Losing Grip on the FRISBEE

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Do you know that the terms "aspirin," "escalator," "thermos," and "zipper" were once protectable trademarks? And do you know that FRISBEE is yet another mark that may soon join the list of trademarks that have become generic? What causes protectable marks to fall into public domain? To a large degree, FRISBEE and other similarly-situated marks are victims of their own success.

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