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International Classification of Goods and Services

Edition 10


The Nice Classification


Paper, cardboard and goods made from these materials, not included in other classes; printed matter; bookbinding material; photographs; stationery; adhesives for stationery or household purposes; artists' materials; paint brushes; typewriters and office requisites (except furniture); instructional and teaching material (except apparatus); plastic materials for packaging (not included in other classes); printers' type; printing blocks.


Class 16 includes mainly paper, goods made from that material and office requisites.

This Class includes:

  • paper knives;
  • duplicators;
  • plastic sheets, sacks and bags for wrapping and packaging.

This Class does not include:

  • certain goods made of paper and cardboard (consult the Alphabetical List of Goods);
  • colours (Cl. 2);
  • hand tools for artists (for example, spatulas, sculptors' chisels) (Cl. 8).


Absorbent sheets of paper or plastic for foodstuff packaging; address plates for addressing machines; address stamps; addressing machines; adhesive bands for stationery or household purposes; adhesive tape dispensers [office requisites]; adhesive tapes for stationery or household purposes; adhesives [glues] for stationery or household purposes; advertisement boards of paper or cardboard; albums; almanacs; announcement cards [stationery]; aquarelles; architects' models; arithmetical tables; artists' watercolor [watercolour] saucers; atlases; bags (conical paper); bags [envelopes, pouches] of paper or plastics, for packaging; bags for microwave cooking; bags (garbage ) of paper or of plastics; balls for ball-point pens; bibs of paper; binders (loose-leaf); binding strips [bookbinding]; biological samples for use in microscopy [teaching materials]; blackboards; blotters; blueprints; bookbinding apparatus and machines [office equipment]; bookbinding cloth; bookbinding cords; bookbinding material; bookbindings; bookends; booklets; bookmarkers; books; bottle envelopes of cardboard or paper; bottle wrappers of cardboard or paper; bows (paper); boxes for pens; boxes of cardboard or paper; bubble packs (plastic ) for wrapping or packaging; cabinets for stationery [office requisites]; calculating tables; calendars; canvas for painting; carbon paper; cardboard*; cardboard articles; cardboard tubes; cards*; cases for stamps [seals]; catalogues; chalk for lithography; chalk holders; chalk (marking ); chaplets; charcoal pencils; chart pointers, non-electronic; charts; checkbooks [cheque books] (holders for); chromolithographs [chromos]; chromos; cigar bands; clipboards; clips for offices; clips (money); cloth for bookbinding; coasters of paper; coffee filters (paper); comic books; compasses for drawing; composing frames [printing]; composing sticks; computer printers (inking ribbons for -); computer programmes (paper tapes and cards for the recordal of --- ); copying paper [stationery]; cords for bookbinding; correcting fluids [office requisites]; correcting ink [heliography]; correcting tapes [office requisites]; covers of paper for flower pots; covers [stationery]; cream containers of paper; credit card imprinters, non-electric; cutters (paper) [office requisites]; decalcomanias; diagrams; dispensers (adhesive tape ) [office requisites]; document files [stationery]; document holders [stationery]; document laminators for office use; drawer liners of paper, perfumed or not; drawing boards; drawing instruments; drawing materials; drawing pads; drawing pens; drawing pins; drawing sets; drawing squares; drawing t-squares; duplicators; duplicators (inking sheets for); easels (painters' ); elastic bands for offices; electrocardiograph paper; electrotypes; embroidery designs [patterns]; engraving plates; engravings; envelope sealing machines, for offices; envelopes [stationery]; erasers (writing board ); erasing products; erasing shields; etching needles; etchings; fabrics for bookbinding; face towels of paper; figurines [statuettes] of papier mache; files [office requisites]; film (plastic cling ) extensible, for palletization; filter paper; filtering materials [paper]; filters (paper coffee ); finger-stalls [office requisites]; flags of paper; flower-pot covers of paper; flyers; folders for papers; folders [stationery]; forms, printed; fountain pens; franking machines for office use; french curves; galley racks [printing]; garbage bags of paper or of plastics; geographical maps; globes (terrestrial ); glue for stationery or household purposes; gluten [glue] for stationery or household purposes; graining combs; graphic prints; graphic representations; graphic reproductions; greeting cards; gummed cloth for stationery purposes; gummed tape [stationery]; gums [adhesives] for stationery or household purposes; hand labelling appliances; handbooks [manuals]; handkerchiefs of paper; hand-rests for painters; handwriting specimens for copying; hat boxes of cardboard; hectographs; histological sections for teaching purposes; holders for checkbooks [cheque books]; holders for stamps [seals]; holders (passport); house painters' rollers; humidity control sheets of paper or plastic for foodstuff packaging; hygienic paper; imprinters (credit card ), non-electric; index cards [stationery]; indexes; indian inks; ink *; ink sticks; ink stones [ink reservoirs]; inking pads; inking ribbons; inking ribbons for computer printers; inking sheets for document reproducing machines; inking sheets for duplicators; inkstands; inkwells; isinglass for stationery or household purposes; jackets for papers; jacquard looms (perforated cards for -); knives (paper) [office requisites]; labels, not of textile; laminators (document)for office use; ledgers [books]; letter trays; letters [type]; lithographic stones; lithographic works of art; lithographs; loose-leaf binders; luminous paper; magazines [periodicals]; manifolds [stationery]; manuals [handbooks]; maps (geographical ); marking chalk; marking pens [stationery]; mats for beer glasses; microwave cooking (bags for); mimeograph apparatus and; machines; modelling clay; modelling clays (molds for) [artists' materials]; modelling clays (moulds for) [artists' materials]; modelling materials; modelling paste; modelling wax, not for dental purposes; models (architects'); moisteners for gummed surfaces [office requisites]; moisteners [office requisites]; molds for modelling clays [artists' materials]; money clips; moulds for modelling clays [artists' materials]; mounting photographs (apparatus for); musical greeting cards; napkins of paper for removing make-up; napkins of paper (table ); newsletters; newspapers; nibs; nibs of gold; note books; numbering apparatus; numbers [type]; obliterating stamps; office perforators; office requisites, except furniture; oleographs; packaging material made of starches; packing paper; pads [stationery]; pads (writing ); paint boxes [articles for use in school]; paint trays; paintbrushes; painters' brushes; painters' easels; paintings [pictures], framed or unframed; palettes for painters; pamphlets; pantographs [drawing instruments]; paper *; paper bows; paper clasps; paper (electro-cardiograph ); paper for recording machines; paper knives [cutters] [office requisites]; paper ribbons; paper sheets [stationery]; paper shredders for office use; paper tapes and cards for the recordal of computer programmes; paper (waxed ); paper-clips; paperweights; papier mache; parchment paper; passport holders; pastels [crayons]; pastes for stationery or household purposes; patterns for dressmaking; patterns for making clothes; pen cases; pen clips; pen wipers; pencil holders; pencil lead holders; pencil leads; pencil sharpeners, electric or non-electric; pencil sharpening machines, electric or non-electric; pencils; penholders; pens [office requisites]; perforated cards for jacquard looms; periodicals; photo-engravings; photograph stands; photographs (apparatus for mounting ); photographs [printed]; pictures; placards of paper or cardboard; place mats of paper; plans; plastic cling film, extensible, for palletization; plastic film for wrapping; plastics for modelling; plates for addressing machines (address ); pointers (chart ), non-electronic; portraits; postage meters for office use; postage stamps; postcards; posters; printed matter; printed publications; printed timetables; printers' blankets, not of textile; printers' reglets; printing blocks; printing sets, portable [office requisites]; printing type; prints [engravings]; prospectuses; publications (printed ); punches [office requisites]; radiograms (paper for); reproductions (graphic); ribbons (paper); rollers for typewriters; rollers (house painters' ); rosaries; rubber erasers; rulers (drawing); rulers (square ); saucers (watercolor [watercolour]) for artists; school supplies [stationery]; scrapbooks; scrapers [erasers] for offices; sealing compounds for stationery purposes; sealing machines for offices; sealing stamps; sealing wafers; sealing wax; seals [stamps]; self-adhesive tapes for stationery or household purposes; sheets of reclaimed cellulose for wrapping; shields (erasing); shields [paper seals]; signboards of paper or cardboard; silver paper; slate pencils; song books; spools for inking ribbons; square rulers; squares (drawing ); stamp pads; stamp stands; stamps (address ); stamps [seals]; stamps [seals] (cases for); stands for pens and pencils; staples for offices; stapling presses [office requisites]; starch paste [adhesive] for; stationery or household purposes; starches (packaging material made of --- ); stationery; stationery (cabinets for) [office requisites]; steatite [tailor's chalk]; steel letters; steel pens; stencil cases; stencil plates; stencils; stencils [stationery]; stickers [stationery]; stones (lithographic); table linen of paper; table napkins of paper; tablecloths of paper; tablemats of paper; tables (arithmetical ); tables (calculating ); tags for index cards; tailors' chalk; teaching materials [except apparatus]; terrestrial globes; thumbtacks; tickets; timetables (printed ); tissues of paper for removing make-up; toilet paper; towels of paper; tracing cloth; tracing needles for drawing purposes; tracing paper; tracing patterns; trading cards other than for games; transfers [decalcomanias]; transparencies [stationery]; trays for sorting and counting money; t-squares (drawing ); tubes (cardboard ); type [numerals and letters]; typewriter keys; typewriter ribbons; typewriters, electric or non-electric; vignetting apparatus; viscose sheets for wrapping; watercolor saucers (artists' ); watercolors [paintings]; watercolour saucers (artists' ); watercolours [paintings]; wax (sealing ); waxed paper; wood pulp board [stationery]; wood pulp paper; wrappers [stationery]; wrapping paper; wristbands for the retention of writing instruments; writing board erasers; writing brushes; writing cases [sets]; writing cases [stationery]; writing chalk; writing instruments; writing materials; writing or drawing books; writing pads; writing paper; writing slates; writing tablets; xuan paper for chinese painting.