Classification – Patents
International Patent Classification (Official Publication)
Classification – Industrial designs
DesignClass is a tool that offers, in a web environment, a set of user-friendly features that can help users find product indications in the Harmonised Database that best match with the goods for which they want to register a design.
The Harmonised product indications database follows the same structure of classes and subclasses as the Locarno Classification. It contains not only its product indications but also many more that are accepted by EU IP Offices and the EUIPO.
The product indications come from Locarno, Eurolocarno and from EU IP Offices that have been using other product indications that are currently not listed in Locarno.
Current sorting version
TMclass – a common database of EUIPO and national EU authorities for the classification of goods and services for the purposes of trademark registration
TMclass – Comprehensive sorting tool (pdf, 4.4 MB)
Taxonomy – Navigation tool for sorting products and services (pdf, 7.6 MB)
Convergence – Questions and answers: Taxonomy in TMclass application (pdf, 602 KB)
Convergence – Principles of new common practice (pdf, 1.0 MB)
Video (mp4, 46 MB)
Convergence – Taxonomy from the point of view of the Q&A user (pdf, 633 kB)
International Classification of Goods and Services for Trademark Registration (11th edition, version 2021)
On 1 January 2021, the 11th edition, version 2021 of the Nice Classification of Goods and Services, is valid.
• Introductory sheet, user instruction, general comments, class headings (pdf, 247 KB)
• Classification of products and services with explanatory documents (pdf, 1.9 MB)
• International classification of goods and services for the purposes of trademark registration (Nice classification) (pdf, 6.2 MB)
The list contains sorted Czech, English and French passwords, base code and class numbering in columns, all sorted by alphabetical order in each class.
The default language for alphabetical arrangement is Czech.
An asterisk password is a master password, a generic password, and may be specified in other classes.
Help: To search in Adobe Reader:
1. Open "Edit"
2. Choose "Search" (Ctrl + F) or "Advanced Find" (Shift + Ctrl +F)
3. Enter the word you're looking for (words)
List of reclassed products in the 11th version of the Nice classification (pdf, 204 kB)
For the purpose of proper classification, we recommend consulting the general principles of sorting by WIPO material: Classification guidelines (pdf, 269 kB), Nice guidelines (pdf, 376 kB)
International classification of trademark image elements (pdf, 1.8 MB)
• VIENNESE SORTING
• 8th edition, 2018
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