Goods Classified Under Trademark Class 18: Leather and Leather Imitations

Goods Classified Under Trademark Class 18: Leather and Leather Imitations

A trademark protects your company’s identifying marks so that no other company can use them. The term “Trademark Classes” or “Trademark Classification” signifies the categories under which a service provider or owner can obtain Trademark Registration in India.

Trademark is segregated in 45 different classes according to the NICE classification which is also known as International Certification of Goods and Services. Among those 45 classes, 34 classes come under Goods section and 11 classes come under Services section. Each class shows a specific category of Goods and Services.

Trademark Class 18 is for registering a trademark for leather goods. It mainly includes leather, leather imitations, travel goods which are not included in other classes and saddlery.

Types of goods come under Trademark Class 18:

  • Whips, Saddlery, Harness, etc.
  • Walking Sticks
  • Umbrellas and Parasols
  • Sausage Skins and Imitations of these
  • Saddlery, Harness, Whips, and Animal Apparel
  • Luggage tags;
  • Luggage and carrying bags, for example, suitcases, trunks, traveling bags, sling bags for carrying infants, school bags;
  • Leathers and Imitation Leathers, and various Goods and Products made thereof
  • Leather and Imitation Leather and Goods made up of these
  • Business card cases and pocket wallets;
  • Boxes and cases of leather or leatherboard.
  • Bags, Wallets, Luggage, etc.
  • Animal Skins, Pelts, and Hides
  • Animal Apparels

Types of goods that do not come under Trademark Class 18:

  • Polishing leather (Class 21);
  • Leather belts for clothing (Class 25);
  • Golf bags with or without wheels, bags especially designed for skies and surfboards (Class 28);
  • Clothing, footwear, headgear;
  • Chamois leather for cleaning (Class 21);
  • Certain goods made of leather, imitations of leather, animal skins and hides that are classified according to their function or purpose, for example, leather straps (Class 8);
  • Cases for musical instruments (Class 15);
  • Bags and cases for cameras and photographic equipment (Class 9);
  • Bags and cases adapted to the product they are intended to contain, for example, bags adapted for laptops (Class 9).

List of Good under Trademark Class 18:

  • animal skins / pelts
  • attaché cases
  • bags for climbers
  • bags for campers
  • bags [envelopes, pouches] of leather, for packaging / envelopes, of leather, for packaging / pouches, of leather, for packaging
  • bags for sports
  • bags
  • beach bags
  • bits for animals [harness]
  • blinkers [harness] / blinders [harness]
  • boxes of leather or leather board
  • boxes of vulcanised fibre
  • bridles [harness]
  • bridoons
  • briefcases
  • business card cases
  • butts [parts of hides]
  • canes / walking sticks
  • card cases [notecases]
  • cases, of leather or leatherboard
  • casings, of leather, for springs / casings, of leather, for plate springs
  • cat o’ nine tails
  • cattle skins
  • chain mesh purses
  • chamois leather, other than for cleaning purposes / skins of chamois, other than for cleaning purposes
  • chin straps, of leather
  • collars for animals
  • covers for animals / clothing for pets
  • covers for horse-saddles / saddle cloths for horses
  • credit card cases [wallets]
  • curried skins
  • fastenings for saddles
  • frames for umbrellas or parasols
  • fur / fur-skins
  • furniture coverings of leather
  • game bags [hunting accessories]
  • garment bags for travel
  • girths of leather
  • goldbeaters’ skin
  • gut for making sausages
  • halters / head-stalls
  • handbag frames
  • handbags
  • harness straps / harness traces
  • harness for animals
  • harness fittings
  • hat boxes of leather
  • haversacks
  • horse collars
  • horse blankets
  • horseshoes
  • imitation leather
  • key cases
  • kid
  • knee-pads for horses
  • leather leashes / leather leads
  • leather laces
  • leather straps / leather thongs
  • leather, unworked or semi-worked
  • leather twist / leather thread
  • leatherboard
  • moleskin [imitation of leather]
  • mountaineering sticks / alpenstocks
  • music cases
  • muzzles
  • net bags for shopping
  • nose bags [feed bags]
  • pads for horse saddles
  • parasols
  • pocket wallets
  • pouch baby carriers
  • purses
  • reins
  • riding saddles
  • rucksacks / backpacks
  • saddle trees
  • saddlery
  • school bags / school satchels
  • shopping bags
  • shoulder belts [straps] of leather / bandoliers / leather shoulder belts / leather shoulder straps
  • sling bags for carrying infants
  • slings for carrying infants
  • stirrup leathers
  • parts of rubber for stirrups
  • stirrups
  • straps for soldiers’ equipment
  • straps of leather [saddlery]
  • straps for skates
  • suitcase handles
  • suitcases
  • tool bags of leather, empty
  • traces [harness]
  • travelling trunks
  • travelling bags
  • travelling sets [leatherware]
  • trimmings of leather for furniture / leather trimmings for furniture
  • trunks [luggage]
  • umbrella rings
  • umbrella or parasol ribs
  • umbrella sticks
  • umbrella covers
  • umbrella handles
  • umbrellas
  • valises
  • valves of leather
  • vanity cases, not fitted
  • walking stick seats
  • walking stick handles / walking cane handles
  • wheeled shopping bags
  • whips

Note: This Post was last updated on June 15, 2021

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