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International Classification of Goods and Services

Edition 10


The Nice Classification




Class 38 includes mainly services allowing at least one person to communicate with another by a sensory means. Such services include those which:
  1. allow one person to talk to another,
  2. transmit messages from one person to another, and
  3. place a person in oral or visual communication with another (radio and television).

This Class includes:

  • services which consist essentially of the diffusion of radio or television programmes.

This Class does not include:

  • radio advertising services (Cl. 35).


Access time to global computer networks (rental of); broadcasting (cable television ); broadcasting (radio ); broadcasting (television ); cable television broadcasting; cellular telephone communication; chatrooms (providing internet ); communications by computer terminals; communications by fiber [fibre] optic networks; communications by telegrams; communications by telephone; computer aided transmission of messages and images; computer terminals (communications by); electronic bulletin board services [telecommunications services]; electronic mail; facsimile transmission; greeting cards online (transmission of); information about telecommunication; mail (electronic ); message sending; news agencies; paging services [radio, telephone or other means of electronic communication]; providing access to databases; providing internet chatrooms; providing telecommunication channels for teleshopping services; providing telecommunications connections to a global computer network; providing user access to global computer networks; radio broadcasting; rental of access time to global computer networks; rental of facsimile apparatus; rental of message sending apparatus; rental of modems; rental of telecommunication equipment; rental of telephones; satellite transmission; sending apparatus (rental of message ); telecommunication channels (providing ) for teleshopping services; telecommunication (information about ); telecommunications routing and junction services; teleconferencing services; telegrams (communications by ); telegrams (transmission of ); telegraph services; telephone (communications by ); telephone services; teleshopping services (providing telecommunication channels for ); television broadcasting; telex services; transmission (facsimile ); transmission of digital files; transmission of greeting cards online; transmission of messages and images (computer aided ); transmission of telegrams; voice mail services; wire service; wireless broadcasting.