TMEP 1401.05: Criteria on Which International Classification Is Based

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1401.05    Criteria on Which International Classification Is Based

The Alphabetical List of the Nice Classification contains information about the appropriate class for particular products and services. See TMEP §1401.02(c). See also the Explanatory Notes at the end of each class heading of goods or services. TMEP §1401.02(a). These notes explain the principles and differentiating lines on which the international classes are based.

The General Remarks of the Nice Agreement set forth general criteria for placing goods or services in the international classes. See TMEP §1401.02(a).