Explanatory Note

Class 38 includes mainly services allowing at least one person to communicate with another by a sensory means. Such services include those which:

(1) allow one person to talk to another,

(2) transmit messages from one person to another, and

(3) place a person in oral or visual communication with another (radio and television).


This Class includes, in particular:

– services which consist essentially of the diffusion of radio or television programmes.


This Class does not include, in particular:

– radio advertising services (Cl. 35);

– telephone marketing (telemarketing) services (Cl. 35).