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All About Trademark Class 11

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All About Trademark Class 11

Trademark Class 11, as defined by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), encompasses a wide range of goods and services related to lighting, heating, cooking, cooling, refrigeration, ventilation, water supply, and sanitation. It covers products such as lighting fixtures, heating and cooling appliances, kitchen equipment, refrigerators, drying machines, water heaters, and steam-generating devices. Registering a trademark in Class 11 is crucial for businesses operating in these areas to protect their brand identity and prevent others from using similar trademarks for similar products. This classification system helps consumers easily identify the source of these goods and ensures legal protection for trademark owners if others attempt to use confusingly similar marks within Class 11.

Important goods included in Trademark Class 11

Trademark class 11 mainly includes environmental control apparatus and installations, in particular for the purposes of lighting, cooking, cooling & sanitizing. The goods included in this class are as follow:

  • Air-conditioning apparatus and installations
  • Ovens, other than for laboratory use, for example, dental ovens, microwave ovens, bakers’ ovens
  • Stoves being heating apparatus
  • Solar thermal collectors
  • Chimney flues, chimney blowers, hearths, domestic fireplaces
  • Sterilizers, incinerators
  • Lighting apparatus and installations, for instance, luminous tubes for lighting, searchlights, luminous house numbers, vehicle reflectors, light for vehicles
  • For example, electric lamps, gas lamps, laboratory lamps, oil lamps, street lamps, safety lamps
  • Tanning beds
  • Bath installations, bath fittings, bath plumbing fixtures
  • Toilets, urinals
  • Fountains, chocolate fountains
  • Electrically heated pads, cushions, and blankets, not for medical purposes
  • Hot water bottles
  • Electrically heated clothing
  • Electrical appliances for making yogurt, bread-making machines, coffee machines, ice cream-making machines.
  • Ice machines and apparatus

Goods does not included in Trademark Class 11

  • Steam-producing apparatus being part of machines (included in class 7)
  • Air condensers (included in class 7)
  • Current generators, generators of electricity (included in class 7)
  • Soldering lamps (included in class 7), optical lamps, darkroom lamps (included in class 9), lamps for medical purposes (included in class 10)
  • Ovens for laboratory use (included in class 9)
  • Photovoltaic cells (included in class 9)
  • Signaling lights (included in class 9)
  • Electrically heated pads, cushions & blankets, for medical purposes (included in class 10)
  • Portable baby baths (included in class 21)
  • Cooking utensils that do not have an integrated heat source, for instance, non-electric griddles & grills, non-electric waffle irons, and non-electric pressure cookers (included in class 21)
  • Footmuffs, not electrically heated (included in class 25)

List of examples of Trademark Class 11

  • Voltas: Air-conditioners, ventilating & refrigerating apparatus, water coolers, etc.
  • Blue Star: ACs, ventilating & refrigerating apparatus, etc.
  • Aqua Guard: Water purifiers, etc.
  • Whirlpool: ACs, refrigerators, stoves & cooktops, electric ovens, etc.
  • LG: ACs, refrigerators, fans, water heaters, ovens, pressure cookers, etc.
  • Panasonic: Lighting, heating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, and ventilating apparatus.
  • Daikin: Air conditioning & air filtering installations, air purifying apparatus, etc.
  • Hitachi: Heater, warmer, toaster, microwave oven, refrigerator, etc.
  • Pigeon: Gas stoves, pressure cookers, etc.
  • Hawkins: Heating & cooking apparatus & instruments, etc.
  • Samsung: ACs, lighting apparatus, refrigerators, washing machines, etc.
  • Havells: Lighting, cooking, heating, refrigerating, drying, ventilating apparatus, etc.
  • Philips: Lighting, heating, cooking, refrigerating, drying, ventilating apparatus, etc.
  • Orient: Lighting, heating, cooking, cooling refrigerating, drying, ventilating apparatus, etc.
  • Syska: LED Bulbs, lamps, tubes & mirror lights, and other lights, etc.

List of goods classified under Trademark Class 11


  • Acetylene burners
  • Acetylene generators
  • Acetylene flares
  • Adsorption apparatus for generating gas
  • Air deodorizing apparatus
  • Air cooling apparatus
  • Air reheaters
  • Air dryers/ air driers
  • Air conditioning installations
  • Air filtering installations
  • Air fryers
  • Air conditioners for vehicles
  • Air conditioning apparatus
  • Air valves for steam heating installations
  • Air purifying apparatus and machines
  • Air sterilizers
  • Alcohol burners
  • Anti-glare devices for vehicles [lamp fittings] / anti-dazzle devices for vehicles [lamp fittings]
  • Anti-splash tap nozzles
  • Apparatus for dehydrating food waste
  • Apparatus for fertilizer irrigation
  • Apparatus for making ice & ice cream, electric
  • Aquarium filtration apparatus
  • Aquarium heaters
  • Aquarium lights
  • Arc lamps
  • Ash conveyor installations, automatic
  • Autoclaves/ pressure cookers, electric, for cooking


  • Bakers’ ovens
  • Barbecues
  • Bath-tubs
  • Bath-tubs for sitz baths
  • Bath fittings
  • Bath installations/ bath plumbing fixtures
  • Bed warmers
  • Beer brewing machines, electric, for household purposes
  • Beverage cooling apparatus
  • Beverage urns, electric
  • Bicycle lights
  • Bidets
  • Bioreactors for use in the treatment of waste
  • Bioreactors for use in the treatment of wastewater
  • Blankets, electric, not for medical purposes
  • Boiler pipes [tubes] for heating installations
  • Boilers, other than parts of machines
  • Book sterilization apparatus
  • Brackets for gas burners
  • Bread toasters/ toasters
  • Bread baking machines
  • Bread-making machines
  • Burners for lamps
  • Burners


  • Candle lanterns
  • Carbon for arc lamps
  • Ceiling lights
  • Central heating radiators
  • Chandeliers
  • Chimney flues
  • Chimney blowers
  • Chinese lanterns
  • Chocolate fountains, electric
  • Chromatography apparatus for industrial purposes
  • Clean chambers [sanitary installations]
  • Coffee capsules, empty, for electric coffee machines
  • Coffee machines incorporating water purifiers
  • Coffee roasters
  • Coffee percolators, electric
  • Coffee machines, electric
  • Coils [parts of distilling, heating, or cooling installations]
  • Cooking pots, electric
  • Cooking utensils, electric
  • Cooking apparatus and installations
  • Cooking rings
  • Cooking stoves/ cookers
  • Cool boxes, electric/ coolers, electric
  • Coolers for furnaces/ cooling vats for furnaces
  • Cooling installations for water
  • Cooling installations for liquids
  • Cooling installations and machines
  • Cooling appliances and installations
  • Cooling installations for tobacco
  • Couscous cookers, electric
  • Curling lamps


  • Dampers [heating]
  • Deep fryers, electric
  • Defrosters for vehicles
  • Dehumidifiers
  • Dental ovens
  • Deodorizing apparatus, not for personal use
  • Desalination plants
  • Desiccating apparatus
  • Directional lights for bicycles
  • Discharge tubes, electric, for lighting
  • Disinfectant apparatus
  • Disinfectant apparatus for dispensing solutions into water pipes for sanitary installations
  • Disinfectant apparatus for medical purposes
  • Distillation columns
  • Distillation apparatus
  • Diving lights
  • Drip irrigation emitters [irrigation fittings]
  • Drying apparatus
  • Drying apparatus for fodder and forage/ forage drying apparatus
  • Drying apparatus and installations


  • Electric appliances for making yogurt
  • Electric cooktops
  • Electric fans for personal use
  • Electric lamps
  • Electric torches/ flashlights
  • Electrically heated carpets
  • Electrically heated clothing
  • Electrically heated mugs
  • Evaporators
  • Expansion tanks for central heating installations
  • Extractor hoods for kitchens


  • Fabric steamers
  • Fairy lights/ string lights for festive decorations
  • Fans [air-conditioning]
  • Fans [parts of air-conditioning installations]
  • Feeding apparatus for heating boilers
  • Fermentation apparatus for industrial purposes
  • Filaments for electric lamps
  • Filters for air conditioning
  • Filters for drinking water
  • Filters for water filtering apparatus
  • Fireplaces, domestic
  • Fittings, shaped, for furnaces/ fittings, shaped, for ovens/ shaped fittings for furnaces/ shaped fittings for ovens
  • Flaming torches
  • Flare stacks for use in the oil industry
  • Flues for heating boilers
  • Flushing tanks
  • Fog machines
  • Food dehydrators, electric
  • Food steamers, electric
  • Footmuffs, electrically heated
  • Footwarmers, electric or non-electric
  • Forges, portable
  • Fountains
  • Freezers
  • Friction lighters for igniting gas
  • Fruit roasters
  • Full-body drying apparatus
  • Fumigation apparatus, not for medical purposes
  • Furnace grates
  • Furnace ash boxes/ ash pits for furnaces
  • Furnaces, other than for laboratory use/ ovens, other than for laboratory use


  • Gas lighters
  • Gas scrubbing apparatus
  • Gas scrubbers [parts of gas installations]/ scrubbers [parts of gas installations]
  • Gas burners
  • Gas boilers
  • Gas lamps
  • Gas condensers, other than parts of machines
  • Germicidal burners
  • Germicidal lamps for purifying air
  • Glow sticks for lighting
  • Glue-heating appliances


  • Hair dryers/ hair driers
  • Hand drying apparatus for washrooms
  • Head torches/ portable handlamps
  • Headlights for automobiles
  • Hearths
  • Heat accumulators
  • Heat regenerators
  • Heat exchangers, not parts of machines
  • Heat guns
  • Heat pumps
  • Heat-stabilized polypropylene pipes for heating installations
  • Heated display cabinets
  • Heaters for baths
  • Heaters for vehicles
  • Heaters for heating irons
  • Heaters, electric, for feeding bottles
  • Heating & cooling apparatus for dispensing hot & cold beverages
  • Heating apparatus
  • Heating installations
  • Heating installations [water]/ hot water heating installations
  • Heating boilers
  • Heating apparatus for solid, liquid, or gaseous fuels
  • Heating apparatus, electric
  • Heating elements
  • Heating plates
  • Heating apparatus for defrosting windows of vehicles
  • Heating filaments, electric
  • Heating cushions, electric, not for medical purposes/ heating pads, electric, not for medical purposes
  • Hot air ovens
  • Hot air apparatus
  • Hot air bath fittings
  • Hot plates
  • Hot water bottles
  • Humidifiers
  • Humidifiers for central heating radiators
  • Hydrants
  • Hydromassage bath apparatus
  • Hydroponic growing systems


  • Ice machines and apparatus
  • Ice cream-making machines
  • Immersion heaters
  • Incandescent burners
  • Incinerators
  • Installations for processing nuclear fuel & nuclear-moderating material
  • Ionization apparatus for the treatment of air or water


  • Kettles, electronic
  • Kiln furniture [supports]
  • Kilns
  • Kitchen ranges [ovens]
  • Kitchen sinks incorporating integrated worktops


  • Laboratory burners
  • Laboratory lamps
  • Lamp mantles/ lamp casings
  • Lamp glasses
  • Lamp chimneys
  • Lamp globes/ globes for lamps
  • Lamp reflectors
  • Lamp shades
  • Lamps
  • Lampshade holders
  • Lanterns for lighting
  • Laundry room boilers/ washing coppers
  • Laundry dryers, electric
  • Lava rocks for use in barbecue grills
  • Level controlling valves in tanks
  • Light bulbs
  • Light bulbs, electric
  • Light bulbs for directional signals for vehicles
  • Light diffusers
  • Light projectors
  • Light-emitting diodes [LED] lighting apparatus
  • Lighting installations for air vehicles
  • Lighting apparatus and installations
  • Lighting apparatus for vehicles
  • Lights for automobiles/ automobile lights
  • Lights for vehicles
  • Lights, electric, for Christmas trees/ electric lights for Christmas trees
  • Light sticks, battery-operated
  • Luminous house numbers
  • Luminous tubes for lighting


  • Magnesium filaments for lighting
  • Malt roasters
  • Membrane apparatus for generating gas
  • Membrane filtration units for water treatment apparatus
  • Membranes for reverse osmosis units
  • Membranes for water filtering apparatus
  • Microbubble generators for baths
  • Microwave ovens [cooking apparatus]
  • Microwave ovens for industrial purposes
  • Milk cooling installations
  • Miners’ lamps
  • Mixer taps/ mixer faucets for water pipes
  • Motorcycle lights
  • Multicookers


  • Nail lamps
  • Nuclear reactors


  • Oil lamps
  • Oil burners
  • Oil-scrubbing apparatus
  • Ornamental fountains
  • Oven fittings made of fireclay
  • Oxyhydrogen burners
  • Ozonizers for sanitizing purposes


  • Pasteurizers
  • Petrol burners
  • Pipes [parts of sanitary installations] / water pipes for sanitary installations
  • Plate warmers
  • Pocket warmers
  • Polymerization installations
  • Pounded rice cake-making machines, electric, for household purpose
  • Pressure cooking saucepans, electric
  • Pressure water tanks
  • Purification installations for sewage


  • Radiator caps
  • Radiators, electric
  • Radiators [heating]
  • Refining towers for distillation
  • Refrigerating cabinets
  • Refrigerating apparatus and machines
  • Refrigerating chambers/ walk-in refrigerators
  • Refrigerating containers
  • Refrigerating appliances and installations
  • Refrigerating display cabinets
  • Refrigerators
  • Refrigerators, cooling apparatus, and freezers for medical storage purposes
  • Regulating accessories for water or gas apparatus and pipes
  • Regulating and safety accessories for gas pipes
  • Regulating and safety accessories for water apparatus
  • Regulating and safety accessories for gas apparatus
  • Reverse osmosis membrane filters for water treatment
  • Reverse osmosis units
  • Roasters
  • Roasting jacks
  • Roasting spits
  • Roasting apparatus/ griddles [cooking appliances]/ grills [cooking appliances]
  • Rotisseries
  • Running lights for vehicles


  • Safety lamps
  • Safety accessories for water or gas apparatus and pipes
  • Sanitary apparatus and installations
  • Sauna bath installations
  • Searchlights
  • Shower cubicles/ enclosures
  • Showers
  • Sinks
  • Smart light bulbs
  • Snow-making machines/ snow cannons
  • Sockets for electric lights
  • Socks, electrically heated
  • Solar thermal collectors [heating]
  • Solar furnaces
  • Solar thermal collectors (heating)
  • Sous-vide cookers, electric
  • Spa baths [vessels]
  • Standard lamps/ floor lamps
  • Steam boilers, other than parts of machines
  • Steam generating installations
  • Steam accumulators
  • Steam facial apparatus [saunas]
  • Sterilizers
  • Sterilizers for medical instruments
  • Stills
  • Stoves
  • Stoves [heating apparatus]
  • Street lamps
  • Structural-framework for ovens
  • Swimming pool chlorinating apparatus


  • Tajines, electric/ tagines, electric
  • Tanning beds
  • Taps/ cocks/ faucets/ spigots for pipes and pipelines
  • Taps [faucets]
  • Thermo-pots, electric
  • Thermostatic valves [parts of heating installations]
  • Tobacco roasters
  • Toilet bowls
  • Toilet seats
  • Toilets, portable
  • Toilets [water-closets]/ water closets
  • Tortilla presses, electric
  • Turkish bath cabinets, portable


  • Ultraviolet ray lamps, not for medical purposes
  • Underfloor heating apparatus & installations
  • Urinals [sanitary fixtures]
  • USB-powered cup heaters
  • USB-powered hand warmers


  • Vehicle headlights
  • Vehicle reflectors
  • Ventilation hoods
  • Ventilation [air-conditioning] installations and apparatus
  • Ventilation [air-conditioning] installations for vehicles
  • Ventilation hoods for laboratories
  • Venturi scrubbers


  • Waffle irons, electric
  • Warming pans
  • Wash-hand basins [parts of sanitary installations]/ wash-hand bowls [parts of sanitary installations]
  • Washers for water taps/ faucets
  • Water heaters
  • Water distribution installations
  • Water conduits installations
  • Water purification installations
  • Water filtering apparatus
  • Water sterilizers
  • Water purifying apparatus and machines
  • Water heaters [apparatus]
  • Water softening apparatus and installations
  • Water supply installations
  • Water flushing installations/ flushing apparatus
  • Water intake apparatus
  • Watering installations, automatic
  • Watering machines for agricultural purposes
  • Whirlpool-jet apparatus
  • Wicks adapted for oil stoves
  • Wine cellars, electric


Trademark Class 11 is a specific category established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to classify goods and services related to lighting, heating, steam generation, cooking, refrigeration, drying, ventilating, water supply, and sanitary purposes. This class includes a wide range of products and appliances, such as lighting fixtures, kitchen equipment, heating and cooling devices, refrigerators, and water heaters. Registering a trademark in Class 11 is essential for businesses operating in these industries, as it provides legal protection for their brand identity and exclusive rights to use their trademark for specified goods and services. This classification system aids in consumer identification of products and ensures that trademark owners have the means to enforce their rights if others attempt to use confusingly similar marks in Class 11.

At LegalPillers, we are here to navigate the complications of trademark registration and classification effectively, ensuring that your brand is adequately safeguarded within this important class.

(FAQs) about Trademark Class 11:

What is Trademark Class 11?

  • Trademark Class 11 is one of the categories used by intellectual property offices worldwide, including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), to classify goods and services for trademark registration purposes. It specifically covers products and services related to lighting, heating, steam generation, cooking, refrigeration, drying, ventilating, water supply, and sanitary purposes.

What types of products and services fall under Class 11?

  • Products and services in Class 11 include electric lighting fixtures, heating and cooling apparatus (such as heaters and air conditioning units), cooking appliances (such as stoves and ovens), refrigeration equipment, drying and ventilating appliances, water supply devices, sanitary fixtures, and steam- generating apparatus.

Why is it important to classify goods and services into classes?

  • Classifying goods and services into classes helps streamline the trademark registration process and makes it easier for businesses and consumers to identify and distinguish between products and services in the market. It also ensures that trademark rights are protected and enforced effectively.

Can I register a trademark in multiple classes, including Class 11?

  • Yes, you can register a trademark in multiple classes if your goods or services fall into more than one category. This allows you to protect your brand across various product or service offerings.

What are some examples of products covered under Class 11 for trademark registration?

  • Examples include electric lamps, air conditioners, microwave ovens, refrigerators, clothes dryers, faucets, and steam irons.

How does registering a trademark in Class 11 protect my brand?

  • Registering a trademark in Class 11 grants you exclusive rights to use that trademark for the specified goods and services. It prevents others from using a similar trademark for similar products, protecting your brand identity.

Can I use a registered trademark in Class 11 for unrelated products or services?

  • Trademarks are generally protected only for the specific goods or services they are registered for. Using a registered trademark for unrelated products or services may not be allowed.

What are the potential consequences of using a similar trademark in Class 11 without permission?

  • Using a similar trademark in Class 11 without permission may lead to legal disputes, including trademark infringement claims. This can result in legal actions and financial penalties.

Do I need to register a trademark to use it in Class 11?

  • No, you can use a trademark without registration. However, registering it provides stronger legal protection and exclusive rights.

How do I apply for a trademark in Class 11?

  • You can apply for a trademark in Class 11 by submitting an application to the relevant trademark office in your country or through international trademark registration systems like the Madrid Protocol (for international protection).

What is the difference between a trademark and a patent in Class 11?

  • A trademark protects brand names, logos, and symbols used to identify products or services, while a patent protects inventions or innovations in products or processes.

How long does a trademark registration in Class 11 last?

  • Trademark registration durations vary by country but typically last for 10 years, with the option to renew indefinitely as long as the trademark is in use.

Can I transfer my trademark registration in Class 11 to another party?

  • Yes, trademark registrations can usually be transferred or assigned to another party, subject to certain legal requirements.

What if someone opposes my trademark registration in Class 11?

  • If someone opposes your trademark registration, there may be a legal process to resolve the dispute, depending on your country’s trademark laws.

Can I use a trademark registered in Class 11 internationally?

  • Trademark registrations are typically valid only within the jurisdiction where they are registered. To protect your trademark internationally, you may need to register it in multiple countries or regions.

What happens if my trademark becomes generic in Class 11?

  • If your trademark becomes generic and is commonly used to describe a category of products, you risk losing your exclusive rights to it.

Are there any renewal requirements for Class 11 trademark registrations?

  • Yes, trademark registrations usually require periodic renewal to maintain protection. Renewal periods and requirements vary by country.

Can I cancel a trademark registration in Class 11 if it is not being used?

  • In some jurisdictions, trademark registrations can be canceled if they are not being used for a certain period. However, the specific rules vary by country.

How do I enforce my trademark rights in Class 11?

  • You can enforce your trademark rights through legal action, such as sending cease-and-desist letters or filing trademark infringement lawsuits against those who use your trademark without permission.

Are there any specific guidelines for creating a strong trademark in Class 11?

  • A strong trademark is typically distinctive and not descriptive of the product or service. It is advisable to consult with a trademark attorney to create a trademark that meets legal requirements and effectively represents your brand in Class 11.


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