Understanding trademark classes - Class 1

Detailed overview of Nice class 1, one of 45 classes of goods and services commonly recognized by intellectual property offices. Classes of good and services help define the industry and vertical in which your brand will be protected by the trademark.

Class 1

Class 1 covers chemicals used for a wide variety of purposes in industry, science, photography, agriculture, horticulture and forestry. Additional goods encompassed in Class 1 include unprocessed plastics, adhesives, putties, starches, detergents, filtering materials and growing media.

For which industries and sectors would we recommend class 1?

What's a proper specimen for class 1?

Suitable specimens for Class 1 include photos of the product, packaging or a label bearing the mark. For more examples, including pictures, visit our Specimen guide for Class 1.

What are trademark classes of goods & services?

  • List of goods and services

    45 Classes of goods & services

    All goods & services are categorised into 45 Nice classes

  • Selection

    Choosing the right classes

    The selection of classes defines the scope of trademark protection

  • Application success

    Maximising application success

    Tailor-made selection of relevant classes for all our clients

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