Understanding trademark classes - Class 38

Detailed overview of Nice class 38, 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 38

Class 38 covers telecommunication services. Additional services encompassed in Class 38 include broadcasting services, telephone services, Internet access, data streaming, e-mail services and instant messaging services.

Classes associated with class 38

These classes are commonly associated with the selected class, extending the level of brand protection and their inclusion may be advisable depending on the specific nature of your brand.

What's a proper specimen for class 38?

Suitable specimens for Class 38 include website screenshots and advertising materials bearing the mark. For more examples, including pictures, visit our Specimen guide for Class 38.

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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