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Blocked by a common noun being called a 'Trademark Term'

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My ad below was blocked for the reason:


"Your ad has been disapproved because it contains a trademarked term: feedback."


But the word "feedback" is a common noun and I haven't found any uses of it as a trademarked term in the education sector. Please explain how this could be infringing on any trademark.



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Re: Blocked by a common noun being called a 'Trademark Term'

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Not necessarily;
According to the US patent and trademark office, "feedback" is a registered and live trade-name.
Moshe, AdWords Top Contributor , Twitter | Linkedin | Community Profile | Ad-Globe
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Re: Blocked by a common noun being called a 'Trademark Term'

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Hi Andrew,
The fastest way to get this re-reviewed is to contact the AdWords Support team. Unfortunately the Community Team does not have access to your specific account details.

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