TMEP 805: Identification and Classification of Goods and Services

This is the October 2015 Edition of the TMEP

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805    Identification and Classification of Goods and Services

An application for a trademark or service mark must include a list of the particular goods or services on or in connection with which the applicant uses or intends to use the mark. 37 C.F.R. §2.32(a)(6). See TMEP §1402 for further information about identifying goods and services in a trademark or service mark application.

The applicant should designate the international class number(s) that are appropriate for the identified goods or services, if this information is known. 37 C.F.R. §2.32(a)(7). See TMEP §1401 for more information about classification in a trademark or service mark application.

See also TMEP §1303.01 for information about identification and classification for collective trademark and collective service mark applications, TMEP §§1304.02(c)–1304.02(d) for collective membership mark applications, and TMEP §1306.02 for certification mark applications.