The National Arbitration Forum (FORUM), an international provider of dispute resolution services, today announced that a total of 2,060 cases were filed in its domain name dispute resolution program in 2012, down 22 cases from the 2,082 it received in 2011. The FORUM is approved by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to provide domain name dispute resolution services under policies like the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).
The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center announced 2 weeks back that it handled 2,884 UDRP complaints in 2012 seeing a 4.5% increase from 2011.
In 2012, the FORUM surpassed a total of 20,000 domain name cases filed since it accepted its first case in 1999. The FORUM was approved as a UDRP Provider for disputes involving .pw, the country-code TLD for Palau.
About the National Arbitration Forum (FORUM) Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States, the National Arbitration Forum is an approved provider of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) by the Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). Since 1999, more than 20,000 domain name disputes worldwide have been filed through the National Arbitration Forum’s state-of-the-art case management system. For more information, visit http://domains.adrforum.com/.