Class 19 of the Nice Classification

Class 19

Materials, not of metal, for building and construction; rigid pipes, not of metal, for building; asphalt, pitch, tar and bitumen; transportable buildings, not of metal; monuments, not of metal.

Explanatory Note

Class 19 includes mainly materials, not of metal, for building and construction.

This Class includes, in particular:
    • semi-worked woods for use in building, for example, beams, planks, panels;
    • wood veneers;
    • building glass, for example, glass tiles, insulating glass for building, safety glass;
    • glass granules for marking out roads;
    • granite, marble, gravel;
    • terra-cotta for use as a building material;
    • roofing, not of metal, incorporating photovoltaic cells;
    • gravestones and tombs, not of metal;
    • statues, busts and works of art of stone, concrete or marble;
    • letter boxes of masonry;
    • geotextiles;
    • coatings being building materials;
    • scaffolding, not of metal;
    • transportable buildings or structures, not of metal, for example, aquaria, aviaries, flagpoles, porches, swimming pools.
This Class does not include, in particular:
    • cement preservatives, cement-waterproofing preparations (Cl. 1);
    • fireproofing preparations (Cl. 1);
    • wood preservatives (Cl. 2);
    • oils for releasing form work for building (Cl. 4);
    • letter boxes of metal (Cl. 6) and not of metal or masonry (Cl. 20);
    • statues, busts and works of art of common metal (Cl. 6), of precious metal (Cl. 14), of wood, wax, plaster or plastic (Cl. 20), of porcelain, ceramic, earthenware, terra-cotta or glass (Cl. 21);
    • certain pipes, not of metal, not for building, for example, pipes being parts of sanitary installations (Cl. 11), flexible pipes, tubes and hoses, not of metal (Cl. 17);
    • substances for insulating buildings against moisture (Cl. 17);
    • glass for vehicle windows (semi-finished product) (Cl. 21);
    • birdcages (Cl. 21);
    • mats and matting, linoleum and other materials for covering existing floors (Cl. 27);
    • unsawn or undressed timber (Cl. 31).