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Selecting a Trademark Class for Good or Service

Selecting a Trademark Class for Good or Service

It is very crucial for the applicant of the trademark registration to identify the class of the goods and services that their good or service belongs to. All the goods and services are classified into 45 categories, 34 categories out of 45 belong to the products while rest 11 classes belong to the services. While making an application for registering a trademark an applicant shall determine the class of their product or service. The class of the product or service can be determined by checking the list of 45 classes of goods and services.

Following is the list of classes of trademark goods and services-

Classes of Trademark Goods

Class 1

 Various kinds of chemicals used in industries, science, photography, agriculture, horticulture and forestry, manures, fire extinguishing compositions, tempering and soldering preparations. It also includes chemicals used in unprocessed artificial resins, unprocessed plastics. In addition to this chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs and tanning substances adhesive used in industry.

Class 2

Any Kind of Paints, varnishes, lacquers. It also includes preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood, colorants, mordant. Further, it includes raw natural resins, metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists.

Class 3

Various substances used in laundry, cleaning and polishing; and has chemical applications, soaps, perfumes, oils, any kind of cosmetics.

Class 4

Every kind of industrial greases and oils, any kind of lubricants, wetting or binding compositions, all fuels and candles and wicks is included in this class.

Class 5

This class includes various medical preparations (Veterinary and Pharmaceutical, including sanitary preparations also, any dietetic substance), baby food, plasters, dressing material, disinfectants, dental wax, preparations to destroy vermin.

Class 6

Any kind of common Metals and alloys, any material used for metal building is included here. It also includes non-electric cables and wires (all of the common metals), pipes and tubes and other small metal hardware.

 Class 7

Machines and their tools, motors or engines (land vehicles not included), incubators (for eggs) and agriculture machines (hand operated not included) are included here.

Class 8

It includes Hand tools, cutlery, razors and side arms.

Class 9

Any kind of instrument and apparatus used in science, navigation, Photography, Cinematography, optics, weights and measurements, signals, supervision, life-saving and/or teaching, also conducting, transforming, switching, regulating, transmitting or reproduction of sound or images; any kind of magnetic data carriers or recording discs, vending machines(automatic) and any coin-operated apparatus; computers, cash registers, calculating machines and fire-extinguishing apparatus.

Class 10

Any kind of medical apparatus including surgical, dental and veterinary instruments and apparatus, artificial limbs or eyes or teeth and orthopedic articles are included in this class.

Class 11

Any lighting, steam generating, heating, drying, cooking, refrigerating, ventilating and sanitary or water supply related appliances and apparatus are included in this class.

Class 12

This class includes the products like Vehicles and apparatus for locomotion (in/by land, air or water).

Class 13

Fireworks, Firearms, Explosives, and ammunition (also projectiles) products are included in this class.

Class 14

 Any precious metal and its alloy and any goods made of that precious metal or even coated with, jewels and ornaments and precious stones, also chronometric instruments are included in this class.

Class 15

This class includes any Musical Instrument.

Class 16

This class includes the products like Cardboard and paper, any goods made from them, printed matter, photographs and all stationary given that they are not included in any other classes, adhesives (at the household level), paint brushes, office requisites; teaching material (excluding any kind of apparatus), printing blocks and plastic material for packaging.

Class 17

 Rubber, mica, gutta-percha, asbestos, gum and any goods made from these, packing, insulating and stopping materials, extruded plastics, pipes (flexible and not made up of metals) are included in this class.

Class 18

This class includes leather of any kind of its limitation, any goods from this material, trunks, hides, animal skins and traveling bags, parasols, umbrellas and walking sticks also harness and whips.

Class 19

This class includes Non- metallic building materials, rigid pipes again non-metallic and used for building purposes, bitumen, asphalt, and pitch, monuments, not of metal.

Class 20

This class includes Mirrors, furniture, picture frames, any goods of wood, reed, cork, wicker, cane, bone, horn, whalebone, ivory, amber, shell, meerschaum, mother-of-pearl or any kind of their substitutes, also plastics given that they are not included in any other class.

Class 21

It class contains the various products like Household utensils and containers (including kitchen), sponges and combs, brushes(excluding paint brushes) and materials included in their making, steel wool and unprocessed glass, porcelain and glassware and also earthenware.

Class 22

It includes the products like Tents, nets, strings, ropes, tarpaulins, awnings, sacks, sails, bags (which are excluded from other classes), stuffing and padding materials, raw textile materials (fibrous).

Class 23

This class includes Threads and Yarns (textile use).

Class 24

Textile and their goods like bed covers and table covers are included here.

Class 25

It contains the articles related to footwear, clothing, and headgear.

Class 26

This class includes all types of Ribbons, Embroidery, Lace, and braid. Also, this class includes the other products like hooks and buttons, needles, pins and artificial flowers.

Class 27

Mats, rugs, carpets and matting, linoleum and other similar materials used for covering existing floors and also wall-hangings which are non-textile are included here.

Class 28

Any kind of Sporting and gymnastic articles, games and any kind of play things given that they are not included in other classes and also decorations for Christmas Trees are included here.

Class 29

Fish, meat, poultry, meat extracts, dried, cooked, frozen edibles (fruits and vegetables), jellies, jams, eggs, milk and its products, oil (edible) are included in this class.

Class 30

This class includes tea, coffee, rice, sugar, tapioca, artificial coffee, and sago, bread, flour, pastry and confectionery items, honey, ices, yeast, treacle, salt, baking powder, mustard, sauces, vinegar, spices, and ice.

Class 31

Products of agriculture, forest and horticulture and grains that are not included in other classes, fresh vegetables and fruits, live animals, seeds, plants and flowers (natural), the food product for animals are included in this class.

Class 32

This class includes mineral and aerated water. Further, all kinds of non-alcoholic drinks and beers, fruit juices and drinks, syrups and preparation for beverages are included in this class.

Class 33

It includes all Alcoholic drinks (except beers).

Class 34

It includes the various products like Smoking articles, Tobacco, and matches.

Classes containing trademark Services

Class 35

The activities related to Business Management, advertising, business administration and other office functions are included here.

Class 36

It includes all the services related to financial affairs, Insurance, Monetary affairs and real estate affairs.

Class 37

It includes Repair, Building construction, Installation Services.

Class 38

This class includes the services of telecommunications.

Class 39

This class includes the services of packaging and storage of goods and also transportation of goods.

Class 40

This class includes activities related to the treatment of Materials.

Class 41

The services like providing training, Entertainment, sports, Education and other cultural activities are included here.

Class 42

This class includes the technological and scientific services, industrial analysis and research services. Further, it includes the services of the development of computer hardware and software and their designing.

Class 43

Services related to providing drinks and food or temporary accommodation is included here.

Class 44

 Any kind of Medical services (including Veterinary, hygienic and beauty services) both for humans and animals, horticulture, agriculture and forest services are included in this class.

Class 45

Legal and security services are included here. Also, the personal and social services are also included here.

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