New Policies regarding dispute resolution system in Domain Names
In December 2007, new domain name registration policies entered into force, which established a new mecanism of dispute resolutions.This system introduces the principles from WIPO�s Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, for domain names, used by ICANN (Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers), thereunder the following requirements are stated in order to iniciate an administrative procedure of solving controversies:
- 1) The domain name must be confusingly similar or identical so that it causes confusion with a registered and/or applied trademarks in Peru,
- 2) The domain name holder does not have any rights or legitimate interest with respect to the domain name,
- 3) The domain name had been registered and is being used in bad faith,The referred procedure, is filed with authorized centres by the Red Cient�fica Peruana (entity in charge of the administration of domain names in Peru), having the assignment or reversal of the domain as the final objective, a measure that, if it has been accepted, is carried out by NIC.PE.