Trademark registration of India follows a procedure where the entrepreneurs have to define the class of goods and services of their business. There are a variety of trademark classes of goods and services that are available in India.
The trademark class list for goods include:
Class 1 – Types of chemicals used in industries. This may include chemicals used in agriculture, horticulture, forestry, unprocessed plastic, chemicals used in science, photography and other inedible substances.
Class 2 – Any kind of paints and varnishes. Even mordent and colourants come under this category.
Class 3 – Substances used in laundry and cleaning purposes. This also includes polishing substances as well. Cosmetics and all kinds of perfumes fall under this class.
Class 4 – Lubricants and fuels that include greases and oils, all fuels and candles and wicks.
Class 5 – Pharmaceuticals. Veterinary and pharmaceuticals, medical and sanitary preparations.
Class 6 – Metal goods. This includes metals and alloys and other metals that are used for metal building.
Class 7 – Machinery. Machines, engines, motors and agricultural machines.
Class 8 – Implements and hand tools, cutlery and razors etc
Class 9 – Electrical and scientific apparatus. All equipment used in science, navigation, photography and cinematography.
Class 10 – Medical apparatus. This includes surgical, dental and veterinary instruments.
Class 11 – Environment control apparatus. Refrigerating, ventilating and other sanitation and water supplies.
Class 12– Vehicles and other locomotives
Class 13 – Firearms. This includes explosives and fire ammunition as well.
Class 14 – Jewels. Any precious metals and alloys of precious metals.
Class 15– Musical instruments etc.
Class 16– Paper goods and printed matter. This includes any printed matter, photographs and all stationary items.
Class 17 – Rubber goods. This also includes gum, asbestos, insulating and other stopping materials.
Class 18 – Leather goods. Leather goods that include hides, animal skin, whips, travel bags.
Class 19 – Non-metallic building materials. Materials used for building purposes.
Class 20 – Furniture and articles. Wood, furniture, mirrors, picture frames, amber, shells.
Class 21 – Housewares and glass. Kitchen utensils and containers
Class 22 – Cordage and Fibres. Stuffing and padding materials, tents ropes.
Class 23 – Yarns and threads (used for textiles)
Class 24 – Fabrics and textile goods which are not included in the other classes.
Class 25 – Clothing, footwear
Class 26– Fancy items. Ribbons, lace, embroidery, needles.
Class 27 – Floor coverings. Mats, carpets and rugs.
Class 28 – Toys and sporting goods. Gymnastic articles, other kinds of toys and also decorations used in Christmas trees.
Class 29 – Meat and other processed food. Jams, eggs, milk, edible oil
Class 30- Staple food. Tea, coffee, sugar, tapioca, rice.
Class 31-Natural agricultural products
Class 32 – Light beverages. Mineral and aerated water, non-alcoholic drinks and beer.
Class 33– Wine and spirits. Alcoholic drinks excluding beer
Class 34– Smoking articles, tobacco
The trademark class list for services include:
Class 35 – Advertising and Business The class of advertising and business includes services which assist the management in managing the affairs of the organization (commercial organization). The term includes any type of advertising that targets the general public or that promotes products and services.
Class 36 – The activities related to insurance, finance, or the monetary sector fall into this category.
Class 37 – In the category of Construction and Repair, contractors and subcontractors are involved in making or repairing buildings, or in restoring the building to its original state.
Class 38 – This class covers services that facilitate communications between people, either orally or visually.
Class 39 – Transportation and storage include services related to storing goods in a warehouse or any other location or transporting them from one place to another. The transportation can be via land, air or water.
Class 40 – A material treatment is any service that involves modifying the chemical or mechanical composition of a substance. Or any other service not included in any other class on the same lines.
Class 41 -Education and Entertainment in this class any services that improve the knowledge or mental capacity of people or animals. Also included are services that entertain people or animals.
Class 42 – Any scientific and technological services, research, development of any computer hardware & software or any legal services. It particularly includes the services provided by an engineer
Class 43 – This class provides Food and restaurant Temporary Accommodation 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
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.
Class 45– Legal and other security services, Any personal or social service is covered under this class. It includes surveillance of people for the protection of their interest, safety and well being.