Trademark Class 4: Unraveling the Candle and Oil Trademark Class

Published On: May 20, 2022Last Updated: Mar 20, 20242.8 min read

Trademark class 4 covers a wide variety of goods in relation to candle and oil. This oil trademark class, specifically also covers all types of industrial oils, and more. Understanding the class 4 trademark is important for you, if you have a business of producing oil or candle and want to register a trademark online in India. In this blog, we will cover all the inclusions and exclusions of the oil trademark class and the candle trademark class in detail with examples. 

What is trademark class 4? 

Class 4 of trademark is one of the specific 45 classifications that help in separating goods and services in the trademark registration process. Moreover, since many business owners often have no awareness of the technical terms, they look for the specific trademark classes, such as oil trademark class, or candle trademark class. A good thing is that class 10 covers both oils and candles, etc. So, now that we understand the meaning of this classification, let’s also see what it includes. 

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What goods are included in the oil trademark class?

The oil trademark class is the class 10 itself. In the category of oils, the class includes industrial oils, lubricants, and greases, etc., such as: 

  • Firstly, industrial oils and greases
  • Lubricants
  • Dust absorbing, wetting, and binding compositions
  • Fuels (including motor spirit)
  • Lastly, Non chemical additives for oils and fuels

Also Read: Documents Required for Trademark Registration

What goods are included in the candle trademark class?

Apart from the industrial oils and lubricants, etc. the trademark class 4 explicitly mentions luminants. Hence, making it the appropriate trademark class for candle and certain other lighting materials. So, if you are looking to trademark a candle, class 4 is the right way to go.  

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Other important goods included in trademark class 4

  • Firstly, Industrial oils and greases: Automotive engine oils, Casting oils, etc.
  • Lubricants: Automobile and automotive lubricants, etc.
  • Dust absorbing, wetting, and binding compositions
  • Fuels: Motor spirit, High-octane petrol, Liquefied petroleum, etc.
  • Illuminants
  • Lastly, Candles and wicks for lighting

Also Read: Trademark Jurisdiction in India

Goods excluded from class 4 trademark

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  • Bharat petroleum: Petrol, diesel, gas, fuel oil, industrial oils, greases, lubricants, other fuels, and illuminants.
  • Gail: Fuels
  • Servo Indian oil: Industrial oils and greases, lubricants, etc.
  • Hindustan petroleum: Industrial oils and greases, lubricants, fuels, etc
  • Reliance: Industrial oils and greases, lubricants, fuels, illuminants, etc.
  • Shell: Industrial oils and greases, lubricants, etc.
  • Valvoline: Lubricating oils and greases.
  • Castrol: Oils for heating, lighting, and lubricating.
  • Veedol: Lubricants and greases.
  • Gulf: Petroleum and its products.
  • Motul: Industrial oils and greases; lubricants, and fuels.
  • Elf: Petroleum products. 
  • Honda: Industrial oils and greases, lubricants, etc.
  • Suzuki: Lubricating oils for internal combustion engines.

Also Read: All About Unconventional Trademarks in India

All trademark Class 4 goods are listed below

Class Term


In certain situations, it might also be possible that your mark falls in more than just class 10 of trademarks. In that case, you can also opt to file a multi class trademark application. So, connect for more information! 

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