International Classification of Goods/Services
The Nice Agreement establishes a
classification of goods and services for the purposes of
registering trademarks and service marks. The Classification
consists of a list of classes—there are 34 classes for goods and
eleven for services. Both lists are amended and supplemented
periodically by a Committee of Experts on which all contracting
States are represented. The current edition of the
Classification is the ninth, which entered into force on January
Class 01 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
Class 02 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 03 Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry
use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations;
soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions;
Class 04 Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust
absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including
motor spirit) and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.
Class 05 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,
Class 06 Common metals and their alloys; metal building
materials; transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal
for railway tracks; non-electric 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 07 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 08 Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery;
side arms; razors.
Class 09 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
Class 10 Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and
instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopedic
articles; suture materials.
Class 11 Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating,
cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and
Class 12 Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or
Class 13 Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives;
Class 14 Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious
metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes;
jewellery, precious stones; horological and chronometric
Class 15 Musical instruments.
Class 16 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, 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 and imitations of leather, and goods made of
these materials and not included in other classes; animal skins,
hides; trunks and travelling bags; umbrellas, parasols and
walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery.
Class 19 Building materials (non-metallic); non-metallic rigid
pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic
transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.
Class 20 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 Household or kitchen utensils and containers (not of
precious metal or coated therewith); combs and sponges; brushes
(except paint brushes); brush-making materials; articles for
cleaning purposes; steelwool; unworked or semi-worked glass
(except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and
earthenware not included in other classes.
Class 22 Ropes, 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
Class 23 Yarns and threads, for textile use.
Class 24 Textiles and textile goods, not included in other
classes; bed and table covers.
Class 25 Clothing, footwear, headgear.
Class 26 Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks
and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.
Class 27 Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other
materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings
Class 28 Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles
not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.
Class 29 Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved,
dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes;
eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.
Class 30 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);
Class 31 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 Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other
non-alcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and
other preparations for making beverages.
Class 33 Alcoholic beverages (except beers).
Class 34 Tobacco; smokers' articles; matches.
Class 35 Advertising; business management; business
administration; office functions.
Class 36 Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real
Class 37 Building construction; repair; installation services.
Class 38 Telecommunications.
Class 39 Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel
Class 40 Treatment of materials.
Class 41 Education; providing of training; entertainment;
sporting and cultural activities.
Class 42 Scientific and technological services and research and
design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research
services; design and development of computer hardware and
software; legal services.
Class 43 Services for providing food and drink; temporary
Class 44 Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and
beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture,
horticulture and forestry services.
Class 45 Personal and social services rendered by others to meet
the needs of individuals; security services for the protection
of property and individuals.