The name for a medication, as used in the pharmacopoeia; it cannot be a trademark. The name is typically given by the inventor or discoverer of the drug, but must be approved by a national or international naming authority.
a designation or identification, such as code name, code number, trade name, or brand name, used to identify a chemical by a designation other than its chemical name.
A word used to name a class or category of product or service - a generic name cannot be registered as a trademark for the thing the if describes (e.g. the word "WOOD" could not be used as a trademark for things made of wood, although it could be used for products and services unrelated to wood).(FR:Nom générique, IT:Nome generico )