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All About Trademark Class 44

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All About Trademark Class 44

Trademark Class 44 is one of the 45 classes used by trademark offices, including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) & United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), to categorize goods and services for trademark registration. In Class 44, services related to medical, veterinary, and agricultural fields, as well as services provided by beauty salons and health clubs, are classified. It encompasses a variety of services associated with the well-being of individuals and animals, such as healthcare, medical treatment, nursing, and gardening services. Businesses in these sectors often register their trademarks in this class to protect their brand identity with these services.

Important services included in Trademark Class 44

Trademark Class 44 mainly includes services like medical care, alternative medicine, hygienic and beauty care given to human beings and animals by persons or establishments, and services related to agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture, and forestry. The services that have been included in this trademark class are as given below-

  • Hospital services
  • Telemedicine services
  • Dentistry, optometry and mental health services
  • Medical clinic services and medical analysis services for diagnostic and treatment purposes provided by medical laboratories, such as x-ray examinations and taking of blood samples
  • Therapy services, for instance, physiotherapy and speech therapy
  • Pharmacy advice and preparation of prescriptions by pharmacists
  • Blood bank and human tissue bank services
  • Convalescent home and rest home services
  • Dietary and nutritional advice
  • Health spa services
  • Artificial insemination and in vitro fertilization services
  • Animal breeding
  • Animal grooming
  • Body piercing and tattooing
  • Services related to gardening, for example, plant nursery services, landscape design, landscape gardening, lawn care
  • Services related to floral art like flower arranging, wreath making
  • Weed killing, vermin and pest control for agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture and forestry

Services does not included in Trademark Class 44

  • Vermin and pest control, other than agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture and forestry (included in class 37)
  • Installation and repair services for irrigation devices (included in class 37)
  • Ambulance transport (included in class 39)
  • Slaughtering of animals and taxidermy (included in class 40)
  • Timber felling and processing (included in class 40)
  • Animal training services (included in class 41)
  • Health clubs for physical exercise (included in class 41)
  • Scientific research services for medical purposes (included in class 42)
  • Boarding for animals (included in class 43)
  • Retirement homes (included in class 43)
  • Funerary undertaking (included in class 45)

List of popular examples of Trademark Class 44

  • Looks Salon: Beauty parlours, saloons, massage parlours, etc.
  • Studio 11 Salon & Spa: Salon services
  • Apollo hospitals: Hospitals, healthcare
  • Jawed Habib: Hair salon chain
  • Lenskart: Eye testing consultancy

List of services classified under Trademark Class 44

The detailed list of the medical, veterinary, hygienic and beauty care services and also services related to agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture and forestry that has been covered under this class of trademark are as given below-


  • Acupuncture
  • Aerial and surface spreading of fertilizers and other agricultural chemicals
  • Aesthetician services
  • Alternative medicine services
  • Animal breeding
  • Animal grooming
  • Animal-assisted therapy
  • Aquaculture services
  • Aromatherapy services
  • Art therapy
  • Artificial insemination services
  • Attention Deficit Disorder [ADD] screening services
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder [ADHD] screening services


  • Barbershop services
  • Beautician services
  • Beauty salon services
  • Blood bank services
  • Body piercing


  • Chiropractic
  • Consultancy in the field of viticulture
  • Convalescent home services
  • Cultivation of plants
  • Cultured cell bank services for medical transplantation
  • Cupping therapy


  • Dance therapy
  • Dentistry services
  • Depilatory waxing
  • Diagnosis of visual processing disorders
  • Dietary and nutritional advice


  • Farming equipment rental
  • Flower arranging


  • Gardening


  • Hair dyeing services/ hair colouring services
  • Hair implantation
  • Hairdressing
  • Health assessment services
  • Health care
  • Health spa services
  • Health center/ centre services
  • Health counselling
  • Home-visit nursing care
  • Horticulture
  • Hospice services
  • Hospital services
  • Human Tissue Bank services


  • In vitro fertilization services


  • Landscape architecture 
  • Landscape gardening
  • Landscape design
  • Lawn care
  • Learning disability screening services 


  • Manicuring
  • Massage
  • Medical analysis services for diagnostic and treatment purposes provided by medical laboratories
  • Medical clinic services
  • Medical assistance
  • Medical equipment rental
  • Medical advice for individuals with disabilities
  • Medical examination for quarantine clearance purposes
  • Medical screening
  • Medical treatment using cultured cells
  • Midwife services
  • Music therapy


  • Nursing home services
  • Nursing, medical


  • Occupational therapy
  • Opticians’ services
  • Orthodontic services


  • Palliative care
  • Pest control services for agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture and forestry
  • Pet grooming
  • Pharmacy advice
  • Physiotherapy or physical therapy
  • Plant nursery services
  • Plastic surgery
  • Postnatal care services
  • Preparations of prescription by pharmacists
  • Providing community gardening facilities
  • Providing service animals to individuals with disabilities
  • Pruning of trees
  • Public bath services for hygiene purposes


  • Reforestation services
  • Regenerative medicine services
  • Rehabilitation for substance abuse patients
  • Remote monitoring of medical data for medical diagnosis and treatment
  • Rental of animals for gardening purposes
  • Rental of beehives
  • Rental of bottles and containers containing gas for medical purposes
  • Rental of gardening implements
  • Rental of hair styling apparatus
  • Rental of hydrogen water generators for baths
  • Rental of respiratory masks for artificial respiration
  • Rental of sanitary installations
  • Rental of surgical robots
  • Rest home services


  • Sanatorium services
  • Sauna services
  • Services of a psychologist
  • Solarium services
  • Speech therapy


  • Tattooing
  • Telemedicine services
  • Therapy services
  • Transplanting of trees
  • Tree planting for carbon offsetting purposes
  • Tree surgery
  • Turkish bath services


  • Vaccination services
  • Vermin exterminating agriculture, aquaculture, horticulture, and forestry
  • Veterinary assistance
  • Viticulture services


  • Weed killing
  • Wildlife management
  • Wreath making 


Trademark Class 44 is a crucial category for trademark registration, encompassing a wide range of services related to healthcare, well-being, beauty, and more. Registering a trademark in Class 44 provides legal protection, exclusive rights, and branding opportunities for businesses in these fields. The registration process involves conducting a trademark search, preparing and filing an application, paying fees, undergoing examination, and potentially facing opposition. Successfully registered trademarks in Class 44 help businesses establish their unique brand identity and prevent others from using similar marks for similar services, contributing to their long-term success and reputation in the marketplace.

At LegalPillers, we are here to help you navigate the complexities related to the classification and registration of the trademark, effectively and passionately, ensuring that your trademark is safeguarded within this important trademark class of services. So, choose LegalPillers as your trusted partner for the classification and registration of the trademark.

(FAQs) about Trademark Class 44

  • What is Trademark Class 44?

Trademark Class 44 is one of the 45 classes trademark offices use to categorize goods and services, specifically focusing on services related to healthcare, well-being, and similar fields.

  • What types of services are covered under Class 44?

Class 44 covers services like medical care, veterinary services, dental services, beauty and cosmetic services, wellness programs, horticulture, and more.

  • Why is Class 44 important for businesses?

Businesses in the healthcare, beauty, and wellness industries need to register their trademarks in Class 44 to protect their brand identity and prevent others from using similar marks for similar services.

  • Can a single trademark be registered in multiple classes, including Class 44?

Yes, a trademark can be registered in multiple classes if it is used in connection with services that fall into different categories. It allows broader protection.

  • How do I conduct a trademark search for Class 44?

You can search for existing trademarks in Class 44 through online databases provided by trademark offices or hire a trademark attorney to conduct a comprehensive search.

  • What is the process of registering a trademark in Class 44?

The process involves conducting a trademark search, preparing and filing an application, paying filing fees, undergoing examination by the trademark office, publication for opposition, and eventual registration.

  • How long does it take to register a trademark in Class 44?

The timeframe varies by jurisdiction but can take several months to a year or more, depending on factors like the backlog of applications and potential opposition.

  • What is the difference between Class 44 and Class 45?

Class 44 covers services related to healthcare and well-being, while Class 45 covers services related to personal and social services provided by others, such as legal services and security services.

  • What happens if someone opposes my trademark registration in Class 44?

If opposition occurs, it may lead to a legal proceeding where both parties present their arguments, and the trademark office will decide whether the registration should proceed.

  • Can I use my trademark as soon as I file the application in Class 44?

In some jurisdictions, you can use the trademark once the application is filed, but complete protection is granted upon registration.

  • What is the duration of trademark protection in Class 44?

Trademark protection can last indefinitely as long as you continue to renew the registration at the required intervals.

  • Can a trademark in Class 44 be transferred or licensed to others?

Yes, trademark owners in Class 44 can license or transfer their trademark rights to others, allowing them to use the trademark for specified services.

  • What are the common reasons for trademark application rejection in Class 44?

Common reasons include a lack of distinctiveness, similarity to existing trademarks, and incorrect classification.

  • What is the Madrid System for international trademark registration in Class 44?

The Madrid System allows trademark owners to seek protection in multiple countries by filing a single international application.

  • Can I change the services covered by my trademark registration in Class 44 after it’s approved?

It may be possible to amend the services, but changes must comply with trademark office guidelines and not broaden the scope significantly.

  • How do I renew my trademark registration in Class 44?

Trademark renewals typically involve filing the necessary paperwork and paying renewal fees at specified intervals, which vary by jurisdiction.

  • Can I use the ® symbol with my registered trademark in Class 44?

Once your trademark is registered, you can use the ® symbol to indicate its registered status.

  • What is the benefit of registering a trademark in Class 44 over-relying on common law rights?

Registering provides stronger legal protection and nationwide recognition, making it easier to enforce your trademark rights.

  • What should I do if I believe someone is infringing on my trademark rights in Class 44?

Consult with a trademark attorney to assess the situation and take appropriate legal action, such as sending a cease-and-desist letter or filing a lawsuit.

  • Are there any ongoing obligations for trademark owners in Class 44?

Trademark owners must maintain and protect their trademarks by renewing them at the required intervals and actively monitoring and enforcing their rights against potential infringers.

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