Domain Names - China

Our domain name lawyers focus on your strategic business considerations

An internet domain name is vitally important for modern enterprises in China, and an increasing number of businesses are becoming aware of just how important it is to protect their domain name. They come to King & Wood Mallesons for our extensive experience in handling domain name registrations and resolving disputes.

Getting the best possible outcome for you

Our intellectual property lawyers are experienced in domain name dispute issues and are able to file domain name disputes before the Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center, the Asia Domain Name Dispute Resolution Center and the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO).

So you can be confident that we know what works (and what does not) in China. And you can rest assured that we have the systems in place to move quickly, reduce risk, and save you money. Our team, especially our trademark attorneys and IP litigators, have strong communication skills and can mobilise resources from across the firm to reach the best possible outcome for you.

Our clients include Hitachi, China UnionPay,, Volvo, Bose, Carlson, Mahindra, Muji, SKP (Simon Kucher & Partner Strategy & Marketing Consultants GmbH), and GE.

Areas of domain name law we advise on include:

  • Registration
  • Database management
  • Disputes
  • Assignment.
"Widely acclaimed for its leading reputation for both IP prosecution and dispute resolution. Continues to draw clients from both home and abroad thanks to its comprehensive service coverage and consistent high-quality delivery."


We have a full team specialising in this area.

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