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According to Nice classification heading for class 9 states Scientific, nautical, surveying, photographic, cinematographic, optical, weighing, measuring, signalling, checking [supervision], life-saving and teaching apparatus and instruments; Apparatus and instruments for conducting, switching, transforming, accumulating, regulating or controlling electricity; Apparatus for recording, transmission or reproduction of sound or images; Magnetic data carriers, recording discs; Compact discs, dvds and other digital recording media; Mechanisms for coin-operated apparatus; Cash registers, calculating machines, data processing equipment, computers; Computer software; Fire-extinguishing apparatus are included in Class 9
The heading gives you a brief broad overview about what exactly is including in a particular class. This Class includes, in particular: – apparatus and instruments for scientific research in laboratories; – apparatus and instruments for controlling ships, such as apparatus and instruments for measuring and for transmitting orders; – protractors; – punched card office machines; – all computer programs and software regardless of recording media or means of dissemination, that is, software recorded on magnetic media or downloaded from a remote computer network. This Class does not include, in particular: – the following electrical apparatus and instruments: (a) electromechanical apparatus for the kitchen (grinders and mixers for foodstuffs, fruit presses, electrical coffee mills, etc.), and certain other apparatus and instruments driven by an electrical motor, all coming under Class 7; (b) apparatus for pumping or dispensing fuels (Cl. 7); (c) electric razors, clippers (hand instruments) and flat irons (Cl. 8); (d) electrical apparatus for space heating or for the heating of liquids, for cooking, ventilating, etc. (Cl. 11); (e) electric toothbrushes and combs (Cl. 21); – clocks and watches and other chronometric instruments (Cl. 14); – control clocks (Cl. 14); – amusement and game apparatus adapted for use with an external display screen or monitor (Cl. 28).