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What type of trademark is non-registrable?

This jurisdiction prohibits the registration of the following: 

  • Marks that go against standards of moral or marks that interfere with public order
  • Words or terms that have a broad meaning
  • Marks that represent the Royal Family
  • Applications made in bad faith
  • Words that are illegal in the UK
  • Marks that does not show distinctiveness
  • Marks that are deceptive
  • Unauthorized use of flags/symbols/names of international organization and states/nations
  • Marks that serve as names of geographic location

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