TRADEMARKS AND INTERNET – NICE CLASSIFICATION
Feb. to June 2014 China Bulletin

The Trademark Office of China (TMO) is a member state of the Nice Union and, as of January 1, 2014, has adopted the 2014 version of the 10th edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (Nice Classification). The changes will have significant impact on expanding and detailing Internet product and service trademark classification categories, including adding or moving:

•Computer software (down-loadable) – 090717
•Tablet computers – 090724
•Electronic book reader – 090718
•Pay-per-click advertisement – 350113
•Search engine optimization – 350111
•Providing business information via website – 350119
•Upgrading and maintaining date in computer data – 35001
•Online bank – 360072
•Providing financial information via websites – 360113
•Providing online music (not down-loadable) – 410200
•Providing online video – 410201
•Remote data backup – 420225
•Electronic date storage – 420226
•Providing computer technology and programming information via the Internet – 420227
•Cloud computing – 420229
•On-line social network service – 450218

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