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International Classification of Goods and Services

Edition 10


The Nice Classification


Advertising; business management; business administration; office functions.


Class 35 includes mainly services rendered by persons or organizations principally with the object of:
  1. help in the working or management of a commercial undertaking, or
  2. help in the management of the business affairs or commercial functions of an industrial or commercial enterprise,
as well as services rendered by advertising establishments primarily undertaking communications to the public, declarations or announcements by all means of diffusion and concerning all kinds of goods or services.

This Class includes:

  • the bringing together, for the benefit of others, of a variety of goods (excluding the transport thereof), enabling customers to conveniently view and purchase those goods; such services may be provided by retail stores, wholesale outlets, through mail order catalogues or by means of electronic media, for example, through web sites or television shopping programmes;
  • services consisting of the registration, transcription, composition, compilation or systematization of written communications and registrations, and also the compilation of mathematical or statistical data;
  • services of advertising agencies and services such as the distribution of prospectuses, directly or through the post, or the distribution of samples. This Class may refer to advertising in connection with other services, such as those concerning bank loans or advertising by radio.

This Class does not include:

  • services such as evaluations and reports of engineers which do not directly refer to the working or management of affairs in a commercial or industrial enterprise (consult the Alphabetical List of Services).


Accounting; accounts (drawing up of statements of); administration (commercial ---) of the licensing of the goods and services of others; administrative processing of purchase orders; advertising; advertising agencies; advertising by mail order; advertising material (updating of); advertising matter (dissemination of -); advertising space (rental of); advice for consumers (commercial information and ) [consumer advice shop]; analysis (cost price ); answering (telephone ) for unavailable subscribers; appraisals (business ); arranging newspaper subscriptions for others ; arranging subscriptions to telecommunication services for others; artists (business management of performing ); assistance (business management); auctioneering; auditing; bill-posting; book-keeping; business appraisals; business consultancy (professional ); business information; business inquiries; business investigations; business management and organization consultancy; business management assistance; business management consultancy; business management of hotels; business management of performing artists; business management of sports people; business organization consultancy; commercial information and advice for consumers [consumer advice shop]; commercial or industrial management assistance; communication media (presentation of goods on ), for retail purposes; comparison services (price ); compilation of information into; computer databases; compilation of statistics; computer databases (compilation of information into ); computer databases (systemization of information into ); consultancy (professional business ); consumers (commercial information and advice for) [consumer advice shop]; cost price analysis; data search in computer files for others; demonstration of goods; direct mail advertising; dissemination of advertising matter; distribution of samples; document reproduction; economic forecasting; efficiency experts; employment agencies; exhibitions (organization of ---) for commercial or advertising purposes; fashion shows for promotional purposes (organization of); file management (computerized ); forecasting (economic ); hotels (business management of - ); import-export agencies; industrial management assistance (commercial or); information agencies (commercial ) information (business); inquiries (business ) investigations (business); invoicing; management assistance (commercial or industrial ); management (computerized file ); management consultancy (personnel ); marketing; marketing research; marketing studies; modelling for advertising or sales promotion; news clipping services; newspaper subscriptions (arranging ) for others; office machines and equipment rental*; on-line advertising on a computer network; opinion polling; organization of exhibitions for commercial or advertising purposes; organization of trade fairs for commercial or advertising purposes; outdoor advertising; outsourcing services [business assistance]; payroll preparation; personnel management consultancy; personnel recruitment; photocopying services; polling (opinion); presentation of goods on communication media, for retail purposes; price comparison services; processing (administrative )of purchase orders; processing (word ); procurement services for others [purchasing goods and services for other businesses]; production of advertising films; psychological testing for the selection of personnel; public relations; publication of publicity texts; publicity; publicity agencies; publicity columns preparation; publicity material rental; publicity texts (publication of); publicity texts (writing of); purchase orders (administrative processing of); radio advertising; radio commercials; recruitment (personnel ); relocation services for businesses; rental of advertising space; rental of advertising time on communication media; rental of photocopying machines; rental of vending machines; rental (office machines and equipment)*; rental (publicity material ); reproduction (document); research (business ); retail purposes (presentation of goods on communication media, for ---); sales promotion for others; samples (distribution of); secretarial services; shop window dressing; shorthand; sponsorship search; statements of accounts (drawing up of); statistics (compilation of); subscriptions (arranging --- ) to telecommunication services for others; subscriptions (arranging newspaper)for others; systemization of information into computer databases; tax preparation; telecommunication services (arranging subscriptions to )for others; telemarketing services; telephone answering for unavailable subscribers; television advertising; television commercials; testing (psychological ) for the selection of personnel; texts (writing of publicity); trade fairs (organization of-) for commercial or advertising purposes; transcription; typing; updating of advertising material; vending machines (rental of); word processing; writing of publicity texts.