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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.

Along the way they met more of those animal gangs — Timbercats, Mod Frogs, Dubstep Bees, a Water Bear, a pair of rats who run a theme park, and a brace of skunks on jet-skis.

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

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