The Arbitration and Mediation Centre of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will hold its Advanced Workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution on 24–25 October 2017, in Geneva, Switzerland.
The workshop will focus on key developments concerning the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) decision precedent and procedure. UDRP is the policy which provides trademark owners with an administrative mechanism for cost-effective and rapid resolution of disputes arising our of bad faith third party registration and use of Internet domain names corresponding to their trademark rights. The workshop will also include an overview of the Rights Protection Mechanisms in connection with the launch of new generic top-level domains, by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN).
More information will be made available on the event webpage.