TMEP 1402.11(a)(i): Services Classified in Classes 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 44, and 45

October 2017 Edition of the TMEP

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1402.11(a)(i)    Services Classified in Classes 35, 36, 37, 39, 40, 41, 44, and 45

Any activity consisting of a service that ordinarily falls in these classes (e.g., real estate agency services, banking services, dating services), and that happens to be provided over the Internet, is classified in the class where the underlying service is classified.  For example, banking services are classified in Class 36 whether provided in a bank or online.

The following are examples of some acceptable identifications:

  • "Internet advertising services in Class 35."
  • "Online banking services in Class 36."
  • "Online cosmetic skincare consultation services in Class 44."
  • "Internet-based dating, social introduction and social networking services in Class 45."