The NICE Classification was established in 1957 by NICE Agreement, and it divides marks into 45 different classes by Goods and Services (Classes 1-34 for Goods and Classes 35-45 for Services). The purpose of these classifications is to allow users to seek to trademark a goods or services into classes most appropriate to their business.
TM Class 26 include lace and embroidery, ribbons and braid; buttons, hooks and eyes, pins and needles; artificial flowers.
You would not use Trademark Class 26 if you were registering for:
A related trademark class is one that is related to another class; this is due to the Indian Trademark Office (ITO) has determined that applicants registering within Class 26 may register in these other classes too.
If you are not sure while choosing Class 26 for your product, you also consider the following “Related Classes”: Class 23- Yarns and Threads, Class 24- Textile and Textile Goods, Class 35- Advertising and Business Services, and Class 42- Science and Technology Services.
Trademark Registration fees also vary on bases of the Class system. You must pay a separate registration fee for each class of goods and services that you want to register. For instance, if you are going to register a trademark for Chemicals in Class 1 and Rubber in Class 17, you should pay two separate fees.
It is necessary to choose the correct class at the time of registering a trademark, if you register a trademark in the wrong class, you must start the registration process from the beginning.