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    <p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">Hi Paul,</font></p>
    <p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">Let me echo your
        respect and appreciation for "GNSO Policy, as developed by the
        IRT and STI" and adopted by the Board as reflected in the AGB". 
        I agree!  J. Scott made a similar point re: the existence of the
        Sunrise Period and TM Claims itself -- all a product of the
        original process. These were tough compromises negotiated
        carefully and worked on in good faith by the participants and
        their stakeholder groups. <br>
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    <p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">To that list of
        original agreements, we must add the bar against acceptance of
        trademarks into the TMCH database with styling, design or logo.
        The STI could not have been more clear in what it adopted for
        addition to the TMCH database -- text marks outside of logos or
        designs. The GNSO Council adopted the language, then the ICANN
        Board adopted it and it was placed in the Applicant Guidebook.
        Exactly as you have outlined above. In this case, the original
        text of the adopted rules is:</font></p>
    <p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">"The TC [Trademark
        Clearinghouse] Database should be required to include nationally
        or multinationally registered "text mark" trademarks, from all
        jurisdictions (including countries where there is no substantive
        review). (The trademarks to be included in the TC are text marks
        because "design marks" provide protection for letters and words
        only within the context of their design or logo and the STI was
        under a mandate not to expand existing trademark rights.)"</font></p>
    <p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">As the TMCH was created,
        and the Sunrise Period and TM Claims, so too were these limits
        created to balance a system which to many (echoing Paul Keating's
        earlier thought) provided unprecedented rights of preemption to
        trademark owners. It all flows from the same page... <br>
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    <p><font face="Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif">Best, Kathy<br>
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style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Paul
            K<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">It
            depends on your definition of the status quo, I suppose.  If
            the status quo is the GNSO Policy, as developed by the IRT
            and STI and adopted by the Board as reflected in the AGB,
            meaning no mention of GIs in the TMCH, then the status quo
            seems just fine.  However, if the status quo is that GIs
            have creeped into TMCH via the TMCH provider, than the
            status quo needs to be challenged. 
            <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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            M<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                <a class="moz-txt-link-abbreviated" href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org">gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org</a>
                [<a class="moz-txt-link-freetext" href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org">mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org</a>]
                <b>On Behalf Of </b>Paul Keating<br>
                <b>Sent:</b> Sunday, April 30, 2017 12:54 PM<br>
                <b>To:</b> Jonathan Agmon
                <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal">&lt;jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal&gt;</a><br>
                <b>Cc:</b> J. Scott Evans via gnso-rpm-wg
                <a class="moz-txt-link-rfc2396E" href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org">&lt;gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org&gt;</a><br>
                <b>Subject:</b> Re: [gnso-rpm-wg] Agenda and documents
                for Working Group call this week<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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        <p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
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          <p class="MsoNormal">Frankly I would like to know.<o:p></o:p></p>
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          <p class="MsoNormal">And I don't want to maintain the status
            quo absent evidence that it is worth the intrusion. <br>
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            Sincerely,<o:p></o:p></p>
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            <p class="MsoNormal">Paul Keating, Esq.<o:p></o:p></p>
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            On Apr 30, 2017, at 5:21 PM, Jonathan Agmon &lt;<a
              moz-do-not-send="true"
              href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;
            wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                    style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">It's
                    a good question that we can research, but given that
                    some members of the group are less open to explore
                    if registered GIs should be in the TMCH or not, I
                    question if the entire exercise is not a waste of
                    time. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                    style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">As
                    I just suggested since there seems to be some
                    disagreement (between US and other practitioners)
                    perhaps leaving the status quo is best at this
                    time. <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 700&quot;,serif">Jonathan Agmon (</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">胡</span><span
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                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 300&quot;,serif">Advocate,
                                  Director<o:p></o:p></span></p>
                              <p><span
                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 300&quot;,serif">Attorney and
                                  Counsellor at Law (admitted in New
                                  York)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                    500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                  <span style="color:#0072BC">IL </span>+972
                                  9 950 7000            </span><span
                                  style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 500&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                              <p
style="mso-margin-top-alt:.75pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.75pt;margin-left:0in;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                    500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">F
                                  </span></strong><span
                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">IL
                                </span><span
                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 500&quot;,serif">+972 9 950
                                  5500           
                                </span><span
                                  style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 500&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                              <p><span
                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 300&quot;,serif">Soroker Agmon
                                  Nordman Pte Ltd.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
                              <p><span
                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 300&quot;,serif">133 New Bridge
                                  Road, #13-02, 059413
                                  <span style="color:#BA4642">SINGAPORE
                                  </span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                              <p><span
                                  style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                  Sans 300&quot;,serif">8 Hahoshlim
                                  Street P.O. Box 12425 4672408
                                  Herzliya,
                                  <span style="color:#527AAE">ISRAEL </span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                              <a moz-do-not-send="true"
                                href="mailto:paul@law.es">paul@law.es</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"> 30
                              April 2017 19:01<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                              <a moz-do-not-send="true"
                                href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                          <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">Cc:</span></b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">
                              <a moz-do-not-send="true"
                                href="mailto:gregshatanipc@gmail.com">gregshatanipc@gmail.com</a>;
                              <a moz-do-not-send="true"
                                href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org">
                                gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                          <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">Subject:</span></b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"> Re:
                              [gnso-rpm-wg] Agenda and documents for
                              Working Group call this week<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                <p class="MsoNormal">This is a great thread and I find
                  Greg's explanations are very helpful.<o:p></o:p></p>
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                <p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
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                <p class="MsoNormal">Question:  are GI's registered in a
                  "GI registry" but NOT in a trademark registry entitled
                  to treaty protections afforded to registered
                  trademarks?<o:p></o:p></p>
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                <p class="MsoNormal"><o:p> </o:p></p>
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                <p class="MsoNormal">Or are they treated "somewhat"
                  differently as, for example, NGOs are treated under
                  6ter?<o:p></o:p></p>
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                  <br>
                  Sent from my iPad<o:p></o:p></p>
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                  On 30 Apr 2017, at 11:28, Jonathan Agmon &lt;<a
                    moz-do-not-send="true"
                    href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;
                  wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                    <p class="MsoNormal"><a moz-do-not-send="true"
                        name="_MailEndCompose"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Greg,</span></a><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">When
                        I used the word “mark”, I didn’t mean
                        “trademark”. I was making a distinction between
                        a “mark” and a “trade mark” because I was trying
                        to state that various forms of indicators can
                        become trademarks. Thus, the term “mark” is not
                        reserved to trademarks, unless it is applied in
                        the legal sense. If it is applied in the legal
                        sense it is synonymous with the word “sign”.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">WIPO’s
                        use of the word “sign” with respect to GIs
                        should not be an indication that WIPO
                        specifically wished to exclude “marks” from this
                        definition because some other (non-US) legal
                        systems define a trademark as a “sign” capable
                        of distinguishing goods (or services) of one
                        undertaking from those of other undertakings.
                        See UK’s Trade Marks Act, 1994, s. 1. Under the
                        UK TM Act GIS are collective trademarks. It
                        states that: “a collective mark may be
                        registered which consists of signs or
                        indications which may serve, in trade, to
                        designate the geographical origin of the goods
                        or services.”</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">I
                        think that the rest of the discussion is not
                        relevant to my point, because I am advocating
                        the we should allow GI that have been registered
                        into the TMCH because they are signs capable of
                        disguising goods of one undertaking from those
                        of other undertakings.
                      </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Assuming
                        we agree to have GIs that are registered in a
                        national trademark registry into the TMCH, why
                        do you object to having the same signs that are
                        registered in a national GI registry into the
                        TMCH?</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                    <p class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Thanks,
                         </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 700&quot;,serif">Jonathan Agmon (</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">胡</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Microsoft
                                JhengHei&quot;,sans-serif">韩森</span><span
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 300&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 300&quot;,serif">Advocate, Director<o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 300&quot;,serif">Attorney and
                                Counsellor at Law (admitted in New York)<o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p
style="mso-margin-top-alt:.75pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.75pt;margin-left:0in;line-height:15.0pt"><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 300&quot;,serif"><a
                                  moz-do-not-send="true"
                                  href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                    500&quot;,serif">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</span></a><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="mso-margin-top-alt:.75pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.75pt;margin-left:0in;line-height:15.0pt"><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 300&quot;,serif"><a
                                  moz-do-not-send="true"
                                  href="http://www.ip-law.legal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                    500&quot;,serif">www.ip-law.legal</span></a>
                                <o:p></o:p></span></p>
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                  500&quot;,serif;color:#EA161E">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                500&quot;,serif;color:#EA161E"> SG</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                +65 6532 2577  </span><span
                                style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 500&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p
style="mso-margin-top-alt:.75pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.75pt;margin-left:0in;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                  500&quot;,serif;color:black">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                US +1 212 999 6180          </span><span
style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p
style="mso-margin-top-alt:.75pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.75pt;margin-left:0in;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                  500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                <span style="color:#0072BC">IL </span>+972
                                9 950 7000            </span><span
                                style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 500&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p
style="mso-margin-top-alt:.75pt;margin-right:0in;margin-bottom:.75pt;margin-left:0in;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                  500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">F
                                </span></strong><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">IL
                              </span><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 500&quot;,serif">+972 9 950
                                5500           
                              </span><span
                                style="font-size:8.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 500&quot;,serif"><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                            <p><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 300&quot;,serif">Soroker Agmon
                                Nordman Pte Ltd.<o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 300&quot;,serif">133 New Bridge
                                Road, #13-02, 059413
                                <span style="color:#BA4642">SINGAPORE </span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
                            <p><span
                                style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                Sans 300&quot;,serif">8 Hahoshlim Street
                                P.O. Box 12425 4672408 Herzliya,
                                <span style="color:#527AAE">ISRAEL </span><o:p></o:p></span></p>
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                    <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span
                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">
                        Greg Shatan [<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                          href="mailto:gregshatanipc@gmail.com">mailto:gregshatanipc@gmail.com</a>]
                        <br>
                        <b>Sent:</b> Sunday, April 30, 2017 8:11 AM<br>
                        <b>To:</b> Jonathan Agmon &lt;<a
                          moz-do-not-send="true"
                          href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;<br>
                        <b>Cc:</b> J. Scott Evans &lt;<a
                          moz-do-not-send="true"
                          href="mailto:jsevans@adobe.com">jsevans@adobe.com</a>&gt;;
                        Massimo &lt;<a moz-do-not-send="true"
                          href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com">Massimo@origin-gi.com</a>&gt;;
                        J. Scott Evans via gnso-rpm-wg &lt;<a
                          moz-do-not-send="true"
                          href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a>&gt;<br>
                        <b>Subject:</b> Re: [gnso-rpm-wg] Agenda and
                        documents for Working Group call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Jonathan,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Responses
                            in-line:</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                          <p class="MsoNormal">On Sat, Apr 29, 2017 at
                            10:59 PM, Jonathan Agmon &lt;<a
                              moz-do-not-send="true"
                              href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal"
                              target="_blank">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;
                            wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Greg,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">You
                                    state:
                                  </span><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Claiming
                                    that GIs <u>are</u> trademarks (or
                                    even "marks") is not something I can
                                    support.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#002060">But,
                                    GIs are simply word marks.
                                  </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
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                              <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                  style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">No, GIs are not "word
                                  marks." That is the point you are
                                  trying to prove.  Stating it to prove
                                  the point is circular.  They may be
                                  words (or designs, or combinations of
                                  words and designs).  If by word
                                  "mark," you mean a trademark, then
                                  that is not true.  If you don't mean a
                                  trademark, then what definition of
                                  "mark" are you using?  I note that
                                  WIPO, in defining GIs, uses "sign" and
                                  not "mark".  GIs may be words, and
                                  they may signify something, but they
                                  are not trademarks, unless and until
                                  they are registered as trademarks. 
                                  Using the word "mark" to refer to both
                                  "trademarks" and "not trademarks"
                                  essentially strips it of meaning.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"> <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#002060">PARMA
                                is a word mark, is it not?</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">It is not.  PARMA is
                                a word.  It is not
                                <i>per se</i> a word mark.  Whether it's
                                a "word mark" depends on whether it is
                                registered as a trademark (putting aside
                                "common law" marks, since they are
                                generally not accepted into the TMCH
                                unless they are "court-validated").  If
                                it is used in a way that qualifies as a
                                trademark under the trademark laws of a
                                particular jurisdiction as a trademark
                                of some sort, and it is registered as a
                                trademark, then it is a trademark (or a
                                "word mark" if you wish).  If it is a GI
                                and it is registered as such, or if it
                                is not registered at all, it is not a
                                trademark.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                <p class="MsoNormal">And PARMA can (and
                                  was) registered as trademarks in the
                                  US.<o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Yes, but that hardly
                                proves your point.  Quite the opposite. 
                                There are currently seven registrations
                                for PARMA (without any other words) on
                                the US trademark register.  With one
                                exception, these trademarks are clearly
                                not functioning in any way akin to a GI.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Five
                                are "standard form" registrations (text
                                without any type of formatting) for
                                PARMA, owned by five different
                                registrants for the following goods and
                                services:</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">1.</span><span
                                style="font-size:7.0pt">      
                              </span><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Hard
                                wood flooring; Engineered wood flooring;
                                Laminate flooring; Luxury vinyl tile.
                              </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                              style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">
                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">2.</span><span
                                style="font-size:7.0pt">      
                              </span><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Restaurant
                                and bar services, namely, fine dining
                                restaurant services.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                              style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">
                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">3.</span><span
                                style="font-size:7.0pt">      
                              </span><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Faucets,
                                shower heads and faucet sets. Towel
                                rings, clothes-drying racks; bath
                                accessories, namely, cup holders,
                                toothbrush holders and soap dishes.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">4.</span><span
                                style="font-size:7.0pt">      
                              </span><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Computer
                                software for use in displaying and
                                printing digital typeface designs and
                                typographic ornaments.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">5.
                                   Fluid pumps-namely, irrigation and
                                drainage pumps, sewerage and sump pumps,
                                tractor-drawn farm implements-namely,
                                corrugators, crop toppers, and beet
                                cleaners.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                            <p class="gmail-msolistparagraph"
                              style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">
                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">One
                                is a registration for "PARMA!" (with an
                                exclamation point) for "Flavourings and
                                seasonings; Food seasonings;
                                Seasonings."</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                            <p class="gmail-msolistparagraph"
                              style="margin-bottom:0in;margin-bottom:.0001pt">
                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">One
                                is a registration for PARMA Plus Design
                                (consisting of the word "PARMA" inside a
                                stylized crown) for "Ham Products."
                                 This registration is owned by CONSORZIO
                                DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA ASSOCIATION
                                ITALY Largo Calamandrei 1/A Parma (PR)
                                ITALY, as a Certification Mark, with the
                                statement: "The certification mark, as
                                used by persons authorized by the
                                certifier, certifies the regional origin
                                of the products and certifies that those
                                products conform to the production
                                process, size, shape, weight, curing,
                                slicing and packaging requirements
                                promulgated by the certifier."  I assume
                                this is the registration you are
                                referring to (particularly since there
                                is no "standard form" registration for
                                PARMA owned by the CONSORZIO DEL
                                PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA).</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                            <p class="gmail-msolistparagraph"
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">The CONSORZIO
                                DEL PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA also owns two
                                other Certification Mark registrations
                                containing the word PARMA: One for PARMA
                                HAM ("Ham" disclaimed) and one for
                                PROSCIUTTO DI PARMA ("Prosciutto"
                                disclaimed).  Both of these are standard
                                form registrations.  (</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                            <p class="gmail-msolistparagraph"
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Notably,
                                there is a registration for PARMA BRAND
                                Plus Design (consisting of the words
                                PARMA BRAND in a circle with a flying
                                eagle clutching a sausage in its talons)
                                ("Brand" disclaimed) for MEAT
                                PRODUCTS-NAMELY, SAUSAGE, SALAMI,
                                CAPICOLLO, LUNCH MEATS, owned by Parma
                                Sausage Products, Inc. of Pittsburgh,
                                PA.  This registration predates all of
                                the registrations owned by the
                                Consorzio.  </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                            <p class="gmail-msolistparagraph"
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Interestingly,
                                all three of the Consorzio's
                                applications were refused registration
                                by the USPTO based on the PARMA BRAND
                                Plus Design registration (which at that
                                time included "Prosciutto" among its
                                goods and services).  <b>(For all those
                                  talking about "scope of protection" of
                                  text + design marks, this is a great
                                  example to consider -- the two
                                  text-only marks and the PARMA (and
                                  Crown) mark were refused registration
                                  by PARMA Brand plus a sausage-toting
                                  eagle.  Clearly the scope of the PARMA
                                  Brand registration extended beyond the
                                  context of its design.)
                                </b> The Consorzio del Prosciutto di
                                Parma and Parma Sausage Products entered
                                into a settlement agreement, whereby
                                Parma Sausage agreed to remove
                                "prosciutto" from its goods and
                                services, which allowed the Consorzio
                                applications to proceed to registration
                                on the trademark register.  </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Then,
                                and only then, did the PARMA (and
                                Crown), PARMA HAM and PROSCIUTTO DI
                                PARMA "signs" become trademarks
                                (assuming they were not registered as
                                trademarks elsewhere first).  These
                                registrations could be relied on to
                                register PARMA, PARMA HAM and PROSCIUTTO
                                DI PARMA in the TMCH (noting there is
                                still some disagreement in the WG
                                whether the crown in the PARMA
                                registration somehow disqualifies it
                                from serving as the basis for entry of
                                PARMA into the TMCH).</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                            <p class="gmail-msolistparagraph"
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                              <span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Of
                                course, each of the first six
                                registrations above could also form the
                                basis for entering PARMA into the TMCH
                                (the sixth by excluding the "!").  None
                                of these are GIs, of course.  And the
                                PARMA BRAND registration could form the
                                basis for entering PARMA BRAND into the
                                TMCH (again noting the disagreement on
                                how such text plus design marks should
                                be handled). This too, is not a GI, even
                                if it used for meat products (but not
                                prosciutto) made in the great city of
                                Pittsburgh, PA. <a
                                  moz-do-not-send="true"
                                  href="https://www.parmasausage.com/">https://www.parmasausage.com/</a></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#002060"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#002060">Can
                                    you explain, what you meant?</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
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                            <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Hope that helps.</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><span
                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">
                                 I've attached a document with some of
                                the info referred to here....</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                    style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Thanks,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">You are most welcome.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Greg</span><span
style="font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">​</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p><span
                                            style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Jonathan
                                            Agmon (</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN"
                                            lang="ZH-CN">胡</span><span
                                            style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Microsoft
JhengHei&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN" lang="ZH-CN">韩森</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                        <p><span
                                            style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Advocate,
                                            Director</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                        <p><span
                                            style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">Attorney
                                            and Counsellor at Law
                                            (admitted in New York)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                        <p
                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:15.0pt"><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                              moz-do-not-send="true"
                                              href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal"
                                              target="_blank">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:15.0pt"><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                              moz-do-not-send="true"
                                              href="http://www.ip-law.legal"
                                              target="_blank">www.ip-law.legal</a>
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                                              href="tel:+65%206532%202577"
                                              target="_blank">+65 6532
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif"> US +1
                                            212 999 6180          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#0072BC">T</span></strong><span
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#0072BC">IL
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                                        <p><span
                                            style="font-size:10.0pt">Soroker
                                            Agmon Nordman Pte Ltd.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                        <p><span
                                            style="font-size:10.0pt">133
                                            New Bridge Road, #13-02,
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                                            style="font-size:10.0pt">8
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                                            12425 4672408 Herzliya,
                                            <span style="color:#527AAE">ISRAEL
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                                <p class="MsoNormal"><b><span
                                      style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">
                                    Greg Shatan [mailto:<a
                                      moz-do-not-send="true"
                                      href="mailto:gregshatanipc@gmail.com"
                                      target="_blank">gregshatanipc@gmail.com</a>]
                                    <br>
                                    <b>Sent:</b> Saturday, April 29,
                                    2017 5:37 PM<br>
                                    <b>To:</b> Jonathan Agmon &lt;<a
                                      moz-do-not-send="true"
                                      href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;<br>
                                    <b>Cc:</b> J. Scott Evans &lt;<a
                                      moz-do-not-send="true"
                                      href="mailto:jsevans@adobe.com"
                                      target="_blank">jsevans@adobe.com</a>&gt;;
                                    Massimo &lt;<a
                                      moz-do-not-send="true"
                                      href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com"
                                      target="_blank">Massimo@origin-gi.com</a>&gt;;
                                    J. Scott Evans via gnso-rpm-wg &lt;<a
                                      moz-do-not-send="true"
                                      href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org"
                                      target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a>&gt;</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                      <b>Subject:</b> Re: [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                      Agenda and documents for Working
                                      Group call this week<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                            style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">+1000
                                            to J Scott on this point:</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                            style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif">A
                                            common misconception. The
                                            TMCH is a database. Nothing
                                            more. It is a database used
                                            to facilitate two RPM's:
                                            Sunrise and TM Claims.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                            style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Flowing
                                            from that, the population of
                                            the TMCH database needs to
                                            serve RPMs -- Trademark
                                            Sunrise and/or Trademark
                                            Claims.  GIs are not
                                            consistently treated as
                                            trademarks, and where they
                                            are, it is often because
                                            they separately and
                                            independently meet the
                                            criteria set for trademarks
                                            such as certification
                                            marks.  Claiming that GIs
                                            <u>are</u> trademarks (or
                                            even "marks") is not
                                            something I can support,
                                            based on 30.5 years of
                                            practice (as long as we are
                                            counting rings on trees, so
                                            to speak).  Why would GIs go
                                            into a trademark database? 
                                            Mixing GIs and trademarks as
                                            if they were
                                            indistinguishable makes no
                                            sense.  Further, it makes no
                                            sense to even discuss any
                                            changes to the TMCH, or the
                                            establishment of additional
                                            databases, until we discuss
                                            changes or additions to the
                                            RPMs such as Trademark
                                            Sunrise and Trademark
                                            Claims.  A record in the
                                            TMCH without a corresponding
                                            RPM cannot be seriously
                                            contemplated.  Until one
                                            identifies an RPM for GIs,
                                            there is no reason to
                                            establish a Clearinghouse
                                            for GIs.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                            style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                            style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Whether
                                            or not there should be an
                                            RPM for GIs is a valid point
                                            for discussion.  This is not
                                            the right time for that
                                            discussion.  Jamming GIs
                                            into the TMCH on the theory
                                            that GIs are trademarks is
                                            not the right way to avoid
                                            that discussion.  That some
                                            GIs are sometimes trademarks
                                            in some jurisdictions and
                                            sometimes also qualify as
                                            trademarks in other
                                            jurisdictions is not a valid
                                            basis for treating all GIs
                                            as trademarks.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                            style="font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                            style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">Greg</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal"><span
                                            style="font-size:9.5pt;font-family:&quot;Verdana&quot;,sans-serif">[As
                                            always, in my personal
                                            capacity, unless otherwise
                                            noted.]</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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name="m_8477942695561007196_UNIQUE_ID_SafeHtml"></a><b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#002E62">Greg
                                                          Shatan<br>
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:black">C:
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:%28917%29%20816-6428" target="_blank">917-816-6428</a><br>
                                                          S: gsshatan<br>
Phone-to-Skype: <a moz-do-not-send="true"
                                                          href="tel:%28646%29%20845-9428"
target="_blank">646-845-9428</a><br>
                                                          </span><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gregshatanipc@gmail.com" target="_blank"><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Arial&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1155CC">gregshatanipc@gmail.com</span></a><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                        <p class="MsoNormal">On Sat, Apr
                                          29, 2017 at 11:04 AM, Jonathan
                                          Agmon &lt;<a
                                            moz-do-not-send="true"
                                            href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal"
                                            target="_blank">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;
                                          wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p><span
                                                          style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
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                                                          Agmon (</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN"
                                                          lang="ZH-CN">胡</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Microsoft
                                                          JhengHei&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN"
                                                          lang="ZH-CN">韩森</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 700&quot;,serif">)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
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                                                          300&quot;,serif">Advocate,
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                                                          300&quot;,serif">Attorney
                                                          and Counsellor
                                                          at Law
                                                          (admitted in
                                                          New York)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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style="font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">www.ip-law.legal</span></a>
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                                                          <a
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                                                          US
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:%28212%29%20999-6180" target="_blank">+1 212 999 6180</a>          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                                          <span
                                                          style="color:#0072BC">IL
                                                          </span><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:+972%209-950-7000" target="_blank">+972 9 950 7000</a>           
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
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                                                          </span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">IL
                                                          </span><span
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moz-do-not-send="true" href="tel:+972%209-950-5500" target="_blank">+972
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                                                          <p
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com" target="_blank">Massimo@origin-gi.com</a></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"> 29
                                                          April 2017
                                                          22:48</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p
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style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jsevans@adobe.com" target="_blank">jsevans@adobe.com</a></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">Cc:</span></b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal" target="_blank">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>;
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a></span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif">Subject:</span></b><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,sans-serif"> RE:
                                                          [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                          Agenda and
                                                          documents for
                                                          Working Group
                                                          call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                      <p
                                                        class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The
                                                          EU, as all the
                                                          other
                                                          countries
                                                          having GIs
                                                          independent
                                                          system,
                                                          provides
                                                          transparent
                                                          registration
                                                          systems, with
                                                          opposition
                                                          procedures. So
                                                          registration
                                                          is needed in
                                                          the EU too.
                                                          Two different
                                                          views
                                                          (independent /
                                                          sui generis
                                                          systems or
                                                          trademark),
                                                          both
                                                          legitimate at
                                                          the
                                                          international
                                                          level.
                                                          <br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          Best, Massimo
                                                        </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                    <p class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:
                                                        </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jsevans@adobe.com" target="_blank">J. Scott Evans</a></span><br>
                                                      <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Sent:
                                                        </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">29.</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">04.</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">2017
                                                        16:02</span><br>
                                                      <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">To:
                                                        </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com" target="_blank">Massimo</a></span><br>
                                                      <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Cc:
                                                        </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal" target="_blank">Jonathan Agmon</a>;
                                                        <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a></span><br>
                                                      <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Subject:
                                                        </span>
                                                      </b><span
                                                        style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Re:
                                                        [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                        Agenda and
                                                        documents for
                                                        Working Group
                                                        call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                      <p
                                                        class="MsoNormal">I
                                                        stand by my
                                                        original point.
                                                        They GI's are
                                                        not protected
                                                        consistently. In
                                                        the US, Parma is
                                                        not protected
                                                        without a US
                                                        trademark
                                                        registration.
                                                        Not so in
                                                        Europe. Two
                                                        different views
                                                        on the scope of
                                                        rights.<br>
                                                        <br>
                                                        Sent from my
                                                        iPhone<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                      <p
                                                        class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><br>
                                                        On Apr 29, 2017,
                                                        at 6:58 AM,
                                                        Massimo &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com" target="_blank">Massimo@origin-gi.com</a>&gt;
                                                        wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">The
                                                          disagreement
                                                          concerns
                                                          whether to
                                                          protect GIs
                                                          via an
                                                          independent
                                                          system or via
                                                          trademarks,
                                                          but not the GI
                                                          concept
                                                          itself. But
                                                          for the time
                                                          being
                                                          countries can
                                                          choose their
                                                          system, and
                                                          their choice
                                                          is legitimate.
                                                          <br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          An example:
                                                          prosciutto di
                                                          Parma is a GI
                                                          in the EU. As
                                                          the product is
                                                          exported in
                                                          the US, the
                                                          association of
                                                          producers owns
                                                          now a
                                                          certification
                                                          mark there for
                                                          exactly the
                                                          same name.  So
                                                          Prosciutto di
                                                          Parma can be
                                                          for sure in
                                                          the TMCH.<br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          But if that
                                                          product was
                                                          exported only
                                                          within Europe
                                                          or the Asian
                                                          countries I
                                                          mentioned in
                                                          an earlier
                                                          email having
                                                          independent GI
                                                          systems (so no
                                                          certification
                                                          mark on the
                                                          same name was
                                                          available), do
                                                          not you think
                                                          that being
                                                          excluded from
                                                          the TMCH (as
                                                          well as from
                                                          dispute
                                                          resolution)
                                                          would have
                                                          been
                                                          discriminatory?
                                                          <br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          Again, I think
                                                          we should
                                                          spend more
                                                          time on those
                                                          issues rather
                                                          than rushing
                                                          to a
                                                          conclusion
                                                          which might
                                                          not reflect
                                                          the existing
                                                          situation.
                                                          <br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          Best, Massimo
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          class="MsoNormal"
style="text-align:center" align="center">
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                                                          align="center"
                                                          size="4"
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jsevans@adobe.com" target="_blank">J. Scott Evans</a></span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Sent:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">29.</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">04.</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">2017
                                                          15:18</span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">To:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com" target="_blank">Massimo</a></span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Cc:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal" target="_blank">Jonathan Agmon</a>;
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a></span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Subject:
                                                          </span>
                                                          </b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Re:
                                                          [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                          Agenda and
                                                          documents for
                                                          Working Group
                                                          call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                        <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">I
                                                          spoke directly
                                                          with
                                                          representatives
                                                          from the USPTO
                                                          and I also
                                                          understand
                                                          USPTO
                                                          representatives
                                                          attended the
                                                          meeting at n
                                                          Copenhagen.
                                                          Based on my
                                                          discussions
                                                          with the
                                                          USPTO, I
                                                          disagree that
                                                          there is
                                                          universal
                                                          treatment of
                                                          GI's that are
                                                          not registered
                                                          as trademarks.
                                                          In fact, I
                                                          know that the
                                                          scope of
                                                          protection for
                                                          GI's has been
                                                          a thorny issue
                                                          in
                                                          international
                                                          trade
                                                          negotiations
                                                          since at least
                                                          the 1930's. It
                                                          has s not a
                                                          settled point
                                                          by any means.<br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          Sent from my
                                                          iPhone<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><br>
                                                          On Apr 29,
                                                          2017, at 6:08
                                                          AM, Massimo
                                                          &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:Massimo@origin-gi.com" target="_blank">Massimo@origin-gi.com</a>&gt;
                                                          wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <blockquote
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                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Hi,
                                                          I was trying
                                                          to show that
                                                          luck of
                                                          understanding
                                                          about GIs does
                                                          not exist any
                                                          more as the
                                                          large majority
                                                          of countries
                                                          have specific
                                                          laws with
                                                          transparent
                                                          registration
                                                          processes.
                                                          There is not 
                                                          divergence at
                                                          all in terms
                                                          of  definition
                                                          of the GI
                                                          concept and
                                                          obligation to
                                                          protect that
                                                          IPR concept
                                                          (TRIPs
                                                          Agreement).
                                                          The WG should
                                                          make proposals
                                                          that reflect
                                                          the current
                                                          legal and
                                                          economic
                                                          reality.
                                                          <br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          Best, Massimo
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
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style="text-align:center" align="center">
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank">J. Scott Evans via
                                                          gnso-rpm-wg</a></span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Sent:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">29.</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">04.</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">‎</span><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">2017
                                                          14:46</span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">To:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal" target="_blank">Jonathan Agmon</a></span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Cc:
                                                          </span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a></span><br>
                                                          <b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Subject:
                                                          </span>
                                                          </b><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">Re:
                                                          [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                          Agenda and
                                                          documents for
                                                          Working Group
                                                          call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">I
                                                          disagree. I
                                                          was on the
                                                          IRT. GI's were
                                                          never
                                                          discussed. It
                                                          is precisely
                                                          because there
                                                          is no
                                                          universal
                                                          understanding
                                                          or treatment
                                                          of GI's that
                                                          only those
                                                          GI's that
                                                          are"marks" aka
                                                          "trademarks"
                                                          should be
                                                          allowed in the
                                                          TMCH. Paul
                                                          Mc's proposal
                                                          is the correct
                                                          Avenue to
                                                          address this
                                                          over
                                                          inclusiveness.<br>
                                                          <br>
                                                          Sent from my
                                                          iPhone<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt"><br>
                                                          On Apr 28,
                                                          2017, at 8:36
                                                          PM, Jonathan
                                                          Agmon &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal" target="_blank">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</a>&gt;
                                                          wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Paul,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">I
                                                          am not sure
                                                          about the
                                                          broad
                                                          alignment,
                                                          especially not
                                                          outside the
                                                          US. There are
                                                          differing
                                                          opinions on
                                                          the issue.
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">I
                                                          still disagree
                                                          with you basic
                                                          understanding
                                                          of GIs. GIs
                                                          are marks as
                                                          they are
                                                          comprised of
                                                          text words.
                                                          GIs are
                                                          trademarks
                                                          when they
                                                          denote the
                                                          source of
                                                          goods. They
                                                          can be
                                                          registered in
                                                          national
                                                          trademark
                                                          registries.
                                                          The only
                                                          difference
                                                          between the US
                                                          and other
                                                          countries is
                                                          where they are
                                                          registered.
                                                          This is not a
                                                          basis for
                                                          exclusion from
                                                          the TMCH.  In
                                                          most countries
                                                          of the world
                                                          GI
                                                          registration
                                                          is performed
                                                          in the
                                                          trademark
                                                          registry (GI
                                                          section) or in
                                                          a specialized
                                                          GI registry. </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Since
                                                          the TMCH is a
                                                          very important
                                                          protection
                                                          rights
                                                          protection
                                                          mechanism,
                                                          available to
                                                          brand owners,
                                                          and in most
                                                          countries of
                                                          the world, the
                                                          general view
                                                          is that GIs
                                                          are a type of
                                                          trademarks, I
                                                          make the
                                                          following
                                                          alternative
                                                          proposal:</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"
style="margin-bottom:12.0pt">“GIs comprise of word marks. When
                                                          registered,
                                                          GIs serve as
                                                          collective
                                                          trademarks. If
                                                          a GI is the
                                                          subject of a
                                                          national
                                                          trademark
                                                          registration,
                                                          or a national
                                                          GI
                                                          registration,
                                                          it could have
                                                          been, in the
                                                          past, and may
                                                          be included,
                                                          in the future
                                                          in, the TMCH. 
                                                          For any GIs
                                                          that are not
                                                          the subject of
                                                          a national
                                                          trademark or
                                                          GI
                                                          registration,
                                                          or otherwise
                                                          qualified for
                                                          registration
                                                          under the
                                                          Trademark
                                                          Clearinghouse
                                                          Guidelines, at
                                                          the time of
                                                          registration,
                                                          which are
                                                          currently
                                                          registered in
                                                          the TMCH, such
                                                          GIs should not
                                                          be renewed in
                                                          the TMCH upon
                                                          expiration.”<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Finally,
                                                          please note
                                                          that my time
                                                          zone is UTC+8.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Thanks,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
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                                                          <p><span
                                                          style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                                          Sans
                                                          700&quot;,serif">Jonathan
                                                          Agmon (</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN"
                                                          lang="ZH-CN">胡</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Microsoft
                                                          JhengHei&quot;,sans-serif;mso-fareast-language:ZH-CN"
                                                          lang="ZH-CN">韩森</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 700&quot;,serif">)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p><span
                                                          style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                                          Sans
                                                          300&quot;,serif">Advocate,
                                                          Director</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p><span
                                                          style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo
                                                          Sans
                                                          300&quot;,serif">Attorney
                                                          and Counsellor
                                                          at Law
                                                          (admitted in
                                                          New York)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:15.0pt"><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 300&quot;,serif"><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal"
                                                          target="_blank"><span
style="font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">jonathan.agmon@ip-law.legal</span></a></span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
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target="_blank"><span style="font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif">www.ip-law.legal</span></a>
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                                                          <p
                                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif;color:#EA161E">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif;color:#EA161E">
                                                          SG</span><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:+65%206532%202577" target="_blank">+65 6532 2577</a>  </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif;color:black">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                                          US
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:%28212%29%20999-6180" target="_blank">+1 212 999 6180</a>          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
                                                          500&quot;,serif;color:#0072BC">T</span></strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans 500&quot;,serif">
                                                          <span
                                                          style="color:#0072BC">IL
                                                          </span><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="tel:+972%209-950-7000" target="_blank">+972 9 950 7000</a>           
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          style="margin-bottom:.75pt;line-height:11.25pt"><strong><span
style="font-size:10.0pt;font-family:&quot;Museo Sans
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org" target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org</a>
                                                          [<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org" target="_blank">mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org</a>]
                                                          <b>On Behalf
                                                          Of </b>icannlists<br>
                                                          <b>Sent:</b>
                                                          Friday, April
                                                          28, 2017 9:35
                                                          PM<br>
                                                          <b>To:</b>
                                                          claudio di
                                                          gangi &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:ipcdigangi@gmail.com" target="_blank">ipcdigangi@gmail.com</a>&gt;;
                                                          Mary Wong &lt;<a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:mary.wong@icann.org" target="_blank">mary.wong@icann.org</a>&gt;;
                                                          <a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</a>;
                                                          icannlists
                                                          &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:icannlists@winston.com" target="_blank">icannlists@winston.com</a>&gt;<br>
                                                          <b>Subject:</b>
                                                          Re:
                                                          [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                          Agenda and
                                                          documents for
                                                          Working Group
                                                          call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Thanks
                                                          Claudio.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">You
                                                          aren’t missing
                                                          anything.  The
                                                          fact that the
                                                          co-chairs
                                                          didn’t dismiss
                                                          outright the
                                                          request of a
                                                          few to dig a
                                                          bit deeper
                                                          before moving
                                                          on isn’t
                                                          unusual.  It
                                                          is very
                                                          ICANN. 
                                                          However, that
                                                          doesn’t change
                                                          the reality
                                                          that there
                                                          appears to be
                                                          broad
                                                          alignment
                                                          across all
                                                          sorts of the
                                                          usual lines
                                                          that GIs,
                                                          unless they
                                                          are also
                                                          registered
                                                          trademarks,
                                                          should not be
                                                          included in
                                                          the
                                                          <b><u>Trademark</u></b>
Clearinghouse.  Further, as of now, there is no proposal in the record
                                                          to the
                                                          contrary,
                                                          although I do
                                                          note that
                                                          Jonathan A.
                                                          indicated that
                                                          he may submit
                                                          one.
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">I
                                                          hope you are
                                                          well.  It is
                                                          good to see
                                                          you actively
                                                          participating
                                                          in an ICANN WG
                                                          again! 
                                                          Welcome back.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Best,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Paul</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          claudio di
                                                          gangi [</span><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:ipcdigangi@gmail.com"
                                                          target="_blank"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">mailto:ipcdigangi@gmail.com</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">]
                                                          <br>
                                                          <b>Sent:</b>
                                                          Friday, April
                                                          28, 2017 1:49
                                                          PM<br>
                                                          <b>To:</b>
                                                          Mary Wong &lt;</span><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:mary.wong@icann.org" target="_blank"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">mary.wong@icann.org</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">&gt;;
                                                          </span><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank"><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">;
                                                          icannlists
                                                          &lt;</span><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:icannlists@winston.com"
                                                          target="_blank"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">icannlists@winston.com</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">&gt;<br>
                                                          <b>Subject:</b>
                                                          Re:
                                                          [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                          Agenda and
                                                          documents for
                                                          Working Group
                                                          call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Thanks,
                                                           Paul.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">I
                                                          listened to
                                                          that part of
                                                          the call
                                                          again, and
                                                          after the
                                                          presentation
                                                          of the
                                                          proposal, Phil
                                                          took comments
                                                          from George,
                                                          Greg, and
                                                          Jonathan (all
                                                          provided
                                                          input/ideas
                                                          about ways GIs
                                                          could be
                                                          protected) and
                                                          there was a
                                                          request for
                                                          staff to
                                                          obtain more
                                                          background on
                                                          the 'marks
                                                          protected by
                                                          statute or
                                                          treaty'
                                                          language.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">There
                                                          didn't seem to
                                                          be a
                                                          conclusion,
                                                          hence my
                                                          earlier email
                                                          about next
                                                          steps.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Please
                                                          let me know if
                                                          I missing
                                                          something.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Best
                                                          regards,<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Claudio<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">On
                                                          Fri, Apr 28,
                                                          2017 at 2:09
                                                          PM icannlists
                                                          &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:icannlists@winston.com" target="_blank">icannlists@winston.com</a>&gt;
                                                          wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <blockquote
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                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Thanks
                                                          Claudio. 
                                                          However, after
                                                          the last WG
                                                          call I thought
                                                          we had reached
                                                          the opposite
                                                          conclusion
                                                          that there was
                                                          little or no
                                                          interest in
                                                          taking up the
                                                          GIs issue at
                                                          this time. 
                                                          Jonathan A.
                                                          thought he
                                                          might put
                                                          forward a
                                                          third proposal
                                                          on GIs, but I
                                                          haven’t seen
                                                          that yet on
                                                          this (or at
                                                          least I don’t
                                                          think I
                                                          have). 
                                                          </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Best,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D">Paul</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif;color:#1F497D"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">From:</span></b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          </span><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org" target="_blank"><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">
                                                          [mailto:</span><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org"
                                                          target="_blank"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">gnso-rpm-wg-bounces@icann.org</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">]
                                                          <b>On Behalf
                                                          Of </b>claudio
                                                          di gangi<br>
                                                          <b>Sent:</b>
                                                          Friday, April
                                                          28, 2017 12:58
                                                          PM<br>
                                                          <b>To:</b>
                                                          Mary Wong &lt;</span><a
moz-do-not-send="true" href="mailto:mary.wong@icann.org" target="_blank"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">mary.wong@icann.org</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">&gt;;
                                                          </span><a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org" target="_blank"><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif">gnso-rpm-wg@icann.org</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,sans-serif"><br>
                                                          <b>Subject:</b>
                                                          Re:
                                                          [gnso-rpm-wg]
                                                          Agenda and
                                                          documents for
                                                          Working Group
                                                          call this week</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Mary,
                                                          all,<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">I
                                                          just recently
                                                          joined the WG,
                                                          so I'm reading
                                                          the listserve
                                                          to get caught
                                                          up to speed.
                                                          It's been very
                                                          helpful and
                                                          informative to
                                                          review all the
                                                          contributions.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">An
                                                          initial
                                                          question: is a
                                                          work plan
                                                          being
                                                          established
                                                          for addressing
                                                          issues that
                                                          were discussed
                                                          on Wednesday's
                                                          call? <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">For
                                                          example, on
                                                          Paul and
                                                          Kathy's
                                                          proposal
                                                          related to GIs
                                                          - I think the
                                                          group has
                                                          identified a
                                                          good issue
                                                          worthy of
                                                          further
                                                          analysis, e.g.
                                                          should GIs be
                                                          protected
                                                          against
                                                          registration
                                                          abuse, as a
                                                          consumer
                                                          safeguard in
                                                          new gTLDs?<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">If
                                                          that approach
                                                          is supported
                                                          by the
                                                          analysis, they
                                                          could be
                                                          registered in
                                                          the limited
                                                          registration
                                                          period that is
                                                          currently
                                                          described in
                                                          the Applicant
                                                          Guidebook,
                                                          that takes
                                                          place
                                                          following the
                                                          Sunrise
                                                          period,
                                                          supported by
                                                          the
                                                          Clearinghouse
                                                          or an
                                                          ancillary
                                                          database.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">On
                                                          the basis that
                                                          further
                                                          analysis of
                                                          this topic
                                                          would be
                                                          helpful to
                                                          inform WG
                                                          deliberations,
                                                          where should
                                                          it take place
                                                          - on the
                                                          Sunrise
                                                          subteam or
                                                          somewhere
                                                          else?<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">I'm
                                                          looking
                                                          forward to
                                                          working with
                                                          everyone on
                                                          the team.<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Thanks!<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Best
                                                          regards,<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">Claudio<o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          </div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"> <o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <div>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal">On
                                                          Tue, Apr 25,
                                                          2017 at 2:42
                                                          PM Mary Wong
                                                          &lt;<a
                                                          moz-do-not-send="true"
href="mailto:mary.wong@icann.org" target="_blank">mary.wong@icann.org</a>&gt;
                                                          wrote:<o:p></o:p></p>
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                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">Dear all,</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">The proposed agenda for our call this Thursday
                                                          at 0300 UTC
                                                          (reminder:
                                                          Wednesday
                                                          evening/night
                                                          for those in
                                                          the Americas)
                                                          is as follows;
                                                          please also
                                                          see the Notes
                                                          that are
                                                          included
                                                          below:</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">1.</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">       </span>
                                                          <span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">Roll
                                                          call (via
                                                          Adobe Connect
                                                          and phone
                                                          bridge only);
                                                          updates to
                                                          Statements of
                                                          Interest</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">2.</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">       </span>
                                                          <span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">Report
                                                          on progress
                                                          and status
                                                          updates from
                                                          the co-chairs
                                                          of the Sunrise
                                                          and Claims
                                                          Notice Sub
                                                          Teams (Lori
                                                          Schulman,
                                                          Kristine
                                                          Dorrain &amp;
                                                          Michael
                                                          Graham) – 5
                                                          minutes for
                                                          each Sub Team
                                                          update</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">3.</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">       </span>
                                                          <span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">Discuss
                                                          consolidated
                                                          table of
                                                          proposals
                                                          received on
                                                          TMCH Open
                                                          Questions 7, 8
                                                          and 10 (see
                                                          Notes below)</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">4.</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">       </span>
                                                          <span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">Notice
                                                          of deadline
                                                          for further
                                                          follow up
                                                          questions to
                                                          the Analysis
                                                          Group</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">5.</span><span style="font-size:7.0pt">       </span>
                                                          <span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">Next
                                                          steps/next
                                                          meeting</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><b><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">Notes:</span></b><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Courier New&quot;">o</span><span
style="font-size:7.0pt">   
                                                          </span><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">For
                                                          <u>Agenda Item
                                                          #2</u>, the
                                                          composition,
                                                          meeting
                                                          transcripts
                                                          and current
                                                          work status of
                                                          each of the
                                                          two Sub Teams
                                                          can be viewed
                                                          at their
                                                          respective
                                                          wiki pages:
                                                          </span><a
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href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcommunity.icann.org%2Fx%2FmsrRAw&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C7347c4562ec2456efb8208d48eb0f556%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636290338068704072&amp;sdata=LV2xP0GxXnJT%2Fysb%2BD07uiVkoTLxZsxFmJtHHuZWZt0%3D&amp;reserved=0"
target="_blank"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">https://community.icann.org/x/msrRAw</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> (Sunrise) and </span><a
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href="https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fcommunity.icann.org%2Fx%2FpsrRAw&amp;data=02%7C01%7C%7C7347c4562ec2456efb8208d48eb0f556%7Cfa7b1b5a7b34438794aed2c178decee1%7C0%7C0%7C636290338068704072&amp;sdata=ih36xR7dPVctsC1ywARSru6xVfE4VWIY9owrvj%2Fkxww%3D&amp;reserved=0"
target="_blank"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">https://community.icann.org/x/psrRAw</span></a><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> (Claims).</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
class="gmail-m8477942695561007196m345005064494516692m-8330921355273813136m1679149006619699625msolistparagraph"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Courier New&quot;">o</span><span
style="font-size:7.0pt">   
                                                          </span><span
                                                          style="font-size:11.0pt">For
                                                          <u>Agenda Item
                                                          #3</u>, please
                                                          review the
                                                          first attached
                                                          document. This
                                                          is the tabular
                                                          form of all
                                                          proposals
                                                          received to
                                                          date on the
                                                          three open
                                                          TMCH questions
                                                          (Questions 7,
                                                          8 and 10) as
                                                          of the 19
                                                          April
                                                          deadline.
                                                          Staff has not
                                                          edited the
                                                          language of
                                                          the proposals
                                                          received,
                                                          although we
                                                          have formatted
                                                          them to some
                                                          extent to
                                                          enable easier
                                                          reading, and
                                                          we have also
                                                          separated out
                                                          accompanying
                                                          rationale and
                                                          context (where
                                                          this was
                                                          provided) and
                                                          pasted these
                                                          into a second
                                                          table
                                                          (starting on
                                                          Page 7).</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">For your reference, we are also attaching a
                                                          second
                                                          document,
                                                          which is a
                                                          compilation of
                                                          other
                                                          proposals
                                                          received so
                                                          far. Please
                                                          note that
                                                          these
                                                          proposals are
                                                          being
                                                          circulated for
                                                          your
                                                          information
                                                          only, and will
                                                          <u>not</u> be
                                                          discussed at
                                                          this time as
                                                          they concern
                                                          topics that
                                                          have either
                                                          been deferred
                                                          or that have
                                                          to do with
                                                          Sunrise and/or
                                                          Claims. The
                                                          co-chairs may
                                                          refer these to
                                                          the Sub Teams,
                                                          but only for
                                                          the specific
                                                          purpose of
                                                          seeing if the
                                                          subjects have
                                                          been covered
                                                          by existing
                                                          Charter
                                                          questions, or
                                                          if they can be
                                                          helpful in
                                                          refining the
                                                          existing
                                                          Charter
                                                          questions.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">Finally, the co-chairs and staff are aware that
                                                          Working Group
                                                          members have
                                                          requested that
                                                          agendas and
                                                          documents be
                                                          circulated as
                                                          much in
                                                          advance of the
                                                          minimum
                                                          24-hour
                                                          deadline as
                                                          possible. We
                                                          were not able
                                                          to comply with
                                                          that request
                                                          this week due
                                                          to a personal
                                                          situation for
                                                          one of the
                                                          co-chairs;
                                                          however, going
                                                          forward, the
                                                          co-chairs plan
                                                          to meet with
                                                          staff every
                                                          Friday to
                                                          ensure that
                                                          agendas and,
                                                          if possible,
                                                          documents, are
                                                          available and
                                                          distributed
                                                          earlier.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">Thanks and cheers</span><o:p></o:p></p>
                                                          <p
                                                          class="MsoNormal"><span
style="font-size:11.0pt">Mary</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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