World Intellectual Property Organization

Schedule of Fees under the UDRP (valid as of December 1, 2002)

The following schedule of fees applies in connection with any domain name administrative proceeding initiated on or after December 1, 2002, that is to be administered by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (the WIPO Center) under the modified Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, approved by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) on October 30, 2009 (the Rules), or under variations thereof adopted by certain ccTLD registration authorities:

Single Panelist

Number of Domain Names Included in the Complaint Fee (United States Dollars)

1 to 5

1500 [Panelist: 1000; WIPO Center: 500]

6 to 10

2000 [Panelist: 1300; WIPO Center: 700]

More than 10

To be decided in consultation with the WIPO Center

 

Three Panelists

Number of Domain Names Included in the Complaint Fee (United States Dollars)

1 to 5

4000 [Presiding Panelist: 1500; Co-Panelist: 750; WIPO Center: 1000]

6 to 10

5000 [Presiding Panelist: 1750; Co-Panelist: 1000; WIPO Center: 1250]

More than 10

To be decided in consultation with the WIPO Center

1. The fee consists of an amount to be retained by the WIPO Center as an administration fee and an amount to be paid to a Panelist.

2. In the event of the withdrawal of a complaint in accordance with Paragraph 4 of the Rules and Paragraph 5(b) of the Supplemental Rules, or the termination of an administrative proceeding prior to the appointment of an Administrative Panel, for cases involving up to 10 domain names the WIPO Center shall withhold a processing fee in the amount of the WIPO Center's share of the total fee; for cases involving more than 10 domain names the WIPO Center shall determine in its sole discretion the processing fee to be withheld by the WIPO Center. In the event of the termination of an administrative proceeding after the appointment of an Administrative Panel, the WIPO Center shall determine in its sole discretion whether any amount of fee paid by either party shall be refunded.

3. Payments shall be made by any of the following means only:

Bank transfer (for payments in USD):

Beneficiary:
WIPO / OMPI, 34 chemin des Colombettes, 1211 Geneva 20, Switzerland
Account number (IBAN):  CH68 0483 5063 0397 8200 0
Swift Code:  CRESCHZZ80A
Bank:  Credit Suisse, 1211 Geneva 70, Switzerland
(When making the transfer, please indicate the purpose of the payment, including the disputed domain name(s) (mandatory), the paying party and, if available, the WIPO case reference.)

Credit card (Visa, MasterCard):

Payment by credit card should be made using the WIPO Center's secure online Domain Name Credit Card Payment Service. For payment-related queries or difficulties, please call (+41 22) 338 8247.  For data security reasons, this online payment facility will be the only means by which credit card payments can be accepted.

WIPO current account:  deduction from WIPO current account number

Bank draft/check:

Beneficiary:
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Arbitration and Mediation Center
34, chemin des Colombettes
1211 Geneva 20
Switzerland
(When mailing the bank draft/check, please indicate the purpose of the payment, including the disputed domain name(s) (mandatory), the paying party and, if available, the WIPO case reference.)

4. Payments in cash will not be accepted.

5. All bank charges, transfer fees or other amounts that may be levied in connection with a payment made to the WIPO Center shall be borne by the party making the payment.

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