September 21, 2023
trademark registration class 28 in India

Trademark Class 28: Games,Toys and Sporting Goods

Trademark public search is very significant before filing the application as registering a trademark or name below a particular class provides protection under that class only. If a trademark is utilized for goods and services under various classes, separate applications are required to be listed under each class to get the protection of the trademark for the respective goods and services. Trademarks should be managed or registered under the following classes. Every tm class list stipulates a particular class of goods or services. 

Under the Trademark Registration process, goods and services are characterized into 45 Classes of Trademark. 

Class 28 Trademark details comprise of

  •  Games, playthings,
  •  gymnastic and sporting articles (like baseball gloves), 
  • decorations for Christmas trees, 
  • amusements, games, and fishing apparatuses.


The following goods must NOT be categorized under Class 28:

  • Sporting Firearms (Class 13);
  • Sex toys and love dolls (Class 10);
  • Gymnasium Mats (Class 27);
  • Fishing nets (Class 22);
  • Electric lights for Christmas trees (Class 11);
  • Diving equipment (Class 9);
  • Confectionery and chocolate decorations (Class 30);
  • Clothing for gymnastics and sports (Class 25);
  • Christmas tree candles (Class 4).

Related or Coordinated Classes

If you are not sure whether you should perform trademark registration class 28, You can check the trademark list and consider the following “coordinated” classes: 

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List of services covered under class 28 trademark 

  • air pistols [toys]
  • amusement machines, automatic and coin-operated
  • arcade video game machines
  • archery implements
  • artificial fishing bait
  • artificial snow for Christmas trees
  • ascenders [mountaineering equipment]
  • backgammon games
  • bags especially designed for skis and surfboards
  • ball pitching machines
  • balls for games
  • bar-bells
  • baseball gloves
  • batting gloves [accessories for games]
  • bells for Christmas trees
  • billiard table cushions
  • billiard balls
  • billiard markers
  • billiard cues
  • billiard cue tips
  • billiard tables
  • coin-operated billiard tables
  • bingo cards
  • bite indicators [fishing tackle]
  • bite sensors [fishing tackle]
  • bladders of balls for games
  • board games
  • bob-sleighs
  • body-building apparatus 
  • bodyboards
  • bowling apparatus and machinery
  • bows for archery
  • boxing gloves
  • building blocks [toys]
  • building games
  • butterfly nets
  • camouflage screens [sports articles]
  • candle holders for Christmas trees
  • caps for pistols [toys]
  • carnival masks
  • chalk for billiard cues
  • chess games
  • chessboards
  • chest expanders 
  • chips for gambling
  • Christmas trees of synthetic material
  • Christmas tree stands
  • clay pigeon traps
  • clay pigeons [targets]
  • climbers’ harness
  • confetti
  • conjuring apparatus
  • controllers for game consoles
  • controllers for toys
  • counters [discs] for games
  • creels [fishing traps]
  • cricket bags
  • cups for dice
  • darts
  • decoys for hunting or fishing
  • dice
  • discuses for sports
  • divot repair tools/pitch mark repair tools 
  • dolls
  • dolls’ feeding bottles
  • dolls’ beds
  • dolls’ houses
  • dolls’ clothes
  • dolls’ rooms
  • dominoes
  • draughtboards / checkerboards
  • draughts / checkers 
  • dumb-bells
  • edges of skis
  • elbow guards]
  • electronic targets
  • explosive bonbons 
  • fairground ride apparatus
  • fencing weapons
  • fencing masks
  • fencing gauntlets/fencing gloves
  • fish hooks
  • fishing tackle
  • flippers for swimming
  • floats for fishing
  • flying discs [toys]
  • foosball tables
  • games*
  • apparatus for games
  • gaming machines for gambling
  • gloves for games
  • golf clubs
  • golf bags, with or without wheels
  • golf gloves
  • golf bag trolleys
  • gut for rackets
  • gut for fishing
  • appliances for gymnastics
  • hang gliders
  • harness for sailboards
  • harpoon guns [sports articles]
  • hockey sticks
  • horseshoe games
  • hunting game calls
  • ice skates
  • jigsaw puzzles
  • kaleidoscopes
  • kite reels
  • kites
  • knee guards [sports articles]
  • landing nets for anglers
  • in-line roller skates
  • lines for fishing
  • mah-jong
  • marbles for games
  • masks [playthings]
  • masts for sailboards
  • matryoshka dolls 
  • men’s athletic supporters [sports articles]
  • mobiles [toys]
  • nets for sports
  • novelties for parties, dances]
  • ornaments for Christmas trees
  • pachinkos
  • paintball guns [sports apparatus]
  • paintballs 
  • paper party hats
  • paragliders
  • parlor games
  • percussion caps 
  • machines for physical exercises
  • piñatas
  • play balloons
  • playing balls
  • playing cards
  • plush toys
  • poles for pole vaulting
  • portable games with liquid crystal displays
  • practical jokes [novelties]
  • protective paddings [parts of sports suits]
  • punching bags
  • puppets / marionettes
  • quoits
  • rackets/bats for games
  • radio-controlled toy vehicles
  • rattles [playthings]
  • reels for fishing
  • ring games
  • rocking horses
  • rods for fishing
  • roller skates
  • rollers for stationary exercise bicycles
  • rosin used by athletes
  • roulette wheels
  • sailboards
  • scale model vehicles
  • scale model kits [toys]
  • scent lures for hunting or fishing
  • scooters [toys]
  • scrapers for skis
  • scratch cards for playing lottery games
  • seal skins [coverings for skis]
  • shin guards [sports articles]
  • shuttlecocks
  • skateboards
  • skating boots with skates attached
  • ski bindings
  • skis
  • skittles
  • skittles [games] / ninepins
  • sleds [sports articles]
  • slides [playthings]
  • slingshots [sports articles]
  • slot machines [gaming machines]
  • snow globes
  • snowboards
  • snowshoes
  • soap bubbles [toys]
  • sole coverings for skis
  • spinning tops [toys]
  • springboards [sports articles]
  • starting blocks for sports
  • stationary exercise bicycles
  • strings for rackets
  • stuffed toys
  • surf skis
  • surfboard leashes
  • surfboards
  • swimming pools [play articles]
  • swimming kickboards
  • swimming belts
  • swimming jackets
  • swings
  • tables for table tennis
  • targets
  • teddy bears
  • tennis nets
  • tennis ball throwing apparatus
  • theatrical masks
  • toy pistols
  • toy vehicles
  • toy models
  • toy figures
  • toys for domestic pets
  • toys*
  • trampolines
  • twirling batons
  • video game machines
  • water wings
  • waterskis
  • wax for skis
  • weight lifting belts [sports articles]

How to register a Trademark?

Registration of a trademark is conducted by the registry of the trademarks. 

The first step is Choosing a trademark. Remember to choose an uncommon and distinctive mark that will symbolize your company. 

Then perform a Mark search. Once you have chosen your mark it is desirable to conduct a search to verify whether your chosen mark is similar to a previously registered mark. 

And the last step is to fill the application and while filing the application ensure to choose the right trademark class such as in this case select class 28 for trademark.

If someone infringes your intellectual property, a registered trademark is much simpler to defend in court. This is especially true for imported goods. Names, logos, slogans, and other kinds of branding can all be trademarked in this form.

Nonetheless, you can only take action on marks that violate your application in a certain class.

Intellectual property rights are the rights provided to persons over the creations of their minds. They usually provide the creator an exclusive right above the use of his/her creation for a specific period of time

If your business’s goods or services come into numerous trademark classes, you should register your trademark in more than one class.

Remember, though, that you require to use the mark in commerce. You can’t register your brand in all 45 classes in the class list of trademark and expect to receive protections.

Nonetheless, many flourishing businesses file under multiple trademark classes. Consider whether doing so is a suitable move for your business.


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