Domain Name Dispute Resolution

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Domain name registrations generally are based on “First-come, First-served” rule. With the rapid development of the Internet and domain name system, there is an increasing number of disputes concerning the registration and use of domain names in bad faith which infringes the legitimate rights and interests of an IP rights holders.

Domain Name Dispute Resolution proceedings are governed by the dispute resolution policy and rules incorporated into the registration agreement of the domain name, under which the registrant agrees to submit to any proceedings imitated by a third party in accordance with the dispute resolution policy.

On this basis, IP rights holders may file a complaint to an accredited dispute resolution provider, such as HKIAC, for resolution of a domain name dispute in accordance with the applicable policy and rules.

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