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MANUFACTURE OF DAIRY PRODUCTS (preservation, pasteurisation, sterilisation of milk products A23; for chemical matters, see subclass A23C)
Devices or accessories for milking by hand (milking stools A47C 9/04)
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Example from US2077202:

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Milking stool

Milking with catheters
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Example from WO2013057406:

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Milking machines or devices (A01J 1/00, A01J 3/00 take precedence)
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This main group includes milking robots and monitoring devices

Example from EP2470003:

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Milking stations; in sub-groups of

Devices or accessories for milking by hand

Milking with catheters

Cleaning milking installations and teats; in sub-groups of

Milk tanks; in sub-groups of

Accessories for milking machines or devices
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Example from US2233852:

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Cleaning stalls; in sub-groups of

Milk tanks; in sub-groups of

Milk receptacles (containers in general B65D; devices for tilting and emptying of containers B65G 65/23)
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Example from WO0127578:

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Devices for tilting and emptying of containers

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Containers in general

Apparatus for treating milk (preserving or sterilising A23C)
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This main group is limited to apparatuses therefor

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Example from DE19807294:

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Treating milk; in sub-groups of

Preserving or sterilising

Tanks for treating cream
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This main group is limited to the apparatuses

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Example from FR2092989:

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Cream preparation; in sub-groups of

Manufacturing butter
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This main group is limited to apparatuses therefor

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Example from DE272879C:

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Butter preparation; in the sub-groups of

Kneading machines for butter, or the like (mixing or kneading machines for the preparation of dough A21C 1/00)
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Example from GB1495533:

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Mixing or kneading machines for the preparation of dough; in the sub-groups of

Hand devices for forming slabs of butter, or the like
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Example from GB293973:

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Machines for forming slabs of butter, or the like
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Example from US2678493:

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Devices for dividing bulk butter, or the like
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Example from GB512912:

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Cheese-making (coating the cheese A01J 27/02)
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This main group is limited to the apparatuses therefor

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Example from EP1700521:

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Coating the cheese

Cheese preparation; in sub-groups of

After-treatment of cheese; Coating the cheese
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Example from NL6508521:

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Last Modified: 10/11/2013