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genericides.org keeps a list of generic trademarks. We support the list with examples of "generic use" in newspapers worldwide. The entry below is such example.

Mit einem "Kubotan" genannten Mini-Schlagstock hat ein 29-jähriger Mann in einer Tram der Linie 17 zwei Jugendliche geschlagen und verletzt

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Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Translation
A 29-year-old man hit and injured two young people with a mini baton called a kubotan