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International Classes 31-34



Class 31 is for Natural Agricultural Products


This includes raw and unprocessed agricultural, aquacultural, horticultural, and forestry products; raw and unprocessed grains and seeds; fresh fruits and vegetables; fresh herbs; natural plants and flowers; bulbs, seedlings, and seeds for planting; live animals; and foodstuffs and beverages for animals.


Some specific examples in class 31 are anchovies, aloe, fresh beans, fresh berries, bran, cannabis plants, hay, hops, oats, fresh olives, pet food, rye, live salmon, seedlings, trees, and wheat.


Not included in class 31 is leeches for medical purposes which you can find in class 5. Artificial fishing baits are in class 28. Rice is in class 30, and tobacco is in class 34.


Class 32 is for Light Beverages


This class includes beers, non-alcoholic beverages, mineral and aerated waters, fruit beverages, fruit juices, syrups and other preparations for making non-alcoholic beverages. Other specific products in class 32 are soft drinks, energy drinks, protein-enriched sports beverages, non-alcoholic essences and fruit extracts for making beverages, lemonades, soda water, and cider.


Not included in class 32 is flavoring that is essential oils, which can be found in class 3; milk beverages and milkshakes are in class 29; beverages for pets are in class 31; and alcoholic beverages, except beer, is in class 33.


Class 33 is for Wine and Spirits


This is for alcoholic beverages except beers. It also includes alcoholic preparations for making beverages. This includes wine, fortified wines, alcoholic cider, spirits, liqueurs, scotch, brandy, kirsch, bitters, rum, sake, vodka, and whisky.

Class 33 does not include beers, which can be found in class 32.


Class 34 is for Smokers’ Articles


This includes mainly tobacco and articles used for smoking, as well as certain accessories and containers related to their use. Class 34 examples are tobacco, cigarettes, cigars, electronic cigarettes, oral vaporizers, snuff, lighters for smokers, ashtrays for smokers, cigar humidors, hookahs, spittoons for tobacco users, and matches.


Please note that the information contained in this article is intended for general informational purposes only and not as specific legal advice. The facts of your situation may differ from this general information. It is not intended to and does not in any way establish an attorney-client relationship.


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