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What type of trademark is non-registrable?

Applicants cannot register the following marks: 

  • Marks that have issues with morality and public order
  • Generic words or general terms
  • Marks that serve mainly as a surname
  • Marks that serve mainly as a name of a geographic location
  • Marks that lack distinctiveness
  • Use of flags, names or symbols of nations, states, regions or international organizations

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