TMEP 1211.01(a): Non-Surname Significance

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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1211.01(a)    Non-Surname Significance

Often a word will have a meaning or significance in addition to its significance as a surname. The examining attorney must determine the primary meaning of the term to the public.