Trade Marks Rules (Practice Direction No. 1 of 2009)






No. 1 of 2009

DIRECTIONS made by the Registrar of Intellectual Property under Rule 60 of the Trade Marks Rules, Chapter 257S of the Subsidiary Laws of Belize, Revised Edition 2003.

Interpretation. 1. In these Practice Directions, unless the context otherwise requires

“Nice Agreement” means the International Classification of Goods and Services (as amended).

Classification 2.(1) The Class Headings of the Nice Agreement of Goods and

indicate in a general manner the fields to which the goods


and services in an application belong and shall not be used to classify such goods and services.

The Alphabetical List of Goods and Services and the Explanatory Notes of the Nice Agreement shall be used to classify goods and services in an application.
If a product or service cannot be classified with the aid of the Alphabetical List and the Explanatory Notes of the Nice Agreement, the following shall be applied
the General Remarks of the Nice Agreement (;
the Identification of Goods and Services Manual (

MADE by the Registrar of Intellectual Property this 23rd day of June, 2009.

(ALHAJI TEJAN-COLE) Deputy Registrar of Intellectual Property