Chinese Nice Classification (NCL) – all class

The Nice Classification (NCL), established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an international classification of goods and services applied for the registration of marks. The 2015 version of the tenth edition of the NCL came into force on January 1, 2015. Find out more about the NCL.

The Chinese Nice Classification assigns goods to Classes 1 to 34, and services to Classes 35 to 45. Each class is represented by a class heading, which gives general information about the type of goods or services covered.

Each class contains a set of terms within that class to better define the goods or services to be protected by the CTM application. When indicating the goods and services in a CTM application, applicants are strongly advised to use the Nice Classification terms in order to avoid delays in the registration procedure caused otherwise by the need to translate the terms submitted. The use of these generic terms will also improve the search capabilities of the CTM databases and thus ultimately result in greater transparency.

Please find Chinese Nice Classification Classe 1 to 45 :

  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 1 – Indication of Goods : Chemicals used in industry, science and photography, as well as in agriculture, horticulture and forestry; unprocessed artificial resins, unprocessed plastics; manures; fire extinguishing compositions; tempering and soldering preparations; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; adhesives used in industry.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 2 – Indication of Goods : Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants; mordants; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 3 – Indication of Goods : Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 4 – Indication of Goods : Industrial oils and greases; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 5 – Indication of Goods : Pharmaceutical and veterinary preparations; sanitary preparations for medical purposes; dietetic food and substances adapted for medical or veterinary use, food for babies; dietary supplements for humans and animals; plasters, materials for dressings; material for stopping teeth, dental wax; disinfectants; preparations for destroying vermin; fungicides, herbicides.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 6 – Indication of Goods ; Common metals and their alloys; metal building materials; transportable buildings of metal; materials of metal for railway tracks; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; ironmongery, small items of metal hardware; pipes and tubes of metal; safes; goods of common metal not included in other classes; ores.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 7 – Indication of Goods : Machines and machine tools; motors and engines (except for land vehicles); machine coupling and transmission components (except for land vehicles); agricultural implements other than hand-operated; incubators for eggs; automatic vending machines.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 8 – Indication of Goods : Hand tools and implements (hand-operated); cutlery; side arms; razors.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 9 – Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking (supervision), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; magnetic data carriers, recording discs; compact discs, DVDs and other digital recording media; mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus; cash registers, calculating machines, data processing equipment, computers; computer software; fire-extinguishing apparatus.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 10 – Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments, artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopaedic articles; suture materials.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 11 – Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 12 – Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 13 – Indication of Goods : Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 14 – Indication of Goods ; Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith, not included in other classes; jewellery, precious stones; horological and chronometric instruments.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 15 – Indication of Goods : Musical instruments.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 16 – Indication of Goods : Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists’ materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers’ type; printing blocks.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 17 – Indication of Goods : Rubber, gutta-percha, gum, asbestos, mica and goods made from these materials and not included in other classes; plastics in extruded form for use in manufacture; packing, stopping and insulating materials; flexible pipes, not of metal.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 18 – Indication of Goods ; Leather and imitations of leather, and goods made of these materials and not included in other classes; animal skins, hides; trunks and travelling bags; umbrellas and parasols; walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 19 – Indication of Goods ; Building materials (non-metallic); non-metallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 20 – Indication of Goods ; Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; goods (not included in other classes) of wood, cork, reed, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother-of-pearl, meerschaum and substitutes for all these materials, or of plastics.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 21 – Indication of Goods ; Household or kitchen utensils and containers; combs and sponges; brushes (except paint brushes); brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; steelwool; unworked or semi-worked glass (except glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware not included in other classes.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 22 – Indication of Goods ; Ropes, string, nets, tents, awnings, tarpaulins, sails, sacks and bags (not included in other classes); padding and stuffing materials (except of rubber or plastics); raw fibrous textile materials.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 23 – Indication of Goods : Yarns and threads, for textile use.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 24 – Indication of Goods ; Textiles and textile goods, not included in other classes; bed covers; table covers.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 25 – Indication of Goods ; Clothing, footwear, headgear.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 26 – Indication of Goods ; Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 27 – Indication of Goods ; Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 28 – Indication of Goods ; Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles not included in other classes; decorations for Christmas trees.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 29 – Indication of Goods : Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs; milk and milk products; edible oils and fats.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 30 – Indication of Goods : Coffee, tea, cocoa and artificial coffee; rice; tapioca and sago; flour and preparations made from cereals; bread, pastry and confectionery; ices; sugar, honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt; mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 31 – Indication of Goods : Grains and agricultural, horticultural and forestry products not included in other classes; live animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds; natural plants and flowers; foodstuffs for animals; malt.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 32 – Indication of Goods ; Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other non-alcoholic beverages; fruit beverages and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 33 – Indication of Goods ; Alcoholic beverages (except beers).
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 34 – Indication of Goods ; Tobacco; smokers’ articles; matches.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 35 – Indication of Services : Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 36 – Indication of Services : Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 37 – Indication of Services : Building construction; repair; installation services.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 38 – Indication of Services ; Telecommunications.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 39 – Indication of Services : Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangement.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 40 – Indication of Services ; Treatment of materials.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 41 – Indication of Services ; Education; providing of training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 42 – Indication of Services : Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 43 – Indication of Services : Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 44 – Indication of Services ; Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services.
  • Chinese Nice Classification Classe 45 – Indication of Services : Legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.
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