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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.

Franca und ich begriffen, dass unsere Komödien für die Bourgeoisie wie ein Alka Seltzer waren

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
Yes
In what news organisation did it appear?
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Translation
our comedies were like an Alka Seltzer to the bourgeoisie