As part of the trademark application process, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) requires that the Applicant state the Goods and/or Services they use with their trademark. Those Goods and/or Services are first grouped into pre-defined classes. The USPTO has defined 34 different classes of goods and 11 classes of services.
For example, let’s say you would like to register a trademark for your jewelry company “Sparkling Reflections,” and you are currently selling bracelets and earrings with your branded logo. Based on this information, you would select “Class 14: Jewelry” for your trademark “Sparkling Reflections.”
While some goods and services fall under more obvious specified classes, there are times when the class of goods and services are not so obvious. Below is the Class of Goods and Services list that is recognized by the USPTO. Multiple classes of goods and services can be applied for in a single trademark application.
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Goods (class 1-34)
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
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. Explanatory Note This class includes mainly paints, colorants and preparations used for the protection against corrosion. Includes, in particular: paints, varnishes and lacquers for industry, handicrafts and arts; dyestuffs for clothing; colorants for foodstuffs and beverages.
Class 3: Cosmetics and Cleaning Preparations
Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices.
Class 4: Lubricants and Fuels
Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles, wicks.
Class 5: Pharmaceuticals
Pharmaceutical, veterinary and sanitary preparations; 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: Metal Goods
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; iron mongery, small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; goods of common metal not included in other classes; ores.
Class 7: Machinery
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
Hand tools and implements (hand operated); cutlery, forks and spoons; side arms; razors.
Class 9: Electrical and Scientific Apparatus
Computers, their peripherals, software, scientific, nautical, surveying, electric, weighing, measuring, photographic, cinematographic, optical, signaling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; 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 and data processing equipment; fire-extinguishing apparatus.
Class 10: Medical Apparatus
Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopedic articles; suture materials.
Class 11: Environmental Control Apparatus
Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes.
Class 12: Vehicles
Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water.
Class 13: Firearms
Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks.
Class 14: Jewelry
Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes; jewelry, precious stones; horological and chronometric instruments.
Class 15: Musical Instruments
Musical instruments and supplies.
Class 16: Paper Goods and Printed Matter
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); playing cards; printers’ type; printing blocks.
Class 17: Rubber Goods
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 Goods
Leather and imitations of leather, and goods made of these materials and not included in other classes; animal skins, hides; trunks and traveling bags; umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery.
Class 19: Non-metallic Building Materials
Building materials (nonmetallic); nonmetallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; nonmetallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.
Class 20: Furniture and Articles Not Otherwise Classified
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: Housewares and Glass
Household or kitchen utensils and containers (not of precious metal or coated therewith); combs and sponges; brushes (except paint brushes); brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steel wool; un-worked or semi-worked glass (except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes.
Class 22: Cordage and Fibers
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
Yarns and threads, for textile use.
Class 24: Fabrics
Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; bed and table covers.
Class 25: Clothing
Clothing, footwear, headgear.
Class 26: Fancy Goods
Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.
Class 27: Floor Coverings
Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).
Class 28: Toys and Sporting Goods
Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.
Class 29: Meats and Processed Foods
Meat, fish, poultry, and game; meat extracts; preserved, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams; eggs, milk and milk products; edible oils and fats; salad dressings; preserves.
Class 30: Staple Foods
Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, artificial coffee; flour and preparations made from cereals, bread, pastry and confectionery; honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt, mustard, vinegar, sauces (except salad dressings); spices; ice.
Class 31: Natural Agricultural Products
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.
Class 32: Light Beverages
Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other non-alcoholic drinks; fruit drinks and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.
Class 33: Wines and Spirits
Alcoholic beverages (except beers).
Class 34: Smokers’ Articles
Tobacco; smokers’ articles; matches.
Services (class 35-45)
Class 35: Advertising and Business
Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
Class 36: Insurance and Financial
Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.
Class 37: Building Construction and Repair
Building construction; repair; installation services.
Class 38: Telecommunications
Class 39: Transportation and Storage
Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement.
Class 40: Material Treatment
Treatment of materials.
Class 41: Education and Entertainment
Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.
Class 42: Computer and Scientific
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: Hotels and Restaurants
Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodations.
Class 44: Medical, Beauty and Agricultural
Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services.
Class 45: Personal and Legal
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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