The call for the Review of all Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) in all gTLDs PDP Working Group is scheduled for Wednesday, 17 May 2017 at 17:00 UTC for 90 minute duration.

10:00 PDT, 13:00 EDT, 18:00 London, 19:00 CET

For other times:


  1. Roll call (via Adobe Connect and phone bridge only); updates to Statements of Interest
  2. Progress reports from the chairs of the Sunrise and Trademark Claims Sub Teams
  3. Continue discussion of open TMCH questions:
  1. Next steps/next meeting


Please note also that there will not be a Working Group meeting the following Wednesday, 24 May, since many Working Group members will be at the International Trademark Association Annual Meeting.



Adobe Connect recording


AC Chat


Apologies:  Jonathan Agmon, Ivett Paulovics, Massimo Vittori, Paul Keating

Documents/Materials: Remaining Open TMCH Charter Questions - 17 May 2017

Action Items:

1. Staff to circulate a call for consensus on the Working Group mailing list regarding the Working Group consideration of proposals to include Geographical Indications in the TMCH

2. Staff to consolidate resources of data/work available on consideration of non-exact matches generating Claims Notices, and share with the Working Group

3. Michael Graham to repost his proposal on trademark non-exact matches generating Claims Notices, with refinements based on discussions held to-date

4. Rebecca Tushnet to repost suggestions on data required to evaluate the proposal to extend the match criteria of permissible records in the TMCH

5. Claudio Di Gangi, Jonathan Agmon and Massimo Vittori to consider drafting a proposal for the GNSO Council to consider a PDP on inclusion of Geographical Indications in the TMCH

Follow up notes: