Services Classified Under Trademark Class 42: Technology and Software Services

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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 42 deals with scientific and technical services and research and design; Industrial analysis and research services; Design and development of computer hardware and software.

What is Covered under Class 42?

  • the services of engineers who undertake evaluations, estimates, research and reports in the scientific and technological fields
  • Science and Technology Services
  • Testing, certification and quality control
  • Design services and hiring, hiring and hiring, incorporating into the classroom; And advice, counseling and aforesaid information are included in this category

What is Not Covered under Class 42?

  • business research and evaluations
  • word processing and computer file management services
  • financial and fiscal evaluations
  • mining and oil extraction
  • computer (hardware) installation and repair services
  • services provided by the members of professions such as medical doctors, veterinary surgeons, psychoanalysts
  • medical treatment services
  • garden design
  • legal services

List of Goods that are Classified under Class 42:

  • analysis for oil-field exploitation
  • architectural services
  • architectural consultation
  • authenticating works of art
  • bacteriological research
  • biological research
  • calibration [measuring]
  • cartography services
  • chemical analysis
  • chemical research
  • chemistry services
  • clinical trials
  • cloud seeding
  • cloud computing
  • computer rental
  • computer programming
  • computer software design
  • rental of computer software
  • computer system analysis
  • computer system design
  • computer software consultancy
  • computer virus protection services
  • computer technology consultancy
  • construction drafting
  • consultancy in the design and development of computer hardware
  • consultancy in the field of energy-saving
  • conversion of data or documents from physical to electronic media
  • cosmetic research
  • creating and maintaining web sites for others
  • data conversion of computer programs and data [not physical conversion]
  • design of interior decor
  • digitization of documents [scanning]
  • dress designing
  • duplication of computer programs
  • electronic data storage
  • energy auditing
  • engineering
  • geological surveys
  • geological prospecting
  • geological research
  • graphic arts design
  • handwriting analysis [graphology]
  • hosting computer sites [web sites]
  • industrial design
  • information technology [IT] consultancy
  • providing information on computer technology and programming via a web site420201
  • installation of computer software
  • land surveying / land surveys
  • maintenance of computer software
  • mechanical research
  • meteorological information
  • monitoring of computer systems by remote access
  • off-site data backup
  • oil prospecting
  • oil-field surveys
  • oil-well testing
  • outsource service providers in the field of information technology
  • packaging design
  • physics [research]
  • quality control
  • quality evaluation of standing timber
  • quality evaluation of wool
  • recovery of computer data
  • research and development of new products for others
  • research in the field of environmental protection
  • provision of scientific information, advice and consultancy in relation to carbon offsetting
  • scientific laboratory services
  • scientific research
  • providing search engines for the internet
  • server hosting
  • software as a service [SaaS]
  • styling [industrial design]
  • surveying
  • technical research
  • technical project studies
  • technological consultancy
  • telecommunications technology consultancy
  • material testing
  • textile testing
  • underwater exploration
  • updating of computer software
  • urban planning
  • vehicle roadworthiness testing
  • water analysis
  • weather forecasting
  • rental of web servers
  • web site design consultancy

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

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