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What type of trademark is not registrable?

The following marks are prohibited from registration:

  • Marks that contradict principles of morality or public order
  • Generic terms
  • Names, symbols or flags of nations, states, or international organizations
  • Marks that are non-distinctive
  • Common health, scientific, or technical terms
  • Marks that look confusingly similar to a notorious mark
  • Marks that mislead the consumers about its type, source or quality
  • Colour per se

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