Announcement on Adoption of 2022 Version of the 11th Edition of Nice Classification

January 27, 2022

At the request of WIPO, all member states of the Nice Union shall adopt the 2022 version of the 11th edition of International Classification of Goods and Services for the Purposes of the Registration of Marks (i.e., the Nice Classification) beginning from January 1, 2022. The applications for trademark registration filed on and after this date shall adopt the new version for classes for goods and services, and the applications prior to this date shall adopt the previous one. Based on the Nice Classification, the Trademark Office of CNIPA has made corresponding adjustments to the Classification Table of Similar Goods and Services and hereby publishes the revision together with the Nice Classification.

Click to download: NCL(11-2022) Chinese version and revision in Classification Table

Trademark Office of CNIPA

December 27, 2021

(Source: CNIPA)