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Services Classified Under Trademark Class 39: Transport and Travel Arrangement

Trademark is a sign, symbol or mark used to differentiate between the goods sold by two or more manufacturers. A trademark protects your company’s identifying marks so that no other company can use them. The manufacture of goods and services are grouped into different classes. Each class requires a different registration.

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 39 is for registering a trademark for services for transport; travel arrangements and packaging and storage of goods. Class 39 includes mainly services rendered in transporting people or goods from one place to another (by rail, road, water, air or pipeline) and services necessarily connected with such transport, as well as services relating to the storing of goods in a warehouse or other building for their preservation or guarding.

What is Covered under Class 39?

  • rendered by companies exploiting stations, bridges, railroad ferries, etc. used by the transporter
  • services connected with the hiring of transport vehicles
  • Services connected with maritime tugs, unloading, the functioning or ports and docks and the salvaging of wrecked ships and their cargoes
  • services connected with the packaging and parcelling of goods before dispatch
  • services consisting of information about journeys or the transport of goods by brokers and tourist agencies, information relating to tariffs, timetables and methods of transport
  • services related to the inspection of vehicles or goods before transport

What is Not Covered under Class 39?

  • Services relating to advertising transport undertakings such as the distribution of prospectuses or advertising on the radio (Cl. 35)
  • Services relating to the issuing of travellers’ cheques or letters of credit by brokers or travel agents (Cl. 36)
  • Services relating to insurances (commercial, fire or life) during the transport of persons orGoods (Cl. 36)
  • Services rendered by the maintenance and repair of vehicles, nor the maintenance or repair of objects connected with the transport of persons or goods (Cl. 37)
  • Services relating to reservation of rooms in a hotel by travel agents or brokers (Cl. 43)

List of Goods that are Classified under Class 39:

  • air transport
  • aircraft rental
  • rental of aircraft engines
  • ambulance transport
  • armored-car transport
  • barge transport
  • boat rental
  • boat transport
  • boat storage
  • booking of seats for travel
  • bottling services
  • bus transport
  • car rental
  • car transport
  • car parking
  • carting
  • chauffeur services
  • courier services [messages or merchandise]
  • arranging of cruises
  • delivery of goods
  • delivery of newspapers / newspaper delivery
  • delivery of goods by mail order
  • distribution of energy
  • rental of diving bells
  • rental of diving suits
  • providing driving directions for travel purposes
  • electricity distribution
  • escorting of travellers
  • ferry-boat transport
  • flower delivery
  • franking of mail
  • rental of freezers
  • freight [shipping of goods]
  • freight forwarding
  • freight brokerage [forwarding (Am.)] / freight brokerage
  • freighting
  • garage rental
  • gift wrapping
  • guarded transport of valuables
  • hauling
  • horse rental
  • ice-breaking
  • launching of satellites for others
  • lighterage services
  • marine transport
  • message delivery
  • rental of motor racing cars
  • motor coach rental
  • rental of navigational systems
  • operating canal locks
  • packaging of goods
  • parcel delivery
  • parking place rental
  • passenger transport
  • physical storage of electronically-stored data or documents
  • piloting
  • pleasure boat transport
  • porterage
  • railway transport
  • railway coach rental
  • railway truck rental
  • refloating of ships
  • refrigerator rental / frozen-food locker rental
  • removal services
  • rescue operations [transport]
  • river transport
  • salvage of ships
  • salvaging
  • shipbrokerage
  • sightseeing [tourism]
  • stevedoring
  • storage of goods
  • storage / warehousing
  • storage information
  • rental of storage containers
  • taxi transport
  • towing
  • traffic information
  • tram transport / streetcar transport
  • transport by pipeline
  • transport
  • transport of travellers
  • transport and storage of waste / transport and storage of trash
  • transport brokerage
  • transport reservation
  • transportation information
  • transportation logistics
  • transporting furniture
  • arranging of travel tours
  • travel reservation
  • underwater salvage
  • unloading cargo
  • vehicle breakdown assistance [towing]
  • vehicle rental
  • rental of vehicle roof racks
  • rental of warehouses
  • water supplying
  • water distribution
  • rental of wheelchairs
  • wrapping of goods

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Note: This Post was last updated on January 19, 2023

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