Annex A5 - Using the Trade Marks Classification Search

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RIO Search for Trade Marks provides a search engine for goods and services. This engine searches a database of over 65,000 pre-approved goods and services in the 45 classes, including Nice items and IP Australia Determinations.

The Trade Marks Classification Search can be accessed by clicking on the drop down button on the top right corner of the screen and selecting the Goods and Services option.

This will bring you to the following screen:

Type your search term in the field and click Search.

The search results are returned in the following format:

If you click on the class number, it will take you to a full listing of all the terms in that class in the database (see screen shot below).  However, please note that this list is not exhaustive; there are many things not listed in the database which may fall in the class you are looking at.

(AP) and (NC) indicate the origin of the item:

  • (AP) are IP Australia Determinations
  • (NC) are Nice items​​​​​​​