SIC CODES

SIC Activities for the term publishing

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SIC Codes containing publishing

There are 14 Economic Activities in all levels that containg the word "PUBLISHING" in their name or detailed description. Have you that what you are searching for?

  • Class 5813
    Publishing of newspapers, journals and periodicals
    This class includes:
    ~ PUBLISHING of newspapers, including advertising newspapers
    ~ PUBLISHING of periodicals and other journals, including PUBLISHING of radio and television schedules

    Publishing can be done in print or electronic form, including on the Internet.

  • Class 5820
    Software publishing
    This class includes:
    ~ PUBLISHING of ready-made (non-customized) software:
    ~ operating systems
    ~ business and other applications
    ~ computer games for all platforms

  • Class 5811
    Book publishing
    This class includes the activities of PUBLISHING books in print, electronic (CD, electronic displays etc.) or audio form or on the Internet.

    This class includes:
    ~ PUBLISHING of books, brochures, leaflets and similar publications, including PUBLISHING of dictionaries and encyclopedias
    ~ PUBLISHING of atlases, maps and charts
    ~ PUBLISHING of audio books
    ~ PUBLISHING of encyclopedias etc. on CD-ROM

  • Class 5812
    Publishing of directories and mailing lists
    This class includes the PUBLISHING of lists of facts/information (databases) that are protected in their form, but not in their content. These lists can be published in printed or electronic form.

    This class includes:
    ~ PUBLISHING of mailing lists
    ~ PUBLISHING of telephone books
    ~ PUBLISHING of other directories and compilations, such as case law, pharmaceutical compendia etc.


  • Class 5819
    Other PUBLISHING activities
    This class includes:
    ~ PUBLISHING (including on-line) of:
    ~ catalogs
    ~ photos, engravings and postcards
    ~ greeting cards
    ~ forms
    ~ posters, reproduction of works of art
    ~ advertising material
    ~ other printed matter
    ~ on-line PUBLISHING of statistics or other information

  • Class 5920
    Sound recording and music PUBLISHING activities
    This class includes:
    ~ production of original (sound) master recordings, such as tapes, CDs
    ~ sound recording service activities in a studio or elsewhere, including the production of taped (i.e. non-live) radio programming, audio for film, television etc.
    ~ music PUBLISHING, i.e. activities of:
    ~ acquiring and registering copyrights for musical compositions
    ~ promoting, authorizing and using these compositions in recordings, radio, television, motion pictures, live performances, print and other media
    ~ distributing sound recordings to wholesalers, retailers or directly to the public

    Units engaged in these activities may own the copyright or act as administrator of the music copyrights on behalf of the copyright owners.

    This class also includes:
    ~ PUBLISHING of music and sheet books

  • Class 8219
    Photocopying, document preparation and other specialized office support activities
    This class includes a variety of copying, document preparation and specialized office support activities. The document copying/printing activities included here cover only short-run type printing activities.

    This class includes:
    ~ document preparation
    ~ document editing or proofreading
    ~ typing, word processing, or desktop PUBLISHING
    ~ secretarial support services
    ~ transcription of documents, and other secretarial services
    ~ letter or resume writing
    ~ provision of mailbox rental and other mailing activities (except direct mail advertising)
    ~ photocopying
    ~ duplicating
    ~ blueprinting
    ~ other document copying services without also providing printing services, such as offset printing, quick printing, digital printing, prepress services

  • Group 582
    Software publishing
    See class 5820.
  • Group 592
    Sound recording and music PUBLISHING activities
    See class 5920.
  • Group 581
    Publishing of books, periodicals and other PUBLISHING activities
    This group includes activities of PUBLISHING books, newspapers, magazines and other periodicals, directories and mailing lists, and other works such as photos, engravings, postcards, timetables, forms, posters and reproductions of works of art. These works are characterized by the intellectual creativity required in their development and are usually protected by copyright.

  • Division 18
    Printing and reproduction of recorded media
    This division includes printing of products, such as newspapers, books, periodicals, business forms, greeting cards, and other materials, and associated support activities, such as bookbinding, plate-making services, and data imaging. The support activities included here are an integral part of the printing industry, and a product (a printing plate, a bound book, or a computer disk or file) that is an integral part of the printing industry is almost always provided by these operations.
    Processes used in printing include a variety of methods for transferring an image from a plate, screen, or computer file to a medium, such as paper, plastics, metal, textile articles, or wood. The most prominent of these methods entails the transfer of the image from a plate or screen to the medium through lithographic, gravure, screen or flexographic printing. Often a computer file is used to directly ''drive'' the printing mechanism to create the image or electrostatic and other types of equipment (digital or non-impact printing).
    Though printing and PUBLISHING can be carried out by the same unit (a newspaper, for example), it is less and less the case that these distinct activities are carried out in the same physical location.

    This division also includes the reproduction of recorded media, such as compact discs, video recordings, software on discs or tapes, records etc.

    This division excludes PUBLISHING activities (see section J).

  • Division 58
    Publishing activities
    This division includes the PUBLISHING of books, brochures, leaflets, dictionaries, encyclopaedias, atlases, maps and charts; PUBLISHING of newspapers, journals and periodicals; directory and mailing list and other PUBLISHING, as well as software PUBLISHING.

    Publishing includes the acquisition of copyrights to content (information products) and making this content available to the general public by engaging in (or arranging for) the reproduction and distribution of this content in various forms. All the feasible forms of PUBLISHING (in print, electronic or audio form, on the Internet, as multimedia products such as CD-ROM reference books etc.), except PUBLISHING of motion pictures, are included in this division.

    This division excludes the PUBLISHING of motion pictures, video tapes and movies on DVD or similar media (division 59) and the production of master copies for records or audio material (division 59). Also excluded are printing (see 1811) and the mass reproduction of recorded media (see 1820).

  • Division 59
    Motion picture, video and television programme production, sound recording and music PUBLISHING activities
    This division includes production of theatrical and non-theatrical motion pictures whether on film, videotape or disc for direct projection in theatres or for broadcasting on television; supporting activities such as film editing, cutting, dubbing etc.; distribution of motion pictures and other film productions to other industries; as well as motion picture or other film productions projection. Also included is the buying and selling of distribution rights for motion pictures or other film productions.
    This division also includes the sound recording activities, i.e. production of original sound master recordings, releasing, promoting and distributing them, PUBLISHING of music as well as sound recording service activities in a studio or elsewhere.

  • Section J
    Information and communication
    This section includes the production and distribution of information and cultural products, the provision of the means to transmit or distribute these products, as well as data or communications, information technology activities and the processing of data and other information service activities.

    The main components of this section are PUBLISHING activities (division 58), including software PUBLISHING, motion picture and sound recording activities (division 59), radio and TV broadcasting and programming activities (division 60), telecommunications activities (division 61) and information technology activities (division 62) and other information service activities (division 63).

    Publishing includes the acquisition of copyrights to content (information products) and making this content available to the general public by engaging in (or arranging for) the reproduction and distribution of this content in various forms. All the feasible forms of PUBLISHING (in print, electronic or audio form, on the internet, as multimedia products such as CD-ROM reference books etc.) are included in this section.

    Activities related to production and distribution of TV programming span divisions 59, 60 and 61, reflecting different stages in this process. Individual components, such as movies, television series etc. are produced by activities in division 59, while the creation of a complete television channel programme, from components produced in division 59 or other components (such as live news programming) is included in division 60. Division 60 also includes the broadcasting of this programme by the producer. The distribution of the complete television programme by third parties, i.e. without any alteration of the content, is included in division 61. This distribution in division 61 can be done through broadcasting, satellite or cable systems.