May 16, 2016
Amendments to the Nice Classification of Goods and Services which will be applied to the new 11th edition

The Twenty-Sixth Session of Committee of Experts of Nice Union took place at the World Intellectual Property Organizationís headquarters in Geneva on April 25, 2016.

During the Session, the 550 amendments were applied to the current 10th edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services of 2016, which will be included to the new edition of the Nice Classification. The 11th edition of Nice Classification of Goods and Services will enter into force as of January 1, 2017.

The above-mentioned amendments related to the inclusion of new types of goods and/or services; clarifications of existing goods and/or services; removal of obsolete terms; changes and clarifications to headings of 6, 14, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 24, 28 and 31 classes.

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