descriptive mark

noun
de·scrip·tive mark

Legal Definition of descriptive mark 

: a trademark or service mark that conveys the idea of the qualities, characteristics, or effects of a product or service and that is protectable when it creates an association in the mind of the public between the mark and the producer or product or service

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