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Arbitrary Marks

arbitrary marks

Comprise words that are in common linguistic use but, when used to identify particular goods or services, do not suggest or describe a significant ingredient, quality or characteristic of the goods or services (e.g., "Apple" for computers; "Old Crow" for whiskey).



Source: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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