What type of trademark is not registrable?

  • generic terms
  • geographic location names
  • non-distinctive trademarks
  • marks contrary to moral standards or public order
  • names, flags or symbols of states, nations, regions or international organizations
  • marks identical with or similar to symbols of a religious character
  • a mark that consists of the picture or emblem of a third party without authorization or consent
  • symbols that are identical with or similar to the Red Crescent or Red Cross and other similar symbols
  • indications of honorary distinctions to which the applicant cannot prove that he is legally entitled
  • marks belonging to the natural or legal persons or States
  • marks that the Boycott of Israel Office has decided are similar to an Israeli mark, symbol or emblem


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