Overview

The Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) is one of the world’s leading dispute resolution organisations, specialising in arbitration, mediation, adjudication and domain name dispute resolution (DNDR). HKIAC is the third most preferred and used arbitral institution worldwide.* Having received Global Arbitration Review's Best Innovation by an Individual or Organisation award in 2014 and 2021, HKIAC is constantly at the forefront of innovative arbitration practice.

Together with CIETAC, HKIAC co-founded the ADNDRC in 2002 to provide DNDR services in the Asia region, with requisite language skills and understanding of the Asian environment. HKIAC currently operates as the Hong Kong office and Secretariat of ADNDRC. Both HKIAC and ADNDRC are non-profit organisations established under Hong Kong law.

In addition to providing DNDR services under the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) as the Hong Kong office of ADNDRC, HKIAC serves as a DNDR service provider in its own capacity for ccTLDs under the following policies:-

  • (i) Hong Kong Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy for “.hk” and “.香港” (HKDRP);
  • (ii) China ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy for “.cn” and “.中国” (CNDRP); and
  • (iii) dotPH Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy for “.ph” (PHDRP).

*According to the Queen Mary, University of London and White & Case’s 2021 International Arbitration Survey

Services

Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)

  • The Policy
  • The Rules
  • The ADNDRC Supplemental Rules
  • Flow Chart of Proceedings
  • Online System Access
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Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS)

  • The Procedure
  • The Rules
  • The ADNDRC Supplemental Rules
  • Flow Chart of Proceedings
  • Online System Access
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Trademark Post-Delegation Dispute Resolution Policy (TM-PDDRP)

  • The Procedure
  • The Rules
  • The ADNDRC Supplemental Rules
  • Flow Chart of Proceedings
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Registrar Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (TDRP)

  • Policy on Transfer of Registrations between Registrars
  • Registrar Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy
  • The ADNDRC Supplemental Rules
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