Class 2 of the Nice Classification

Class 2

Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants, dyes; inks for printing, marking and engraving; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for use in painting, decorating, printing and art.

Explanatory Note

Class 2 includes mainly paints, colorants and preparations used for protection against corrosion.

This Class includes, in particular:
    • paints, varnishes and lacquers for industry, handicrafts and arts;
    • thinners, thickeners, fixatives and siccatives for paints, varnishes and lacquers;
    • mordants for wood and leather;
    • anti-rust oils and oils for the preservation of wood;
    • dyestuffs for clothing;
    • colorants for foodstuffs and beverages.
This Class does not include, in particular:
    • unprocessed artificial resins (Cl. 1), semi-processed resins (Cl. 17);
    • mordants for metals (Cl. 1);
    • laundry blueing (Cl. 3);
    • cosmetic dyes (Cl. 3);
    • paint boxes (articles for use in school) (Cl. 16);
    • inks for stationery purposes (Cl. 16);
    • insulating paints and varnishes (Cl. 17).