Entry into force of 10th Edition of Nice Classification

On 1st January 2012 the 10th edition of the International Classification of Goods and Services for the purposes of the registration of Marks, alias the Nice Classification, entered into force.

The new edition will be applicable to all trademark applications filed on or after January 1, 2012 and shall be used by any country which is party of the Nice Agreement, including WIPO and OHIM.