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Products and services are classified by according to specific categories (also called Classes). Trademarks have to be applied or registered under  such specific class or classes as may be applicable. Herewith we are presenting an all inclusive guide to Class 16 of the Trademark Classification!

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Trademark Class 16

Trademark Class 16 pertains to Paper and cardboard, Printed matter, Bookbinding material, Photographs, Stationery and office requisites, except furniture, Adhesives for stationery or household purposes, Artists’ and drawing materials, Paintbrushes, Instructional and teaching materials, Plastic sheets, films and bags for wrapping and packaging, Printers’ type, printing blocks

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Comprehensive list of goods classified under Trademark Class 16.

  • Works of art and figurines of paper and cardboard, and architects’ models
  • Decoration and art materials and media
  • Filtering materials of paper
  • Bags and articles for packaging, wrapping and storage of paper, cardboard or plastics
  • Stationery and educational supplies
  • Adhesives for stationery or household purposesAdhesives for stationery or household purposes
  • Printed matter
  • Paper and cardboard
  • Money holders
  • Disposable paper products


A detailed list of goods classified under Trademark Class 16


absorbent sheets of paper or plastic for foodstuff packaging franking machines for office use / postage meters for office use pencil lead holders
address stamps French curves pencil sharpeners, electric or non-electric
address plates for addressing machines galley racks [printing] pencils
addressing machines garbage bags of paper or of plastics penholders
adhesive tape dispensers [office requisites] geographical maps pens [office requisites]
adhesive tapes for stationery or household purposes glue for stationery or household purposes / pastes for stationery or household purposes perforated cards for Jacquard looms
adhesive bands for stationery or household purposes gluten [glue] for stationery or household purposes periodicals
adhesives [glues] for stationery or household purposes graining combs photo-engravings
advertisement boards of paper or cardboard graphic prints photograph stands
albums / scrapbooks graphic reproductions photographs [printed]
almanacs graphic representations pictures
announcement cards [stationery] greeting cards placards of paper or cardboard
aquarelles / watercolors [paintings] / watercolours [paintings] gummed tape [stationery] place mats of paper
architects’ models gummed cloth for stationery purposes plastic film for wrapping
arithmetical tables / calculating tables gums [adhesives] for stationery or household purposes plastic bubble packs for wrapping or packaging
artists’ watercolor [watercolour] saucers / artists’ watercolor saucers / artists’ watercolour saucers / watercolor [watercolour] saucers for artists hand labelling appliances plastic cling film, extensible, for palletization
atlases hand-rests for painters plastics for modelling
bags [envelopes, pouches] of paper or plastics, for packaging handkerchiefs of paper polymer modelling clay
bags for microwave cooking handwriting specimens for copying portraits
balls for ball-point pens hat boxes of cardboard postage stamps
bibs of paper hectographs postcards
binding strips [bookbinding] histological sections for teaching purposes posters
biological samples for use in microscopy [teaching materials] holders for stamps [seals] printed timetables
blackboards holders for checkbooks [cheque books] printed matter
blotters house painters’ rollers printed publications
blueprints / plans humidity control sheets of paper or plastic for foodstuff packaging printers’ blankets, not of textile
bookbinding material index cards [stationery] printers’ reglets
bookbinding apparatus and machines [office equipment] indexes printing blocks
bookbindings Indian inks printing type
bookends ink printing sets, portable [office requisites]
booklets ink sticks prints [engravings]
bookmarkers ink stones [ink reservoirs] prospectuses
books inking pads punches [office requisites]
bottle envelopes of cardboard or paper inking ribbons rollers for typewriters
bottle wrappers of cardboard or paper inking sheets for duplicators rosaries / chaplets
boxes of cardboard or paper inking sheets for document reproducing machines rubber erasers
cabinets for stationery [office requisites] inking ribbons for computer printers school supplies [stationery]
calendars inkstands scrapers [erasers] for offices
canvas for painting inkwells sealing stamps
carbon paper isinglass for stationery or household purposes sealing wax
cardboard labels, not of textile sealing machines for offices
cardboard tubes loose-leaf binders sealing compounds for stationery purposes
cards* / charts ledgers [books] sealing wafers
cases for stamps [seals] letter trays seals [stamps]
catalogues lithographic works of art self-adhesive tapes for stationery or household purposes
chalk for lithography lithographic stones sewing patterns
chalk holders lithographs sheets of reclaimed cellulose for wrapping
charcoal pencils magazines [periodicals] shields [paper seals]
chart pointers, non-electronic manifolds [stationery] signboards of paper or cardboard
chromolithographs [chromos] / chromos manuals [handbooks] / handbooks [manuals] silver paper
cigar bands marking chalk slate pencils
clipboards marking pens [stationery] song books
clips for offices / staples for offices mats for beer glasses spools for inking ribbons
cloth for bookbinding / bookbinding cloth mimeograph apparatus and machines square rulers
coasters of paper modelling clay stamp pads
comic books modelling wax, not for dental purposes stamp stands
compasses for drawing modelling materials stamps [seals]
composing frames [printing] modelling paste stands for pens and pencils
composing sticks moisteners [office requisites] stapling presses [office requisites]
conical paper bags moisteners for gummed surfaces [office requisites] starch paste [adhesive] for stationery or household purposes
copying paper [stationery] money clips stationery
cords for bookbinding / bookbinding cords moulds for modelling clays [artists’ materials] / molds for modelling clays [artists’ materials] steatite [tailor’s chalk]
correcting fluids [office requisites] apparatus for mounting photographs steel letters
correcting ink [heliography] musical greeting cards steel pens
correcting tapes [office requisites] newsletters stencil cases
covers [stationery] / wrappers [stationery] newspapers stencil plates
cream containers of paper nibs stencils [stationery]
credit card imprinters, non-electric nibs of gold stencils
desk mats note books stickers [stationery]
diagrams numbering apparatus stuffing of paper or cardboard
document files [stationery] numbers [type] table linen of paper
document laminators for office use obliterating stamps table napkins of paper
document holders [stationery] office perforators tablecloths of paper
drawer liners of paper, perfumed or not office requisites, except furniture tablemats of paper
drawing pads oleographs tags for index cards
drawing pins / thumbtacks packaging material made of starches tailors’ chalk
drawing boards packing [cushioning, stuffing] materials of paper or cardboard teaching materials [except apparatus]
drawing materials pads [stationery] terrestrial globes
drawing instruments page holders tickets
drawing sets paint boxes [articles for use in school] tissues of paper for removing make-up
drawing pens paint trays toilet paper / hygienic paper
drawing rulers paintbrushes towels of paper
drawing squares painters’ brushes tracing patterns
drawing T-squares painters’ easels tracing paper
duplicators palettes for painters tracing cloth
elastic bands for offices pamphlets tracing needles for drawing purposes
electrocardiograph paper pantographs [drawing instruments] trading cards other than for games
electrotypes paper transfers [decalcomanias] / decalcomanias
embroidery designs [patterns] paper for recording machines transparencies [stationery]
engraving plates paper sheets [stationery] trays for sorting and counting money
engravings paper clasps type [numerals and letters] / letters [type]
envelope sealing machines, for offices luminous paper typewriter ribbons
envelopes [stationery] paper tapes and cards for the recordal of computer programmes typewriter keys
erasing products paper for radiograms typewriters, electric or non-electric
erasing shields paper ribbons vignetting apparatus
etching needles paper shredders for office use viscose sheets for wrapping
etchings paper knives [cutters] [office requisites] / paper cutters [office requisites] / paper knives [office requisites] waxed paper
fabrics for bookbinding paper coffee filters wood pulp board [stationery]
face towels of paper paper bows wood pulp paper
figurines [statuettes] of papier mâché paper-clips wrapping paper / packing paper
files [office requisites] paperweights wristbands for the retention of writing instruments
filter paper papier mâché writing slates
filtering materials [paper] parchment paper writing or drawing books
finger-stalls [office requisites] passport holders writing chalk
flags of paper pastels [crayons] writing materials
flower-pot covers of paper / covers of paper for flower pots pen clips writing paper
flyers pen cases / boxes for pens writing cases [stationery]
folders for papers / jackets for papers pen wipers writing cases [sets]
folders [stationery] pencil sharpening machines, electric or non-electric writing brushes
forms, printed pencil leads writing instruments
fountain pens pencil holders writing board erasers
Xuan paper for Chinese painting and calligraphy


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