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Overview of Trademark Class 2

This is a complete guide to Trademark Class 2 Classification. Trademark should be applied or registered under classes and each class represents a separate class of goods or services. In this blog, we have lengthily covered the goods which fall under Trademark Class 2 classification.

Trademark Class 2 – Paint and Varnishes

Trademark Registration is based on a ‘Class’ of goods and services system. Suitable class is needed to be mentioned at the time of registering a trademark. The class number is necessary for The International Classification of Goods and Services to categorize different services and goods into 45 Classes of Trademark. Classes 1–34 covers Goods and 35–45 cover Services. The Trademark Registry uses these categories to classify the trademark.

Class 2 is one of the 34 classes of goods which includes mainly paints,
anti-corrosion preparations, dyes, and colorants.

Classification of Trademark Class 2

Trademark Class 2 mainly includes paints, colorants and preparations used for the protection against erosion. This Class includes in particular, paints, varnishes and lacquers for industry, handicrafts and arts, dyestuffs for clothing, colorants for foodstuffs and beverages.This trademark class 2 is dedicated to the following materials belonging to varied fieldsin order to narrow the search in the trademark database:-

  • Washes and Paints;
  • Colorants, Inks, and Dyestuffs for clothing;
  • Thinners and Thickeners for Paints, Inks, Dyes, and Coatings;
  • Varnishes and Polishes for industry, handicrafts, and arts;
  • Raw Natural Resins;
  • Preparations for protection against Corrosion and Rusting;
  • Colorants used in Beverages and Foodstuffs;
  • Mordant, Emulsions, Inks, Ceramic paints;
  • Preservatives against rust and deterioration of Wood;
  • Metals in powder and foil forms used generally by painters, artists, painters, decorators.

What are the benefits of Trademark Registration Class 2?

Trademark permits you and any third party to discriminate your merchandise and services from those of your competitor. Though, it would be helpful to keep in mind that geographical names, familiar names, fair trade words, and standard density cannot be registered.

  • Legal Protection

    Trademarks are categorized as IPR and are accordingly protected from annexation. Trademark registration also offers an independent claim to use the Trademark following the "Class" of goods or services it offers. Once you applied and filled the trademark application, the Symbol "TM" can be obtained with your products.

  • Product Differentiation

    Trademark will empower the differentiation of your product from that of the competitors. In the same way, the trademark registration will be confirmed for the entire class of goods or services described, and it will help in precisely identifying your products.

  • Brand Recognition

    Customers compare any product's appearance, quality, features with any company producing similar kinds of products. They usually identify the product by design, which will be a registered trademark.

  • Creation of an Asset

    Trademark registration constitutes an asset for any business venture. Trademark is the Intellectual Property Right that will carry a value linked with the products they designate. Trademark can be sold, authorized, distributed, or commercially used in any manner.

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What are the Requirements for Registration of a Trademark Class 2?

  • Particulars of brand name, logo, symbol, or slogan for which trademark registration is required.
  • Date of first use of the Trademark.
  • Particulars of the owner of the Trademark, like name and address. In case the mark is sought on the company name, then the name of all the members.
  • An authorization form named TM-48.

The following goods must NOT be classified under Trademark Class 2: Paints and Varnishes

  • Unprocessed artificial resins
  • Laundry blueing
  • Cosmetic dyes
  • Paint boxes (articles for use in school)
  • Insulating paints and varnishes.

List of goods for Trademark Class 2: Paints and Varnishes

  • Zinc oxide [pigment]
  • Yellowwood [colorant]
  • Wood stains
  • Wood preservatives
  • Wood mordants
  • Wood coatings [paints]
  • Whitewash
  • White lead
  • Varnishes*
  • Undercoating for vehicle chassis or undersealing for vehicle chassis
  • Turpentine [thinner for paints]
  • Turmeric [colorant]
  • Cleansers [ink] for photocopiers or ink [toner] for photocopiers
  • Toner cartridges, filled, for printers and photocopiers
  • Titanium dioxide [pigment]
  • Thinners for paints
  • Thinners for lacquers
  • Thickeners for paints
  • Sumac for varnishes
  • Stains for leather / mordants for leather
  • Soot [colorant]
  • Silvering powders
  • Silver paste
  • Silver emulsions [pigments]
  • Sienna earth
  • Siccatives [drying agents] for paints
  • Shoe dyes
  • Sandarac
  • Saffron [colorant]
  • Repositionable paint patches
  • Red lead / minium
  • Protective preparations for metals
  • Printing ink
  • Printers’ pastes [ink] / printing compositions [ink]
  • Primers
  • Pigments
  • Paper for dyeing easter eggs
  • Paints*
  • Orange lead / litharge
  • Oils for the preservation of wood or preservative oils for wood
  • Natural resins, raw
  • Mordants*
  • Metals in powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists
  • Metal foil for painters, decorators, printers and artists
  • Mastic [natural resin]
  • Marking ink for animals
  • Malt colorants
  • Malt caramel [food colorant]
  • Lime wash
  • Lamp black [pigment]
  • Lacquers
  • Ink for skin-dressing
  • Ink for leather
  • Indigo [colorant]
  • Gum-lac / shellac
  • Gum resins
  • Glazes [paints, lacquers]
  • Gamboge for painting
  • Food dyes / food colorants
  • Fixatives for watercolors [watercolours] / fixatives for watercolors / fixatives for watercolours
  • Fixatives [varnishes]
  • Fireproof paints
  • Engraving ink
  • Enamels for painting / enamel paints
  • Enamels [varnishes]
  • Dyewood extracts / wood dyestuffs
  • Dyewood / coloring [colouring] wood / dye-wood
  • Dyes*
  • Distempers
  • Creosote for wood preservation
  • Copal varnish
  • Copal
  • Colorants* / dyestuffs
  • Colorants for liqueurs
  • Colorants for butter
  • Colorants for beverages
  • Colorants for beer
  • Colophony
  • Cochineal carmine
  • Cobalt oxide [colorant]
  • Coatings for roofing felt [paints] / coatings for tarred felt [paints]
  • Coatings [paints]
  • Ceramic paints
  • Carbonyl [wood preservative]
  • Carbon black [pigment]
  • Caramel [food colorant]
  • Canada balsam
  • Bronzing lacquers
  • Bronze powder for painting
  • Black japan
  • Bitumen varnish
  • Binding preparations for paints / agglutinants for paints
  • Badigeon
  • Bactericidal paints
  • Auramine
  • Asbestos paints
  • Anti-tarnishing preparations for metals
  • Anti-rust preparations for preservation
  • Anti-rust oils
  • Anti-rust greases
  • Anti-fouling paints
  • Anti-corrosive preparations
  • Anti-corrosive bands
  • Annotto [dyestuff] / annatto [dyestuff]
  • Aniline dyes
  • Aluminium powder for painting
  • Aluminium paints
  • Alizarine dyes

How to Register a Trademark Class 2 for Paint and Varnishes?

  • Trademark Search

    Search for any identical or similar mark that is already available with Trademark Registry. Trademark Search has to be directed by the Trademark Registry Online Website. Once you find a unique name, the owner can register for Trademark.

  • Trademark Application Filing

    After completion of the Trademark search, the Application for Trademark Registration will be filed with the Trademark Registrar. The application for Registration must contain the following-

    ‘Mark’ for Registration

    Owner’s Details

    Goods and Services list for which the Trademark has to be used

    Class of Trademark

    When the application is ready with the required details, the owner will file the Trademark Registering Application online or offline. For online application, Digital Signature Certificate is required, while, instead, for offline filing, an application has to be sent to the Trademark Registry office.

    Later the application is filed, the Registrar will review the application for any disagreements in it. The Registrar will further search for the exclusivity of the name and will examine the previously registered marks or any pending applications of Trademark Registration.

  • Application for Allotment of Trademark

    The application filed with the Trademark Registrar, then a Trademark Application Allotment Number, has to be provided within 2-3 working days. The Trademark Application can be traced online. After attaining the Trademark Application Allocation Number, the owner can use a TM symbol next to its logo.

  • Trademark Examination

    The Trademark Application is sent to the Trademark Officer in the Trademark Registry Office to review the Trademark Application and check for the accuracy and issue of the Trademark Examination Report. The Trademark Officer has the power to accept the application and sent it for Trademark Journal Publication or can raise a complaint in the Trademark Registration Application if the application is not up to mark.

  • Publication of Trademark in a Trademark Journal

    The anticipated Trademark is circulated in the Trademark Journal. The Trademark Journal contains all Trademarks that are accepted by the Trademark Registrar. The Journal is published weekly. The public has the chance to oppose the Trademark Registration if they consider that there will be damaged if the Trademark gets registered. If no objections are filed within 90 days, then the Trademark will be recorded permanently for the entity registering for Trademark.

  • Registration of Trademark

    If there is no objection filed with the Trademark Registrar regarding the Trademark Application and Trademark Journal, a Trademark Certificate will be issued

Why you should choose CorpBiz Trademark Registration for Class 2?

We all know that Trademark registration for class 2 is an important part of trademark registration in case of registration for paint and varnishes. But, many other companies miss the class of the goods and services to carry these out broadly. A complete attention for the context of Trademark Class 2 Registration will improve your brand's exclusiveness and safety. Our CorpBiz team will provide you with a full assistance and support of many hypothetical queries like what a trademark class is actually, which class is compatible for which goods and services etc.

Why CorpBiz?

CorpBiz is one of the platforms that organizes to achieve your entire trademark requirement and connect you to reliable Trademark professionals. We are having clients that are satisfied with our legal service, Because of our focus on simplifying trademark registrations; we have high reliability and provide regular updates on trademark class. CorpBiz provides extremely reasonable services with attractive discounts. To enable our clients to act fast to protect your intellectual property, CorpBiz always provides timely reports and alerts.

The well-organized service of CorpBiz for trademark class 2 registration will keep you posted about the class 2 trademarks that looks like your trademark. It will be easy for you to act against any infringements and implement your trademark rights when you get the legal viewpoint and related updates by our expert legal team of Corpbiz. The effective team of CorpBiz would guarantee that you have complete control over your asset because your registered mark is no less than a highest asset for your business, and the Company. We will keep you informed about every new application and recent updates at the trademark office or brand names across the web, both in India as well as internationally.


Frequently Asked Questions

Trademark search benefits you to know if there are any similar trademarks available, and it delivers you a fair picture of where is the position of your trademark.

Trademark search is not restricted to identical or similar mark. We identify similarities in meanings of words as well. We have also designed a customized trademark search parameter to even your unique needs. Besides, you can store and review your watch reports in our user-friendly portal.

A Trademark Class is an international standard under the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Nice Classification for the classification of goods and services.

A Trademark Class Search list comprises 45 classes, including goods and services.

Trademark permits you and any third party to discriminate your merchandise and services from those of your competitor.

CorpBiz will provide you with a full overview and assistance of many theoretical questions. Such as, what a trademark class is actually, why they must be observed upon promptly, when they are needed to determine, and what it means by which you can go about directing your trademark class finder. We will keep you informed about every new application at the trademark office or brand names across the web, both in India and internationally.

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