International Trademark Classification

International Trademark Classification : A Guide to the Nice Agreement

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This book explains the forty-five Classes of goods and services that were adopted under the Nice Agreement, a worldwide classification system for trademark registration that is adhered to by more than seventy countries. It sets forth the Official Text of Class Headings and the Explanatory Notes of which goods and services are included or excluded from each Class. This is followed by the Authors examination of each item within the Class, including those items for which there are no official explanations. The Third Edition incorporates the changes brought about by the 9th Edition of the Nice Agreement Classification, which is effective as of 1 January 2007. The specific changes from the 8th edition are separately explained, so that the reader can quickly grasp what those changes are.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 302 pages
  • 175.3 x 246.4 x 22.9mm | 635.04g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd Revised edition
  • 0195323157
  • 9780195323153

Table of contents

CLASS 1; CLASS 2; CLASS 3; CLASS 4; CLASS 5; CLASS 6; CLASS 7; CLASS 8; CLASS 9; CLASS 10; CLASS 11; CLASS 12; CLASS 13; CLASS 14; CLASS 15; CLASS 16; CLASS 17; CLASS 18; CLASS 19; CLASS 20; CLASS 21; CLASS 22; CLASS 23; CLASS 24; CLASS 25; CLASS 26; CLASS 27; CLASS 28; CLASS 29; CLASS 30; CLASS 31; CLASS 32; CLASS 33; CLASS 34; CLASS 35; CLASS 36; CLASS 37; CLASS 38; CLASS 39; CLASS 40; CLASS 41; CLASS 42; CLASS 43; CLASS 44; CLASS 45show more

About Jesse N. Roberts

Jessie N. Roberts (formerly Jessie N. Marshall) is a leading authority on the interpretation of the Nice Agreement Concerning the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks. She currently serves as the Administrator for Trademark Identification, Classification and Practice at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In her current position she represents the US at meetings concerning the administration of the Nice Agreement that are held at the offices of the World Intellectual Property Office (WIPO) in Geneva, Switzerland. She previously worked for WIPO as the Classification Officer in the International Trademark and Industrial Design Classification Section.show more

Review quote

..for anyone who enjoys reading books of lists, this book is un-put-downable. The hard work has all been done by Jessie, who has the grand title of Administrator of Trademark Identification, Classification and Practice, Office of the Assistant Commissioner for Trademarks, United States Patent and Trademark Office.. Jeremy Phillips, www.ipkat.com The IPKat...paid particular attention to the bits towards the rear of this book - and he has to say he found them pretty helpful: the text is clear and focuses well upon the many grey areas in which one might regard a product or service as falling within one of two or more classes. The only criticism he has is that the index contains no entry under "cat" at all.. Jeremy Phillips, www.ipkat.comshow more