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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.

Das fing in den Achtzigern an, als ich für meine Arbeiten Computer, Polaroids, Videokameras

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
I used computers, Polaroids, and video cameras for my work