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ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; WIGS; MASKS; FEATHERS
Artificial flowers, fruit, leaves, or trees (artificial Christmas trees A47G 33/06) ; Garlands
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Floral handling
Christmas tree decorations
Processes for producing ornamental bodies, natural ornaments and imitations
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Garland
A wreath made of flowers, leaves, etc., worn on the head like a crown, or hung about an object for decoration.
{characterised by their special functions}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Floral handling
Christmas tree decorations
Processes for producing ornamental bodies, natural ornaments and imitations
{luminous or luminescent}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Decoration with light effects, holograms
Lighting with household decorative objects
Illuminated signs, luminous advertising being electroluminescent
Indicating arrangements with diodes
Circuits for light sources, controlling
{Diffusing perfume or the like}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Holders for deodorisation
Scents
{Artificial trees}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Artificial Christmas trees
Special rules of classification within this group

Does not comprise artificial Christmas trees

{Artificial grass (surfaces simulating grass E01C 13/08) }
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Floral handling
Christmas tree decorations
Processes for producing ornamental bodies, natural ornaments and imitations
Formation of filaments
Flexible sheet glued on macromolecular material, characterized by backing
Models for demonstration purposes (trees, rocks,..)
Special rules of classification within this group

Comprises artificial grass blades shapes and artificial grass simulating sheets, often used for decorating plants or flower pots.

Does not comprise under surface layered constructions simulating grass fields.

For artificial turf with under surface layered construction simulating grass fields, often including drainage systems, forward to E01C 13/08.

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Turf
A sod of grass, with the roots and earth adhering.
Garlands; Assembly of garlands
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References relevant to classification in this subclass
This subclass/group does not cover:
Floral handling
Decorative bow structures
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Garland:
A wreath made of flowers, leaves, etc., worn on the head like a crown, or hung about an object for decoration.
Wigs (for dolls only A63H 3/44)
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Special rules of classification within this group

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

{ made of a net structure}
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{ made of a frame structure}
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{ Planting hair on bases for wigs}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Rooting hair in wigs
{ Filaments for making wigs (artificial filaments D01F 6/00) }
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Artificial filaments
{ Sweat absorbing means or deodorants}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Deodorisation of air
Body deodorants
Hair pieces, inserts, rolls, pads, or the like; Toupèes
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Hair fillers to simulate big hair volume when hair is up in a bun
Special rules of classification within this group

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

For covering partial bald area class in A41G 5/0006.

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Toupée
A patch of false hair or small wig to cover a bald place.
{ Toupèes covering a bald portion of the head}
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This subclass/group covers:

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Special rules of classification within this group

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

For covering partial bald area class in A41G 5/0006.

Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Toupée
A patch of false hair or small wig to cover a bald place.
{ Hair pieces}
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This subclass/group covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Hair dying devices, Glitter on hair
Hair fillers to simulate big hair volume when hair is up in a bun
Eyelash make-up
Hair styling
Special rules of classification within this group

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

For covering partial bald area class in A41G 5/0006.

For forming hair extensions from bundles of hair class in A41G 5/0046.

For hair pieces held by head covering or headband, class in A41G 5/0093.

For hair extensions alone class in A41G 5/004, but when hair extension is characterized by the fastening technique, class only in A41G 5/0053 and lower groups and not in A41G 5/004.

{ forming hair extensions from bundles of hair}
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{ Fastening thereof}
Special rules of classification within this group

For hair extensions alone class in A41G 5/004, but when hair extension is characterized by the fastening technique, class only in A41G 5/0053 and lower groups and not in A41G 5/004.

{ Applicators or tools for applying hair extensions}
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Joining of preformed plastic parts, by heating
Joining of preformed plastic parts, by internal stresses, i.e. shrinking
Special rules of classification within this group

Comprises also hair extension removal tools

{ Hair accessories connected to a head covering, e.g. scarf}
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Special rules of classification within this group

Comprises hair pieces held by head covering or headband.

Masks or dominoes for concealing identity, e.g. for theatrical use
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Costumes
Disguises for artists for life-like imitation of creatures
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Domino
A kind of loose cloak, app. of Venetian origin, chiefly worn at masquerades, with a small mask covering the upper part of the face, by persons not personating a character, sometimes applied to the half-mask itself.
Adornments of natural feathers; Working natural feathers (treatment of bed feathers B68G 3/00, D06M)
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Duvets
Pillows
Loose filling materials for upholstery
Filling of cushions, mattresses
Non-woven fabrics formed by filamentary materials
Quilting and filling with feathers
Treatment of feathers
Artificial feathers
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Duvets
Pillows
Loose filling materials for upholstery
Filling of cushions, mattresses
Non-woven fabrics formed by filamentary materials
Quilting and filling with feathers
Treatment of feathers
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