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About the Service
Every Trademark Registry is following the common International NICE Classification. As per NICE Classification, there are totally 45 Classes. Each business is listed under separate classes. Before registering a trademark one must identify the goods or services for which a trademark is going to be used.
Classifications : When filing Trademark Application, one must properly describe the Class as well as mention the brief description about the goods or service for which mark is used for.
Goods: Class 1 to 34 deals
Service: Class 35 to 45 deals
Classifications of Trademark
The entire manufacturing activity has been divided into 34 different Classifications. while choosing the category, we need to pick the appropriate class. Few of the examples are given below:
Food Products: Very generic in related to Trademark. The word food falls under 4 categories. Class 5:Food supplements, Class 29:process meat, Class 30:rice & Class 31:un-processed food grains.
Clothing: Again this product related to clothing deals with the various types of classes. The Class 24 deals with the dress material and the Class 25 deals with the readymade dresses.
Medical goods: The Pharma is again booming as the huge industry which is covered under the Class 5 which is mentioned as medicinal preparation. The Class 10 deals with the medical equipments.
B. Service Provider
Service Provider means people who carryout certain activity other than manufacturing. The service provider categorty is divided into 11 different classes, Class 35 to 45. Which we shall discuss in detail at a later point of time. Previously only 42 classes were there but Class 42 was sub-divided into 4 different classes, Class 42 to 45.
Classification in Detail
Class 1: Chemical Products – Chemicals used in industry, science and photography, as well as in agriculture, horticulture and forestry; unprocessed artificial resins; unprocessed plastics; manures; fire extinguishing compositions; tempering and soldering preparations; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; adhesives used in industry.
Class 2: Paint Products – Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants; mordants; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists.
Class 3: Cosmetics and Cleaning Products – Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices.
Class 4: Lubricant and Fuel Products – Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.
Class 5: Pharmaceutical Products – Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; dietetic substances adapted for medical use, food for babies; plasters, materials for dressings; material for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparations for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides.
Class 6: Metal Products – Common metals and their alloys; metal building materials; transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal for railway tracks; nonelectric 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: Machinery Products – 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 Tool Products – Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery; side arms; razors.
Class 9: Computer and Software Products and Electrical and Scientific Products – Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; 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 Instrument Products – Surgical, medical, dental, and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes, and teeth; orthopedic articles; suture materials.
Class 11: Environmental Control Instrument Products (lighting, heating, cooling, cooking) – Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply, and sanitary purposes.
Class 12: Vehicles and Products for locomotion by land, air or water – Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air, or water.
Class 13: Firearm Products – Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks.
Class 14: Jewelry Products – Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes; jewelry, precious stones; horological and chronometric instruments.
Class 15: Musical Instrument Products – Musical instruments
Class 16: Paper and Printed Material Products – 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); printers’ type; printing blocks.
Class 17: Rubber Products – 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 Products (not including clothing) – Leather and imitations of leather, and goods made of these materials and not included in other classes; animal skins, hides; trunks and traveling bags; umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery.
Class 19: Non-Metallic Building Material Products – Building materials (non-metallic); nonmetallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; nonmetallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.
Class 20: Furniture Products – 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: Houseware and Glass Products – Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes (except paint 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, Cordage and Fiber Products – opes, 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 – Yarns and threads, for textile use.
Class 24: Fabrics and Textile Products – Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; beds and table covers.
Class 25: Clothing and Apparel Products – Clothing, footwear, headgear.
Class 26: Lace, Ribbons, Embroidery and Fancy Goods – Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.
Class 27: Floor Covering Products – Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).
Class 28: Toys and Sporting Goods Products – Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.
Class 29: Meat and Processed Food Products – Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.
Class 30: Staple Food Products – 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: Natural Agricultural Products – 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: Light Beverage Products – Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other nonalcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.Class 33: Wines and Spirits (not including beers) – Alcoholic beverages (except beers).
Class 34: Smoker’s Products – Tobacco; smokers’ articles; matches.
B. Service Provider
Class 35: Advertising, Business and Retail Services – Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
Class 36: Insurance and Financial Services – Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.
Class 37: Construction and Repair Services – Building construction; repair; installation services.
Class 38: Communication Services – Services allowing people to communicate with another by a sensory means.
Class 39: Transportation and Storage Services – Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement
Class 40: Treatment and Processing of Materials Services – Treatment of materials.
Class 41: Education and Entertainment Services –
Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.
Class 42: Computer and Software Services and Scientific Services – Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.
Class 43: Restaurant and Hotel Services –
Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodations.
Class 44: Medical and Beauty Services and Agricultural Services –
Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services.
Class 45: Personal, Legal and Social Services – Legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.