Class 18 of the Nice Classification

Class 18

Leather and imitations of leather; animal skins and hides; luggage and carrying bags; umbrellas and parasols; walking sticks; whips, harness and saddlery; collars, leashes and clothing for animals.

Explanatory Note

Class 18 includes mainly leather, imitations of leather and certain goods made of those materials.

This Class includes, in particular:
    • luggage and carrying bags, for example, suitcases, trunks, travelling bags, sling bags for carrying infants, school bags;
    • luggage or baggage tags;
    • business card cases and pocket wallets;
    • boxes and cases of leather or leatherboard.
This Class does not include, in particular:
    • walking sticks or canes for medical purposes (Cl. 10);
    • clothing, footwear and headwear of leather for human beings (Cl. 25);
    • bags and cases adapted to the product they are intended to contain, for example, bags adapted for laptops (Cl. 9), bags and cases for cameras and photographic equipment (Cl. 9), cases for musical instruments (Cl. 15), golf bags with or without wheels, bags especially designed for skis and surfboards (Cl. 28);
    • certain goods made of leather, imitations of leather, animal skins and hides that are classified according to their function or purpose, for example, leather strops (Cl. 8), polishing leather (Cl. 21), chamois leather for cleaning (Cl. 21), leather belts for clothing (Cl. 25).