What is a merely descriptive refusal?

Minneapolis trademark lawyer David D’Zurilla explains how a descriptive refusal can not be registered.

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Transcript:

What is a merely descriptive refusal? A merely descriptive refusal is a refusal from the United States Trademark Office to register your mark, because your mark describes the goods that your mark is used on, or describes the services that your mark is used in connection with.