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37-6-12 Classification of goods and services for mark registration--Registration limited to single...
     37-6-12.   Classification of goods and services for mark registration--Registration limited to single class. The following general classes of goods and services are established for the convenience of the administration of §§ 37-6-4 to 37-6-27, inclusive, but not to limit or extend the applicant's or registrant's rights. A single application for registration of a mark may include any goods or services upon which the mark is actually being used which are comprised in a single class, but a single application may not include goods or services which fall within different classes of goods or services. The classes of goods are as follows:
             (1)      Chemical products used in industry, science, photography, agriculture, horticulture, forestry; artificial and synthetic resins; plastics in the form of powders, liquids or pastes, for industrial use; manures (natural and artificial); fire extinguishing compositions; tempering substances and chemical preparations for soldering; chemical substances for preserving foodstuffs; tanning substances; adhesive substances used in industry;
             (2)      Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colouring matters, dyestuffs; mordants; natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters and decorators;
             (3)      Bleaching preparations and other substances for laundry use; cleaning, polishing, scouring, and abrasive preparations; soaps; perfumery, essential oils, cosmetics, hair lotions; dentifrices;
             (4)      Industrial oils and greases (other than oils and fats and essential oils); lubricants; dust laying and absorbing compositions; fuels (including motor spirit) and illuminants; candles, tapers, night lights, and wicks;
             (5)      Pharmaceutical, veterinary, and sanitary substances; infants' and invalids' foods; plasters, material for bandaging; material for stopping teeth, dental wax, disinfectants; preparations for killing weeds and destroying vermin;
             (6)      Unwrought and partly wrought common metals and their alloys; anchors, anvils, bells, rolled and cast building materials; rails and other metallic materials for railway tracks; chains (except driving chains for vehicles); cables and wires (nonelectric); locksmith's work; metallic pipes and tubes; safes and cash boxes; steel balls; horseshoes; nails and screws; other goods in nonprecious metal not included in other classes; ores;
             (7)      Machines and machine tools; motors (except for land vehicles); machine couplings and belting (except for land vehicles); large size agricultural implements; incubators;
             (8)      Hand tools and instruments; cutlery, forks, and spoons; side arms;
             (9)      Scientific, nautical, surveying, and electrical apparatus and instruments (including wireless), photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signaling, checking (supervision), lifesaving, and teaching apparatus and instruments; coin or counterfeit apparatus; talking machines; cash registers; calculating machines; fire extinguishing apparatus;
             (10)      Surgical, medical, dental, and veterinary instruments and apparatus (including artificial limbs, eyes, and teeth);
             (11)      Installations for lighting, heating, steam generating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating, water supply, and sanitary purposes;
             (12)      Vehicles; apparatus for locomotion by land, air, or water;
             (13)      Firearms; ammunition and projectiles; explosive substances; fireworks;
             (14)      Precious metals and their alloys and goods in precious metals or coated therewith (except cutlery, forks, and spoons); jewelry, precious stones, horological, and other chronometric instruments;
             (15)      Musical instruments (other than talking machines and wireless apparatus);
             (16)      Paper and paper articles, cardboard and cardboard articles; printed matter, newspaper and periodicals, books; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery, adhesive materials (stationery); artists' materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (other than furniture); instructional and teaching material (other than apparatus); playing cards; printers' type and cliches (stereotype);
             (17)      Gutta percha, India rubber, balata, and substitutes, articles made from these substances and not included in other classes; plastics in the form of sheets, blocks, and rods, used in manufacture; materials for packing, stopping or insulating; asbestos, mica, and their products; hose pipes (nonmetallic);
             (18)      Leather and imitations of leather, and articles made from these materials and not included in other classes; skins, hides; trunks and traveling bags; umbrellas, parasols, and walking sticks; whips, harness, and saddlery;
             (19)      Building materials, natural and artificial stone, cement, lime, mortar, plaster, and gravel; pipes of earthenware or cement; roadmaking materials; asphalt, pitch, and bitumen; portable buildings; stone monuments; chimney pots;
             (20)      Furniture, mirrors, picture frames; articles (not included in other classes) of wood, cork, reeds, cane, wicker, horn, bone, ivory, whalebone, shell, amber, mother-of-pearl, meerschaum, celluloid, substitutes for all these materials, or of plastics;
             (21)      Small domestic utensils and containers (not of precious metals, or coated therewith); combs and sponges; brushes (other than paint brushes); brushmaking materials; instruments and material for cleaning purposes, steel wool; unworked or semi-worked glass (excluding glass used in building); glassware, porcelain and earthenware, not included in other classes;
             (22)      Ropes, string, nets, tents, awnings, tarpaulins, sails, sacks; padding and stuffing materials (hair, kapok, feathers, seaweed, etc.); raw fibrous textile materials;
             (23)      Yarns, threads;
             (24)      Tissues (piece goods); bed and table covers; textile articles not included in other classes;
             (25)      Clothing, including boots, shoes, and slippers;
             (26)      Lace and embroidery, ribands, and braid; buttons, press buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers;
             (27)      Carpets, rugs, mats, and matting; linoleums and other materials for covering existing floors; wall hangings (nontextile);
             (28)      Games and playthings; gymnastic and sporting articles (except clothing); ornaments and decorations for Christmas trees;
             (29)      Meats, fish, poultry, and game; meat extracts; preserved, dried, and cooked fruits and vegetables; jellies, jams; eggs, milk, and other dairy products; edible oils and fats; preserves, pickles;
             (30)      Coffee, tea, cocoa, sugar, rice, tapioca, sago, coffee substitutes; flour and preparations made from cereals; bread, biscuits, cakes, pastry and confectionary, ices; honey, treacle; yeast, baking powder; salt, mustard, pepper, vinegar, sauces, spices; ice;
             (31)      Agricultural, horticultural, and forestry products and grains not included in other classes; living animals; fresh fruits and vegetables; seeds; live plants and flowers; food-stuffs for animals, malt;
             (32)      Beer, ale, and porter; mineral and aerated waters and other nonalcoholic drinks; syrups and other preparations for making beverages;
             (33)      Wines, spirits, and liqueurs; and
             (34)      Tobacco, raw or manufactured; smokers' articles; matches;
     The classes of services are as follows:
             (35)      Advertising and business;
             (36)      Insurance and financial;
             (37)      Construction and repair;
             (38)      Communication;
             (39)      Transportation and storage;
             (40)      Material treatment;
             (41)      Education and entertainment;
             (42)      Computer, scientific, and legal;
             (43)      Hotels and restaurants;
             (44)      Medical, beauty, and agricultural; and
             (45)      Personal.

Source: SL 1955, ch 232, § 9; SDC Supp 1960, § 51.0909; SL 1980, ch 264, § 10; SL 1995, ch 229; SL 2006, ch 203, § 1.


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