Class 45 of the Nice Classification

Class 45

Legal services; security services for the physical protection of tangible property and individuals; dating services, online social networking services; funerary services; babysitting.

Explanatory Note

Class 45 includes mainly legal and security services, as well as certain personal and social services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals.

This Class includes, in particular:
    • arbitration and mediation services;
    • registration of domain names;
    • legal and regulatory compliance auditing services;
    • investigation and surveillance services relating to the physical safety of individuals and security of tangible property, for example, guard services, detective agency services, personal background investigations, security screening of baggage;
    • services provided to individuals in relation to social events, for example, chaperoning, planning and arranging of wedding ceremonies;
    • conducting religious ceremonies, burial services;
    • pet sitting, dog walking services;
    • clothing rental.
This Class does not include, in particular:
    • certain rental services rendered by others to meet the needs of individuals, where the services provided by means of the rented objects belong to another class, for example, rental of apartments (Cl. 36), car rental (Cl. 39), rental of temporary accommodation (Cl. 43);
    • escorting of travellers (Cl. 39);
    • secure transport, for example, guarded transport of valuables, armoured car transport (Cl. 39);
    • party planning (Cl. 41);
    • services consisting of all forms of education, including religious education (Cl. 41);
    • services having the basic aim of the entertainment, amusement or recreation of people (Cl. 41);
    • computer and internet security consultancy and data encryption services (Cl. 42);
    • providing medical, hygienic or beauty care for human beings or animals (Cl. 44).