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What does geographically mis-descriptive mean?

Geographically mis-descriptive marks are the opposite of geographically descriptive marks in that they are intentionally utilized to confuse consumers into thinking goods or services originate from a particular place when in reality they really do not. Since geographically mis-descriptive marks deceive consumers, they are also non-registrable as trademarks within the United States.

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