Trademark Class 45: Legal and Security Services

A comprehensive guide to Class 45 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 45 of trademark classification.

Trademark Class 45

Trademark Class 45 pertains to legal services; security services for the protection of property and individuals; personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.

The following services are also classified under Class 45:

  • Services rendered by lawyers, legal assistants, and personal advocates, to individuals, groups of individuals, organizations and enterprises;
  • Investigation and surveillance services relating to the safety of persons and entities;
  • Services provided to individuals in relation with social events, such as social escort services, matrimonial agencies, funeral services.

The following services are NOT classified under Class 45:

  • professional services giving direct aid in the operations or functions of a commercial undertaking;
  • services relating to financial or monetary affairs and services dealing with insurance;
  • escorting of travellers;
  • security transport;
  • services consisting of all forms of education of persons;
  • performances of singers or dancers;
  • computer services for the protection of software;
  • services provided by others to give medical, hygienic or beauty care for human beings or animals;
  • certain rental services

Comprehensive list of services classified under Trademark Class 45

The following services must be classified under Trademark Class 45:

  • adoption agency services

  • alternative dispute resolution services

  • arbitration services

  • baby sitting

  • baggage inspection for security purposes

  • chaperoning / escorting in society [chaperoning]

  • clothing rental

  • copyright management

  • crematorium services

  • dating services

  • detective agencies

  • embalming services

  • evening dress rental

  • rental of fire alarms

  • rental of fire extinguishers

  • fire-fighting

  • funerals

  • funerary undertaking

  • genealogical research

  • guard services

  • horoscope casting

  • house sitting

  • inspection of factories for safety purposes

  • intellectual property consultancy

  • legal research

  • legal document preparation services

  • legal administration of licences

  • licensing of intellectual property

  • licensing of computer software [legal services]

  • on-line social networking services

  • litigation services

  • lost property return

  • marriage agencies

  • mediation

  • missing person investigations

  • monitoring of burglar and security alarms

  • monitoring intellectual property rights for legal advisory purposes

  • night guard services

  • opening of security locks

  • organization of religious meetings

  • personal body guarding

  • personal background investigations

  • pet sitting

  • planning and arranging of wedding ceremonies

  • registration of domain names [legal services]

  • releasing doves for special occasions

  • rental of safes

  • security consultancy

  • tracking of stolen property