark services. Domain name and trademark were ranked based on the quality of service and value customers receive for their money.[3]

Interbrand/BusinessWeek also ranked the company as a trusted provider for more than half of the 100 Best Global Brands.

CSC Corporate Domains, Inc. and ICANN

The company is an ICANN accredited registrar for more than 10 years now offering registration, renewal and modification in more than 700 extensions in all available generic top-level domains (gTLD), country code top-level domains (ccTLD) and registration of international domain names (IDNs) in China and Europe as well as cyber squatting and typo squatting protection. [4] CSC Corporate Domains, Inc. also offers to customers a new gTLD service in line with ICANN’s new program, a fast-track process for the introduction of numerous new generic top-level domains (gTLDs).