Japanese tops the foreign applicants for trademark registration applications in Taiwan every year.  In order for both Taiwanese and Japanese applicants to conveniently searchsimilar trademarks before making trademark registration applications, TIPO compiles the “Similar Groups Corresponding Table for Taiwan/Japan Nice Classification of Goods and Services” based upon Revision 10-2014 of the Nice Classification, and lists the Chinese and Japanese translations of the goods and services and their similar group codes for serving as a reference to the classifications of the designated goods and services and to the prior trademarks searches.   TIPO hopes that the Table could help both Taiwanese and Japanese applicants to make advance planning in filing trademark registration applications.