The DTPC is co-chaired by Mr. Peter Cheung (SBS, former Director of Intellectual Property Department of HKSAR) and Christopher TO (former Chairman of Hong Kong Internet Registration Corporation, former Member of ICANN Nomination Committee, and former Secretary-General of Hong Kong International Arbitration Centre), and consisted of 20 members who are renowned experts and scholars in Intellectual Property (IP), domain name and dispute resolution from 9 from jurisdictions, namely Mainland China, Hong Kong, United States, United Kingdom, Australia, Switzerland, France, Germany, and Korea.

Aims and Objectives

Dot Trademark Policy Committee is mandated primarily to:

(i) Consider issues of decision-making and governance as a whole when developing policies;

(ii) Consult best practices, legislation, and regulations in developing policies;

(iii) Facilitate the exchange of information and ideas in relation to formulation of domain name registration rules and dispute resolution policy for Dot Trademark

Meetings and Functions

The committee normally meets twice a year to perform the following functions:

(i) Regularly review and revamp existing rules and policies for the Dot Trademark;

(ii) Interpret provisions of Dot Trademark policies;

(iii) Recommend and refine on the existing procedures of the Registry.

To Join the Committee

The DTPC welcomes suitably qualified persons to apply for inclusion onto the DTPC as members. Interested parties may contact the Secretary-General of the DTPC for details at (852) 2297 2387 or policy@trademarkdomain.com.