Goods and services are divided into 45 classes, each class covering a different category of goods or services. Classes 1 to 34 relate to goods, and Classes 35 to 45 relate to services.
- Go to Nice Classification at http://www.wipo.int/nicepub/
- Identify which Class your Goods or Services fall under.
For example, if you are a clothing manufacturer, and has a mark “XZY” for your brand of clothing, coats, dresses, then use may use the “Alphabetical List” or Search function to identify the Class.
- Click on the Class No. (eg. 25), and select the Goods or Services that are most relevant to you for registration of your mark.