[ALAC] [At-Large] R: IGO names: is this worth war?

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Thu Nov 3 08:51:18 UTC 2016


At 02/11/2016 09:58 PM, John R. Levine wrote:
>>That is exactly the position of GNSO - there are already protection
>>mechanisms in place for intellectual property protection in the
>>procedures. Somehow some IGO's just seem to want to be special.
>
>Unless I've missed something, the TMCH et al are for 
>trademarks.  IGO names typically aren't trademarks.

Correct, but there has been a realization that the process that was 
set up for TMs can be useful in the protection of other non-TM 
character strings.

Alan 



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