April 20, 2005

Czech Arbitration Court to provide dispute resolution for .eu disputes

EURid has appointed on April 12 the Prague-based Arbitration Court attached to the Economic Chamber of the Czech Republic and Agricultural Chamber of the Czech Republic (“Czech Arbitration Court”) to provide ADR for .eu domain name disputes. The Czech Arbitration Court, assisted by a preparatory team of IP and IT specialist from around Europe will draft the rules and procedures for .eu ADR, in line with the European Commissions Public Policy Rules for .eu (EC Regulation 874/2004) and the recommendations of WIPO.
The Czech Arbitration Court is a not-for-profit organisation founded in 1949, and already provides ADR for domain names disputes in the Czech top level domain registry (.cz). It will provide Alternative Dispute Resolution for .eu domain names in the 20 official languages of the European Union.

[Press release]

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