All You Need to Know About Trademark Classes and Registration

What is TM class?

Trademark classification is a search tool which helps to know the class of goods and service. Various types of manufacturer of goods and services are grouped together into different classes. Wherefore each class required different trademark registration. Classification is one of the most important processes to get trademark registered in appropriate manner. Trademark classification is a way for trademark examiner and owner of brand to classify the scope of business and its description legitimately.

Important Facts About Trademark class

DID YOU KNOW – Trademark is divided into 45 different classes and trademark classification has almost 80 thousand goods and service. Every different class of trademark represents different class of trademark.

Trademark has over All 45 classes, Wherein Trademark class 1 to Trademark class 34 is for Manufacturer into various sectors and Trademark class 35 to trademark class 45 is for service provider.

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S. No Class Description
1. Class 1 Chemicals which are used in various industry and constructions,  forestry, photography, Tanning and adhesive substances, unprocessed artificial resins etc.
2. Class 2 Dyes, colorants, coals & pigmentation, lacquers, Paintings, printing, and art, wood mordants, Mordants for leather etc.
3 Class 3 Fragrances And Perfumery, Beauty care preparation and body cleaning, cosmetics, Leather and shoe cleaning and polishing preparations, laundry products, essential, oils bleach and abrasives etc.
4. Class 4 Illuminants and fuels, industrial oil, greases, wetting and binding compositions, Lubricants and industrial greases, waxes and fluids, wicks etc
5. Class 5 Medicinal preparation and manufacturing of pharmaceuticals products, veterinary products, herbicides, dietetic, dental wax, disinfectants, fungicides, Dietary supplements for animals, Pest control preparations and articles, Tissues for surgical purpose and live organs, Absorbent articles for personal hygiene, Material and diagnostic preparations etc.
6. Class 6 Building and construction materials and elements of metal, Containers, and transportation and packaging articles, Metal castings, hardware, common metal and their alloys, locks and safes, other metals which are not included in any other class as per nice classification etc.
7. Class 7 Machine and machine parts (except for land vehicles), incubators for eggs, Agricultural, earthmoving, construction, Gas extraction and mining equipment And oil, power trains, engines, and machine parts, and controls for the operation of machines and engines etc.
8. Class 8 Implements and hand tools, repair of construction, cutlery and razors, Emergency and rescue hand tools etc
9. Class 9 Mobile and mobile accessories, IT Technology and Photography devices, Films and video devices and its accessories, Cash registers, Glasses, sunglasses and contact lenses, calculating machines and data processing equipment, Apparatus and it’s instruments for accumulating and storing electricity, Sensors, detectors and monitoring instruments, teaching apparatus, magnetic data carriers etc
10. Class 10 Massage apparatus, Surgical, Rehabilitation equipment and Physiotherapy, medical and dental apparatus, Hearing aids, artificial limbs, Artificial organs and implants, eyes teeth, Clothing, headgear and footwear, braces and supports, for medical purposes etc.
11. Class 11 Conditioning installations And desalination, Water purification, Apparatus for heating, Disinfection and decontamination equipment, lighting, Sterilization, steam generating, Sanitary and bathroom installations and plumbing fixtures, cooking, HVAC systems (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), Industrial ovens and furnaces (not for food or beverages), refrigerating, Decorative fountains, sprinkler and irrigation systems, Vehicle lighting and lighting reflectors, dying etc.
12. Class 12 Air and space vehicles and parts and fittings, Trolley and carts powered by human, Water vehicles and its parts and fittings, Safety and security devices and equipment for vehicles, Anti-theft, Wheels and tyres, and continuous tracks for vehicles, Apparatus for locomotion by land, water, and air.
13. Class 13 Firearms, Ammunition, Holders, holsters, magazines and cartridges, for weapons and ammunition, explosives, fireworks etc.
14. Class 14 Precious metal and their alloys, Statues and figurines, made of or coated with precious or semi-precious metals or stones, or imitations thereof, products in precious metals, jewelry etc.
15. Class 15 Musical instruments, String instruments, Woodwind instruments, Brass instruments, Percussion instruments, Keyboard instruments etc.
16. Class 16 Adhesives for stationery or household purposes, Works of art and figurines of paper and cardboard, and architects’ models, paper, and goods made from these materials, Cardboard, print matter, bookbinding, Decoration and art materials and media, playing cards, printing blocks , paint brushes etc.
17. Class 17 Waterproofing and moisture proofing articles and materials, Rubber, Fire resistant and fire preventive articles and materials, gum, Thermal insulation articles and materials, Cellulose acetate, asbestos, mica, Membranes and semi-processed synthetic filtering materials, Shock-absorbing and packing materials, vibration dampers, and goods made from these materials and not included in other classes.
18. Class 18 Luggage, bags, wallets and other carriers, Saddlery, whips and apparel for animals, Leather and imitations of leather, and articles which are made from these items, animal skins, and hides etc.
19. Class 19 Building and construction materials and elements made of sand, stone, rock, clay, minerals and concrete, Signs, and information and advertising displays, non-metallic, Non–metallic rigid pipes for buildings, Pitch, tar, bitumen and asphalt, pitch and bitumen etc.
20. Class 20 Mannequins and tailors’ dummies, Picture frames, Pipe fasteners and cable fastners connectors and holders, non-metallic, mirrors, Furniture of wood, Beds, bedding, mattresses, pillows and cushions, Clothes hangers, clothes stands [furniture] and clothes hooks, cork, Coffins and funerary urns, reed, cane and not included in any other category.
21. Class 21 Air fragrancing apparatus, Toilet and bathroom cleaning utensils, Household and kitchen utensils, Statues, figurines, plaques and works of art, made of materials such as porcelain, terra-cotta or glass, included in the class, Dental cleaning articles, Devices for pest and vermin control, brush making material, articles for cleaning purposes etc
22. Class 22 Padding and stuffing materials, Bags and sacks for packaging, storage and transport, Slings and bands, Nets, ropes, Tarpaulins, awnings, tents, and unfitted coverings, strings, sails, sacks and bags and fibrous textile materials etc.
23. Class 23 Woolen threads, linen threads, chemical fiber based mixed threads, Spun silk threads, flax threads, Yams and threads for textile uses.
24. Class 24 Textile goods, and substitutes for textile goods, Kitchen and table linens, Bed linen and blankets etc
25. Class 25 Clothing, footwear, and headgear, Parts of clothing, footwear and headgear etc
26. Class 26 Accessories for apparel, sewing articles and decorative textile articles, Hair ornaments, hair rollers, hair fastening articles, and false hair, Artificial fruit, flowers and vegetables etc
27. Class 27 Carpets, rugs and mats, Vehicle mats and carpets, Wall and ceiling coverings, Floor coverings and artificial ground coverings, Artificial ground coverings etc
28. Class 28 Sporting articles and equipment, Toys, games, and playthings, Table-top games and gambling devices, Toy household apparatus, Christmas decorations.
29. Class 29 Edible oils and fats, Processed fruits, fungi, vegetables, nuts and pulses, Jellies, jams, compotes, fruit and vegetable spreads, Birds eggs and egg products, Jellies, jams, compotes, fruit and vegetable spreads, Poultry items, jams, eggs etc oils and edible oils.
30. Class 30 Syrups and treacles, Cereal bars and energy bars, Pastries, cakes, tarts and biscuits (cookies), Sweets (candy), candy bars and chewing gum, Sweet glazes and fillings, Doughs, batters, and mixes therefor, Dried and fresh pastas, noodles and dumplings, Yeast and leavening agents, Coffee, tea, sugar, cocoa, rice, tapioca, spices etc.
31. Class 31 Malts and unprocessed cereals, Fresh fruits, nuts, vegetables and herbs, Seeds, bulbs and seedlings for plant breeding, Trees and forestry products, horticulture, agriculture and forestry grains which are not included in any other class. Fresh fruits and vegetable, seeds, Bait, not artificial, malt etc.
32. Class 32 Drinking waters, Extracts for making non-alcoholic beverages, Preparations for making aerated water, Non-alcoholic beverages, Aerated drinks, beer, other things which are used for preparing beverages etc
33. Class 33 Alcoholic beverages (except beer), Preparations for making alcoholic beverages, Pre-mixed alcoholic beverages,
34. Class 34 Smokers articles, matches , tobacco

Classes for Services

S. No Classes Description
1. Class 35 Business promotion And marketing services And Business campaigns, Business consultancy and advisory services, Business accounting advisory services, Business analysis and information services, and market research, Advertising services, Retails business, advertising, promotion of human values and ideals, business management, business administration, office functions, cultural and retail services etc
2. Class 36 Insurance underwriting and appraisals and assessment for insurance purposes, Rental of real estate and property, Financial transfers and transactions, and payment services, Cash, check (cheque) and money order services, Tax and duty payment services, Financial appraisal services, Financial rating and provision of credit reports etc
3. Class 37 Building, construction and demolition, Re-inking and refilling of toner cartridges, Interior and exterior cleaning of buildings, sub contractors, repairing work of buildings, or any restoration of work to its original state etc
4. Class 38 Provision and rental of telecommunications facilities and equipment, Computer communication and Internet access, Broadcasting services, services which help in communicating anything between people is covered, whether oral or visual.
5. Class 39 Packaging and storage of goods, Distribution by pipeline and ca, Rental services related to transportation and storage, Transport information, advice and reservation services, Vehicle parking and storage, Sightseeing, tour guide and excursion services, Filling of machines and containers, Loading and unloading of vehicles, Rental services related to transportation and storage, Rental of space, structures, units and containers, for storage and transportation etc
6. Class 40 Food and beverage treatment, Duplication of audio and video recordings, Air and water conditioning and purification, Printing, and photographic and cinematographic development, Rental of equipment for the treatment and transformation of materials, for energy production and for custom manufacturing etc
7. Class 41 Translation and interpretation, Education, entertainment and sport services, Rental services relating to equipment and facilities for education, entertainment, sports and culture, Amusement and theme parks, fairs, zoos and museums, Audio, video and multimedia production, and photography, Rental of audio/visual and photographic equipment and facilities, Ticket reservation and booking services for education, entertainment and sports activities and events etc
8. Class 42 Website design, Hosting services, software as a service, and rental of software, IT consultancy, advisory and information services, Data duplication and conversion services, data coding services, IT security, protection and restoration, Rental of computer hardware and facilities, Software development, programming and implementation, Medical and pharmacological research services, Architectural and urban planning services, Surveying and exploration services, Rental of science and technology equipment etc
9. Class 43 Temporary Accommodations, Provision of food and drink, Rental of furniture, linens, table settings, and equipment for the provision of food and drink, advice and reservation services, Food and drink catering, Temporary accommodation information, advice and reservation services, Information, advice and reservation services for the provision of food and drink etc
10. Class 44 Animal grooming services, Animal healthcare services, Agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture and forestry services, Rental of equipment for agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture and forestry, Rental of animals and plants, Rental of equipment for human healthcare, Rental of equipment for human hygiene and beauty care, Body art services, Aesthetician services etc
11. Class 45 Rental of clothing, Astrological and spiritual services, Attorney services, Legal services, funeral services, Any personal or social service is covered under this class, Trademark class 45 includes surveillance of people for the protection of their interest, safety and well being, funeral services, It includes social projects like matrimony services, etc

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