Domain Name Law and Practice: An International Handbook

Domain Name Law and Practice: An International Handbook

by Torsten Bettinger, Allegra Waddell

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780199663163
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 01/26/2016
Edition description: Internatio
Pages: 1696
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 7.10(h) x 2.30(d)

About the Author

Torsten Bettinger is an Attorney-at-Law at Bettinger Schneider Schramm. His experience comprises legal representation in litigation and providing advice in all aspects of IT and software law and in the fields of trademark, designs, copyright and competition law. He is a member of the legal advisory board of the German Registry for .de-Domains, DENIC e.G, Frankfurt/M, and serves as Panelist for the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Centre, Geneva, and the Prague Arbitration Tribunal for Domain Name Conflicts with respect to domain name conflicts under the European Top-Level-Domain .EU. He is the author of a number of articles on a wide variety of legal issues in connection with the Internet, and on IT and copyright law; he is also a regular speaker at international trade conferences on the topic of industrial property and IT law.


Allegra Waddell is an intellectual property attorney. She is barred in Missouri, United States, and is registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office. Before beginning work as a private legal consultant on UDRP-related matters, Allegra served several years on the Legal Staff of the Domain Name Dispute Resolution Section of WIPO's Arbitration and Mediation Center. During her time at WIPO, she was involved in the drafting of the electronic version of the UDRP Rules approved by ICANN in October 2009, served as the WIPO contact to the CentralNic registry regarding its third-level registration policy, and was heavily involved in the research for and drafting of the second edition of theWIPO Overview of WIPO Panel Views on Selected UDRP Decisions released in February 2011.

Table of Contents

Introduction, Torsten Bettinger
Part I - The Domain Name System
A. The Structure and Organization of the Domain Name System, Torsten Bettinger
B. Organizational structure and functions of the Internet Coporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), Torsten Bettinger
C. Registration Procedures and Dispute Resolution for the original gTLDs, Torsten Bettinger
D. ICANN's New gTLD Program, Torsten Bettinger and Mike Rodenbaugh
E. Country Code Top Level Domains (ccTLDs), Torsten Bettinger
F. The European Top Level Domain ".eu", Torsten Bettinger
G. Domain Name Industry, Jannik Skou
H. Corporate Domain Name Management, Jannik Skou
I. Statistics, Torsten Bettinger
Part II - National Law Protection Systems
Australia, Alistair Payne and David Fixler
Austria, Robert Chmilewsky-Lehner
Belgium, Alain Strowel
Brazil, Eduardo Machado
Canada, Eric Macramalla
China, Lian Yunze and Liu Yuping
Colombia, Daniel Pena
Czech Republic and Slovakia, Ladislav Jakl
Denmark, Knud Wallberg
Egypt, Mohamed-Hossam Loutfi
Finland, George Souter
France, David Taylor
Germany, Torsten Bettinger
Greece, Apostolos Chronopoulos
Hong Kong, Hong Xue
India, Pravin Anand
Ireland, James Bridgeman
Israel, Ellen Shankman
Italy, Philipp Fabbio
Japan, Makoto Hattori
Mexico, Kiyoshi Tsuru
Netherlands, Adonna Alkema
Norway, Kristine Celius
Poland, Justyna Ozegalski-Trybalska
Portugal, Goncalo da Cunha Ferreira
Russian Federation, Iouri Kobiako V. Gamm
Singapore, Tan Tee Jim
South Africa, Charne Le Roux
South Korea, Ho-Hyun Nahm
Spain, Albert Agustinoy
Sweden, Petter Rindforth
Switzerland, Gallus Joller
Turkey, Mustafa Aksu
United Kingdom, Dawn Osborne and Steve Palmer
United States, William R. Towns
Part III - Dispute Resolution Procedures
A. Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and Procedure, Torsten Bettinger and Allegra Waddell
B. Alternative Dispute Resolution for .EU, Torsten Bettinger
C. Trademark Clearing House, Sunrise Procedures and the Trademark Claims Service, Dr Hong Xue
D. Trademark Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution Policy, David Taylor
E. Other Policies Applicable to gTLD spaces, Torsten Bettinger
Part IV - The Joint Recommendation
The Joint Recommendation Concerning Provisions on the Protection of Marks and Other Industrial Signs on the Internet, Torsten Bettinger
Part V - Country Overviews
Table of Country Overviews, Torsten Bettinger

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