weak mark

noun

Legal Definition of weak mark

: a trademark or service mark that is descriptive or suggestive of the product or service and entitled to a lesser degree of protection than a strong mark — compare strong mark

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“Weak mark.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/weak%20mark. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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