Intellectual property – guidance

How to classify trade marks

When applying for a trade mark you must specify the class(es). The TMclass search tool can help you classify your goods and services.

Detail

If you do not know which class(es) your goods or services are in, you may wish to use the classification search tool TMclass. This will help you to search for, and classify, your goods and/or service needed to apply for trade mark protection. A TMclass tutorial is also available.

Alternatively, contact us tmclassificationenquiries@ipo.gov.uk.

The trade mark classification system is divided between goods, in classes 1 - 34 and services, in classes 35 - 45.

Please note that these lists (class headings) do not include all goods or services in a particular class.