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What type of trademark is not registrable?

  • generic terms
  • marks contrary to moral standards or public order
  • marks that function principally as surnames
  • names, flags or symbols of states, nations, regions, or of international organizations
  • marks not showing acquired distinctiveness
  • three-dimensional trademarks having functionality
  • marks that function principally as geographic location names
  • marks likely to mislead the public as to the quality, nature or place of origin of the goods or services

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