As we know one of the ultimate objectives of the trademark is to divide and distinguish trademarks or service marks related to products, services, and substances in certain fields. With the trademark registration, one can assuredly boost business brand hassle-free and claim rights. Trademark Application is listed under 45 different classes which are based on the kind of business activity. In this article, we will discuss Trademark Class 9 which relates to the business of Computer Software and Electronics.
Understand about Trademark
The Trademarks Act, 1999, describes as, a phrase, logo, design, and sequence of colours or shapes, etc. and that signifies the uniqueness of a brand or the product and separates from competitors. It is a globally recognised trademark and is the most valuable asset of a business. With a novel Trademark, users can quickly differentiate your products or services from different competitors’ products.
Significance of Trademark Registration
Trademark Registration is mandatory for many reasons such as –
- Trademarks help you identify your products and services from those of competitors and help know you as the source.
- Trademarks designate a consistent level of quality of your products and services.
- Awareness of your brand and the goodwill included in your trademark can often take decades to establish.
- The aggregate cost of advertising, promotion, marketing, and sales efforts can quickly reach into tens of millions or even billions of dollars, depending on the product/service.
Trademark Classes Computer Software and Electronics
Trademark registration consists of 45 classes which are based on the nature of goods and services that are classified into various classes. Each class requires a different trademark registration. This is a classification of almost 80,000 products and services and is classified into two sections – Classes for Goods & Classes of Services. Find out a full list of 45 Classes
Now, we will know about Trademark class 9
Trademark Class 9-
Trademark Class 9 concerns scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking), life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity.
For example – Apple Watch
Goods come under Trademark Class 9
The following goods are classified under Class 9:
- Apparatus and instruments for scientific research in laboratories.
- Apparatus and instruments for controlling ships, such as apparatus for measuring and for transmitting orders.
- Punched card office machines.
Goods not come under Trademark Class 9
The goods that do not come under Trademark Class 9 are:
- Electric razors, clippers (hand instruments) and plane irons.
- Electrical apparatus for space heating or the heating of liquids, for cooking, ventilating, etc.
- Electric toothbrushes and combs.
- Clocks and watches and other chronometric instruments.
- Control clocks
- Amusement and game apparatus adapted for usage with an external display screen or monitor.
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