DotAsia Sunrise Period to January 31 & appoints Dispute Resolution Provider for .Asia Sunrise Challenge Process

DotAsia logoDotAsia has extended the Sunrise period for .ASIA domain names January 31 2008. This Sunrise period is for Sunrise 2b (General Marks), Sunrise 2c (Extended Protection) and Sunrise 3 (Registered Entity Names). The original closing date was January 15. This provides tardy brand owners with the last chance to protect their brand names in .Asia before the Landrush begins on February 20, 2008.
The Sunrise period for “.Asia” commenced on October 9, 2007 (for Sunrise 2a). Challenges arising out from this period concerning “.Asia” sunrise registrations can be submitted to Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), who has been appointed as the global official dispute resolution provider to handle disputes and challenges arising out of the launch of the .Asia domain. It is anticipated the dispute resolution process for “.Asia” sunrise challenges will be completed within three months.
More information on .ASIA’s Sunrise periods and registration process, and the appointment of HKIAC as the dispute resolution provider is available from DotAsia’s website at