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What type of trademark is non-registrable?

The following marks are not acceptable for registration: 

  • Marks that are at odds with moral principles and/or public order
  • Generic words/terms
  • Flags, symbols and names of international organizations, states, regions and nations
  • Marks that are lacking in acquired distinctiveness
  • Names of geographic locations but not appellations of origin
  • Marks that deceive the consumers as to the product’s quality, intended purpose, etc.

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