Anonymous writes "SHAO ZONGWEI, China closes in on domain-name feuds says "arbitrators in China are looking forward to playing a more important part in quelling such rows. ... legal experts are now working on a new regulation that could expand the jurisdiction of arbitrators in handling domain name disputes.""
Other highlights from the article:
Arbitrators will be able to mediate disputes over English-language domain names
Arbitrators may consider criteria other than trademarks
The Domain Name Dispute Settlement Centre has had 11 Chinese-language domain name dispute cases in the past six months; this might increase greatly with the new jurisdiction.
The regulation is expected to allow competing arbitration agencies into the market.
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