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International and UK Trademark Classifications

When applying to register a International or UK Trademark we ask our clients to provide us with a list of all the goods and/or services which the mark will be used in relation to. The goods and/or services fall into specific classifications.

The following list of classifications give a basic description about the types of goods and services which belong to each class. This list is not definitive, it is merely an accurate guide to determine which classes are needed for registration and trademark search in the UK or internationally. However part of our service to our clients is to draft the perfect classifications so if you cannot fine what fits, do not worry and please contact us.


1 - Chemical products used in industry, science and agriculture

Chemicals used in industry, science, photography, agriculture, horticulture and forestry; unprocessed artificial resins and unprocessed plastics; manures; compost; fire extinguishing compositions; tempering and soldering preparations; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; salt for preserving other than for foodstuffs; adhesives used in industry.

2 - Paints, varnishes and lacquers

Paints, varnishes and 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; dyestuffs for clothing; colorants for foodstuffs and beverages. 

3 - Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use
Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics and hair lotions; dentifrices; deodorants for personal use; sanitary preparations being toiletries.

4 - Industrial oils and greases

Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.

5 - Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations

Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; sanitary preparations for personal hygiene, other than toiletries; deodorants other than for personal use; 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; cigarettes without tobacco, for medical purposes.

6 - Common metals and their alloys

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 and small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; goods of common metal not included in other classes.

7 - Machines and machine tools

machines and machine tools; motors and engines (except for land vehicles); machine coupling and transmission components (except for land vehicles); parts of motors and engines (of all kinds); electric cleaning machines and apparatus; agricultural implements; incubators for eggs.

8 - Hand tools and implements

Hand tools and implements (hand operated); cutlery; cutlery of precious metals; side arms; razors; electric razors and clippers (hand instruments).

9 - Scientific, nautical and teaching apparatus and instruments

Computer programs and software regardless of recording media or means of dissemination, that is, software recorded on magnetic media or downloaded from a remote computer network; 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; apparatus and instruments for scientific research in laboratories; amusement apparatus adapted for use with television receivers only.

10 - Surgical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments

Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for scientific research in laboratories; artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; special furniture for medical use; supportive bandages; orthopaedic articles; suture materials.

11 - Apparatus for lighting, water supply and sanitary purposes

Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes; air conditioning apparatus; electrically heated cushions (pads) and blankets, not for medical purposes; bedwarmers, hot water bottles, warming pans, electric or non-electric; electric kettles; electric cooking utensils;

12 - Vehicles

Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water; motors and engines for land vehicles; air cushion vehicles; couplings and transmission components for land vehicles.

13 - Firearms

Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; pyrotechnical products; explosives; fireworks.

14 - Precious metals and their alloys not included in other classes

Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes; jewellery and precious stones; horological and chronometric instruments; jewellery (i.e., imitation jewellery and jewellery of precious metal and stones); cuff links, tie pins.

15 - Musical instruments

Musical instruments; mechanical pianos and their accessories; electrical and electronic musical instruments; musical boxes.

16 - Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials

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' material; paintbrushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers' type; paper knives; plastic sheets, sacks and bags for wrapping and packaging; duplicators; printing blocks.

17 - Electrical, thermal and acoustic insulating materials and plastics

Rubber, gutta-percha, asbestos, mica and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; plastics in extruded form for use in manufacture; packing, stopping and insulating materials; flexible pipes, not of metal.

18 - Leather, leather imitations and travel goods

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, harnesses and saddlery;

19 - Non-metallic building materials

Building materials (non-metallic); non-metallic rigid pipes for building; semi-worked woods (for example: beams, planks, panels); building glass (for example, floor slabs, glass tiles); letter boxes of masonry; veneers; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.

20 - Mainly furniture and its parts and plastic goods

Furniture, mirrors, and picture frames; bedding (for example: mattresses, spring mattresses, pillows); metal furniture and furniture for camping; registration number plates not of metal; 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.

21 - Hand-operated utensils and apparatus for household use

Household or kitchen utensils and containers (not of precious metal or coated therewith); combs and sponges; brushes (except paintbrushes); brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steel wool; unworked or semi-worked glass (except glass in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes; candle extinguishers, not of precious metal; electric toothbrushes; dish stands and decanter stands.

22 - Rope and sail manufacture products

Ropes, string, nets, tents, awning, tarpaulins, sails, sacks and bags (not included in other classes); padding and stuffing materials (except of rubber or plastics); raw fibrous textile materials; cords and twines in natural or artificial textile fibres, paper or plastics.

23 - Yarns and threads for textile use

Yarns and threads for textile use;

24 - Mainly textiles and textile covers for household use

Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; bed and table covers; bedding linen of paper.

25 - Clothing, footwear and headwear:

Clothing; footwear; headgear.

26 - Dressmakers' articles

Lace and embroidery; ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers; slide fasteners.

27 - Products intended to be added as furnishings

Carpets, rugs, mats and matting; linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall-hangings (non-textile); mainly products intended to be added as furnishings to previously constructed floors and walls;

28 - Games and playthings

Games and playthings; equipment for various sports and games; fishing tackle; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.

29 - Foodstuffs of animal origin

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; milk beverages (milk predominating);

30 - Foodstuffs of plant origin prepared for consumption

Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago and artificial coffee; flour and preparations made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery, ices; beverages with coffee, cocoa or chocolate base; cereals prepared for human consumption; honey and treacle; yeast and baking powder; salt and mustard; vinegar and sauces (condiments); spices; rice.

31 - Land products not prepared for consumption

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; raw woods; raw cereals; malt.

32 - Beer and non-alcoholic beverages

Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other non-alcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages; de-alcoholised drinks.

33 - Alcoholic beverages (except beer)

Alcoholic beverages (except beer).

34 - Tobacco and smokers' articles

Tobacco; smokers' articles; tobacco substitutes; matches;


35 - Advertising and administration

Advertising; business management; business administration; help in the working or management of a commercial undertaking; office functions; retail services.

36 - Financial and monetary services in relation to insurance contracts

Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real-estate affairs; services of all the banking establishments, or institutions connected with them such as exchange brokers or clearing services; services of credit institutions other than banks such as co-operative credit associations, individual financial companies, lenders, etc.; services dealing with insurance such as services rendered by agents or brokers engaged in insurance, services rendered to insured, and insurance underwriting services.

37 - Building contractors or sub-contractors services

Building construction; services relating to the construction of buildings, roads, bridges, dams or transmission lines and services of undertakings specializing in the field of construction such as those of painters, plumbers, heating installers or roofers; services consisting of hiring of tools or building materials; repair; installation services.

38 - Telecommunications

Telecommunications; providing internet chat room services; services which consist essentially of the diffusion of radio or television programmes.

39 - Transport services

Transport; packaging and storage of goods; services connected with the hiring of transport vehicles; services connected with the functioning of airports; services connected with the packaging and parcelling of goods before dispatch; services consisting of information about journeys or the transport of goods by brokers and tourist agencies, information relating to tariffs, timetables and methods of transport; travel arrangement.

40 - Treatment of materials

Treatment of materials; services relating to transformation of an object or substance and any process involving a change in its essential properties (for example, dyeing a garment); consequently, a maintenance service, although usually in Class 37, is included in Class 40 if it entails such a change (for example, the chroming of motor vehicle bumpers).

41 - Education and entertainment

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; installation, maintenance and repair of computer software; computer consultancy services; design, drawing and commissioned writing for the compilation of web sites; creating, maintaining and hosting the web sites of others; compilation, creation and maintenance of a register of domain names; leasing of access time to a computer database.

42 - Services- research, design and technology generally

Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software; Includes: installation, maintenance and repair of computer software; computer consultancy services; the following Internet related services are also proper to this class: design, drawing and commissioned writing for the compilation of web sites; creating, maintaining and hosting the web sites of others; compilation, creation and maintenance of a register of domain names.

43 - Services for providing food and drink and accommodation

Services for providing food and drink; reservation services for travellers' accommodation, particularly through travel agencies or brokers; boarding for animals; temporary accommodation.

44 - Services for medical care, hygenic and beauty care

Medical services; medical analysis services relating to the treatment of persons (such as x-ray examinations and taking of blood samples); pharmacy advice; veterinary services; animal breeding; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services; services relating to the growing of plants such as gardening; services relating to floral art such as floral compositions as well as garden design.

45 - legal services; Services by others to meet the needs or protection of individuals

Personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals; investigation and surveillance services relating to the safety of persons and entities; services provided to individuals in relation with social events, such as social escort services, matrimonial agencies, funeral services. security services for the protection of property and individuals.

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