Trademark Class 2: Paints and Varnishes

Trademark Class 2 is for colorants, paints and the preparations which are used for the protection against corrosion of colorants, wood, mordants, metals which are in foil and also powder form used by painters, artist, decorators and decorators.

Class 2 mainly includes colorants, paints and the preparations which are used for protection against corrosion. This particularly includes paints, lacquers and varnishes for industry, arts and handicrafts, colorants for beverages and foodstuff and the dyestuffs for clothing.

A comprehensive guide to Class 2 of the Trademark Classification. Trademarks must be applied or registered under classes and each class represents a distinct class of goods or services. In this post, we comprehensively cover the goods which fall under Class 2 of trademark classification.

Types of goods come under Trademark Class 2

Trademark Class 2 includes goods such as:
Colorants, and preparations used for the protection against corrosion.
This Class includes in particular, paints, varnishes, and lacquers for industry, handicrafts and arts, dyestuffs for clothing, colorants for foodstuffs and beverages.

Trademark Registration Class 2

The following goods are classified under Class 2: Paints, varnishes, lacquers; preservatives against rust and against deterioration of wood; colorants; mordants; raw natural resins; metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists.

Class 2 includes mainly paints, colorants and preparations used for the protection against corrosion. This Class includes in particular, paints, varnishes and lacquers for industry, handicrafts and arts, dyestuffs for clothing, colorants for foodstuffs and beverages.

The following goods must NOT be classified under Class 2: 

artificial resins unprocessed;
cosmetic dyes;
laundry blueing;
paint boxes (articles which are for use in schools);
insulating varnishes and paints.

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List of goods comes under Trademark Class 2

  • alizarine dyes
  • aluminium powder for painting
  • aluminium paints
  • aniline dyes
  • annotto [dyestuff] / annatto [dyestuff]
  • anti-corrosive bands
  • anti-corrosive preparations
  • anti-fouling paints
  • anti-rust oils
  • anti-rust greases
  • anti-rust preparations for preservation
  • anti-tarnishing preparations for metals
  • asbestos paints
  • auramine
  • bactericidal paints
  • badigeon
  • binding preparations for paints / agglutinants for paints
  • bitumen varnish
  • black japan
  • bronze powder for painting
  • bronzing lacquers
  • Canada balsam
  • caramel [food colorant]
  • carbon black [pigment]
  • carbonyl [wood preservative]
  • ceramic paints
  • coatings [paints]
  • coatings for roofing felt [paints] / coatings for tarred felt [paints]
  • cobalt oxide [colorant]
  • cochineal carmine
  • colophony
  • colorants* / dyestuffs
  • colorants for liqueurs
  • colorants for beer
  • colorants for butter
  • colorants for beverages
  • copal
  • copal varnish
  • creosote for wood preservation
  • distempers
  • dyes*
  • dyewood extracts / wood dyestuffs
  • dyewood / coloring [colouring] wood / dye-wood
  • enamels [varnishes]
  • enamels for painting / enamel paints
  • engraving ink
  • fireproof paints
  • fixatives for watercolors [watercolours] / fixatives for watercolors / fixatives for watercolours
  • fixatives [varnishes]
  • metal foil for painters, decorators, printers and artists
  • food dyes / food colorants
  • gamboge for painting
  • glazes [paints, lacquers]
  • gum resins
  • gum-lac / shellac
  • indigo [colorant]
  • ink for skin-dressing
  • ink for leather
  • lacquers
  • lamp black [pigment]
  • lime wash
  • malt caramel [food colorant]
  • malt colorants
  • marking ink for animals
  • mastic [natural resin]
  • metals in powder form for painters, decorators, printers and artists
  • mordants*
  • natural resins, raw
  • oils for the preservation of wood / preservative oils for wood
  • orange lead / litharge
  • repositionable paint patches
  • paints*
  • paper for dyeing Easter eggs
  • pigments
  • primers
  • printers’ pastes [ink] / printing compositions [ink]
  • printing ink
  • protective preparations for metals
  • red lead / minium
  • saffron [colorant]
  • sandarac
  • shoe dyes
  • siccatives [drying agents] for paints
  • sienna earth
  • silver emulsions [pigments]
  • silver paste
  • silvering powders
  • soot [colorant]
  • stains for leather / mordants for leather
  • sumac for varnishes
  • thickeners for paints
  • thinners for lacquers
  • thinners for paints
  • titanium dioxide [pigment]
  • toner cartridges, filled, for printers and photocopiers
  • toners [ink] for photocopiers / ink [toner] for photocopiers
  • turmeric [colorant]
  • turpentine [thinner for paints]
  • undercoating for vehicle chassis / undersealing for vehicle chassis
  • varnishes*
  • white lead
  • whitewash
  • wood stains
  • wood mordants
  • wood preservatives
  • wood coatings [paints]
  • yellowwood [colorant]
  • zinc oxide [pigment]

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