DOMAIN NAME DISPUTES
The Law Office of David M. Dingeman has recently and successfully defended Respondent, Plan Express, in the domain name dispute decision below, before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). ICANN allows domain name disputes to be heard before a panel as an alternative to suing in federal district court.
Advantages of ICANN Domain Name Dispute Process:
One single procedure (as opposed to several court actions in different countries), which, in the case of arbitration, produces a result that is final and enforceable internationally.
Savings of time and cost.
Party autonomy in choosing the applicable law, procedure and language of the proceedings.
Neutrality in relation to the law, language and institutional culture of the parties.
The possibility to have specialized expertise represented on the arbitral tribunal or through the mediator.
Modern rules accommodating the specific characteristics of intellectual property disputes.