TMEP 1202.19(e)(i)(C): Nature of Elements in the Repeating Pattern

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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1202.19(e)(i)(C)    Nature of Elements in the Repeating Pattern

If a repeating-pattern mark contains an element, such as arbitrary wording, which would be perceived as a source indicator if it were to appear by itself, then the relevant consumers may be more likely to perceive the repeating pattern as a source indicator.