Providing Information on How TM5 Members Describe Goods and Services

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Providing Information on How TM5 Members Describe Goods and Services

- Lead Office : KIPO -

1. Project objectives The aim of this project is to enhance user convenience in identifying goods and services by providing the Partner Offices’ descriptions of acceptable goods and services, and then posting the collected information onto the TM5’s public website.

2. Project scope
  • Share information on the Partner Offices’ practices of describing goods and services
  • Convert the information into a readily-comparable format
  • Post the gathered information on the TM5’s public website
3. Outline products/deliverables and/or desired outcomes
    • Report the Partner Offices’ practices of describing goods and services
    • Publish the report on the TM5 website, etc.
   

[ Report on “how TM5 members describe goods and services” ]

 

-Contents-

1. General information on how TM5 members describe goods and services

1) Guideline, maanuals and/or examination standards of TM5 offices on how goods and/or services need to be described  —- (Page 2)

2) The URL where users can find a list of acceptable indications of goods and/or services, or can search for acceptable indications of goods and/or services  —- (Page 4)

3) TM5 Member’s acceptable check results of Nice Classification (items in alphabetical list)  —- (Page 5)


2. Specific information on how TM5 members describe goods and services

1) Are there and different practices in accepting ID between local application and international application?  —- (Page 6)

2) How do TM5 members set off goods and/or services in the application form?  —- (Page 7)

3) Is it acceptable to use “namely”,  “comprising”, “in particular”, “such as”, “including” and “specially” in ID of goods?  —- (Page 9)

4) Is it acceptable to use “and the like”, “…and similar goods”, “concepts”, “accessories therefor”, “kits”, “systems”, “parts and fittings” and “components and accessories” in ID of goods? —- (Page 11)

5) Is it acceptable to use “whole sales” or “retail sales”? (if not, what about [specific goods] of whole sales or retail sales?)  —- (Page 13)

6) Is it acceptable to use curly brackets”{    }”, square brackets “[    ]”, and parentheses “(    )” in ID of goods? —- (Page 15)

7) Is it acceptable to use “and/or” in ID of goods?  —- (Page 18)

8) Are “computer program” or “publication” is acceptable?  —- (Page 19)

 

Original distribution URL : http://tmfive.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/Providing-information-on-how-TM5-members-describe-goods-and-services.final-r.pdf

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JPO’s acceptable check results of Nice Classification (items in alphabetical list) attach1

KIPO’s acceptable check results of Nice Classification (items in alphabetical list) attach2

SAIC’s acceptable check results of Nice Classification (items in alphabetical list) attach3

 USPTO’s acceptable check results of Nice Classification (items in alphabetical list) attach4