Domain Names are the names for the information’s address on the Internet and are used to locate information on the Internet. In India, Top-level Domains on the internet are.IN and .CO.IN. and these domain names are made available to the general public. India being a part of UDPR, the country has enacted the INDRP for better regulations of the domain names.
If the infringing domain name is identical or deceptively similar to the registered domain name registered by the applicant/ complainant, the applicant has to file a complaint.IN Registry.
if the complaint is found to be in accordance with the dispute resolution policy, the registry will forward the complaint to the respondent within 3 days on receipt of the complaint received
.IN Registry will appoint the arbitrator and shall forward the complaint along with the requisite documents. The arbitrator will adjudicate the matter in accordance with the provisions of the Arbitrator and Conciliation Act, 1996.
The Arbitrator is required to decide and adjudicate upon the matter within 60 days from the date of commencement of the proceeding. The arbitrator has to record the decision in writing with proper reasoning.
On receiving the decision, the Registry shall;l forward the same to the parties along with the date of implementation of the decision.
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