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Re: [wg-b] No protections for common words

I agree-- and expand. We must also allow ever **subsequent,** registered, 
non-diluting, domain name to be used.   In that way, we will protect the 
words that are being used in noncommercial and generic ways, and for 
nonconflicting categories of goods and services.  -kathy
>  I think this is an extremely important point. Even if
>  a "common word(s) or expression" has been trademarked,
>  we must allow a prior registered, non-diluting, domain
>  owned and used by someone other than the trademark
>  holder to stand. I use "non diluting" in the sense
>  that the domain and use (site) cannot refer to the
>  same subject as the trademerk.