Nice Classification

EDITION-VERSION

Class 42

Scientific and technological services and research and design relating thereto; industrial analysis and research services; design and development of computer hardware and software.

Explanatory Note

This Class includes, in particular:
This Class does not include, in particular:
  • 420008
    analysis for oil-field exploitation
  • 420011
    architectural services
  • 420036
    architectural consultancy
  • 420132
    authenticating works of art
  • 420017
    bacteriological research
  • 420190
    biological research
  • 420136
    calibration [measuring]
  • 420228
    cartography services
  • 420007
    chemical analysis
  • 420031
    chemical research
  • 420030
    chemistry services
  • 420224
    clinical trials
  • 420202
    cloud seeding
  • 420229
    cloud computing
  • 420083
    computer rental
  • 420090
    computer programming
  • 420139
    computer software design
  • 420159
    rental of computer software
  • 420177
    computer system analysis
  • 420194
    computer system design
  • 420204
    computer software consultancy
  • 420206
    computer virus protection services
  • 420232
    computer technology consultancy
  • 420235
    computer security consultancy
  • 420038
    construction drafting
  • 420141
    consultancy in the design and development of computer hardware
  • 420207
    consultancy in the field of energy-saving
  • 420198
    conversion of data or documents from physical to electronic media
  • 420203
    conversion of computer programs and data, other than physical conversion
  • 420045
    cosmetic research
  • 420199
    creating and maintaining web sites for others
  • 420240
    creating and designing website-based indexes of information for others [information technology services]
  • 420242
    data security consultancy
  • 420243
    data encryption services
  • 420048
    design of interior decor
  • 420237
    interior design
  • 420210
    digitization of documents [scanning]
  • 420142
    dress designing
  • 420197
    duplication of computer programs
  • 420226
    electronic data storage
  • 420245
    electronic monitoring of personally identifying information to detect identity theft via the internet
  • 420246
    electronic monitoring of credit card activity to detect fraud via the internet
  • 420218
    energy auditing
  • 420064
    engineering
  • 420062
    geological surveys
  • 420118
    geological prospecting
  • 420119
    geological research
  • 420144
    graphic arts design
  • 420211
    handwriting analysis [graphology]
  • 420200
    hosting computer sites [web sites]
  • 420049
    industrial design
  • 420221
    information technology [IT] consultancy
  • 420227
    providing information on computer technology and programming via a web site
  • 420201
    installation of computer software
  • 420241
    internet security consultancy
  • 420079
    land surveying
  • 420176
    maintenance of computer software
  • 420101
    mechanical research
  • 420076
    meteorological information
  • 420215
    monitoring of computer systems by remote access
  • 420239
    monitoring of computer systems to detect breakdowns
  • 420244
    monitoring of computer systems for detecting unauthorized access or data breach
  • 420225
    off-site data backup
  • 420095
    oil prospecting
  • 420063
    oil-field surveys
  • 420042
    oil-well testing
  • 420230
    outsource service providers in the field of information technology
  • 420050
    packaging design
  • 420096
    physics [research]
  • 420248
    platform as a service [PaaS]
  • 420157
    quality control
  • 420213
    quality evaluation of standing timber
  • 420214
    quality evaluation of wool
  • 420175
    recovery of computer data
  • 420161
    research and development of new products for others
  • 420208
    research in the field of environmental protection
  • 420212
    provision of scientific information, advice and consultancy in relation to carbon offsetting
  • 420217
    scientific laboratory services
  • 420222
    scientific research
  • 420209
    providing search engines for the internet
  • 420223
    server hosting
  • 420220
    software as a service [SaaS]
  • 420247
    software development in the framework of software publishing
  • 420165
    styling [industrial design]
  • 420193
    surveying
  • 420040
    technical research
  • 420061
    conducting technical project studies
  • 420236
    technical writing
  • 420231
    technological consultancy
  • 420233
    telecommunications technology consultancy
  • 420058
    material testing
  • 420109
    textile testing
  • 420167
    underwater exploration
  • 420238
    unlocking of mobile phones
  • 420140
    updating of computer software
  • 420192
    urban planning
  • 420195
    vehicle roadworthiness testing
  • 420216
    water analysis
  • 420234
    weather forecasting
  • 420205
    rental of web servers
  • 420219
    web site design consultancy