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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.

Früher hatte ich einen Discman, jetzt höre ich Musik nur noch über mein Handy

Involved trademark

Involved news organisation

Date
Is the trademark here used in an expression?
No
In what news organisation did it appear?
Süddeutsche Zeitung
Translation
I used to have a Discman