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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.

Wir schliefen in Zelten oder kleinen Motels

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Translation
We slept in tents or small motels