Trademark Class 8: Hand Tools and Implements (Hand-operated)

Products and services are classified by IPindia.gov.in according to specific categories (also called Classes). Trademarks have to be applied or registered under such specific class or classes as may be applicable. Herewith we are presenting an all inclusive guide to Class 8 of the Trademark Classification!

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Trademark Class 8

Trademark Class 8 pertains to Hand tools and implements [hand-operated], Cutlery, Side arms, Razors.


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Comprehensive list of goods classified under Trademark Class 8.

  1. Building and construction materials and elements of metal
  2. Unprocessed and semi-processed materials of metal, not specified for use
  3. Metal hardware
  4. Doors, gates windows and window coverings of metal
  5. Structures and transportable buildings of metal
  6. Statues and works of art of common metals
  7. Containers, and transportation and packaging articles, of metal
  8. And parts and fittings of all the aforesaid goods, included in the class

Exception to the goods classified under Trademark Class 8:

  1. Certain special instruments;
  2. Machine tools and implements driven by a motor;
  3. Surgical cutlery;
  4. Side arms being firearms;
  5. Paper knives;
  6. Fencing weapons.

A Detailed list of goods classified under Trademark Class 8.


abrading instruments [hand instruments] glaziers’ diamonds [parts of hand tools] priming irons [hand tools]
adzes [tools] goffering irons pruning scissors / secateurs
agricultural implements, hand-operated gouges [hand tools] pruning shears
air pumps, hand-operated grafting tools [hand tools] pruning knives
annular screw plates graving tools [hand tools] punch rings [knuckle dusters] / knuckle dusters
augers [hand tools] grindstones [hand tools] / sharpening wheels [hand tools] punch pliers [hand tools]
awls guns [hand tools] punches [hand tools]
axes guns, hand-operated, for the extrusion of mastics instruments for punching tickets
metal band stretchers [hand tools] hackles [hand tools] rabbeting planes
bayonets hainault scythes rakes [hand tools]
beard clippers hair clippers for personal use, electric and non-electric rammers [hand tools] / pestles for pounding
bench vices [hand implements] hair clippers for animals [hand instruments] rams [hand tools]
bill-hooks hair-removing tweezers rasps [hand tools]
bits [parts of hand tools] hammers [hand tools] ratchets [hand tools]
bits [hand tools] hand drills [hand tools] razor strops
blade sharpening instruments hand tools, hand-operated razor cases
blades for planes hand implements for hair curling razor blades
blades [hand tools] hand pumps razors, electric or non-electric
blades [weapons] harpoons reamer sockets
border shears harpoons for fishing reamers
borers hatchets riveters [hand tools]
bow saws hobby knives [scalpels] riveting hammers [hand tools]
braiders [hand tools] hoes [hand tools] sabres
branding irons holing axes / mortise axes sand trap rakes
breast drills hollowing bits [parts of hand tools] saw blades [parts of hand tools]
budding knives hoop cutters [hand tools] saw holders
can openers, non-electric / tin openers, non-electric hunting knives saws [hand tools]
carpenters’ augers ice picks scaling knives
cattle shearers insecticide vaporizers [hand tools] / insecticide atomizers [hand tools] / insecticide sprayers [hand tools] scissors
caulking irons irons [non-electric hand tools] scrapers [hand tools]
non-electric caulking guns jig-saws scraping tools [hand tools]
centre punches [hand tools] knives screwdrivers
ceramic knives ladles [hand tools] scythe rings
cheese slicers, non-electric ladles for wine scythe stones / whetstones
chisels lasts [shoemakers’ hand tools] scythes
choppers [knives] lawn clippers [hand instruments] sharpening stones
clamps for carpenters or coopers leather strops sharpening steels / knife steels
cleavers levers sharpening instruments
crimping irons lifting jacks, hand-operated shaving cases
crow bars livestock marking tools / cattle marking tools shear blades
curling tongs machetes shearers [hand instruments]
cuticle tweezers / cuticle nippers mallets [hand instruments] shears
cutlery manicure sets shovels [hand tools]
cutter bars [hand tools] manicure sets, electric sickles
cutters marline spikes side arms, other than firearms
cutting tools [hand tools] masons’ hammers silver plate [knives, forks and spoons]
daggers mattocks instruments and tools for skinning animals
implements for decanting liquids [hand tools] milling cutters [hand tools] sledgehammers
depilation appliances, electric and non-electric mincing knives [hand tools] / fleshing knives [hand tools] / meat choppers [hand tools] spades [hand tools]
apparatus for destroying plant parasites, hand-operated mitre [miter (Am.)] boxes [hand tools] spanners [hand tools] / wrenches [hand tools]
dies [hand tools] / screw stocks [hand tools] / screw-thread cutters [hand tools] money scoops spatulas [hand tools]
diggers [hand tools] mortars for pounding spoons
ditchers [hand tools] mortise chisels squares [hand tools]
drawing knives moulding irons / molding irons stamping-out tools [hand tools] / stamps [hand tools]
drill holders [hand tools] nail extractors stone hammers
drills nail drawers [hand tools] stropping instruments
ear-piercing apparatus nail punches sugar tongs
earth rammers [hand tools] nail nippers sword scabbards
edge tools [hand tools] nail files swords
egg slicers, non-electric nail files, electric syringes for spraying insecticides
embossers [hand tools] nail clippers, electric or non-electric table cutlery [knives, forks and spoons] / tableware [knives, forks and spoons]
emery grinding wheels needle files table forks
emery files needle-threaders tap wrenches
engraving needles numbering punches taps [hand tools]
expanders [hand tools] nutcrackers apparatus for tattooing
extension pieces for braces for screw taps oyster openers thistle extirpators [hand tools]
eyelash curlers palette knives tool belts [holders]
farriers’ knives paring irons [hand tools] tree pruners
files [tools] paring knives trowels [gardening]
fingernail polishers, electric or non-electric / nail buffers, electric or non-electric pedicure sets trowels
fire irons penknives truncheons / bludgeons / police batons
fireplace bellows [hand tools] perforating tools [hand tools] tube cutters [hand tools]
fish tapes [hand tools] / draw wires [hand tools] pickaxes tube cutting instruments
flat irons pickhammers / bushhammers tweezers
forks picks [hand tools] vegetable slicers / vegetable knives / vegetable shredders
foundry ladles [hand tools] pin punches vegetable choppers
frames for handsaws pincers / nippers / tongs vices
fruit pickers [hand tools] pizza cutters, non-electric weeding forks [hand tools]
fullers [hand tools] plane irons whetstone holders
fulling tools [hand tools] planes wick trimmers [scissors]
garden tools, hand-operated pliers wire strippers [hand tools]
gimlets [hand tools] polishing irons [glazing tools] / glazing irons metal wire stretchers [hand tools]
abrading instruments [hand instruments] glaziers’ diamonds [parts of hand tools] priming irons [hand tools]


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