Nice Classification of Goods and Services, 10th edition

The Nice Classification consists of a classification of goods and services for the purposes of registering trademarks and service marks.
Classes of Goods (1 - 34)
Classes of Services (35 - 45)
Countries Using Nice Classification
For registration of a trade mark, an exact class number and appropriate specification of the goods or services is required. Below is a quick reference (10th edition of Nice Classification) to help you locate the appropriate class for goods and services.  Complete details and pdf version are available at the WIPO website. The class headings of the Nice Classification give general information about the types of goods and services which belong to each class.

Classes Of Goods

Class 1Chemicals 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 2Paints, 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 3Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices.
Class 4Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.
Class 5Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; dietetic food and substances adapted for medical or veterinary use, food for babies; dietary supplements for humans and animals; plasters, materials for dressings; material for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparations for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides.
Class 6Common 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 7Machines 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; automatic vending machines.
Class 8Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery; side arms; razors.
Class 9Scientific, 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; compact discs, DVDs and other digital recording media; mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus; cash registers, calculating machines, data processing equipment, computers; computer software; fire-extinguishing apparatus.
Class 10Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopedic articles; suture materials.
Class 11Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes.
Class 12Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water.
Class 13Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks.
Class 14Precious 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 15Musical instruments.
Class 16Paper, 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 17Rubber, 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 18Leather and imitations of leather, and goods made of these materials and not included in other classes; animal skins, hides; trunks and travelling bags; umbrellas and parasols; walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery.
Class 19Building materials (non-metallic); non-metallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.
Class 20Furniture, 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 21Household 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 22Ropes, 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 23Yarns and threads, for textile use.
Class 24Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; bed covers; table covers.
Class 25Clothing, footwear, headgear.
Class 26Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.
Class 27Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).
Class 28Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.
Class 29Meat, 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 30Coffee, tea, cocoa and artificial coffee; rice; tapioca and sago; flour and preparations made from cereals; bread, pastry and confectionery; ices; sugar, honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt; mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice.
Class 31Grains and agricultural, horticultural and forestry products not included in other classes; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds; natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals; malt.
Class 32Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other non-alcoholic beverages; fruit beverages and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.
Class 33Alcoholic beverages (except beers).
Class 34Tobacco; smokers' articles; matches.

Classes Of Services

Class 35Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
Class 36Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.
Class 37Building construction; repair; installation services.
Class 38Telecommunications.
Class 39Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement.
Class 40Treatment of materials.
Class 41Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.
Class 42Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.
Class 43Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation.
Class 44Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services.
Class 45Legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.

Countries Using Nice Classification of Goods and Services


Countries party to the Nice Agreement (December 2000)
Algeria
Australia
Austria
Barbados
Belarus
Belgium
Benin
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
China
Croatia
Cuba
Czech Republic
Democratic People's Republic of Korea
Denmark
Dominica
Estonia
Finland
France
Germany
Greece
Guinea
Hungary
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kyrgyzstan
Latvia
Lebanon
Liechtenstein
Lithuania Luxembourg
Malawi
Mexico
Monaco
Morocco
Netherlands
Norway
Poland
Portugal
Republic of Korea
Republic of Moldova
Romania
Russian Federation
Saint Lucia
Singapore
Slovakia
Slovenia
Spain
Suriname
Sweden
Switzerland
Tajikistan
The former Yugoslav
Republic of Macedonia
Trinidad and Tobago
Tunisia
Turkey
Ukraine
United Kingdom
United Republic of Tanzania
United States of America
Uruguay
Yugoslavia

Other Countries & Orgnizations using Nice Classification
Albania
Angola
Argentina
Bahrain
Bangladesh
Bolivia
Botswana
Brazil
Burundi
Chile
Columbia
Costa Rica
Cyprus
Dijibouti
Ecuador
Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Ghana
Guatemala
Guyana
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Iran (Islamic Republic of)
Iraq
Jamaica
Jordan
Kazakhstan
Kenya
Kuwait
Lesotho
Libya
Madagascar
Malaysia
Malta
Mauritius
Mongolia
Namibia
Netherlands Antilles
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Nigeria
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Philippines
Qatar
Rwanda
Samoa
San Marino
Saudi Arabia
Seychelles
Sierra Leone
Solomon Islands
South Africa
Sri Lanka
Sudan
Swaziland
Thailand
Tonga
Uganda
United Arab Emirates
Venezuela
Viet Nam
Yemen
Zaire
Zambia
Zimbabwe
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI)
Benelux Trademark Office (BBM)
Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM)
Malaysia
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