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Trademark Class 42: Technology and Software Services

Trademark Class 42 Technology and Software Services

Trademark Class 42: Technology and Software Services

A comprehensive guide to Class 42 of the Trademark Filing Classification. Trademarks must be applied or registered under classes and each class represents a distinct class of goods or services. In this post, we comprehensively cover the services which fall under Class 42 of trademark classification.

Trademark Class 42

Trademark Class 42 pertains to scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.

The following services are also classified under Class 42:

  • The services of engineers and scientists who undertake evaluations, estimates, research and reports in the scientific and technological fields (including technological consultancy);
  • Scientific research services for medical purposes.

Therefore, Trademark Class 42 includes services provided by persons, individually or collectively, in relation to the theoretical and practical aspects of complex fields of activities; such services are provided by members of professions such as chemists, physicists, engineers, computer programmers, etc.

The following services are NOT classified under Class 42:

  • business research and evaluations;
  • word processing and computer file management services;
  • financial and fiscal evaluations;
  • mining and oil extraction;
  • computer (hardware) installation and repair services;
  • services provided by the members of professions such as medical doctors, veterinary surgeons, psychoanalysts;
  • medical treatment services;
  • garden design;
  • legal services.

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Comprehensive list of services classified under Trademark Class 42

The following services must be classified under Trademark Class 42:

  • analysis for oil-field exploitation
  • architectural services
  • architectural consultation
  • authenticating works of art
  • bacteriological research
  • biological research
  • calibration [measuring]
  • cartography services
  • chemical analysis
  • chemical research
  • chemistry services
  • clinical trials
  • cloud seeding
  • cloud computing
  • computer rental
  • computer programming
  • computer software design
  • rental of computer software
  • computer system analysis
  • computer system design
  • computer software consultancy
  • computer virus protection services
  • computer technology consultancy
  • construction drafting
  • consultancy in the design and development of computer hardware
  • consultancy in the field of energy-saving
  • conversion of data or documents from physical to electronic media
  • cosmetic research
  • creating and maintaining web sites for others
  • data conversion of computer programs and data [not physical conversion]
  • design of interior decor
  • digitization of documents [scanning]
  • dress designing
  • duplication of computer programs
  • electronic data storage
  • energy auditing
  • engineering
  • geological surveys
  • geological prospecting
  • geological research
  • graphic arts design
  • handwriting analysis [graphology]
  • hosting computer sites [web sites]
  • industrial design
  • information technology [IT] consultancy
  • providing information on computer technology and programming via a web site420201
  • installation of computer software
  • land surveying / land surveys
  • maintenance of computer software
  • mechanical research
  • meteorological information
  • monitoring of computer systems by remote access
  • off-site data backup
  • oil prospecting
  • oil-field surveys
  • oil-well testing
  • outsource service providers in the field of information technology
  • packaging design
  • physics [research]
  • quality control
  • quality evaluation of standing timber
  • quality evaluation of wool
  • recovery of computer data
  • research and development of new products for others
  • research in the field of environmental protection
  • provision of scientific information, advice and consultancy in relation to carbon offsetting
  • scientific laboratory services
  • scientific research
  • providing search engines for the internet
  • server hosting
  • software as a service [SaaS]
  • styling [industrial design]
  • surveying
  • technical research
  • technical project studies
  • technological consultancy
  • telecommunications technology consultancy
  • material testing
  • textile testing
  • underwater exploration
  • updating of computer software
  • urban planning
  • vehicle roadworthiness testing
  • water analysis
  • weather forecasting
  • rental of web servers
  • web site design consultancy

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