Internet Domain Name Dispute Resolution Training Course
Source： The RegistryDate： 2018-04-16
Date: 26 April (9:00 – 17:40)
Venue: Conrad Guangzhou
Seats: No more than 50
Interested parties please send email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Internet Intellectual Property Institute
Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre
Guangdong IP Protection Association
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers（ICANN）
Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre（ADNDRC）
Internet DotTrademark Organisation（IDTO）
Who should attend
· IP Lawyers
· Trademark agents
· In-house counsel
Mr. Dennis Cai has rich experience in international arbitration, mediation, E-commerce, and online intellectual property dispute resolution.
Mr. Cai is currently the President of Policy and Compliance of Internet DotTrademark Organisation Limited. Before that, he worked for the Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) for 12 years, during which he served as the Assistant Secretary-General for 8 years, involving in various functions of the HKIAC Secretariat.
Mr Cai specialise in Internet related IP dispute resolution. He is currently listed as Panelist at the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) and Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC), and serves as a Council Member of ADNDRC. Mr. Cai is a member of the Hong Kong Institute of Arbitrators (HKIArb), Licensing Executive Society China (Hong Kong Sub-Chapter), and Hong Kong Institute of Directors (HKIoD). He is also a holder of two master’s degrees, respectively L.L.M (WTO and Globalization Laws) and M.A in Arbitration and Dispute Resolution.He has delivered 120+ public presentations, lectures, and trainings in Hong Kong, Mainland China and overseas, and published more than 15 articles, chapters, and case reports on arbitration and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).
Ms. Carrie Shang is the ADR Legal Counsel of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre (HKIAC) and she specialized in helping foreign enterprises solving cross-border commercial, investment and intellectual property disputes.
Ms. Shang is qualified to practice law in New York and the People's Republic of China. Prior to joining HKIAC. Ms. Shang was an Assistant Professor of Law at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) and led the University's Free Trade and ADR Research and Development Center, and has provided policy advice to government agencies including the Shanghai Municipal Commission of Commerce. Ms. Shang is fluent in English, Mandarin, and Cantonese, with a good working knowledge of Spanish. She obtained her J.D from the University of Southern California School of Law and her B.A (Honors) from UC Berkeley. Ms. Shang has working and living experiences in the United States, Hong Kong and People's Republic of China, and has also received public interest fellowships from Perkins Coie LLP, the Clinton Global Initiative, and Tata International.
Starting off as an IP litigator, Eugene has developed his practice to cover the full spectrum of contentious and advisory IP and TMT work in Hong Kong and China. The experience of seeing how things went wrong enables Eugene to spot risks early, prevent problems from happening, and resolve them in a practical manner. Since 2017, Eugene has also led the Vietnam IP practice.
Serving as an appointed domain name panelist and an accredited mediator also helps Eugene evaluate issues from an adjudicator's perspective. As examples, Eugene has helped clients resolve disputes in all areas of IP including copyright, patents, trademarks, and domain names, through litigation, negotiations, and alternative dispute resolutions (e.g., arbitration and mediation).
Eugene also advises and speaks extensively on data privacy, consumer protection, and advertising laws – areas that are rapidly changing in Asia. Again, Eugene covers his clients' full needs, from screening the use of superlatives in online advertisements, to the handling of data/cybersecurity breaches, and the defence of investigations by regulators. Given his diverse practice, Eugene has assisted clients from many industry sectors including technology, education, food & beverages, retail, hospitality, financial institutions, sports, gaming, and entertainment.
Eugene features regularly in journals and seminars concerning intellectual property, data privacy, domain names, and advertising laws. He is recognised as an outstanding practitioner by various publications including Chambers Asia Pacific, Client Choice, Asialaw Profiles, and Asia IP Profiles.
Mr Gao Qiang is specialized in providing intellectual property, trade secret and unfair competition legal services to clients from Internet, technology, and film and television industries. He has acted as counsel in many litigation and arbitration proceedings involving copyright, trademark, Internet domain name, and unfair competition, and has rich experience in non-litigation matters, such as IP management, branding strategy.
Welcome Remarks / Keynote Speech
Secretary-General, Guangdong IP Protection Association
Head of China, Global Stakeholder Engagement, ICANN
Introduction of Domain Name System, and Challenges of Digital Brand Protection
Procedural Issues in UDRP, CNDRP, and HKDRP
Presenter: Carrie Shang, Gao Qiang
· Introduction to domain name disputes
· Consolidation of cases
· Evidence and burden of proof
· Extension and supplemental filing
· Settlement of domain name dispute
· Enforcement of decision
· Re-file of cases
12:30 － 13:30
13:30 － 15:00
Substantial issues in ICANN UDRP, CNDRP, and HKDRP
Presenter: Eugene Low
· Rights in respect of a trademark
· Identity and confusingly similar
· Legitimate rights and interests of the Respondent
· Registration and use of information in bad faith
15:30 － 16:00
Questions and Answers
16:00 － 16:40
Other Dispute Resolution Policy － Sunrise Dispute Resolution (SDRP)，Registrar Transfer Dispute Resolution (TDRP)，and Uniform Rapid Suspension System(URS)
16:40 － 17:20
Introduction to DotTrademark Eligibility Dispute Resolution Policy
17:20 － 17:40
Questions and Answers