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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.

He declares, confident that his fly used Velcro sneakers will help him just as much when it comes to getting girls.

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
NPR