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Items Under Trademark Class 25: Clothing, Footwear and Headgear

Trademark Class 25
Sanchita Choudhary
| Updated: Nov 03, 2020 | Category: Trademark

Meaning of Trademark Clause 25

The concept of Trademark Class 25 includes most types of clothing, footwear, and headgear. Trademark Class 25 is considered to be one of the 45 international classes used by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). Each of the United States Patent and Trademark Offices(USPTO’s) 45 classes denotes a specific category of goods or services.

Importance of Trademark Classes

Trademarks are applicable to:

  • Business names
  • Slogans
  • Phrases
  • Logos or Symbols
  • Any other commercial designations

Whenever a trademark is registered, the author gains exclusive rights to use those marks on commercial products and services. However, most trademarks does not grant exclusive rights to authors for using the mark on every single product or service.

The trademark protection only applies to the categories of goods and services that the author indicates on your trademark application.

However, any trademark registered by a clothing company might not prevent an automobile company from using such similar a mark.

List of Items Covered in Trademark Class 25

Unlike other Trademark classes, Class 25 is a well-organized class and is limited to only one specific field of products.

TM Class 25 items covered

Thus, Class 25 is for trademark applicants who are seeking to protect their trademarks in regard with clothing, footwear, apparel, headgear or any other related goods. Furthermore, the list of items which are included in trademark class 25 includes:

  • Bathrobes,
  • Bathing caps,
  • Bathing trunks,
  • Swimsuits,
  • Beach clothes.

List of Items Not Covered in Trademark Class 25

The lists of items which are not covered in Trademark Class 25 are mentioned below:

TM Class 25 items excluded
  • Certain categories of clothing,
  • Footwear for special purposes.

Coordinated Classes for Trademark Class 25

TM Class 25 Coordinated Classes

Trademark Class 25 is considered to be the most trendy and important trademark classes for any new application. However, in case if any such goods or services fall in more than one Trademark class, then in such situations the applicant needs to apply for such Trademark Registration in each of the classes under which such goods and services fall.

Moreover, if the applicant is not confirmed whether to register in trademark Class 25, then the following are the related classes which should be considered –

  • Trademark Class 14 Precious Metals
  • Trademark Class 18 Bags, backpacks, luggage or any leather goods.
  • Trademark Class 24 Linens, beddings and fabrics.
  • Trademark Class 28 – Sports equipment, fishing and hunting gear, toys and games.
  • Trademark Class 35- Brick and mortar, along with online retail store services that sell Class 25 goods.

Detailed List of Goods Mentioned Under Trademark Class 25

The list of detailed goods and services mentioned under Trademark Class 25 is as follows:

  • Ascots
  • Aprons [clothing]
  • Albs
  • Breeches for wear
  • Brassieres
  • Boxer shorts
  • Boots
  • Boots for sports
  • Boot uppers
  • Bodices [lingerie]
  • Boas (Part of Clothing)
  • Bibs, not of paper
  • Berets
  • Belts [clothing]
  • Beach shoes
  • Beach clothes
  • Bathing trunks or bathing drawers
  • Bathing suits or swimsuits
  • Bathing caps
  • Bath slippers
  • Bath sandals
  • Bathrobes
  • Bandanas
  • Babies pants [clothing]
  • Cyclists’ clothing
  • Cuffs /or wristbands [Part of clothing]
  • Corsets [underclothing]
  • Corselets
  • Costumes for Masquerade
  • Combinations [clothing]
  • Collars [clothing]
  • Coats
  • Clothing
  • Clothing of leather
  • Clothing of imitations of leather
  • Clothing for gymnastics
  • Chasubles
  • Clothing for bikers
  • Caps [headwear]
  • Cap peaks
  • Camisoles
  • Dressing gowns
  • Dresses
  • Dress shields
  • Detachable collars
  • Esparto shoes or sandals
  • Ear muffs
  • Furs [clothing]
  • Footwear
  • Footwear uppers
  • Footmuffs not electrically heated
  • Football shoes and football boots
  • Fittings of metal for footwear
  • Gymnastic shoes
  • Gloves [clothing]
  • Girdles
  • Garters
  • Goloshes
  • Gabardines [clothing]
  • Hosiery
  • Hoods [clothing]
  • Heels
  • Heelpieces for stockings
  • Heelpieces for footwear
  • Headgear for wear
  • Headbands [clothing]
  • Hats
  • Hat frames [skeletons]
  • Half-boots
  • Inner soles
  • Jerseys [clothing]
  • Jackets [clothing]
  • Jumper dresses
  • Knitwear [clothing]
  • Liveries
  • Leggings [trousers]
  • Leggings or leg warmers
  • Layettes [clothing]
  • Lace boots
  • Muffs
  • Money belts
  • Mittens
  • Mantillas
  • Maniples
  • Non-slipping devices for footwear
  • Neckties
  • Neck scarves
  • Overcoats or topcoats
  • Overalls or smocks
  • Outer clothing
  • Pinafore dresses
  • Ponchos
  • Pockets for clothing
  • Pocket squares
  • Petticoats
  • Pelerines
  • Parkas
  • Paper hats
  • Paper clothing
  • Pyjamas
  • Ready-made linings (parts of clothes)
  • Ready-made clothes
  • Sweaters or jumpers or pullovers
  • Sweat-absorbent underclothing
  • Sweat-absorbent underwear
  • Sweat-absorbent stockings
  • Suspenders or braces for clothing
  • Suits
  • Stuff jackets
  • Stockings
  • Suspenders for stockings
  • Sports singlet’s
  • Sports shoes
  • Sports jerseys
  • Soles for footwear
  • Slippers
  • Sleep masks
  • Skull caps
  • Skirts
  • Ski gloves
  • Ski boots
  • Shower caps
  • Short-sleeve shirts
  • Shoes
  • Shirts
  • Shirt yokes
  • Shawls
  • Scarves
  • Sashes for wear
  • SarongsSaris
  • Sandals
  • Teddies
  • T-Shirts
  • Tights
  • Tips For Footwear
  • Togas
  • Top Hats
  • Trouser Straps or Gaiter Straps
  • Trousers or Pants
  • Turbans
  • Underpants
  • Underwear or Underclothing
  • Uniforms
  • Veils [Part of Clothing]
  • Visors [Headwear]
  • Waistcoats or Vests
  • Waterproof Clothing
  • Welts For Footwear
  • Wet Suits For Water-Skiing
  • Wimples
  • Wooden Shoes

Conclusion

Further, it can be stated that in order to get a Trademark Registered in India for any of his or her goods and services, an author needs to apply under the correct Class of Trademark. However, if an applicant fails to apply in the correct form for a trademark to be registered in India, then in such cases he or she will have to apply again for the same Trademark to be registered. Thus, it is important to contact any Trademark professional for the smooth working of the said process.

Also, Read: What is the Trademark Assignment in India?

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Sanchita Choudhary

Sanchita has completed her BALLB in the year 2016 . She has an experience of 2+years of working in a corporate law firm. She also worked as an Legal Associate in Corporate legal industry and handled matters for litigation.

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