The UDRP Applies to These Top-Level Domains

I recently compiled a list of country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) that have adopted the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) -- but, that list does not represent all of the TLDs to which the UDRP applies.

Of course, the UDRP applies (most frequently) to .com. Indeed, .com domain names account for more than 75% of all disputes administered by WIPO, the leading UDRP service provider.

The .com TLD is followed in popularity under the UDRP by domain names containing .net, .org and .info. But, the list does not stop there.

To be certain, the UDRP applies to several categories of TLDs (in addition to those on my ccTLD list):

The original "big three," created in the 1980s:

  • .com
  • .net
  • .org

The first seven new TLDs approved after ICANN's creation in 1998 (which launched from 2001 to 2004):

  • .aero
  • .biz
  • .coop
  • .info
  • .museum
  • .name
  • .pro

ICANN's sponsored TLDs, which resulted from an application process in 2003 and 2004:

  • .asia
  • .cat
  • .jobs
  • .mobi
  • .tel
  • .travel

The long-debated and first adult TLD (which was originally rejected during the sponsored TLD application round), which launched in 2011:

  • .xxx

And, of course, all of the so-called "new gTLDs":

  • Too numerous to list here! That is, those that were a part of ICANN's 2012 process -- more than 1,000 TLDs from .aaa to .zippo.