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4.14 Registered trademarks

It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that registered trademarks are acknowledged as such in the description. For the assessment of the clarity of claims referring to a trademark (Art. 84), see F‑IV, 4.8. With regard to the effect of references to trademarks on sufficiency of disclosure (Art. 83), see F‑III, 7.