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Trademark Laws and Regulations

Regulations: Title 37, Chapter I, Part 6, Code of Federal Regulations




6.1    International schedule of classes of goods and services.
6.2   Prior U.S. schedule of classes of goods and services.
6.3   Schedule for certification marks.
6.4   Schedule for collective membership marks.

37 C.F.R. � 6.1   International schedule of classes of goods and services.


   1. Chemical products used in industry, science, photography, agriculture, horticulture, forestry; artificial and synthetic resins; plastics in the form of powders, liquids or pastes, for industrial use; manures (natural and artificial); fire extinguishing compositions; tempering substances and chemical preparations for soldering; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; adhesive substances used in industry.

   2. Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; coloring matters, dyestuffs; mordants; natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters and decorators.

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

   4. Industrial oils and greases (other than oils and fats and essential oils); lubricants; dust laying and absorbing compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles, tapers, night lights and wicks.

   5. Pharmaceutical, veterinary, and sanitary substances; infants' and invalids' foods; plasters, material for bandaging; material for stopping teeth, dental wax, disinfectants; preparations for killing weeds and destroying vermin.

   6. Unwrought and partly wrought common metals and their alloys; anchors, anvils, bells, rolled and cast building materials; rails and other metallic materials for railway tracks; chains (except driving chains for vehicles); cables and wires (non-electric); locksmiths' work; metallic pipes and tubes; safes and cash boxes; steel balls; horseshoes; nails and screws; other goods in non-precious metal not included in other classes; ores.

   7. Machines and machine tools; motors (except for land vehicles); machine couplings and belting (except for land vehicles); large size agricultural implements; incubators.

   8. Hand tools and instruments; cutlery, forks, and spoons; side arms.

   9. Scientific, nautical, surveying and electrical apparatus and instruments (including wireless), photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signaling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; coin or counterfreed apparatus; talking machines; cash registers; calculating machines; fire extinguishing apparatus.

   10. Surgical, medical, dental, and veterinary instruments and apparatus (including artificial limbs, eyes, and teeth).

   11. Installations for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply, and sanitary purposes.

   12. Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air, or water.

   13. Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosive substances; fireworks.

   14. Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith (except cutlery, forks and spoons); jewelry, precious stones, horological and other chronometric instruments.

   15. Musical instruments (other than talking machines and wireless apparatus).

   16. Paper and paper articles, cardboard and cardboard articles; printed matter, newspaper and periodicals, books; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery, adhesive materials (stationery); artists' materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (other than furniture); instructional and teaching material (other than apparatus); playing cards; printers' type and cliches (stereotype).

   17. Gutta percha, india rubber, balata and substitutes, articles made from these substances and not included in other classes; plastics in the form of sheets, blocks and rods, being for use in manufacture; materials for packing, stopping or insulating; asbestos, mica and their products; hose pipes (nonmetallic).

   18. Leather and imitations of leather, and articles made from these materials and not included in other classes; skins, hides; trunks and travelling bags; umbrellas, parasols and walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery.

   19. Building materials, natural and artificial stone, cement, lime, mortar, plaster and gravel; pipes of earthenware or cement; road-making materials; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; portable buildings; stone monuments; chimney pots.

   20. Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; articles (not included in other classes) of wood, cork, reeds, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother-of-pearl, meerschaum, celluloid, substitutes for all these materials, or of plastics.

   21. Small domestic utensils and containers (not of precious metals, or coated therewith); combs and sponges; brushes (other than paint brushes); brush-making materials; instruments and material for cleaning purposes, steel wool; unworked or semi-worked glass (excluding glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware, not included in other classes.

   22. Ropes, string, nets, tents, awnings, tarpaulins, sails, sacks; padding and stuffing materials (hair, kapok, feathers, seaweed, etc.); raw fibrous textile materials.

   23. Yarns, threads.

   24. Tissues (piece goods); bed and table covers; textile articles not included in other classes.

   25. Clothing, including boots, shoes and slippers.

   26. Lace and embroidery, ribands and braid; buttons, press buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.

   27. Carpets, rugs, mats and matting; linoleums and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).

   28. Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles (except clothing); ornaments and decorations for Christmas trees.

   29. Meats, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams; eggs, milk and other dairy products; edible oils and fats; preserves, pickles.

   30. Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, coffee substitutes; flour, and preparations made from cereals; bread, biscuits, cakes, pastry and confectionery, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking powder; salt, mustard, pepper, vinegar, sauces, spices; ice.

   31. Agricultural, horticultural and forestry products and grains not included in other classes; living animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds; live plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals, malt.

   32. Beer, ale and porter; mineral and aerated waters and other nonalcoholic drinks; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.

   33. Wines, spirits and liqueurs.

   34. Tobacco, raw or manufactured; smokers' articles; matches.


   35. Advertising and business.

   36. Insurance and financial.

   37. Construction and repair.

   38. Communication.

   39. Transportation and storage.

   40. Material treatment.

   41. Education and entertainment.

   42. Miscellaneous.

[38 FR 14681, June 4, 1973]

37 � C.F.R. 6.2   Prior U.S. schedule of classes of goods and services.


Class Title
1 Raw or partly prepared materials.
2 Receptacles.
3 Baggage, animal equipments, portfolios, and pocket books.
4 Abrasives and polishing materials.
5 Adhesives.
6 Chemicals and chemical compositions.
7 Cordage.
8 Smokers' articles, not including tobacco products.
9 Explosives, firearms, equipments, and projectiles.
10 Fertilizers.
11 Inks and inking materials.
12 Construction materials.
13 Hardware and plumbing and steamfitting supplies.
14 Metals and metal castings and forgings.
15 Oils and greases.
16 Protective and decorative coatings.
17 Tobacco products.
18 Medicines and pharmaceutical preparations.
19 Vehicles.
20 Linoleum and oiled cloth.
21 Electrical apparatus, machines, and supplies.
22 Games, toys, and sporting goods.
23 Cutlery, machinery, and tools, and parts thereof.
24 Laundry appliances and machines.
25 Locks and safes.
26 Measuring and scientific appliances.
27 Horological instruments.
28 Jewelry and precious-metal ware.
29 Brooms, brushes, and dusters.
30 Crockery, earthenware, and porcelain.
31 Filters and refrigerators.
32 Furniture and upholstery.
33 Glassware.
34 Heating, lighting, and ventilating apparatus.
35 Belting, hose, machinery packing, and nonmetallic tires.
36 Musical instruments and supplies.
37 Paper and stationery.
38 Prints and publications.
39 Clothing.
40 Fancy goods, furnishings, and notions.
41 Canes, parasols, and umbrellas.
42 Knitted, netted, and textile fabrics, and substitutes therefor.
43 Thread and yarn.
44 Dental, medical, and surgical appliances.
45 Soft drinks and carbonated waters.
46 Foods and ingredients of foods.
47 Wines.
48 Malt beverages and liquors.
49 Distilled alcoholic liquors.
50 Merchandise not otherwise classified.
51 Cosmetics and toilet preparations.
52 Detergents and soaps.

100 Miscellaneous.
101 Advertising and business.
102 Insurance and financial.
103 Construction and repair.
104 Communication.
105 Transportation and storage.
106 Material treatment.
107  Education and entertainment.


[24 FR 10383, Dec. 22, 1959. Re-designated at 38 FR 14681, June 4, 1973]

37 C.F.R. � 6.3   Schedule for certification marks.

   In the case of certification marks, all goods and services are classified in two classes as follows:

A. Goods.

B. Services.

[24 FR 10383, Dec. 22, 1959. Re-designated at 38 FR 14681, June 4, 1973]

37 C.F.R. � 6.4   Schedule for collective membership marks.

   All collective membership marks are classified as follows:

Class Title
200 Collective Membership.

[24 FR 10383, Dec. 22, 1959. Re-designated at 38 FR 14681, June 4, 1973]