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Domain Name Commission - advising clients

Domain Name Commission - advising clients
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The Domain Name Commission regulates the .nz domain name space with the aim of assisting people, businesses and communities to have a trusted and distinctively New Zealand online presence.

This webinar will take a practical approach aimed at ensuring you are able to provide your clients with robust advice in respect of domain name policy issues, complaints, and the dispute resolution process if this proves necessary.

Topics covered will include:

  • What is the role of the Domain Name Commission and how .nz domain names work as an intellectual property asset
  • The WHOIS data query service for checking .nz domain name availability and Registration records
  • How the free Mediation and the fee bearing Dispute Resolution Services operate as a legal avenue for you and your clients including: timeframes, submitting information in support, and other remedies that are available.

Learning objectives

By attending this webinar you will:

  • Gain a practical understanding and know how to navigate the .nz domain name space.
  • Know what is required to start the Domain Name Dispute Resolution process.
  • Identify how the Domain Name Commission can assist you and your clients.

Who should attend

All lawyers.

Book / Technical Specs

A background book written by the presenters is now available in hard copy, PDF, or both. Please indicate your choice upon registration. 

  • Hard Copy - Your book will be posted to you - no extra charge 
  • PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event - no extra charge 
  • Both Hard Copy & PDF - You will be emailed a PDF copy of the book 3 working days before the event, and posted the hard copy book  - additional $30 charge
For information on what is required to participate in the webinar, click here.


  • Brent Carey, Domain Name Commissioner, Domain Name Commission, Wellington
  • Dylan Connelly, Complaints and Compliance Manager, Domain Name Commission, Wellington

Fee (Incl GST)


Do you want to register more than one person for this course? Click here


  • Webinar - 11.00am - 12.30pm
  • Registration closes - 3.00pm, Tuesday 20 November 2018

View PDF brochure and registration form here.

Webinar  21 November
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Attendance at the live webinar
  • If you attended the live webinar, you will receive an electronic certificate of attendance as verification for your CPD records.
  • You can view and hear the presentation again, as many times as you wish in your own time for no additional cost.
Registration but non-attendance on the day
  • Under the CPD Scheme only those who attend a live webinar are eligible to claim CPD hours.
  • If you registered but were unable to attend on the day, you can view and hear the archived recording of the presentation.

Cancellation and refund policy

Since the webinar is available to registrants as an archive after the live presentation, there is no cancellation – we just transfer your user status as a registrant from the live presentation to a purchaser of the webinar package of recorded webinar, PowerPoints and booklet.

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21 November - At your desk or device

NZ $179.00
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