Determination of Classes of Goods and Services Associated with the Administration of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 6-2 (100-RICR-30-00-2)


100-RICR-30-00-2 ACTIVE RULE

2.1 Trademark and Servicemark Classifications

The following classes of goods and services shall be applicable to all trademark (classes 1-34) and service mark (classes 35-45) registrations filed pursuant to the provisions of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 6-2, as amended:

2.1.1 Trademark Classifications

A. CLASS 1 – Chemicals for use in industry, science and photography, as well as in agriculture, horticulture and forestry; unprocessed artificial resins, unprocessed plastics; fire extinguishing and fire prevention compositions; tempering and soldering preparations; substances for tanning animal skins and hides; adhesives for use in industry; putties and other paste fillers; compost, manures, fertilizers; biological preparations for use in industry and science.

B. CLASS 2 – Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants; dyes; inks for printing, marking and engraving; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for use in painting, decorating, printing and art.

C. CLASS 3 – Non-medicated cosmetics and toiletry preparations; non-medicated dentifrices; perfumery, essential oils; bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring and abrasive preparations.

D. CLASS 4 – Industrial oils and greases, wax; lubricants; dust absorbing, wetting and binding compositions; fuels and illuminants; candles and wicks for lighting.

E. CLASS 5 – Pharmaceuticals, medical 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.

F. CLASS 6 – Common metals and their alloys, ores; metal materials for building and construction; transportable buildings of metal; non-electric cables and wires of common metal; small items of metal hardware; metal containers for storage or transport; safes.

G. CLASS 7 – Machines, machine tools, power-operated tools; motors and engines, except for land vehicles; machine coupling and transmission components, except for land vehicles; agricultural implements, other than hand-operated hand tools; incubators for eggs; automatic vending machines.

H. CLASS 8 – Hand tools and implements, hand-operated; cutlery; side arms, except firearms; razors.

I. CLASS 9 – Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signaling, 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.

J. CLASS 10 – Surgical, medical, dental and veterinary apparatus and instruments; artificial limbs, eyes and teeth; orthopedic articles; suture materials; therapeutic and assistive devices adapted for the disabled; massage apparatus; apparatus, devices and articles for nursing infants; sexual activity apparatus, devices and articles.

K. CLASS 11 – Apparatus for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply and sanitary purposes.

L. CLASS 12 – Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air or water.

M. CLASS 13 – Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosives; fireworks.

N. CLASS 14 – Precious metals and their alloys; jewelry, precious and semi-precious stones; horological and chronometric instruments.

O. CLASS 15 – Musical instruments.

P. CLASS 16 – Paper and cardboard; printed matter, bookbinding material; photographs; stationery and office requisites, except furniture; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; drawing materials and materials for artists; paintbrushes; instructional and teaching materials; plastic sheets, films and bags for wrapping and packaging; printers’ type; printing blocks.

Q. CLASS 17 – Unprocessed and semi-processed rubber, gutta-percha, gum, asbestos, mica and substitutes for all these materials; plastics and resins in extruded form for use in manufacture; packing, stopping and insulating materials; flexible pipes, tubes and hoses, not of metal.

R. CLASS 18 – Leather and imitations of leather; animal skins and hides; luggage and carrying bags; umbrellas and parasols; walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery; collars, leashes and clothing for animals.

S. CLASS 19 – Building materials (non-metallic); non-metallic rigid pipes for building; asphalt, pitch and bitumen; non-metallic transportable buildings; monuments, not of metal.

T. CLASS 20 – Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; containers, not of metal, for storage or transport; unworked or semi-worked bone, horn, whalebone or mother-of-pearl; shells; meerschaum; yellow amber.

U. CLASS 21 – Household or kitchen utensils and containers; cookware and tableware, except forks, knives and spoons; combs and sponges; brushes, except paintbrushes; brush-making materials; articles for cleaning purposes; unworked or semi-worked glass, except building glass; glassware, porcelain and earthenware.

V. CLASS 22 – Ropes and string; nets; tents and tarpaulins; awnings of textile or synthetic materials; sails; sacks for the transport and storage of materials in bulk; padding, cushioning and stuffing materials, except of paper, cardboard, rubber or plastics; raw fibrous textile materials and substitutes therefor.

W. CLASS 23 – Yarns and threads, for textile use.

X. CLASS 24 – Textiles and substitutes for textiles; curtains of textile or plastic.

Y. CLASS 25 – Clothing, footwear, headgear.

Z. CLASS 26 – Lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers; hair decorations; false hair.

AA. CLASS 27 – Carpets, rugs, mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (non-textile).

BB. CLASS 28 – Games, toys and playthings; video game apparatus; gymnastic and sporting articles; decorations for Christmas trees.

CC. CLASS 29 – Meat, fish, poultry and game; meat extracts; preserved, frozen, dried and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams, compotes; eggs; milk and milk products; oils and fats for food.

DD. CLASS 30 – Coffee, tea, cocoa and artificial coffee; rice; tapioca and sago; flour and preparations made from cereals; bread, pastries and confectionery; edible ices; sugar, honey, treacle; yeast, baking-powder; salt; mustard; vinegar, sauces (condiments); spices; ice (frozen water).

EE. CLASS 31 – Raw and unprocessed agricultural, aquacultural, horticultural and forestry products; raw and unprocessed grains and seeds; fresh fruits and vegetables; fresh herbs; natural plants and flowers; bulbs, seedlings and seeds for planting; live animals; foodstuffs and beverages for animals; malt.

FF. CLASS 32 – Beers; mineral and aerated waters and other non-alcoholic beverages; fruit beverages and fruit juices; syrups and other preparations for making beverages.

GG. CLASS 33 – Alcoholic beverages (except beers).

HH. CLASS 34 – Tobacco; smokers’ articles; matches.

2.1.2 SERVICE MARK CLASSIFICATIONS

A. CLASS 35 – Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.

B. CLASS 36 – Insurance; financial affairs; monetary affairs; real estate affairs.

C. CLASS 37 – Building construction; repair; installation services.

D. CLASS 38 – Telecommunications.

E. CLASS 39 – Transport; packaging and storage of goods; travel arrangements.

F. CLASS 40 – Treatment of materials.

G. CLASS 41 – Education; providing training; entertainment; sporting and cultural activities.

H. CLASS 42 – Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.

I. CLASS 43 - Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation.

J. CLASS 44 - Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services.

K. CLASS 45 - Legal services; security services for the physical protection of tangible property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.

Title 100 Department of State
Chapter 30 Business Services
Subchapter 00 N/A
Part 2 Determination of Classes of Goods and Services Associated with the Administration of R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 6-2 (100-RICR-30-00-2)
Type of Filing Amendment
Regulation Status Active
Effective 10/09/2018

Regulation Authority :

R.I. Gen. Laws Chapter 6-2

Purpose and Reason :

This regulation has been established to provide the classification codes of goods and services applied to the registration of trademarks and service marks in the State of Rhode Island. The proposed amendment updates, clarifies and adds class codes to correspond more closely with the standards set by the Nice Classification (NCL) system. The proposed amendment includes the following changes: (1) § 2.1.1 - Trademark Classifications - updates and clarifies the codes as a result of changes to the NCL system. (2) § 2.1.2 – Service Mark Classifications – contains updates, clarification of the codes and the addition of three new classes as a result of changes to the NCL system. The following classes were added to this regulation: (a) CLASS 43 - Services for providing food and drink; temporary accommodation. (b) CLASS 44 – Medical services; veterinary services; hygienic and beauty care for human beings or animals; agriculture, horticulture and forestry services. (c) CLASS 45 – Legal services; security services for the physical protection of tangible property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.