Services Classified Under Trademark Class 45: Legal and Security Services

Services Classified Under Trademark Class 45: Legal and Security Services

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 45 includes Legal services, Security services for the physical protection of tangible property and individuals, Personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.

What is Covered under Class 45?

  • services rendered by lawyers to individuals, groups of individuals, organizations and enterprises
  • investigation and surveillance services relating to the safety of persons and entities
  • services provided to individuals in relation with social events, such as social escort services, matrimonial agencies, funeral services

What is Not Covered under Class 45?

  • professional services giving direct aid in the operations or functions of a commercial undertaking (Cl. 35)
  • services relating to financial or monetary affairs and services dealing with insurance (Cl. 36)
  • escorting of travellers (Cl. 39)
  • security transport (Cl. 39)
  • services consisting of all forms of education of persons (Cl. 41)
  • performances of singers or dancers (Cl. 41)
  • computer services for the protection of software (Cl. 42)
  • services provided by others to give medical, hygienic or beauty care for human beings or animals (Cl. 44)
  • certain rental services (consult the Alphabetical List of Services and General Remark (b) relating to the classification of services).

List of Goods that are Classified under Class 45:

  • adoption agency services
  • alternative dispute resolution services
  • arbitration services
  • baby sitting
  • baggage inspection for security purposes
  • chaperoning / escorting in society [chaperoning]
  • clothing rental
  • copyright management
  • crematorium services
  • dating services
  • detective agencies
  • embalming services
  • evening dress rental
  • rental of fire alarms
  • rental of fire extinguishers
  • fire-fighting
  • funerals
  • funerary undertaking
  • genealogical research
  • guard services
  • horoscope casting
  • house sitting
  • inspection of factories for safety purposes
  • intellectual property consultancy
  • legal research
  • legal document preparation services
  • legal administration of licences
  • licensing of intellectual property
  • licensing of computer software [legal services]
  • on-line social networking services
  • litigation services
  • lost property return
  • marriage agencies
  • mediation
  • missing person investigations
  • monitoring of burglar and security alarms
  • monitoring intellectual property rights for legal advisory purposes
  • night guard services
  • opening of security locks
  • organization of religious meetings
  • personal body guarding
  • personal background investigations
  • pet sitting
  • planning and arranging of wedding ceremonies
  • registration of domain names [legal services]
  • releasing doves for special occasions
  • rental of safes
  • security consultancy
  • tracking of stolen property

Note: This Post was last updated on July 5, 2021

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