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Trademark Classification of Goods and Services

Trademark Classification of Goods & Services

Trademark application is filed under 45 different unique classes as per the NICE classification for trademark.

The Nice Classification (NCL), established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an international classification of goods and services applied for the registration of marks.

Each of the trademark class represents a distinct set of goods and services. While filing a trademark application, the class of goods and services to which the trademark belong must be mentioned in the TM application.

Choosing the right class of trademark while filing the application expedite the trademark registration process.

Trademark Classes

45 classes of trademark consists of – 34 classes of goods and 11 classes of services.  Classes 1 to 34 deal with the specification of goods whereas Classes 35 to 44 deal with the specification of services.

TM Classes for Goods

trademark classes for goods

 

Class 1: Chemicals

Chemical used in industry, science, photography, agriculture, horticulture and forestry; unprocessed artificial resins, unprocessed plastics; manures; fire extinguishing compositions; tempering and soldering preparations; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; adhesive used in industry

Class 2: Paints, Coatings & Pigments

Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants; mordents; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters; decorators; printers and artists

Class 3: Cleaning Products, Bleaching & Abrasives, Cosmetics

Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning; polishing; scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions, dentifrices

Class 4: Fuels, Industrial Oils and Greases, Illuminates   

Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels(including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles, wicks

Class 5: Pharmaceutical, Veterinary Products, Dietetic

Pharmaceutical, veterinary and sanitary preparations; dietetic substances adapted for medical use, food for babies; plasters, materials for dressings; materials for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparation for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides

Class 6: Metals, metal castings, Locks, Safes, Hardware 

Common metals and their alloys; metal building materials;

transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal for railway tracks; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; ironmongery, small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; goods of common metal not included in other classes; ores

Class 7: Machines and Machine Tools, Parts

Machines and machine tools; motors and engines (except for land vehicles); machine coupling and transmission components (except for land vehicles); agricultural implements other than hand-operated; incubators for eggs

Class 8: Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery; side arms; razors

Class 9: Computers, Software, Electronic instruments, & scientific appliances

Scientific, nautical, surveying, electric, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking (supervision), life saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; magnetic data carriers, recording discs; automatic vending machines and mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus; cash registers, calculating machines, data processing equipment and computers; fire extinguishing apparatus

Class 10: Medical, Dental Instruments and Apparatus  

Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopaedic articles; suture materials

Class 11: Appliances, Lighting, Heating, Sanitary Installations

Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes

Class 12: Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water

Class 13: Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fire works

Class 14: Precious Metal ware, Jewellery

Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes; jewellery, precious stones; horological and other chronometric instruments

Class 15: Musical instruments

Class 16: Paper, Items made of Paper, Stationary items

Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists’ materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); playing cards; printers’ type; printing blocks

Class 17: Rubber, Asbestos, Plastic Items

Rubber, gutta percha, gum, asbestos, mica and goods made from these materials and not included in other classes; plastics in extruded form for use in manufacture; packing, stopping and insulating materials; flexible pipes, not of metal

Class 18: Leather and Substitute Goods  

Leather and imitations of leather, and goods made of these materials and not included in other classes; animal skins, hides, trunks and travelling bags; umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery

Class 19: Construction Materials (building – non metallic)

Building materials, (non-metallic), non-metallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.

Class 20: Furniture, Mirrors

Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; goods(not included in other classes) of wood, cork, reed, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother- of-pearl, meerschaum and substitutes for all these materials, or of plastics

Class 21: Crockery, Containers, Utensils, Brushes, Cleaning Implements

Household or kitchen utensils and containers(not of precious metal or coated therewith); combs and sponges; brushes(except paints brushes); brush making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steel wool; unworked or semi-worked glass (except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes

Class 22: Ropes, string, nets, tents, awnings, bags, raw fibrous textile materials etc,

Ropes, string, nets, tents, awnings, tarpaulins, sails, sacks and bags (not included in other classes) padding and stuffing materials (except of rubber or plastics); raw fibrous textile materials

Class 23: Yarns and threads, for textile use

Yarns and threads, for textile use

Class 24: Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; bed and table covers.

Class 25: Clothing, footwear, headgear

Class 26: Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers

Class 27: Carpets, Linoleum, Wall and Floor Coverings (non textile)

Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings(non-textile)

Class 28: Games, Toys, Sports Equipment

Games and playthings, gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees

Class 29: Foods – Dairy, Meat, Fish, Processed & Preserved Foods

Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, fruit sauces; eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.

Class 30: Foods – Spices, Bakery Goods, Ice, Confectionery

Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour and preparations made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking powder; salt, mustard; vinegar, sauces, (condiments); spices; ice

Class 31: Fresh Fruit & Vegetables, Live Animals

Agricultural, horticultural and forestry products and grains not included in other classes; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds, natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals, malt

Class 32: Beer, Ales, Soft Drinks, Carbonated Waters

Beers, mineral and aerated waters, and other non-alcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages

Class 33: Alcoholic beverages (except beers)

Class 34: Tobacco, smokers’ articles, matches

TM Classes for Services

trademark classes for services

Class 35: Advertising, Business Consulting

Advertising, business management, business administration, office functions.

Class 36: Insurance, financial

Insurance, financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.

Class 37: Building construction; repair; installation services.

Class 38. Telecommunications.

Class 39. Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement.

Class 40. Treatment of materials.

Class 41. Education, providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.

 

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