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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.

Kein Statussymbol wie Netbook oder iPhone

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
Not a status symbol like a netbook or iPhone