Trademark Class 5: Pharmaceuticals

According to NICE Classification, Trademark Class 5 is opted to register a trademark for pharmaceuticals and other preparations for medical or veterinary purposes.

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 5 includes mainly pharmaceuticals and other preparations for medical or veterinary purposes.

Why Should We Opt For TM Class 5?

You would choose Trademark Class 5 if you were registering any of these types of goods:

  • Sanitary preparations for personal hygiene, other than toiletries
  • Deodorants other than for human beings and animals
  • Dietary supplements, intended to supplement a normal diet or to have health benefits
  • Meal replacements, dietetic food and beverages, adapted for medical or veterinary use
  • Cigarettes without tobacco, for medical purposes

You would not use Trademark Class 5 if you were registering for:

Related Classes

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 5 may register in these other classes too.

If you are not sure while choosing Class 5 for your product, you also consider the following “Related Classes”: Class 3- Cleaning Substances, Class 1- Chemicals, Class 10- Medical Supplies, Class 42- Science and Technology Services, Class 35- Advertising and Business Services, Class 44- Medical and Vet Services.

Examples of Class 5 includes RANEXA under Class 5, WELHCOL under Class 5, ONGLYZA under Class 5 and Class 16.

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 Industrial Oil in Class 4 and Machine tools & Parts in Class 7, 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.

List of All Goods Covered Under TM Class 5

  • Food for babies, lacteal flour for babies, food for babies.
  • Dietary supplements and dietetic preparations, yeast dietary supplements, wheat germ dietary supplements, vitamin preparations, royal jelly dietary supplements, protein supplements for animals, protein dietary supplements, propolis dietary supplements, pollen dietary supplements, nutritional supplements, mineral food supplements, medicinal drinks, linseed oil dietary supplements/flaxseed oil dietary supplements, linseed dietary supplements/flaxseed dietary supplements, lecithin dietary supplements, Irish moss for medical purposes, glucose dietary supplements, fish meal for pharmaceutical purposes, enzyme dietary supplements, dietetic substances adapted for medical use, dietetic foods adapted for medical purposes, dietetic beverages adapted for medical purposes, dietary fibre/dietary fiber, diastase for medical purposes, diabetic bread adapted for medical use, cod liver oil, casein dietary supplements, by-products of the processing of cereals for dietetic or medical purposes, asthmatic tea, appetite suppressants for medical purposes, alginate dietary supplements, albuminous preparations for medical purposes, albuminous foodstuffs for medical purposes, albumin dietary supplements.
  • Dietary supplements for animals, dietary supplements for animals.
  • Dental preparations and articles, teeth filling material, rubber for dental purposes, preparations to facilitate teething, porcelain for dental prostheses, mouthwashes for medical purposes, moulding wax for dentists/molding wax for dentists, dental mastics, dental lacquer, dental impression materials, dental cements, dental amalgams of gold, dental amalgams, dental abrasives, alloys of precious metals for dental purposes, adhesives for dentures.
  • Hygiene preparations and articles, solutions for contact lenses/solutions for use with contact lenses, personal sexual lubricants, iodoform, eye-washes, diapers for pets, contact lens cleaning preparations, collyrium.
  • Disinfectants and antiseptics, sulphur sticks [disinfectants], sterilizing preparations, soil-sterilizing preparations, medicinal alcohol, germicides, disinfectants for hygiene purposes, disinfectants for chemical toilets, antiseptics, antiseptic cotton, alcohol for pharmaceutical purposes.
  • Deodorizers and air purifiers, deodorants other than for human beings of for animals, deodorants for clothing and textiles, air deodorizing preparations, air purifying preparations.
  • Absorbent articles for personal hygiene, vaginal washes, sanitary tampons/menstruation tampons, sanitary towels/sanitary napkins, menstruation knickers/sanitary panties/sanitary pants, panty liners (sanitary), sanitary pads/menstruation bandages, belts for sanitary napkins (towels), breast nursing pads, feminine hygiene products.
  • Nappies for babies and incontinent, babies’ napkin pants (diaper pants),/ babies diaper pants/ babies napkin pants, napkins for incontinent, pants, absorbent for incontinence.
  • Pest control preparations and articles, vine disease treating chemicals, vermin destroying preparations, vermifuges/anthelmintics, tobacco extracts [insecticides], slug exterminating preparations, repellents for dogs, rat poison, pyrethrum powder, preparations for destroying noxious animals, preparations for destroying mice, preparations for destroying dry rot fungus, poisons, pesticides, parasiticides, mothproofing preparations, mothproofing paper/mothproof paper, larvae exterminating preparations, insecticides, insect repellents, insect repellent incense, herbicides/preparations for destroying noxious plants/weedkillers, fungicides, fumigating sticks/fumigating pastilles, fly glue/fly catching adhesives, fly destroying preparations, fly catching paper, chemical preparations to treat wheat blight [smut]/chemical preparations to treat wheat smut, chemical preparations to treat mildew, cedar wood for use as an insect repellent, carbolineum [parasiticide], biocides, bacterial poisons, antiparasitic collars for animals, algicides, acaricides. 
  • Medical and Veterinary preparations and articles, veterinary preparations, vaccines, tobacco-free cigarettes for medical purposes, thermal water, therapeutic preparations for the bath, stem cells for veterinary purposes, stem cells for medical purposes, solvents for removing adhesive plasters, semen for artificial insemination, sea water for medicinal bathing, salts for mineral water baths, radium for medical purposes, radioactive substances for medical purposes, preparations of trace elements for human and animal use, pearl powder for medical purposes, oxygen baths, mud for baths, mineral waters for medical purposes, mineral water salts, milking grease, medicines for veterinary purposes, medicinal mud/medicinal sediment [mud], medicated, lotions for veterinary purposes, leeches for medical purposes, isotopes for medical purposes, hydrogen peroxide for medical purposes, headache pencils, haemostatic pencils/hemostatic pencils, haemoglobin/hemoglobin, greases for veterinary purposes, greases for medical purposes, gelatine for medical purposes, gases for medical purposes, flour for pharmaceutical purposes/meal for pharmaceutical purposes, first-aid boxes, filled, enzymes for veterinary purposes, enzymes for medical purposes, enzyme preparations for veterinary purposes, enzyme preparations for medical purposes, douching preparations for medical purposes, dog washes, dog lotions, detergents for medical purposes, corn remedies, cooling sprays for medical purposes, collodion for pharmaceutical purposes, chemical preparations for veterinary purposes, chemical preparations for medical purposes, chemical contraceptives, cement for animal hooves, cellulose ethers for pharmaceutical purposes, cellulose esters for pharmaceutical purposes, caustic pencils, cattle washes, capsules for medicines, cachets for pharmaceutical purposes, bracelets for medical purposes, bone cement for surgical and orthopaedic purposes, blood plasma, blood for medical purposes, biological tissue cultures for veterinary purposes, biological tissue cultures for medical purposes, biological preparations for veterinary purposes, biological preparations for medical purposes, bath salts for medical purposes, bath preparations, bacterial preparations for medical and veterinary use, anti-rheumatism rings, anti-rheumatism bracelets, animal washes.
  • Live organs and tissues for surgical purpose, surgical implants [living tissues], scapulars for surgical purposes, reagent paper for medical or veterinary purposes, radiological contrast substances for medical purposes, nutritive substances for microorganisms, diagnostic preparations for medical purposes, Diagnostic preparations, cultures of microorganisms for medical and veterinary use/preparations of microorganisms for medical and veterinary use, chemical reagents for medical or veterinary purposes, chemical preparations for the diagnosis of pregnancy, chemical conductors for electrocardiograph electrodes, bouillons for bacteriological cultures/media for bacteriological cultures/bacteriological culture mediums, bacteriological preparations for medical and veterinary use.
  • Pharmaceuticals and natural remedies, yeast for pharmaceutical purposes, wart pencils, vesicants, turpentine for pharmaceutical purposes, tonics [medicines], tissues impregnated with pharmaceutical lotions, tinctures for medical purposes, tincture of iodine, thymol for pharmaceutical purposes, tartar for pharmaceutical purposes, tanning pills, syrups for pharmaceutical purposes, suppositories, sunburn preparations for pharmaceutical purposes, sunburn ointments, sulphonamides [medicines], sugar for medical purposes, styptic preparations, strychnine, stick liquorice for pharmaceutical purposes, steroids, starch for dietetic or pharmaceutical purposes, soporifics, sodium salts for medical purposes, smoking herbs for medical purposes, smelling salts, slimming pills, siccatives [drying agents] for medical purposes, serums, serotherapeutic medicines, sedatives/tranquillizers, sarsaparilla for medical purposes, salts for medical purposes, royal jelly for pharmaceutical purposes, rhubarb roots for pharmaceutical purposes, remedies for perspiration, remedies for foot perspiration, quinquina for medical purposes/cinchona for medical purposes, quinine for medical purposes, quebracho for medical purposes, quassia for medical purposes, purgatives/evacuants, propolis for pharmaceutical purposes, preparations of lime for pharmaceutical purposes, preparations for the treatment of burns, preparations for reducing sexual activity, preparations for callouses, powder of cantharides, poultices, potassium salts for medical purposes, portable, pomades for medical purposes, phosphates for pharmaceutical purposes, phenol for pharmaceutical purposes, pharmaceutical preparations for treating dandruff, pharmaceutical preparations for skin care, pharmaceutical preparations, petroleum jelly for medical purposes, peptones for pharmaceutical purposes, pepsins for pharmaceutical purposes, pectin for pharmaceutical purposes, pastilles for pharmaceutical purposes/lozenges for pharmaceutical purposes, paper for mustard plasters/paper for mustard poultices, oxygen for medical purposes, opotherapy preparations/organotherapy preparations, opodeldoc, opium, opiates, ointments for pharmaceutical purposes, oil of turpentine for pharmaceutical purposes, nervines, narcotics, myrobalan bark for pharmaceutical purposes, mustard oil for medical purposes, mustard for pharmaceutical purposes, mint for pharmaceutical purposes, milk sugar for pharmaceutical purposes/lactose for pharmaceutical purposes, milk of almonds for pharmaceutical purposes, milk ferments for pharmaceutical purposes, mercurial ointments, menthol, melissa water for pharmaceutical purposes, medicines for human purposes, medicines for dental purposes, medicines for alleviating constipation, medicine cases, medicinal tea, medicinal roots, medicinal oils, medicinal infusions, medicinal herbs, medicinal hair growth preparations, medicated, medicated, medical preparations for slimming purposes, mangrove bark for pharmaceutical purposes, malted milk beverages for medical purposes, malt for pharmaceutical purposes, magnesia for pharmaceutical purposes, lupulin for pharmaceutical purposes, lotions for pharmaceutical purposes, liquorice for pharmaceutical purposes, linseed meal for pharmaceutical purposes/flaxseed meal for pharmaceutical purposes, linseed for pharmaceutical purposes/flaxseed for pharmaceutical purposes, liniments, lecithin for medical purposes, lead water/Goulard water, laxatives, jujube, jalap, iodine for pharmaceutical purposes, iodides for pharmaceutical purposes, hydrated chloral for pharmaceutical purposes, hydrastinine, hydrastine, hormones for medical purposes, herbal teas for medicinal purposes, haemorrhoid preparations/hemorrhoid preparations, haematogen/hematogen, gurjun [gurjon, gurjan] balsam for medical purposes, gum for medical purposes, guaiacol for pharmaceutical purposes, glycerophosphates, glycerine for medical purposes, glucose for medical purposes, gentian for pharmaceutical purposes, gamboge for medical purposes, gallic acid for pharmaceutical purposes, fumigation preparations for medical purposes, frostbite salve for pharmaceutical purposes, formic aldehyde for pharmaceutical purposes, flowers of sulphur for pharmaceutical purposes, filled, ferments for pharmaceutical purposes, fennel for medical purposes, febrifuges, extracts of hops for pharmaceutical purposes, eucalyptus for pharmaceutical purposes, eucalyptol for pharmaceutical purposes, ethers for pharmaceutical purposes, esters for pharmaceutical purposes, ergot for pharmaceutical purposes, elixirs [pharmaceutical preparations], drugs for medical purposes, dill oil for medical purposes, digitalin, digestives for pharmaceutical purposes, depuratives, decoctions for pharmaceutical purposes, curare, croton bark, creosote for pharmaceutical purposes, cream of tartar for pharmaceutical purposes, condurango bark for medical purposes, cocaine, chloroform, chinoline for medical purposes, chilblain preparations, chewing gum for medical purposes, chemico-pharmaceutical preparations, chemical preparations for treating phylloxera, chemical preparations for pharmaceutical purposes, charcoal for pharmaceutical purposes, caustics for pharmaceutical purposes, castor oil for medical purposes, candy for medical purposes, candy, camphor oil for medical purposes, camphor for medical purposes, calomel, cachou for pharmaceutical purposes, bronchodilating preparations, bromine for pharmaceutical purposes, bismuth subnitrate for pharmaceutical purposes, bismuth preparations for pharmaceutical purposes, bicarbonate of soda for pharmaceutical purposes, barks for pharmaceutical purposes, balsamic preparations for medical purposes, balms for medical purposes, articles for headache, appetite suppressant pills, anti-uric preparations, antiparasitic preparations, antioxidant pills, anticryptogamic preparations, antibiotics, angostura bark for medical purposes, analgesics, anaesthetics, amino acids for veterinary purposes, amino acids for medical purposes, aluminium acetate for pharmaceutical purposes, aloe vera preparations for pharmaceutical purposes, alkaloids for medical purposes, alkaline iodides for pharmaceutical purposes, alginates for pharmaceutical purposes, aldehydes for pharmaceutical purposes, adjuvants for medical purposes, aconitine, acids for pharmaceutical purposes, acetates for pharmaceutical purposes.
  • Medical dressings, coverings and applications, wadding for medical purposes, vulnerary sponges, surgical dressings, surgical cloth [tissues]/surgical tissues, mustard plasters/mustard poultices, moleskin for medical purposes, medical, lint for medical purposes, gauze for dressings, eyepatches for medical purposes, dressings, cotton for medical purposes, corn rings for the feet, compresses, bunion pads, bandages for dressings, aseptic cotton, adhesive tapes for medical purposes/adhesive bands for medical purposes, adhesive plasters/sticking plasters, absorbent cotton/absorbent wadding.

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