Flip Petillion



Founder, Managing Partner

Flip Petillion is a leading domestic and international litigator and arbitrator. Flip has been handling court litigations and arbitrations for nearly 30 years. Matters were related to the following industries: Intellectual Property, Information Technology, Media & Entertainment, Art, Internet, Fashion, Postal, Telecom, Energy, Construction & Real Estate, Automotive, Aviation and Aerospace. Flip built an outstanding reputation through his special focus on intellectual property rights, information, communication, technology and media. He represents multinationals and first-class individual portfolio holders.

Flip Petillion is Councilor of the GNSO (Generic Names Supporting Organization) Council of ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers. The GNSO Council is the parliament for Internet governance. The GNSO is currently preparing the regulatory framework for access to WHOIS information based on legitimate interest. Such access is essential for law enforcement, cybersecurity, fraud prevention and the enforcement of intellectual property rights.

Flip authored the book ‘Competing for the Internet. ICANN Gate - An Analysis and Plea for Judicial Review Through Arbitration’, published by Kluwer.


Contributions by Flip Petillion

  • Brand Protection in Today’s Online Privacy Environment: Two Sides to the Coin
    Speaker at IAPP Europe Data Protection Congress 2018