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All About Trademark Class 6

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All About Trademark Class 6

Trademark Class 6 is one of the 45 classes used by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and other trademark authorities to categorize goods and services for the purpose of trademark registration. Class 6 primarily includes metal goods and products made of metal. This class encompasses a wide range of items, such as common metal items like pipes, tubes, and sheets, as well as more specialized metal products like locks, safes, and metal hardware. Trademark applicants seeking protection for their brand names or logos on metal-based products would typically file their applications under Class 6 to indicate the specific category of goods they intend to protect, making it easier to differentiate their trademarks from those in other classes.

Important goods included in Trademark Class 6

Under the trademark class 6, metal goods and hardware items are included. The trademark class 6 has covered the following goods and products:

  • Various common Metals and Alloys of these
  • Metal Ores and Compounds
  • Moulds, Structures, and Wires of Metals
  • Metals used in Railways
  • Statues made of Metals
  • Metal Containers and Dispensers
  • Articles made of Metals such as Pipes, Doors, Windows, Chains, Hoses, Fittings, etc.
  • Various Articles of Ironmongery and Metal Hardware
  • Armor Plating
  • Welding and Soldering Materials
  • Ladders and Scaffoldings
  • And, other goods and articles of Metals not covered in other Classes

Some specific examples of goods that fall under Class 6

  • Common metals and their alloys
  • Metal building materials, such as pipes and tubes of metal, doors, and windows of metal, and roofing materials of metal
  • Transportable buildings of metal
  • Materials of metal for railway tracks
  • Non-electric cables and wires of common metal
  • Ironmongery and small items of metal hardware, such as locks, keys, bolts, screws, nails, and other fasteners
  • Pipes and tubes of metal
  • Safes and cash boxes
  • Metal containers for storage or transport
  • Metal statues and works of art

Goods does not included in Trademark Class 6

  • Bauxite
  • Mercury
  • Antimony
  • Alkaline
  • Alkaline-earth metals
  • Metals in foil and powder form for painters, decorators, printers, and artists


List of popular examples of Trademark Class 6

  • Tata Steel: Ores, metals, metal alloys, and other products.
  • JSW: Iron & steel products
  • Mahindra: Common metals & their alloys, metal building materials, etc.
  • Godrej: Safes, strong rooms, metal doors, door fittings, locks, etc.
  • Adani: Common metals & their alloys, ores; metal building materials, etc.
  • Jindal: Steel pipes, tube & fittings.
  • SAIL: Common metals & their alloys, metal building materials, etc.
  • Hindalco: Aluminium ingots and other items of aluminium.
  • NMDC TMT: Common metals & their alloys, metal building materials, etc.
  • APL Apollo: Galvanized pipes and tubes.
  • Lloyds Metals: Common metals & their alloys, ores, metal materials for building, etc.
  • Tinplate: Tin plates, tin plates packing containers, etc.

List of Goods under Trademark Class 6


  • Accordion doors of metal
  • Acoustic panels of metal
  • Adhesive tags of metals for bags
  • Advertisement Columns of Metal
  • Alloys of Common Metal
  • Aluminium
  • Aluminium foil for cooking purposes
  • Aluminium Wire
  • Aluminium Foil
  • Anchor Plates and Tie Plates
  • Anchors
  • Angle Irons of metal
  • Anti-friction Metal
  • Anvils
  • Anvils [Portable]
  • Arbours [Structures of Metal]
  • Armor-plating of metal
  • Armoured Doors of Metal or Armored Doors of Metal
  • Aviaries [Structures] of Metal


  • Badges of metal for vehicles
  • Balls of steel
  • Balustrades of metal
  • Bands of Metal for Tying-up Purposes/ Wrapping or Binding Bands of Metal
  • Barbed Wire
  • Barrel Hoops of Metal
  • Barrels of metal
  • Bars for metal railings
  • Baskets of metal
  • Bathtub Grab Bars of Metal
  • Beacons of Metal, Non-Luminous
  • Beak-irons [Bick-irons]
  • Beams of metal/ girders of metal
  • Bed Casters of Metal
  • Bells for animals
  • Bells
  • Belt Stretchers of Metal
  • Beryllium [Glucinium]
  • Bicycle Parking Installations of Metal
  • Binding Screws of Metal for Cables
  • Binding Thread of Metal for Agricultural Purposes
  • Bindings of Metal
  • Bird Baths [Structures of Metal]
  • Blooms [Metallurgy]
  • Bolts of metal
  • Bolts, Flat
  • Bottle Caps of Metal
  • Bottle Closures of Metal/ Bottle Fasteners of Metal
  • Bottles [containers] of metal for compressed gas or liquid air
  • Box Fasteners for Metal
  • Boxes of Common Metal
  • Boxes of metal for dispensing paper towel
  • Braces/ harness of metal for handling Loads
  • Brackets of metal for building
  • Brackets of metal for furniture
  • Branching Pipes of Metal
  • Brass, unwrought, or semi-wrought
  • Brazing Alloys
  • Bright steel bars
  • Bronze
  • Bronzes for Tombstones/ Monuments of Bronze for Tombs
  • Bronzes [Works of Art]
  • Buckles of Common Metal [Hardware]
  • Building/ construction Materials of Metal
  • Building/ construction materials of metal with soundproofing qualities
  • Building Panels of Metal
  • Buildings, Transportable, of Metal
  • Buildings of metal
  • Burial vaults of metal
  • Busts of common metal


  • Cabanas of Metal
  • Cable Joints of Metal, Non-Electrical/ Cable Linkages of metal, Non-Electrical
  • Cables of metal and non-electric
  • Cadmium
  • Casement Windows of Metal
  • Cashboxes (Metal or non-metal)
  • Casings of Metal for Oil Wells
  • Cask Stands of Metal
  • Casks of metal
  • Cast Steel
  • Cast iron, unwrought or semi-wrought
  • Cattle Chains
  • Ceilings of metal
  • Celtium [Hafnium] or Hafnium [Celtium]
  • Cermets
  • Chains of metal
  • Check/ guard rails of metal for railways
  • Chests of Metal for Food or Meat Safes of Metal
  • Chests of metal or bins of metal
  • Chicken Houses of Metal
  • Chill-molds [Foundry] / Chill-molds [Foundry]
  • Chimney Cowls of Metal
  • Chimney Pots of Metal
  • Chimney Shafts of Metal
  • Chimneys of Metal
  • Chrome Iron
  • Chrome Ores
  • Chromium
  • Cladding of metal for building
  • Clips of metal for cables and pipes
  • Clips of metal for sealing bags
  • Closures of Metal for Containers
  • Clothes Hooks of Metal
  • Cobalt, Raw
  • Collars of Metal for Fastening Pipes
  • Common metals, unwrought or semi-wrought
  • Containers of Metal for Storing Acids
  • Containers of Metal [Storage, Transport]
  • Containers of Metal for Compressed Gas or Liquid Air
  • Containers of Metal for Liquid Fuel
  • Copper, unwrought or semi-wrought
  • Copper Rings
  • Copper Wire, Not Insulated
  • Cornices of metal
  • Cotter pins of metal
  • Couplings of metal for chains
  • Covers specially made for handling and transport of metal bottles for compressed gas
  • Crampons [Climbing Irons]
  • Cramps Of Metal [Crampons] / Crampons Of Metal [Cramps]
  • Crash Barriers of Metal for Roads
  • Crucifixes of common metal, other than jewellery


  • Dispensers of metal for dog waste bags
  • Diving Boards of Metal
  • Door Stops of Metal
  • Door scrapers
  • Door Bells of Metal and Non-Electric
  • Door Closers of metal, Non-electric, and Door Springs of metal, Non-electric
  • Door fasteners of metal
  • Door Knockers of Metal
  • Door handles made of metal
  • Door Panels of Metal
  • Door Bolts of Metal
  • Door openers, non-electric
  • Door Frames of Metal and Door Casings of Metal
  • Door Fittings Made of Metal
  • Doors of metal
  • Dowels of metal/ pegs (pins) of metal/ pins (pegs) of metal
  • Drain pipes of metal
  • Drain Traps [Valves] of Metal
  • Duckboards of metal
  • Ducts of Metal for Central Heating Installations/ Ducts and Pipes of Metal for Central Heating Installations, and Pipes of Metal for Central Heating Installations
  • Ducts of Metal for Ventilating and Air Conditioning Installations


  • Elbows of Metal for Pipes
  • Enclosures of Metal for Tombs
  • Eye bolts or screw rings


  • Fences of metal
  • Ferrules of Metal for Walking Sticks
  • Ferrules of Metal for Handles
  • Ferrules of Metal
  • Figurines [statuettes] of common metal or statuettes of common metal
  • Filings of metal
  • Firedogs [Andirons]
  • Fireplace grates of metal
  • Fireplace mantles of metal
  • Fish Plates [Rails]
  • Fittings of Metal for Windows
  • Fittings of Metal for Building
  • Fittings of Metal for Compressed Air lines
  • Fittings of Metal for Coffins
  • Fittings of Metal for Furniture
  • Fittings of Metal for Beds
  • Flagpoles (structures) of metal
  • Flanges of metal [collars]
  • Flashing of Metal for Building
  • Floating Docks of Metal for Mooring Boats
  • Floating Containers of Metal
  • Floor tiles made of metal
  • Floors of metal
  • Foils of metal for wrapping and packaging
  • Folding doors of metal
  • Foundry Molds [Moulds] of Metal
  • Frames of Metal for Building
  • Framework of Metal for Building
  • Furnace Fireguards of Metal
  • Furniture Casters of Metal


  • Galena [Ore]
  • Gates of Metal
  • Germanium
  • Gold Solder
  • Gratings of Metal or Grilles of Metal
  • Grave Slabs of Metal or Tomb Slabs of Metal
  • Grease Nipples
  • Greenhouse Frames of Metal
  • Greenhouses of Metal, Transportable
  • Gutter Pipes of Metal


  • Handcuffs
  • Handling Pallets of Metal
  • Hinges of Metal
  • Hooks [metal hardware]
  • Hooks of metal for roofing slates
  • Hooks of Metal for Clothes Rails
  • Hoppers of metal, non-mechanical
  • Horseshoe Nails
  • Horticulture frame of metals/ cold frames of metal
  • Hot-rolled steel bars
  • House Numbers of Metal, Non-Luminous


  • Ice Molds of Metal
  • Identification Bracelets of Metal
  • Indium
  • Ingots of Common Metal
  • Insect Screens of Metal
  • Iron Slabs
  • Iron, unwrought, or semi-wrought
  • Iron Strip/Hoop Iron
  • Iron Wire
  • Iron Ores
  • Ironmongery* or Hardware* of Metal, Small
  • Ironwork for Windows
  • Ironwork for Doors


  • Jalousies of Metal
  • Jets of metal
  • Joists of metal
  • Junctions of Metal for Pipes


  • Keys of metal
  • Knobs of Metal


  • Labels of metal
  • Ladders of metal
  • Latch bars of metal
  • Latches of metal
  • Laths of metal
  • Latticework of Metal/Trellis of Metal
  • Lead Seals
  • Lead, unwrought, or semi-wrought
  • Letter Boxes of Metal
  • Letters and Numerals of Common Metal, Except Type
  • Limonite
  • Linings of Metal for building
  • Lintels of metal
  • Loading Pallets of Metal
  • Loading Gauge Rods, Of Metal, For Railway Wagons
  • Lock Bolts
  • Locks of Metal Other Than Electric
  • Locks of metal for vehicles
  • Locks of metal for bags


  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
  • Manhole Covers of Metal
  • Manifolds of Metal for Pipelines
  • Masts of metal
  • Materials of metal for funicular railway permanent ways
  • Memorial Plates of Metal or Memorial Plaques of Metal
  • Metal cages for wild animals
  • Metal ramps for use in vehicles
  • Metals in foil or powder form for 3D printers
  • Metals in Powder Form*
  • Mobile Boarding Stairs of Metal for Passengers
  • Molybdenum Iron
  • Molybdenum
  • Monuments of Metal
  • Monuments of metal for tombs
  • Mooring Bollards of Metal
  • Mooring Buoys of Metal
  • Mouldings of metal for building
  • Mouldings of metal for cornices


  • Nails of metal
  • Name plates/ identity plates of metal
  • Nickel
  • Nickel-silver/ German-silver
  • Niobium
  • Nozzles of metal
  • Nuts of Metal


  • Oil drainage containers of metal
  • Ores of metal
  • Outdoor Blinds Made of Metal


  • Packaging Containers of Metal
  • Padlocks of metal, other than electronic
  • Paint Spraying Booths of Metal or Booths of Metal for Spraying Paint
  • Palings of Metal
  • Partitions of metal
  • Paving Blocks of Metal
  • Paving Slabs of Metal
  • Peeled metal bars
  • Penstock pipes of metal
  • Pigsties of Metal
  • Pillars of Metal for Buildings
  • Pins [metal Hardware]
  • Pipe Muffs of Metal
  • Pipes/ tubes of metal
  • Pipework of Metal
  • Pitons of metal
  • Platforms, prefabricated, of metal
  • Plugs of Metal/ Bungs of Metal
  • Poles of Metal
  • Porches (structures) of metal
  • Posts of Metal
  • Posts of metal for power lines or poles of metal for power lines
  • Pot Hooks of Metal
  • Prefabricated Houses [ready-to-assemble) of Metal
  • Preserve tins/ tin cans
  • Prize cups of common metal
  • Props of Metal
  • Pulleys of metal, other than for machines
  • Pyrophoric Metals


  • Queue ticket dispensers of metal


  • Rails of metal
  • Railway Points and Railway Switches
  • Railway Material of Metal
  • Railway Sleepers of Metal and Railroad Ties of Metal
  • Recycling bins of metal
  • Reels of metal, non-mechanical, for flexible hoses
  • Refractory Construction Materials of Metal
  • Registration Plates of Metal or Number plates of Metal
  • Reinforcing Materials, of Metal, for Concrete
  • Reinforcing Materials of Metal for Pipes
  • Reinforcing Materials Made of Metal for Building
  • Reinforcing Materials of Metal for Machine Belts
  • Rings of Metal or Stop Collars of Metal
  • Rivets of Metal
  • Road signs, non-luminous & non-mechanical of metal
  • Rocket Launching Platforms for Metal
  • Rockfall prevention nets of metal
  • Rods of Metal for Brazing
  • Rods of Metal for Brazing and Welding
  • Rods of Metal for Welding
  • Roller Blinds of Steel
  • Roof Flashing of Metal
  • Roof Gutters of Metal
  • Roof flashing of metal
  • Roof Coverings Made of Metal
  • Roofing Tiles of Metal
  • Roofing of metal
  • Roofing of Metal, Incorporating Photovoltaic Cells
  • Rope Thimbles of Metal
  • Ropes of metal
  • Runners of Metal for Sliding Doors


  • Safes/ strong boxes, metal or non-metal
  • Safes, electronic
  • Safety Cashboxes
  • Safety Chains of Metal
  • Sash fasteners of metal for windows
  • Scaffolding of metal
  • Screw Tops of Metal for Bottles
  • Screws of metal
  • Sealing Caps of Metal
  • Sew-on tags of metal for clothing
  • Sheaf Binders of Metal
  • Sheet Piles of Metal or Pilings of Metal
  • Sheets and Plates of Metal
  • Shims
  • Shoe dowels of metal
  • Shoe pegs of metal
  • Shuttering of Metal for Concrete
  • Shutters of metal
  • Signaling Panels, Non-Luminous and Non-Mechanical, of Metal
  • Signboards of Metal
  • Signs, non-luminous and non-mechanical, of metal
  • Silicon Iron
  • Sills of metal
  • Silos of Metal
  • Silver Solder
  • Silver-plated Tin Alloys
  • Skating Rinks [Structures] of Metal
  • Slabs of metal for building
  • Sleeves [metal hardware]
  • Slings of Metal for Handling Loads
  • Soldering Wire of Metal
  • Soundproof booths, transportable, of metal
  • Split rings of common metal for keys
  • Spring Locks
  • Springs [metal hardware]
  • Spurs
  • Stables of Metal
  • Stair Treads [Steps] of Metal
  • Staircases of metal
  • Stakes of metal for plants or trees
  • Statues of Common Metal
  • Steel, unwrought or semi-wrought
  • Steel Alloys
  • Steel Strip or Hoop Steel
  • Steel Wire
  • Steel Masts
  • Steel Sheets
  • Steel Tubes and Steel Pipes
  • Steel Buildings
  • Step Stools of Metal
  • Steps [Ladders] of Metal
  • Stoppers of metal
  • Stops of Metal
  • Strap-hinges of metal
  • Straps of metal for handling Loads or Belts of Metal for Handling Loads and
  • Street Gutters of Metal
  • Stretchers for Iron Bands [Tension Links]
  • Stretchers for Metal Bands [Tension Links]
  • Stringers [Parts of Staircases] of Metal
  • Swimming Pools [Metal Structures]
  • Swing doors of metal


  • Tacks/ Brads of metal
  • Tanks of Metal and Reservoirs of Metal
  • Tantalum [Metal]
  • Taps/ faucets of metals for casks
  • Telegraph Posts of Metal
  • Telephone Booths of Metal or Telephone Boxes of Metal
  • Telpher Cables
  • Tension Links
  • Tent Pegs of Metal
  • Thread of Metal for Tying-Up Purposes
  • Tile Flooring Made of Metal
  • Tiles of metal for buildings
  • Tin
  • Tinfoil
  • Tinplate Packings
  • Tinplate
  • Titanium Iron/ Ferrotitanium
  • Titanium
  • Toilet paper dispensers of metal
  • Tombac
  • Tombs of metal
  • Tombstone Plaques of Metal
  • Tombstone Stelae of Metal
  • Tool Boxes of Metal, Empty
  • Tool Chests of Metal, Empty
  • Towel Dispensers, of Metal
  • Transport Pallets of Metal
  • Traps for Wild Animals
  • Trays of metal
  • Tree Protectors of Metal
  • Troughs of Metal for Mixing Mortar
  • Tubbing of Metal
  • Tungsten Iron
  • Tungsten
  • Turnstiles of Metal
  • Turntables [Railways]


  • Valves of metal other than parts of machines
  • Vanadium
  • Vats of metal
  • Vaults of Metal [Burial]
  • Vice Claws of Metal


  • Wainscotting of metal
  • Wall Plugs of Metal
  • Wall Cladding of Metal for Building
  • Wall Linings of Metal for Building
  • Wall Tiles of Metal
  • Washers of metal
  • Waste dumpsters of metal, other than for medical use
  • Water-pipe valves of metal
  • Water-pipes of metal
  • Weather- or Wind-vanes of metal/ weather vanes of metal/ wind vanes of metal
  • Wheel Clamps [Boots]
  • White Metal
  • Wind-driven bird-repelling devices made of metal
  • Window Stops of Metal
  • Window Pulleys/ Sash Pulleys of metal
  • Window Casement Bolts
  • Window fasteners made of metal
  • Window Frames of Metal
  • Window openers of metal, non-electric
  • Window Closers of metal, Non-Electric
  • Window ventlights of metal
  • Windows of Metal
  • Wire of Common Metal
  • Wire Cloth or Wire Gauze
  • Wire Stretchers [Tension Links]
  • Wire of Common Metal Alloys, Except Fuse Wire
  • Wire rope
  • Works of art of common metal


  • Zinc
  • Zip/ cables ties of metal
  • Zirconium


Trademark Class 6 is designated for metal goods and products made of metal. It includes a broad spectrum of metal items, from basic materials like pipes and sheets to more specialized products such as locks and safes. Trademark applicants use Class 6 to specify their intention to protect brand names or logos on metal-based products, ensuring clarity and differentiation from trademarks in other classes.

At LegalPillers, we are here to help you in reducing the complexities of classification & registration of the Trademark, and ensure that your band has been safeguarded within this trademark class.


(FAQs) about Trademark Class 6:

  • What is Trademark Class 6?

Trademark Class 6 is one of the 45 categories used to classify goods and services for trademark registration. It specifically covers metal goods and products made of metal.

  • Why is Class 6 important for trademark registration?

Class 6 helps trademark authorities and applicants clearly identify and categorize goods related to metal products, making it easier to grant and protect trademarks within this specific industry.

  • What are some common examples of Class 6 goods?

Common examples include metal pipes, tubes, sheets, locks, safes, nuts, bolts, and various metal hardware.

  • Can I register a trademark for a metal product in a different class?

No, it is important to choose the class that most accurately represents the nature of your goods. Using the correct class ensures proper protection and avoids confusion.

  • Can I register a brand name for a metal product if it is not made of metal?

No, if the primary material of the product is not metal, it should be classified under the appropriate class for that material (e.g., Class 17 for rubber goods).

  • Can I register a trademark for non-metal goods within Class 6?

Yes, Class 6 can also include some goods that are not entirely metal, such as metal badges or decorative items.

  • What is the registration process for Class 6 trademarks?

The registration process involves filing an application with the relevant trademark office, paying fees, and meeting their requirements, such as providing a specimen of the trademark as used on metal goods.

  • How long does it take to register a Class 6 trademark?

The timeframe varies by jurisdiction and can take several months to a few years, depending on factors like the backlog of applications and examination procedures.

  • Can I register a trademark for a brand name and logo in Class 6?

Yes, you can register trademarks for both brand names and logos related to metal products within Class 6.

  • Can I sell goods in Class 6 without a registered trademark?

Yes, you can sell metal products without a registered trademark. However, registering your trademark provides legal protection and exclusive rights to use that mark on your goods.

  • What happens if someone else uses my registered Class 6 trademark?

You have the legal right to enforce your trademark and take action against unauthorized users, which may include legal proceedings or negotiations.

  • Can I trademark a generic term in Class 6?

Trademark protection is typically not granted to generic terms, but distinctive terms or logos associated with metal products may be eligible for registration.

  • What are the renewal requirements for Class 6 trademarks?

Trademarks generally require periodic renewal, typically every 10 years, to maintain their protection. You must continue to use the trademark in commerce to be eligible for renewal.

  • Can I expand my Class 6 trademark to cover additional metal products later?

Yes, you can file for additional goods or services under the same trademark registration or file a new application to expand your coverage.

  • How do I determine the correct classification for my metal product?

You should consult the official classification system of your country’s trademark office or seek legal advice to ensure proper classification.

  • Can I file a Class 6 trademark application internationally?

Yes, you can use the Madrid System to file a single international trademark application that covers multiple countries, including those in Class 6.

  • Can I use a Class 6 trademark for services related to metal products?

No, trademarks are used to protect goods, not services. Service-related trademarks are classified differently.


  • What is the difference between Class 6 and Class 14 (jewelry)?

Class 6 covers metal goods, while Class 14 pertains to jewelry made of precious metals. The distinction lies in the primary material and use of the goods.

  • Can I apply for a Class 6 trademark if my metal product is also used in construction?

Yes, Class 6 encompasses various metal products used in construction, so it can be appropriate for such items.

  • What are the potential benefits of trademarking my metal product?

Trademarking offers legal protection, exclusive rights to use the mark, brand recognition, and the ability to take legal action against infringers, helping safeguard your business and products in the metal industry.


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