Trademark Classes (TM Classes)

Classes of goods and services

Image result for trademark classesBefore filing a trademark application, it is necessary to identify the classes in which you wish to seek protection for your trademark. An application should be made in the relevant classes of current goods/services as well as in classes where there is intent to use. All goods and services are divided into 45 classes.
The 9th edition of the NICE international classification system is followed in India. The following list gives general information about the goods and services covered in each class.
Trademark Classification of Goods and Services in India

Class 1

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 industry.
Class 2

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 3

Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices.

Class 4 Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.
Class 5 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, herbicides.
Class 6 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 7 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 8 Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery; side arms; razors.
Class 9

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 apparatus.

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 sanitary purposes.
Class 12 Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water.
Class 13 Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks.
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 instruments.

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; 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 textile materials.

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 (non-textile).
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, frozen, 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); spices; ice.

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 estate affairs.
Class 37 Building construction; repair; installation services.
Class 38 Telecommunications.
Class 39 Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement.
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.
Class 43 Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation.
Class 44

Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services.

Class 45

Legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.

 

Word Format of TM – M (Trademark Application/ Opposition/Rectification)

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Hope all of you enjoying our updates. Today we would like to share word format of Trademark – M. Hope it will helpful for you.

TM – M  is used for :-

  • Application
  • Opposition
  • Rectification

    This form is divided into three Parts i.e. A, B & C. Part A and C are required to be filled compulsorily. Part B is further divided into several subcategories and the same is required to be chosen by the applicant as per requirement and be filled accordingly. [Note: One form is meant for one request only. Different forms should be submitted for different requests. In case more than one request is claimed in one form the first one will be entertained and rest of the requests will be ignored.]

  • Government Fee Per Application – Rs 1000 (One Thousand Only)

Specimen

TM-M

The Trade Mark Act, 1999

Application/Request for any miscellaneous function in respect of a trademark Application/Opposition/Rectification under the Trade Marks Act

PART A

[applicants details]

1. Fee:  
Applicant or Registered Proprietor/Opponent/Third Party making Application/Request  
Name:  
Trading As:  
Address:  
  State:

Country:

Address for service:  
  State:

Country:

Mobile No:  
Email address:  
Email address:  
2.

 

 

Agent of Applicant or Registered Proprietor/Opponent/Third Party, as the case may be, (if any)-  
Name:  
Address:  
Mobile No.  
E-mail address:  
Nature of the Agent:  
Registration no.:  
3. Request/Application in the matter of  
Application/Opposition/Rectification no. Reference No.  
Additional Reference, if required    
PART B

PURPOSE OF REQUEST

[application column required to be ticked as filled in]

a. For correction of clerical error or for amendment under rule 37  
Details of corrections  
b. Statement of grounds of Registrar’s decision under rule 36  
Hearing Date  
Order No. and Date  
c. For certificate of the Registrar or certified true copy of a document under rule 122  
If request is for EXPEDITED certificate YES or NO
Details of certified true required  
No. of copies of document required  
d. For particulars of advertisement of a trade mark under rule 41  
e. Request for Review of Registrar’s decision  
Hearing Date  
Order No. and Date  
f. Request for extension of time under rule 109  
Reason for extension of time period Period of extension of time period
g. Preliminary Advice about the distinctiveness of the trademark, U/S 133 Mark to be entered/pasted here
h. Request of expedited examination of an application under rule 34  
Declaration of reason for expedited examination  
i. Division of an Application under rule 108  
Class to be divided  
Trademark(s) (in case of series marks) to be divided  
j. Request for duplicate Registration Certificate under rule 56(3)  
k. Request for inclusion of Trademark in the list of well-known Trademarks Registration Certificate under rule 124 Representation of the mark

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Is requested mark is registered with Trademark Registry, India – if yes (details thereof)    
l. Request for the Inspection of the document under rule 121 Purpose Fee in Rs.
m. Amendment of regulation for governing the use of a collective trademark or a certification trademarks under section 66 Purpose Fee in Rs.
n. A request to enter in the register and advertise a note of certificate of validity, under rule 127 Purpose Fee in Rs.
o. On Petition (not otherwise charged) for obtaining Registrar’s order for any interlocutory matter in a contesting proceedings Purpose Fee in Rs.
p. For payment of Misc. fees(s) for other purpose(s) apart from above Purpose Fee in Rs.
q. Regulation for governing the use of a collective trademark or a certification trademarks    
Copy of the draft regulation should be attached    
r. For submitting Authorization of agent under rule 19    
[the copy of the power of attorney must be attached]    
PART C

[Detail of the person submitting the application/request and details of documents submitted]

a.

 

 

 

 

 

Detail of the person submitting the Application:  
Signature:  
Name:  
Authority:  
b. List of documents attached, if any  

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