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International Classification of Goods and Services

Edition № 11


 

The Nice Classification
Application in Different States

International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (Nice Classification) used in different countries.

Trademark classification is applied:

— in the participant states of the Nice Agreement;
— in the non-participant states of the Nice Agreement.

As of May 2011 a number of states, signed the Nice Agreement is 83.

 Participating countries of the Nice Agreement 

Country Entry
Albania September 19, 2003
Algeria July 5, 1972
Armenia March 6, 2005
Argentina January 24, 2008
Austria November 30, 1969
Australia April 8, 1961
Azerbaijan October 14, 2003
Bahrain December 15, 2005
Barbados March 12, 1985
Bosnia and Herzegovina March 1, 1992
Belgium June 6, 1962
Benin February 6, 1979
Bulgaria February 27, 2001
Belarus June 12, 1998
China August 9, 1994
Croatia October 8, 1991
Cuba December 26, 1995
Czech Republic January 1, 1993
Denmark November 30, 1961
Dominica September 8, 2000
Estonia May 27, 1996
Egypt June 18, 2005
Finland August 18, 1973
France April 8, 1961
Georgia February 28, 2003
Germany January 29, 1962
Greece November 7, 1998
Guinea November 5, 1996
Hungary March 23, 1967
Israel April 8, 1961
Iceland April 9, 1995
Ireland December 12, 1966
Italy April 8, 1961
Jamaica February 7, 2006
Japan February 20, 1990
Jordan November 14, 2008
Kazakhstan April 24, 2002
Kyrgyzstan December 10, 1998
Lithuania February 22, 1997
Latvia January 1, 1995
Lebanon April 8, 1961
Liechtenstein May 29, 1967
Luxembourg March 24, 1975
Macedonia September 8, 1991
Malawi October 24, 1995
Mongolia June 16, 2001
Montenegro June 3, 2006
Morocco October 1, 1966
Mozambique January 18, 2002
Monaco April 8, 1961
Mexico March 21, 2001
Malaysia September 28, 2007
Netherlands August 20, 1962
North Korea June 6, 1997
Norway July 28, 1961
Poland March 4, 1997
Portugal April 8, 1961

Republic of Korea

January 8, 1999
Republic of Moldova December 1, 1997
Romania June 30, 1998
Russian Federation

July 26, 1971

           Saint Kitts and Nevis October 27, 2005
           Saint Lucia March 18, 2001
Serbia April 27, 1992
Suriname December 16, 1981
Sweden July 28, 1961
Switzerland August 20, 1962
Syrian Arab Republic March 28, 2005
Singapore March 18, 1999
Slovenia June 25, 1991
Spain April 8, 1961
Slovakia January 1, 1993
Tajikistan December 25, 1991
Trinidad and Tobago March 20, 1996
Tunisia May 29, 1967
Turkmenistan June 7, 2006
Turkey January 1, 1996
Ukraine December 29, 2000
United Kingdom April 15, 1963
United Republic of Tanzania September 14, 1999
Uruguay January 19, 2000
USA May 25, 1972
Uzbekistan January 12, 2002

The number of non-participant states of the Nice Agreement but applying the Nice Classification is 68. Among them are such states as: Angola, Argentina, Brazil, Vietnam, India, Malta, the United Arab Emirates and the others.




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