Trademark is the sign, symbol or particular mark which is used to differentiate your product from the goods which are already being sold in the market or by other manufacturers. Once your mark is registered it will offer you the right to protect your trademark from being misused. Generally, the manufacturer of goods and services are being grouped into different classes. Please, note that each class requires a different or separate registration. These sets of classes cover over 80,000 products and services that any business is ready to offer. This article is specially dedicated for you to understand all the 45 class which are available in trademark registrations.
Following are the classes of trademark:
- Classes for Product/Goods
- Classes for Services
CLASSES OF GOODS
Class 1: Manufacturing for Chemicals that are used in industries, photography, forestry, unprocessed artificial resins, Tanning, and other adhesive substances, etc.
Class 2: For Paintings, coals & pigmentation, lacquers, mordants, printing, and art, etc.
Class 3: Cleaning products, cosmetics, bleach and abrasives, laundry products, essential oils, etc.
Class 4: For Fuels, industrial oil, greases, illuminates, wetting and binding compositions, fuels, wicks, etc
Class 5: For Pharmaceuticals, veterinary products, dietetic, dental wax, disinfectants, herbicides, fungicides, etc.
Class 6: For Metal castings, hardware, locks, and safes, common metal and their alloys, building material (metal), other metals are not included in any other class, etc.
Class 7: Machine and machine parts (except for land vehicles), incubators for eggs, etc.
Class 8: Implements and hand tools, cutlery and razors, etc
Class 9: Cash registers, calculating machines, and data processing equipment, teaching apparatus, magnetic data carriers, etc
Class 10: Surgical, medical and dental apparatus, artificial limbs, eyes teeth, etc.
Class 11: Apparatus for heating, lighting, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, etc.
Class 12: Apparatus for locomotion by land, water, and air.
Class 13: Ammunition, firearms, explosives, fireworks, etc.
Class 14: Precious metal and their alloys, products in precious metals, jewelry, etc.
Class 15: Musical instruments etc.
Class 16: Cardboard, paper, and goods made from these materials, print matter, bookbinding, paintbrushes, playing cards, printing blocks, etc.
Class 17: Rubber, gum, asbestos, mica, and goods made from these materials and not included in other classes.
Class 18: Leather and imitations of leather, and articles which are made from these items and not included in other classes, animal skins, and hides, etc.
Class 19: Non–metallic rigid pipes for buildings, asphalt, pitch, and bitumen, etc.
Class 20: Picture frames, mirrors, Furniture of wood, cork, reed, cane and not included in any other category.
Class 21: Household and kitchen utensils, brush making material, articles for cleaning purposes, etc
Class 22: Nets, ropes, strings, sails, sacks and bags, and fibrous textile materials, etc.
Class 23: Yams and threads for textile uses.
Class 24: Textile and textile goods which are not included in the other classes.
Class 25: Clothing, footwear, and headgear.
Class 26 & 27: Non-textile carpet, rugs, wall hangings, linoleum, and other materials that are used for covering floors.
Class 28: Game and playthings, and other sporting items that are not covered under any other class. Christmas decorations.
Class 29: Poultry items, jams, eggs, etc oils, and edible oils.
Class 30: Coffee, tea, sugar, cocoa, rice, tapioca, spices etc.
Class 31: Horticulture, agriculture and forestry grains which are not included in any other class. Fresh fruits and vegetables, seeds, malt, etc.
Class 32: Aerated drinks, beer, non-alcoholic drinks (including juices and fruits drinks) and other things which are used for preparing beverages.
Class 33: All alcoholic beverages (excluding beer)
Class 34: Matches, smoker’s articles, tobacco
CLASSES OF SERVICES
Class 35: Advertising and Business In this class, services that help the management in managing the affairs, the organization (commercial organization) are included. Any advertising activity in which an announcement is made to the general public at large or concerns any type of goods and services are included.
Class 36: Insurance and Financial In this class, activities relating to insurance, finance sector or the monetary sector are included.
Class 37: Construction and Repair In this class, the work is done by contractors, sub-contractors, in the making or repairing work of buildings, or any restoration of work to its original state is included.
Class 38: Communication In this class, services that help in communicating anything between people are covered, whether oral or visual.
Class 39: Transportation and storage In this class, any service related to the storage of goods in a warehouse or any other place or transporting them from one place to another is included. The transportation can be via land, air or water.
Class 40: Material treatment in this class, any service which involves changing a chemical or the mechanical composition of a substance is included. Or any other service not included in any other class on the same lines.
Class 41: Education and Entertainment In this class, any service which improves the knowledge or mental capacity of a person or animal is included. It also includes services that entertain people or animals.
Class 42: Any scientific and technological services or research or any development of any computer hardware or software or any legal services. It particularly includes the services provided by an engineer (designing, making blueprints, etc) or any research for medical services. But it does not include any services under business research covered under class 35, or any service under the class 36, 37, 44.
Class 43: Temporary Accommodations Any service provided by a person or establishment which included the preparation of food or drinks for consumption services or providing a bed for stay is covered under this class. It includes the services for reservation or a place of stay provided for animals. It specifically does not include any service covered under the classes 36, 39, 40, 41 and 44.
Class 44: Medical Services This class covers the services related to hygiene, medical services, first aid, beauty parlor services to human beings or animals. It also includes the services which are related to the field of horticulture or agriculture but does not include the services which are already covered under classes 37, 39, 40, 41,42,43. It particularly includes the services of breeding of animals, services relating to plant growth, medical advice, services relating to artificial insemination.
Class 45: Any personal or social service is covered under this class. It includes surveillance of people for the protection of their interests, safety, and wellbeing. It includes social projects like matrimony services, funeral services, etc. It does not include any services which are already covered under the classes 35, 36, 39, 41, 42, 44 or any car rental services.