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All About Trademark Class 9 - Computer, Software & Electronic Devices

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A trademark is an intellectual property comprising of a recognisable design, sign, or expression which stands for the individuality of the service or product of a particular source from that of others. Trademarks which signify services are generally called service marks.

Trademarks are divided into 45 classes in total, and the manufacture of services and goods is grouped into further classes. Each class has to apply for different registration. This classifies almost 80,000 products and services and is divided into two different sections, namely Classes of Services and Classes for Goods. This article will focus on class 9 trademark India Or the electronic trademark class.

Did you know?

Under King Henry III's reign in 1266, the English Parliament passed the first trademark legislation requiring all bakers to use distinctive marks on their bread.  

Trademark Class 9

Trademark Class 9 consists of scientific, nautical, photographic, surveying, cinematographic, weighing, optical, signalling, measuring, checking, teaching apparatus and instruments, apparatus for switching, conducting, transforming, regulating, accumulating or controlling electricity, apparatus for transmission, recording or reproduction of images or sound, recording discs, magnetic data carriers, compact discs, DVDs and digital media, cash registers, mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus, calculating machines, computers, data processing equipment, computer software, fire extinguishing apparatus.

Also Read: Free Trade Agreement (FTA) - How Does Free Trade Agreement Work & Advantages

Types of Goods That Come Under Trademark Class 9

  • Instruments and apparatus for laboratory-oriented scientific research
  • Apparatus and instruments for controlling ships, i.e. for measuring and transmitting orders.
  • Punched card office machines
  • Protractors
  • All software and computer programs, irrespective of recording media or means of dissemination.

Types of Goods That Do Not Come Under Trademark Class 9

  • Hand tools and hand-operated implements
  • Special machines and tools.
  • Engines and motors for land vehicles.

List of Goods Under Trademark Class 9

Here is a detailed list of goods registered under trademark class 9 in India.

  • 3d Spectacles
  • Accelerometers
  • Acid Hydrometers
  • Acidimeters For Batteries
  • Acoustic Conduits
  • Acoustic Couplers
  • Electrical Adapters
  • Aerials / Antennas
  • Air Analysis Apparatus
  • Alarm Bells, Electric
  • Alcoholmeters
  • Alidades
  • Altimeters
  • Ammeters
  • Amplifiers
  • Amplifying Tubes / Amplifying Valves
  • Animated Cartoons
  • Anode Batteries / High Tension Batteries
  • Answering Machines
  • Anti-glare Glasses
  • Anti-theft Warning Apparatus
  • Anticathodes
  • Asbestos Gloves For Protection Against Accidents
  • Asbestos Screens For Firemen
  • Audio- And Video-receivers
  • Automated Teller Machines (Atm)
  • Azimuth Instruments
  • Baby Monitors
  • Balances (Steelyards)
  • Balancing Apparatus
  • Barometers
  • Batteries For Lighting
  • Batteries, Electric
  • Battery Chargers
  • Beacons, Luminous
  • Betatrons
  • Binoculars
  • Branch Boxes (Electricity)
  • Bullet-proof Waistcoats (Vests (Am.)) 
  • Cabinets For Loudspeakers
  • Calibrating Rings
  • Cameras (Photography)
  • Capillary Tubes
  • Carpenters’ Rules
  • Cash Registers
  • Cassette Players
  • Cathodes
  • Cathodic Anti-corrosion Apparatus
  • Cell Phone Straps
  • Cinematographic Cameras
  • Cinematographic Film, Exposed
  • Circuit Closers
  • Circuit Breakers
  • Recording Discs
  • Close-up Lenses
  • Coils, Electric
  • Collectors, Electric
  • Electric Apparatus For Commutation
  • Commutators
  • Compact Disc Players
  • Comparators
  • Computer Memory Devices
  • Computer Keyboards
  • Computer Operating Programs, Recorded
  • Computer Peripheral Devices
  • Computer Software, Recorded
  • Computer Game Software
  • Computers
  • Conductors, Electric
  • Connections For Electric Lines
  • Contact Lenses
  • Contacts, Electric
  • Containers For Microscope Slides
  • Containers For Contact Lenses
  • Converters, Electric
  • Copper Wire, Insulated
  • Cosmographic Instruments
  • Counters / Meters
  • Current Rectifiers
  • Cyclotrons
  • Data Processing Apparatus
  • Decompression Chambers
  • Densitometers
  • Detectors
  • Diaphragms For Scientific Apparatus
  • Dictating Machines
  • Digital Signs
  • Directional Compasses
  • Disk Drives For Computers
  • Disks, Magnetic
  • Distance Measuring Apparatus
  • Divers’ Masks
  • Diving Suits
  • DNA Chips
  • Dog Whistles
  • Electric Door Bells
  • Downloadable Music Files
  • Downloadable Image Files
  • Drainers For Use In Photography / Photographic Racks
  • Dressmakers’ Measures
  • Dvd Players
  • Dynamometers
  • Ear Plugs For Divers
  • Editing Appliances For Cinematographic Films / Apparatus For Editing Cinematographic Film
  • Egg-candlers
  • Electricity Conduits
  • Electrified Rails For Mounting Spot Lights
  • Electrified Fences
  • Electro-dynamic Apparatus For The Remote Control Of Signals
  • Electrolysers
  • Electromagnetic Coils
  • Electronic Agendas
  • Electronic Pocket Translators
  • Electronic Tags For Goods
  • Electronic Notice Boards
  • Electronic Publications, Downloadable
  • Electronic Book Readers
  • Encoded Magnetic Cards
  • Encoded Identification Bracelets, Magnetic
  • Epidiascopes
  • Ergometers
  • Eyeglass Chains / Pince-nez Chains
  • Eyeglass Cases / Pince-nez Cases
  • Eyepieces
  • Instruments Containing Eyepieces
  • Facsimile Machines
  • Film Cutting Apparatus
  • Films, Exposed
  • Filters For Respiratory Masks
  • Filters For Ultraviolet Rays, For Photography
  • Fire Beaters
  • Fire Escapes
  • Fire Hose Nozzles
  • Fire Engines
  • Fire Pumps
  • Fire Boats
  • Fire Blankets
  • Fire Hose
  • Flash-bulbs [Photography]
  • Flashing Lights [Luminous Signals] / Blinkers [Signaling Lights]
  • Floppy Disks
  • Fluorescent Screens
  • Fog Signals, Non-explosive
  • Food Analysis Apparatus
  • Frames For Photographic Transparencies
  • Frequency Meters
  • Furnaces For Laboratory Use / Ovens For Laboratory Use
  • Furniture Especially Made For Laboratories
  • Fuses
  • Galvanic Cells
  • Galvanic Batteries
  • Galvanometers
  • Gas Testing Instruments
  • Gasoline Gauges / Petrol Gauges
  • Gauges
  • Glazing Apparatus For Photographic Prints
  • Gloves For Protection Against Accidents
  • Gloves For Divers
  • Gloves For Protection Against X-rays For Industrial Purposes
  • Goggles For Sports
  • Grids For Batteries
  • Hands-Free Kits For Phones
  • Headphones
  • Heat Regulating Apparatus
  • Heliographic Apparatus
  • Hemline Markers
  • High-frequency Apparatus
  • Holders For Electric Coils
  • Holograms
  • Horns For Loudspeakers
  • Hydrometers
  • Hygrometers
  • Identification Threads For Electric Wires
  • Identification Sheaths For Electric Wires
  • Identity Cards, Magnetic
  • Incubators For Bacteria Culture
  • Automatic Indicators Of Low Pressure In Vehicle Tires / Automatic Indicators Of Low Pressure In Vehicle Tyres
  • Integrated Circuits
  • Intercommunication Apparatus
  • Interfaces For Computers
  • Invoicing Machines
  • Ionisation Apparatus Not For The Treatment Of Air Or Water
  • Juke Boxes For Computers
  • Junction Sleeves For Electric Cables
  • Laboratory Trays
  • Laboratory Centrifuges
  • Lactodensimeters
  • Lactometers
  • Laptop Computers
  • Lens Hoods
  • Lenses For Astrophotography
  • Letter Scales
  • LevLevellingstruments
  • Life Buoys
  • Life Jackets
  • Life Belts
  • Life-saving Rafts
  • Life-saving Capsules For Natural Disasters
  • Light-emitting Electronic Pointers
  • Lighting Ballasts
  • Locks, Electric
  • Electric Loss Indicators
  • Loudspeakers
  • Magic Lanterns
  • Magnetic Tapes
  • Magnetic Wires
  • Magnetic Data Media
  • Magnetic Encoders
  • Magnetic Tape Units For Computers
  • Magnets
  • Marine Compasses
  • Marine Depth Finders
  • Marking Buoys
  • Masts For Wireless Aerials
  • Measures
  • Measuring Apparatus
  • Measuring Devices, Electric
  • Measuring Glassware / Graduated Glassware
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Apparatus For Measuring The Thickness Of Skins
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mechanisms For Coin-operated Apparatus
  • Mechanisms For Counter-operated Apparatus
  • Megaphones
  • Memory Cards For Video Game Machines
  • Mercury Levels
  • Meteorological Balloons
  • Meteorological Instruments
  • Metronomes
  • Microphones
  • Microscopes
  • Microtomes
  • Mileage Recorders For Vehicles
  • Mirrors For Inspecting Work
  • Mobile Telephones / Cell Phones / Cellular Phones
  • Modems
  • Money Counting And Sorting Machines
  • Monitoring Apparatus, Electric
  • Mouse Pads
  • Nautical Apparatus And Instruments
  • Naval Signalling Apparatus
  • Navigational Instruments
  • Needles For Record Players / Styli For Record Players
  • Neon Signs
  • Nets For Protection Against Accidents
  • Notebook Computers
  • Observation Instruments
  • Octants
  • Ohmmeters
  • Optical Lenses
  • Optical Goods
  • Optical Apparatus And Instruments
  • Optical Glass
  • Optical Data Media
  • Optical Discs
  • Oscillographs
  • Oxygen Transvasing Apparatus
  • Parking Meters
  • Particle Accelerators
  • Pedometers
  • Peepholes For Doors
  • Periscopes
  • Petri Dishes
  • Photometers
  • Phototelegraphy Apparatus
  • Photovoltaic Cells
  • Apparatus And Instruments For Physics
  • Pince-nez Mountings / Eyeglass Frames
  • Pince-nez / Eyeglasses
  • Pipettes
  • Pitot Tubes
  • Planimeters
  • Plates For Batteries
  • Plotters
  • Plumb Bobs
  • Plumb Lines
  • Pocket Calculators
  • Polarimeters
  • Portable Media Players
  • Precision Measuring Apparatus
  • Precision Balances
  • Pressure Gauges / Manometers
  • Pressure Measuring Apparatus
  • Pressure Indicators
  • Printed Circuits
  • Printed Circuit Boards
  • Printers For Use With Computers
  • Probes For Scientific Purposes
  • Projection Screens
  • Projection Apparatus
  • Protection Devices For Personal Use Against Accidents
  • Protective Suits For Aviators
  • Protective Helmets
  • Protective Masks
  • Protective Helmets For Sports
  • Push Buttons For Bells
  • Pyrometers
  • Quantity Indicators
  • Radar Apparatus
  • Radio Pagers
  • Radiology Screens For Industrial Purposes
  • Radios
  • Radiotelegraphy Sets
  • Radiotelephony Sets
  • Railway Traffic Safety Appliances
  • Range Finders / Telemeters
  • Record Players
  • Refractometers
  • Refractors
  • Regulating Apparatus, Electric
  • Relays, Electric
  • Remote Control Apparatus
  • Resistances, Electric
  • Respirators For Filtering Air
  • Retorts
  • Retorts’ Stands
  • Revolution Counters
  • Rheostats
  • Riding Helmets
  • Road Signs, Luminous Or Mechanical
  • Rods For Water Diviners
  • Saccharometers
  • Safety Nets / Life Nets
  • Safety Tarpaulins
  • Salinometers
  • Satellite Navigational Apparatus
  • Satellites For Scientific Purposes
  • Scales
  • Screens For Photoengraving
  • Screw-tapping Gauges
  • Semiconductors
  • Sextants
  • Sheaths For Electric Cables
  • Shoes For Protection Against Accidents, Irradiation And Fire
  • Sighting Telescopes For Firearms 
  • Signal Bells
  • Signal Lanterns
  • Signalling Panels, Luminous Or Mechanical
  • Signalling Whistles
  • Signalling Buoys
  • Signals, Luminous Or Mechanical
  • Mechanical Signs
  • Signs, Luminous
  • Sirens
  • Sleeves For Laptops
  • Slide Calipers
  • Slide Projectors / Transparency Projection Apparatus
  • Slide-rules
  • Slope Indicators / Clinometers 
  • Smartphones
  • Smoke Detectors
  • Socks, Electrically Heated
  • Solar Batteries
  • Solar Panels For The Production Of Electricity
  • Solderers’ Helmets
  • Sonars
  • Sound Recording Carriers
  • Sound Recording Apparatus
  • Sound Reproduction Apparatus
  • Sounding Lines
  • Sounding Leads
  • Spark-guards
  • Speaking Tubes
  • Spectacle Lenses
  • Spectacle Frames
  • Spectacle Cases
  • Spectrograph Apparatus
  • Spectroscopes
  • Speed Indicators
  • Speed Regulators For Record Players
  • Spherometers
  • Spirit Levels
  • Stage Lighting Regulators
  • Stands For Photographic Apparatus
  • Starter Cables For Motors
  • Step-up Transformers
  • Personal Stereos
  • Stereoscopes
  • Stereoscopic Apparatus
  • Stroboscopes
  • Sulfitometers
  • Sunglasses
  • Surveying Instruments
  • Surveying Chains
  • Surveyors’ Levels
  • Switchboards
  • Switches, Electric
  • Tablet Computers
  • Tachometers
  • Tape Recorders
  • Taximeters
  • Teeth Protectors
  • Telephone Receivers
  • Telephone Apparatus
  • Telephone Transmitters
  • Telephone Wires
  • Teleprompters
  • Telerupters
  • Telescopes
  • Telescopic Sights For Artillery
  • Coin-operated Mechanisms For Television Sets
  • Television Apparatus
  • Temperature Indicators
  • Temperature Indicator Labels, Not For Medical Purposes
  • Test Tubes
  • Material Testing Instruments And Machines
  • Theft Prevention Installations, Electric
  • Theodolites
  • Thermionic Valves / Thermionic Tubes
  • Thermometers, Not For Medical Purposes
  • Thermostats
  • Thermostats For Vehicles
  • Thread Counters / Waling Glasses
  • Ticket Dispensers
  • Time Switches, Automatic
  • Time Recording Apparatus
  • Tone Arms For Record Players
  • Totalizators
  • Traffic Cones
  • Transmitters Of Electronic Signals
  • Transponders
  • Triodes
  • Tripods For Cameras
  • Urinometers
  • USB Flash Drives
  • Vacuum Gauges
  • Variometers
  • Vehicle Radios
  • Vehicle Breakdown Warning Triangles
  • Verniers
  • Video Recorders
  • Video Cassettes
  • Video Screens
  • Video Telephones
  • Videotapes
  • Viscosimeters
  • Voltage Surge Protectors
  • Voltmeters
  • Voting Machines
  • Walkie-talkies
  • Wavemeters
  • Weighbridges
  • Weighing Machines
  • Weights
  • Whistle Alarms
  • Wires, Electric
  • Wrist Rests For Use With Computers
  • X-ray Tubes Not For Medical Purposes
  • X-ray Films, Exposed
  • X-ray Photographs, Other Than For Medical Purposes

Also Read: What Are Different Types of Trademarks in India? Examples & Kinds of Trademarks

Conclusion:

Hopefully, this article has enlightened you about class 9 of a trademark. This class consists of electronics trademark class, mobile accessories trademark class, software trademark class and so on. So if you own a business related to these above-mentioned categories you need to register under a class 9 trademark. Follow Khatabook for the latest updates, news blogs, and articles related to micro, small and medium businesses (MSMEs), business tips, income tax, GST, salary, and accounting.

FAQs

Q: What is trademark law?

Ans:

A trademark law governs the use of a device, including a phrase, word, symbol, shape or logo by a merchant or manufacturer to identify its products and to distinguish those from that of others. Service marks are also governed by Trademark law.

Q: What are the Types of Trademarks?

Ans:

Different types of trademarks are- Generic marks, descriptive marks, fanciful, suggestive marks and arbitrary marks.

Q: What is a trademark?

Ans:

A trademark can be any symbol, design, work or combination of all of these that identifies your services or products.

Q: What comes under Trademark class 9?

Ans:

Trademark class 9 pertains to nautical, scientific, photography, optical, cinematographic, life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments, instruments for accumulating, controlling or regulating etc.

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The information, product and services provided on this website are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis without any warranty or representation, express or implied. Khatabook Blogs are meant purely for educational discussion of financial products and services. Khatabook does not make a guarantee that the service will meet your requirements, or that it will be uninterrupted, timely and secure, and that errors, if any, will be corrected. The material and information contained herein is for general information purposes only. Consult a professional before relying on the information to make any legal, financial or business decisions. Use this information strictly at your own risk. Khatabook will not be liable for any false, inaccurate or incomplete information present on the website. Although every effort is made to ensure that the information contained in this website is updated, relevant and accurate, Khatabook makes no guarantees about the completeness, reliability, accuracy, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information, product, services or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Khatabook will not be liable for the website being temporarily unavailable, due to any technical issues or otherwise, beyond its control and for any loss or damage suffered as a result of the use of or access to, or inability to use or access to this website whatsoever.