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Are there any types of trademark that cannot be registered?

Applicants may not apply for the registration of the following marks: 

  • Marks that contradict public order and standards of moral
  • Marks that contain flags, symbols or names of an international organization, state, region, or nation
  • Words that have a general or broad meaning
  • Marks that lack distinctive qualities

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