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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.

Without WWI, German zeppelin production was not halted in 1918 and planes were not advanced as quickly for use in warfare.

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

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