Definition of Generic mark:
A legally unprotected distinguishing mark, usually in the form of a symbol or a word used to categorize and define a type of product or service. Refers to the trademark names of the goods and services that have lost their trademark protection properties over time due to generic usage by the consumers and competitors. Examples include names like Vaseline, Cellophane, Trampoline and Yo-Yo.
Meaning of Generic mark & Generic mark Definition