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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.

Eine Viertelstunde war unser Zodiac unmittelbar vor dem Strand gekreist, ohne anzulegen

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
Der Spiegel
Translation
Our Zodiac had circled directly in front of the beach without docking