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COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
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PURSES; LUGGAGE; HAND CARRIED BAGS (sacks or packs carried on the body A45F containers in general B65D, e.g. portable flexible containers, B65D 27/00 to B65D 37/00; making leather, canvas, or like articles B68F)
NOTE
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In this subclass, the following term is used with the meaning indicated:
- "luggage" means containers for personal belongings for a journey, e.g. travelling bags, suitcases, trunks.

In this subclass, the following terms are used with the meaning indicated:
- "flexible" means providing a structure with no considerable resistance against deformation or decrease of the enclosed volume, whereby a two-dimensional stability may be provided, e.g. by a stiffened bottom
- "semi-rigid" means providing a structure with three-dimensional stability in an unloaded state and resilient resistance against deformation, or allowing a limited decrease, of the enclosed volume, e.g. by a resilient frame or a rigid frame with flexible side walls
-"rigid" means providing a structure with three-dimensional stability allowing no deformation leading to a considerable decrease of the enclosed volume
- "collapsible" means providing a feature other than use of flexible material for reducing the dimensions of flexible luggage or the enclosed volume of semi-rigid or rigid luggage
- "extensible" means providing a feature other than use of flexible material for increasing the enclosed volume of flexible, semi-rigid or rigid luggage

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Purses; Money-bags; Wallets
{
(collapsible or extensible A45C 7/00; convertible into other articles A45C 9/00)
}
A45C 2001/003
.
{
Security cash bags
}
A45C 2001/006
.
{
Cash boxes, e.g. with compartments
}
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Purses
A45C 2001/022
. .
{
releasably fitted to a button or clothing item
}
. .
{
fitted in handbags or the like
}
A45C 2001/026
. .
{
combined with key rings or the like
}
A45C 2001/028
. .
{
Rigid coin holders
}
. .
Purses to be worn at the belt or bracelet; Money-belts
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Wallets (
{
devices for the prevention of theft or loss of wallets A45C 13/185
}
; for holding keys A45C 11/32)
; Notecases
A45C 2001/062
. .
{
Clips for holding banknotes
}
A45C 2001/065
. .
{
combined with card holders
}
A45C 2001/067
. .
{
Rigid casings
}
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Combinations of purses and wallets
A45C 2001/083
. .
{
combined with card holders
}
A45C 2001/086
. .
{
with an additional compartment for storing another kind of objects
}
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Money-bags for conductors or like people; Money-bags with rigid coin-holders (sorting, testing, changing, delivering, or otherwise handling coins G07D)
A45C 2001/101
. .
{
with means for carrying on the body
}
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A45C 2001/102
. .
{
Rigid coin-holders
}
A45C 2001/104
. . .
{
with one or more recesses for receiving a coin, i.e. each recess receiving one single coin
}
A45C 2001/105
. . .
{
with one or more recesses for receiving coins, i.e. the coins being stored side by side in a single recess, e.g. groove with coins flat in one planar surface
}
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A45C 2001/107
. . .
{
with coins stored in piles, i.e. several coins stacked in a compartment
}
A45C 2001/108
. . . .
{
with means for controlling the dispensing of coins, e.g. followers, pushers, selectors
}
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Savings boxes (safes E05G 1/00)
A45C 2001/125
. .
{
Treat collecting devices, e.g. bags for collecting contributions
}
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Flexible luggage; Handbags (collapsible or extensible luggage, bags or the like A45C 7/00; handbag mirrors A45D 42/04;
{
bags for midwives A61B 17/48; doctors' or nurses' bags A61B 19/0266
}
)
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{
Flexible materials therefor (making luggage of leather, canvas or the like B68F)
}
A45C 2003/002
. .
{
Mesh materials
}
.
{
Foldable garment carrier bags
}
A45C 2003/005
.
{
Bags having two volumes connected at upper ends, e.g. saddle bags
}
A45C 2003/007
.
{
Sport bags
}
A45C 2003/008
.
{
Travelling bags
}
.
Briefcases or the like
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Shopping bags; Shopping nets
. .
{
Shopping nets
}
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Ladies` handbags
. .
Handbags provided with removable or washable covers
.
Beach-bags; Watertight beach-bags
.
Bags for shoes
.
Bags combined with hand-muffs
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Rigid or semi-rigid luggage (collapsible or extensible luggage, bags or the like A45C 7/00);
.
{
Toilet cases (toilet etuis A45C 11/008)
}
.
Materials therefor (making luggage of leather, canvas, or the like B68F)
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Suitcases
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A45C 2005/032
. .
{
semi-rigid, i.e. resistant against deformation and resilient, e.g. with a resilient frame
}
A45C 2005/035
. . .
{
soft-sided, i.e. with flexible side walls covering a rigid frame
}
A45C 2005/037
. .
{
with a hard shell, i.e. rigid shell as volume creating element
}
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Trunks; Travelling baskets
. .
{
Travelling baskets
}
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with outside compartments
. .
{
with drawers
}
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of round or oval shape
A45C 2005/10
. .
{
Travelling baskets
}
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with built-in rolling means
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A45C 5/141
. .
{
the rolling means being formed by the trunk itself
}
A45C 2005/142
. . .
{
with spherical rolling means, e.g. ball casters
}
. .
{
detachable
}
. .
{
with immobilising means, e.g. means for blocking the wheels
}
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. .
{
retractable
}
A45C 2005/147
. . .
{
for climbing stairs
}
A45C 2005/148
. . .
{
Other arrangements of the rolling means
}
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Collapsible or extensible
{
purses,
}
luggage
{
hand carried
}
bags or the like
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A45C 2007/0004
.
{
convertible into an open planar surface, e.g. a sheet
}
A45C 2007/0009
. .
{
with an elongated shape, i.e. belt-shaped
}
A45C 2007/0013
. .
{
with fasteners along the periphery of the surface
}
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{
Rigid or semi-rigid luggage
}
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. .
{
comprising an integrated expansion device
}
. . .
{
with slide fastener strips
}
. . .
{
telescopic
}
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. .
{
collapsible to a minimal configuration, e.g. for storage purposes
}
. . .
{
inflatable and deflatable
}
. .
{
comprising a plurality of separable elements which can be used independently of one another
}
. .
{
with interchangeable elements forming the storage space, e.g. modular
}
. .
{
comprising a plurality of hinged panels to be unfolded in one plane for access purposes
}
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{
Flexible luggage; Hand bags
}
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. .
{
comprising an integrated expansion device
}
. . .
{
with slide fastener strips
}
. . .
{
telescopic
}
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. .
{
collapsible to a minimal configuration, e.g. for storage purposes
}
. . .
{
inflatable and deflatable
}
. .
{
comprising a plurality of separable elements which can be used independently of one another
}
. .
{
with interchangeable elements forming the storage space, e.g. modular
}
. .
{
comprising a plurality of hinged panels to be unfolded in one plane for access purposes
}
.
with lazy-tongs framework
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{
Purses,
}
Luggage or
{
hand carried
}
bags convertible into
{
other articles or into
}
objects for other use (trunk-wardrobes A47B 61/06; trunks convertible into tables A47B 85/00; trunk-beds A47C 17/82)
A45C 2009/002
.
{
into a seat
}
A45C 2009/005
.
{
into a vehicle, e.g. scooter
}
A45C 2009/007
.
{
into other hand or travelling articles
}
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Receptacles for purposes not provided for in groups A45C 1/00 to A45C 9/00 (specially adapted for toilet or cosmetic equipment A45D; travelling sewing kits A45F 3/48;
{
devices for carrying bowling balls A63B 47/007
}
)
A45C 2011/001
.
{
for portable audio devices, e.g. walkman, headphones, MP3-player
}
A45C 2011/002
.
{
for portable handheld communication devices, e.g. mobile phone, pager, beeper, PDA, smart phone
}
A45C 2011/003
.
{
for portable computing devices, e.g. laptop, tablet, netbook, game boy, navigation system, calculator
}
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{
Contact lens cases (A45C 11/046 takes precedence)
}
A45C 2011/006
. .
{
for storing a plurality of disposable lens packages
}
A45C 2011/007
.
{
Receptacles for personal medical or care products, e.g. drugs, condoms, patches; Small first aid kits
}
.
{
Pocket toilet etuis (toilet cases A45C 5/005)
}
.
Hat boxes
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Spectacle cases; Pince-nez cases
. .
{
with cleaning means
}
. .
{
with contact lens holders
}
. .
Making of spectacle or pince-nez cases (of a single specified material, see the relevant class, e.g. B31)
.
Cases for telescopes or binoculars
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Watch cases or guards, with or without windows
. .
Transparent watch-protectors
.
Pocket holders for postage stamps
.
Jewel boxes
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Ticket-holders or the like
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{
Credit card holders
}
. . .
{
with a reminding device, e.g. when the card is not returned into its holder (reminder alarms in general G08B 21/00)
}
A45C 2011/186
. . .
{
with protection from unauthorised reading by remotely readable data carriers
}
A45C 2011/188
. .
{
Media card holders, e.g. memory cards, SIM cards
}
.
Lunch or picnic boxes or the like
.
Watertight containers for use while swimming
.
Etuis for purposes not covered by a single one of groups A45C 11/02 to A45C 11/22, A45C 11/26, A45C 11/32 to A45C 11/38
.
Roll-up holders with pockets for separate articles
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Bags or wallets for holding keys
{
(key-holding inserts A45C 13/023)
}
. .
{
combined with other articles
}
A45C 2011/322
. .
{
Sheath-like bags for protecting a key-blade or for receiving a key
}
. .
{
with key hangers
}
. .
{
with pivoting keys (A45C 11/325 takes precedence)
}
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{
Spare-key holders
}
. . .
{
Card-like holders
}
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{
with sliding keys (A45C 11/325 takes precedence)
}
. . .
{
comprising a sliding mechanism
}
. . .
{
comprising a flexible tie, e.g. strip, band, chain
}
.
Pencil boxes; Pencil etuis or the like (functioning as, or combined with, writing or drawing implements B43K 31/00)
.
Cases for drawing or like instruments (functioning as, or combined with, writing or drawing implements B43K 31/00)
.
Camera cases, e.g. of ever-ready type
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Details; Accessories (haberdashery A44; hinged lids for containers B65D 43/16; hinges E05D)
A45C 13/001
.
{
Accessories
}
.
{
Protective covers
}
.
{
Expanding devices for display purposes, e.g. filler for soft luggage
}
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{
Hinges
}
. .
{
with spring means
}
.
{
for making water- or air-tight
}
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Interior fittings; Means,
{
e.g. inserts,
}
for holding and packing articles
. .
{
inflatable
}
. .
{
Means for holding keys
}
A45C 2013/025
. .
{
for holding portable computers or accessories therefor
}
A45C 2013/026
. .
{
Inserts
}
A45C 2013/028
. .
{
for holding or compacting items by creating vacuum
}
. .
Means for holding garments
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Frames
. .
Frame closures
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Decorative devices for handbags or purses
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{
of articulated coverings, e.g. meshwork
}
. . .
{
metallic
}
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Arrangement of fasteners (fastening devices for containers B65D, e.g. B65D 43/14; locks E05B)
A45C 2013/1007
. .
{
with two parallel resilient strips, hinged at their ends and opened by pressure in longitudinal direction on both ends
}
A45C 2013/1015
. .
{
of hook and loop type
}
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{
with elongated profiles fastened by sliders
}
. . .
{
Arrangement of zip-fasteners
}
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{
of flexible ties
}
. . .
{
of strings or cords
}
. . .
{
of tabs
}
A45C 2013/1061
. . .
{
of elastic straps or bands
}
. .
{
magnetic
}
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{
with a snap action (A45C 13/12 takes precedence)
}
. . .
{
of the latch-and-catch type
}
. . .
{
of the socket-and-pin type
}
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A45C 13/12
. .
of press-button or turn-button fasteners
. . .
{
of press-buttons
}
. . .
{
of turn-buttons
}
. .
of bar fastenings
.
Closures of the roller-blind type
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Devices to prevent theft or loss of
{
purses,
}
luggage or
{
hand carried
}
bags
. .
{
of purses, money-bags or wallets
}
. .
Chains or bands
{
(A45C 13/185 takes precedence)
}
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Detachable handles; Handles foldable into the luggage (separate handles for carrying means A45F 5/10)
A45C 2013/223
. . .
{
Detachable handles
}
A45C 2013/226
. . .
{
Handles foldable into the luggage
}
. .
Devices for sound-producing, piercing, gas-discharging, or the like
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Special adaptations of handles (A45C 13/22 takes precedence; handles for containers in general B65D 25/28)
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{
for wheeled luggage
}
A45C 2013/265
. . .
{
the handle being adjustable in rotation to a towing element
}
A45C 2013/267
. . .
{
the handle being slidable, extractable and lockable in one or more positions
}
. .
Combinations of handles with other devices
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Straps; Bands
A45C 2013/303
. .
{
with strap loop for carrying an object by passing the hand through the loop, the loop resting partially around the wrist
}
A45C 2013/306
. .
{
for attaching auxiliary articles to luggage, e.g. piggyback
}
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Stays or supports for holding lids or covers open
. .
{
with automatic opening or closing means
}
.
Reinforcements for edges, corners, or other parts
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Luggage carriers
. .
{
with rolling means (trunks with built-in rolling means A45C 5/14)
}
.
Umbrella, stick, or glove holders attached to a bag
.
Devices for identifying luggage; Means for attaching same
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Purses, bags, luggage or other receptacles covered by groups A45C 1/00 to A45C 11/00, combined with other
{
objects or
}
articles (A45C 1/08, A45C 3/14,
{
A45C 11/321 and A45C 13/28
}
take precedence;
{
Purses combined with sticks A45B 3/10
}
)
.
with memorandum tablets
.
with mirrors
.
with illuminating devices
.
with watches
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A45C 2200/00
Details not otherwise provided for in K45C
A45C 2200/05
.
Means for indicating features of the content from outside
A45C 2200/10
.
Transparent walls
A45C 2200/15
.
Articles convertible into a stand, e.g. for displaying purposes
A45C 2200/20
.
Carrying beverage vessels, e.g. bottles
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Last Modified: 10/10/2013