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World Intellectual Property Organization(WIPO)
An agency of the United Nations that provides a global forum for intellectual property services, policies, and information. WIPO enables its 191 member states to collectively shape rules associated with the international registration systems for intellectual property. WIPO also provides services for resolving international commercial disputes outside the courts.
The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is one of the providers approved by ICANN for resolving domain name disputes.