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Trademark Goods and Services Class Codes

Updated on: May 10th, 2022


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Trademark is a sign, symbol or mark used to differentiate between the goods sold by two or more manufacturers. Once registered the registration gives the owner the right to protect their trademark. The manufacture of goods and services are grouped into different classes. Each class requires a different registration. This is a classification of almost 80,000 products and services.

Following the are the classes of trademark:

Any Further details can be checked on this link provided by the government-

Classes for Goods

S. No Class Description
1.Class 1Chemicals which are used in industry, photography, forestry, unprocessed artificial resins, Tanning and adhesive substances etc.
2.Class 2Paintings, coals & pigmentation, lacquers, mordants, printing, and art etc.
3Class 3Cleaning products, cosmetics, bleach and abrasives, laundry products, essential oils etc.
4.Class 4Fuels, industrial oil, greases, illuminates, wetting and binding compositions, fuels, wicks etc
5.Class 5Pharmaceuticals, veterinary products, dietetic, dental wax, disinfectants, herbicides, fungicides etc.
6.Class 6Metal castings, hardware, locks and safes, common metal and their alloys, building material (metal), other metals are not included in any other class etc.
7.Class 7Machine and machine parts (except for land vehicles), incubators for eggs etc.
8.Class 8Implements and hand tools, cutlery and razors etc
9.Class 9Cash registers, calculating machines and data processing equipment, teaching apparatus, magnetic data carriers, etc
10.Class 10 Surgical, medical and dental apparatus, artificial limbs, eyes teeth etc.
11.Class 11Apparatus for heating, lighting, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, dying etc.
12.Class 12Apparatus for locomotion by land, water, and air.
13.Class 13Ammunition, firearms, explosives, fireworks etc.
14.Class 14Precious metal and their alloys, products in precious metals, jewelry etc.
15.Class 15Musical instruments etc.
16.Class 16Cardboard, paper, and goods made from these materials, print matter, bookbinding, paint brushes, playing cards, printing blocks etc.
17.Class 17Rubber, gum, asbestos, mica, and goods made from these materials and not included in other classes.
18.Class 18Leather and imitations of leather, and articles which are made from these items and not included in other classes, animal skins, and hides etc.
19.Class 19Non–metallic rigid pipes for buildings, asphalt, pitch, and bitumen etc.
20.Class 20Picture frames, mirrors, Furniture of wood, cork, reed, cane and not included in any other category.
21.Class 21Household and kitchen utensils, brush making material, articles for cleaning purposes etc
22.Class 22Nets, ropes, strings, sails, sacks and bags and fibrous textile materials etc.
23.Class 23Yams and threads for textile uses.
24.Class 24Textile and textile goods which are not included in the other classes.
25.Class 25Clothing, footwear, and headgear.
26.Class 26 and 27Non-textile carpet, rugs, wall hangings, linoleum, and other materials which are used for covering floors.
27.Class 28Game and playthings, and other sporting items which are not covered under any other class. Christmas decorations.
28.Class 29Poultry items, jams, eggs etc oils and edible oils.
29.Class 30Coffee, tea, sugar, cocoa, rice, tapioca, spices etc.
30.Class 31Horticulture, agriculture and forestry grains which are not included in any other class. Fresh fruits and vegetable, seeds, malt etc.
31.Class 32Aerated drinks, beer, non-alcoholic drinks (including juices and fruits drinks) and other things which are used for preparing beverages.
32.Class 33All alcoholic beverages (excluding beer)
33.Class 34matches, smoker’s articles, tobacco

Classes for Services

S. No Classes Description
1.Class 35Advertising and Business In this class, services which help the management in managing the affairs, the organization (commercial organization) are included. Any advertising activity in which any announcement is made to the general public at large or concerns any type of goods and services are included.
2.Class 36Insurance and Financial In this class, activities relating to insurance, finance sector or the monetary sector are included.
3.class 37Construction and Repair In this class, the work done by contractors, sub contractors, in the making or repairing work of buildings, or any restoration of work to its original state is included.
4.Class 38 Communication In this class, services which help in communicating anything between people is covered, whether oral or visual.
5.Class 39Transportation and storage In this class, any service related to 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.
6.Class 40Material treatment In this class, any service which involves changing of 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.
7.Class 41Education 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 which entertain people or animals.
8.Class 42Any 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.
9.Class 43Temporary 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.
10.Class 44Medical 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.
11.Class 45Any personal or social service is covered under this class. It includes surveillance of people for the protection of their interest, safety and well being. 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.
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Trademarks are used to distinguish goods, grouped into different classes. Each class needs separate registration. The classification covers almost 80,000 products and services, with specific classes for goods and services provided. The link for further details is given by the government.

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