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What type of trademark is not registrable?

The following marks are banned by this jurisdiction for registration: 

  • Marks that oppose standard of moral or marks that are incompatible with public order
  • Common terms with plain or general meaning
  • Marks that lack acquired distinctiveness
  • Marks that primarily serve as last name or surname
  • Marks that primarily serve as name of a geographic location
  • Marks that use flags or symbols or names of states, nations and international organizations without permission from authorities
  • Marks that can be deceiving to the public

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