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Combined RDRP/UDRP Response Filing Guidelines



Submit a combined RDRP/UDRP Response

The formalities for filing a combined RDRP/UDRP Response are the same as for UDRP Responses. Thus, combined RDRP/UDRP Responses must be filed with all of the following (details provided below):

1) the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
2) the Complainant

Note: There is no need to send the Response to the concerned registrar(s).


Submit a Response to the Center

The Response must be submitted to the Center in electronic form and in hardcopy.

  • In electronic form:
    Submit the Response and any annexes available in electronic format. In order to facilitate electronic filing, the Center offers the option to download and complete the Combined RDRP/UDRP Model Response Form as a Word document to submit as an attachment to an e-mail to domain.disputes@wipo.int.

  • In hardcopy:
    Send a signed original and four copies of the Response by express mail or courier service to (including any attachments not available in electronic format):

    WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center
    34 chemin des Colombettes
    1211 Geneva 20
    Switzerland
    Tel.: (+41 22) 338 8247
    Fax: (+41 22) 740 3700


Submit a Response to the Complainant

The Response must be submitted to the Complainant in electronic form and in hard copy.

  • In electronic form:
    Copy the above e-mail submission to the the Complainant in accordance with the contact details specified by the Complainant in the Complaint.
  • In hardcopy:
    Send a copy of the Response and all attachments by express mail or courier service to the Complainant in accordance with the contact details indicated by the Complainant in the Complaint.

Payment

If the Respondent is required to make a payment and that payment is being submitted by check, the check should be sent to the Center with the hardcopies. If the payment is not being made by check, then the Respondent should inform the Center as to how payment is being made.


Additional information

The following documents should be consulted in connection with preparing and filing a Response:

Questions concerning the filing requirements may be sent by e-mail to arbiter.mail@wipo.int.

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