The USPTO categorizes trademarks into 45 unique classes, which each relate to a particular group of products or services.
The Madrid Protocol is an agreement that lays the groundwork for all multinational trademark applications, making the process easier and cheaper.
Registering your first trademark can be hard. Luckily, this guide covers everything you need to know about registering your mark with the USPTO.
The Nice Agreement is an international system of classifying trademarks into one of 45 different categories, including both goods and services.
Class 41 covers all services related to education or entertainment, both of people and animals. Some examples are publishing services, media production, and fitness centers.
Trademark Class 21 covers a wide range of common utensils you can find around the home, from baking and cooking utensils to gardening tools and animal cages.
Class 43 includes all names and marks relating to accommodation and food services, from hotels to bars.
Trademark Class 42 is an interesting class that covers business that sell science, informational, and technical services.
Any service that allows one person to talk to another person, one person to send a message to another person, or one person to send a visual or audio message to another is in Class 38.
Not only does this broad category include construction and repair services for buildings and technology, it also covers vehicle and airplane maintenance. Mining and drilling, as well as laundry services, are also in class 37.
Trademark Class 5 includes pharmaceutical, veterinary, and sanitary products. Some common examples of products in this class are diapers, medical shampoos, and dietary supplements.
Trademark Class 34 covers all types of tobacco, as well as most of the accessories which go with it such as matches, tobacco cases, pipes, and more.