Services Classified Under Trademark Class 40: Treatment of Materials

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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 40 mostly covers services that relate to the treatment or transformation of materials. It includes mainly services not included in other classes, rendered by the mechanical or chemical processing, transformation or production of objects or inorganic or organic substances, including custom manufacturing services.

What is Covered under Class 40?

  • Food and beverage treatment
  • Custom manufacture and assembly services [to be specified by user]
  • Energy production Treatment and transformation of materials [to be specified by user]
  • Printing, and photographic and cinematographic development
  • Duplication of audio and video recordings
  • Air and water conditioning and purification
  • Slaughtering
  • And rental, hire and leasing in connection with the aforesaid, included in the class; and advice, consultancy and information for the aforesaid, included in the class

What is Not Covered under Class 40?

  • Repair services
  • Certain customization services

List of Goods that are Classified under Class 40:

  • abrasion
  • air purification
  • air deodorising
  • air freshening
  • rental of air conditioning apparatus
  • applying finishes to textiles
  • blacksmithing
  • boilermaking
  • rental of boilers
  • bookbinding
  • burnishing by abrasion
  • cadmium plating
  • chromium plating
  • cloth edging
  • cloth cutting
  • cloth waterproofing / fabric waterproofing
  • cloth fireproofing / fabric fireproofing / textile fireproofing
  • cloth dyeing
  • cloth pre-shrinking
  • clothing alteration
  • colour separation services
  • crease-resistant treatment for clothing
  • cryopreservation services
  • custom fashioning of fur
  • custom tailoring
  • custom assembling of materials for others
  • decontamination of hazardous materials
  • services of a dental technician
  • destruction of waste and trash
  • dressmaking
  • dyeing services
  • electroplating
  • embroidery services
  • production of energy
  • fabric bleaching
  • flour milling
  • food smoking
  • food and drink preservation
  • framing of works of art
  • freezing of foods
  • fruit crushing
  • fulling of cloth
  • fur conditioning
  • fur mothproofing
  • fur glossing
  • fur satining
  • fur dyeing
  • galvanization
  • rental of generators
  • gilding
  • glass-blowing
  • gold plating
  • grinding
  • incineration of waste and trash
  • key cutting
  • knitting machine rental
  • laminating
  • laser scribing
  • leather staining
  • leather working
  • lithographic printing
  • magnetization
  • metal plating
  • metal treating
  • metal tempering
  • metal casting
  • millworking
  • nickel plating
  • offset printing
  • optical glass grinding
  • paper finishing
  • paper treating
  • pattern printing
  • permanent-press treatment of fabrics
  • photocomposing services
  • photographic film development
  • photographic printing
  • photogravure
  • planing [saw mill]
  • pottery firing / firing pottery
  • printing
  • processing of cinematographic films
  • processing of oil
  • quilting
  • recycling of waste and trash
  • refining services
  • saddlery working
  • sandblasting services
  • sawing [saw mill]
  • shoe staining
  • silkscreen printing
  • silver plating
  • skin dressing
  • slaughtering of animals
  • soldering
  • sorting of waste and recyclable material [transformation]
  • rental of space heating apparatus
  • stripping finishes
  • tanning
  • taxidermy
  • textile dyeing
  • textile treating / cloth treating
  • textile mothproofing
  • timber felling and processing
  • tin plating
  • material treatment information
  • upcycling [waste recycling]
  • vulcanization [material treatment]
  • warping [looms]
  • waste treatment [transformation]
  • water treating
  • welding services
  • window tinting treatment, being surface coating
  • woodworking
  • wool treating

Note: This Post was last updated on July 2, 2021

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