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1770 Domain Disputes Filed with National Arbitration Forum in 2008, Over 12K Since 1999

The National Arbitration Forum today announced that a total of 1,770 cases were filed in its domain name dispute resolution program in 2008. The National Arbitration Forum, approved by ICANN, provides domain name dispute resolution services under policies like the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).

Nearly all 1,770 cases filed (98%) in 2008 involved UDRP domain names, like .com and .org and the rest involved usDRP domain names with the .us extension, according to the announcement. Panelists heard and decided 1,477 cases while parties worked together to settle many of the rest. By the end of 2008, over 10,600 disputes were filed with the National Arbitration Forum with panelists resolving 9,470 of those cases, while the parties settled many of the rest.

Related topics: Domain Names, ICANN, Law, UDRP
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