New version of the Nice Classification entered into force

06.01.2014
PrintPDF Share

Since 1 January 2014 the current version is the 2014 version of the 10th edition of the Nice Classification (NCL).  The NCL is is a system of classifying goods and services for the purpose of registering trade marks.

Changes to the NCL are made annually. Changes consist in adding new goods and services to, and deleting goods and services from the alphabetical list, and modifying the wording of the indications of goods and services, the class headings and the explanatory notes.

Modifications by classes are available on WIPO webpage: Modifications.

The 2014 version of the 10th edition of the Nice Classification is available on the webpage of the Estonian Patent Office.