Today at MyOnlineCA we are talking about How to Find Trademark Class in India. Trademark Class means a class or category of goods or services into which the applicant’s product and services will be registered.Trademark Classification means finding out the  exact category of the products or services under which a trademark will be registered and granted to the applicant who is seeking trademark registration.

How to Find Trademark Class in India


Mainly the Trademark class consists of the following three categories under which product and service of a trademark applicant will fall . That are as follows :

  • Class 1 to 34 – under this category the applicant/brand who are involved in the process of manufacturing and trading of tangible  goods and products like pharmaceuticals, textiles, food grains, furniture making etc are included.
  • Class 35- under this category the applicant/brand who are involved in the marketing and distribution of goods and services belonging to others  like Shop owner, super markets, multi brand showrooms etc are included.
  • Class 35 to 45- under this category the applicant/brand who are involved in providing intangible  services like Legal services, Business Consultants, Architects, Fashion designers, Media services, Software, Healthcare, Education, Financial services etc are included.

Broad List of Trademark Classes

Here we are giving you a list of Trademark classes for product and services, which are as follows :  

Class Name Description
Class 1 Chemicals 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, Coatings & Pigments 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 Cleaning Products, Bleaching & Abrasives, Cosmetics Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices
Class 4 Fuels, Industrial Oils and Greases, Illuminates 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, Veterinary Products, Dietetic, Medicines 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 Metals, metal castings, Locks, Safes, Hardware 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 & Parts 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, Cutlery, Razors Hand tools and implements ; cutlery, forks and spoons; side arms; razors
Class 9 Computers, Software, Electronic instruments, Mobile Accessories & Scientific appliances Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking , 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.
Class10 Medical, Dental Instruments and Apparatus Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopedic articles; suture materials
Class11 Appliances, Lighting, Heating, Sanitary Installations Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes
Class12 Vehicles Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water
Class13 Firearms, Explosives and Projectiles Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks
Class14 Precious Metal ware, Jewellery, Precious Stones Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes; jewellary, precious stones; hierological and chronometric instruments
Class15 Musical instruments and supplies Musical Instruments and supplies
Class16 Paper, Items made of Paper, Stationary items Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printer matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artistic materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisitions (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus) plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); playing cards; printers’ type; printing blocks
Class17 Rubber, Asbestos, Plastic Items 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
Class18 Leather and Substitute 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, harness and saddlery
Class19 Construction Materials (building – non metallic) Building materials (non-metallic); non-metallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal
Class20 Furniture, Mirrors and other Interior Products 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
Class21 Crockery, Containers, Utensils, Brushes, Cleaning Implements 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
Class22 Cordage, Ropes, Nets, Awnings, Sacks, Padding 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
Class23 Yarns, Threads Yarns and threads, for textile use
Class24 Fabrics, Blankets, Covers, Textile Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; bed and table covers
Class25 Clothing, Footwear and Headgear Clothing, footwear, headgear
Class26 Sewing Notions, Fancy Goods, Lace and Embroidery Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile)
Class27 Carpets, Linoleum, Wall and Floor Coverings (non textile) Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile)
Class28 Games, Toys, Sports Equipment Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees
Class29 Foods – Dairy, Meat, Fish, Processed & Preserved Foods 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
Class30 Foods – Spices, Bakery Goods, Ice, Confectionery, Other Veg products 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
Class31 Fresh Fruit & Vegetables, Live Animals Agricultural, horticultural and forestry products and grains not included in other classes; living animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds, natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals, malt
Class32 Beer, Syrups, Soft Drinks, Carbonated Waters Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other non-alcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages
Class33 Wines, Spirits, Liquors Alcoholic beverages (except beers)
Class34 Tobacco, Smokers Requisites & Matches Tobacco; smokers’ articles; matches
Class35 Advertising, Business Consulting, Office functions Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions
Class36 Insurance / Financial / Real Estate affairs Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs
Class37 Construction, Repair, Cleaning (Services) Building construction; repair; installation services
Class38 Communications & Telecom Services Telecommunication This class includes mainly services allowing at least one person to communicate with another by a sensory means.
Class39 Transport, Utilities, Storage & Warehousing Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement
Class40 Materials Treatment, Working Treatment of materials related services.
Class41 Education and Entertainment & other Related Services Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities
Class42 Scientific and technological & IT related Services Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software
Class43 Services for providing food and drink; Hotel or Guest house ; Restaurant Services Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation
Class44 Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services
Class45 Legal / Security / Personal/ Professional Services Legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals

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Conclusion on Trademark Class

In The end I will tell you the process of finding a Trademark class under which the product and service that you are offering will fall under. First of all you need to visit intellectual property website of india then you will see on navigation bar , Trademark tab, when you click it a drop down menu will appear under which you have to click on related links and then click on classification of good and services where you will redirected to another website , where in search bar you need to type the name of the product that you are offering and you have to select the database in which you need to search the class, if you don’t know about the database then select WIPO and then click on the search and on another page , the class of product and service will be displayed that you need to note down and provide while Trademark registration.