Electronic Commerce and Intellectual Property: Domain Names

Second Special Session of the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications

Comments in Response to the Secretariat's Questionnaire on the Protection of Country Names in the Domain Name System
(See paragraph 132 of the Report of the First Special Session)

  • Working documents of the Special Sessions of the Standing Committee on the Law of Trademarks, Industrial Designs and Geographical Indications

I. States



Australia IP Australia
Brazil Government of Brazil
Canada Government of Canada
China Trademark Office
State Administration for Industry and Commerce
Colombia Department of Multilateral Economic, Social and Environmental Affairs
Ministry of External Relations


State Intellectual Property Office

Cuba Cuban Industrial Property Office
Denmark Danish Patent and Trademark Office
Estonia Estonian Patent Office
France Government of France
Hungary Hungarian Patent Office


Intellectual Property Unit, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Employment

Japan Government of Japan


Kenya Industrial Property Office, Ministry of Trade and Industry


State Agency of Science and Intellectual Property

Latvia Patent Office
Lithuania State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania

Government of Mauritius

Mexico Mexican Institute of Industrial Property


Directorate-General for Telecommunications and Post, Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Water Management

New Zealand Ministry of Economic Development


National Institute of Industrial Property, Ministry of Economy

Republic of Moldova

State Agency on Industrial Property Protection

Republic of South Africa Government of the Republic of South Africa


Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, Ministry of Science and Technology

Turkey Turkish Patent Institute, Department of International Affairs
Ukraine State Department of Intellectual Property, Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine
Uruguay National Directorate of Industrial Property
United Kingdom Patent Office, Intellectual Property Policy Directorate
United States of America

Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), United States Department of Commerce


II. Organizations


Arbitration Center for Industrial Property, Japan

European Commission

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA)

Japan Trademark Association

Network Information Center, Mexico