WIPO have announced that as of 1 August they began providing domain name dispute resolution services for .CN and .ä¸å½ (China).
In their announcement, the World Intellectual Property Organization note the services are pursuant to the China ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy (.CN Policy), the China ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy Rules (.CN Rules), and the WIPO Supplemental Rules for China ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy and China ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy Rules (WIPO Supplemental Rules).
For those wishing to lodge disputes, they should consult the dedicated page for .CN and .ä¸å½ domain name dispute resolution services, including links to the above policy and procedural rules, model pleadings and case fees.
The page also features a comparison table highlighting the differences between the .CN Policy and the UDRP.
Under the WIPO-initiated Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) the WIPO Center has processed some 44,000 cases. WIPO also provides its domain name services for over 75 Country Code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs) as well as a number of generic top-level domain including .com and a number of new gTLDs to which the UDRP applies.