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TOYS, e.g. TOPS, DOLLS, HOOPS, BUILDING BLOCKS
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

A toy is a thing made to be played with. A cup with a toy feature is not a toy although it can be played with.

Tops (flying tops A63H 27/12)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All types of spinning tops.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Flying tops
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Throwing discs
Dolls { (puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres A63J 19/006) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Dolls and toy animals.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres
{simulating physiological processes, e.g. heartbeat, breathing or fever (with fluid ingestion or emission A63H 3/24) }
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With fluid ingestion or emission
{specially adapted for a particular function not connected with dolls (as electric lighting devices A63H 3/006) }
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Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres
Dolls as electrical lightning
{for use as container (containers B65D) }
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Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres
Dolls for use as containers
{provided with electrical lighting (electrical lighting F21) }
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Electrical lighting
with deformable framework
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Dolls and toy animals where the framework is deformable e.g. a wire that can be bend

Air-filled or inflatable toy figures (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00)
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Connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies
made of parts that can be put together { (facial parts only A63H 3/365) }
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Facial parts only
{allowing a choice of facial features, e.g. to change the facial expression (change of expression through animation A63H 3/48, self-moving A63H 13/005; movable eyes A63H 3/40) }
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Change of expression through animation
Self moving
Movable eyes
Manufacture of eyes (artificial eyes for human beings A61F 2/14)
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Artificial eyes for human beings
Dolls` hair or wigs; Eyelashes; Eyebrows (wigs, eyelashes, eyebrows for humans A41G)
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Wigs, eyelashes, eyebrows for humans
Mounting of parts within dolls, e.g. automatic eyes {or parts for animation (self-moving A63H 13/00) }
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Self-moving
Dolls` houses, furniture, or other equipment { (simulating liquid flow A63H 33/3022) } ; Dolls` clothing (dolls` footwear A43B 3/28)
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Simulating liquid flow
Doll's footwear
Musical or noise- producing devices for additional toy effects other than acoustical (musical tops A63H 1/28; {sound-producing dolls A63H 3/28; musical toy vehicles A63H 17/268; acoustical vehicle-signalling devices A63H 17/32; whistling toy locomotive arrangements A63H 19/14} ; music, sound or noise production in general G10)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Any toy that makes music or noise

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Musical tops
Sound producing dolls
Musical toy vehicles
Acoustic vehicle signalling devices
Whistling toy locomotives
Musical instruments in general
Game callers for hunting
Toy figures led or propelled by the user
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Toys pulled e.g. by a string or pushed e.g. by a rod.

Special methods or compositions for the manufacture of dolls, toy animals, toy figures, or parts thereof
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All methods especially for producing dolls, toy animals, toy figures or parts thereof or special materials therefore.

Self-movable toy figures
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Mechanically or gravity driven toy figures

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Home robots, i.e. for home use.
Toy figures with self-moving parts, with or without movement of the toy as a whole
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Not self moving toy figures or animals, the figure or animal might be moved by the user.

{with self-moving head or facial features (with a choice of features A63H 3/365; movable eyes A63H 3/40) }
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Allowing a choice of facial features
Movable eyes
imitating drawing or writing (changeable or secret pictures B44F 1/10)
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Changeable or secret picture
Other gravity-operated toy figures
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Figures or animals where gravity is used to other things that just moving the toy.

Toy vehicles, e.g. with self-drive; { (convertible into other toys A63H 33/003) ; Cranes, winches or the like;} Accessories therefor (traffic games with figures moved by players A63F 9/14)
Definition statement
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Vehicles such as cars, trucks, diggers or tanks.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Toy vehicles convertible into other toys, e.g. toy figure
Traffic games with figures moved by players
{Launching devices for motorless toy vehicles (start mechanisms for trackways A63H 18/026; for toy aircraft A63H 27/14) }
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Launch mechanisms for toys on trackways
Launch mechanisms for toy aircraft
Other wheeled vehicles with moving figures { (toy figures moving together with toy vehicles, led or propelled by the user, A63H 7/04; self-movable toy figures driven by wheeled undercarriages A63H 11/10) }
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Toy figures moving together with toy vehicles, led or propelled by the user
Self-movable toy figures driven by wheeled undercarriages
Details; Accessories (drive mechanisms A63H 29/00)
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Drive mechanisms
{Coupling mechanisms (for model railway vehicles A63H 19/18) }
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For model railway vehicles
Highways or trackways for toys (railway permanent way A63H 19/30; for special railways A63H 21/00) ; Propulsion by special interaction between vehicle and track
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

E.g. trackways for slot cars and any other track way except railways

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Railway permanent way
Special railways
Model railways (propulsion by special interaction between vehicle and track A63H 18/00)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Railways with at leas two rails extending parallel on which the wheels are supported/guided.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Propulsion by special interaction between vehicle and track
Mono-rails
Model railway structures, e.g. kinds of arrangement of several units in containers, or on plates, or in combination with scenics for toy purposes (models or scenery for general purposes G09B)
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Models or scenery for general purposes
Other toy railways
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Cable or rail suspended vehicles e.g. mono-rails.

Toy boats; Floating toys; Other aquatic toy devices
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All water toys and submarines.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Water guns
Toy aircraft; Other flying toys (toys with parachutes A63H 33/20) ; {Starting or launching devices therefor}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All aircraft, helicopters, balloons and kites.

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Toys with parachutes
{Means for manipulating kites or other captive flying toys, e.g. kite-reels (reels in general B65H 75/00) }
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Reels in general
Control of kite surfers
{Propelled by flapping of wings (driving mechanisms with extensible rubber bands for toys in general A63H 29/18) }
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Driving mechanisms with extensible rubber bands for toys in general
Kites { (other than toy aspects B64C 31/06) }
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Other than toy aspects
Kite surfers
Balloons (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00; {other than toy aspects B64B 1/40} )
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Connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies
Other than toy aspects
Helicopters (A63H 27/04 takes precedence) ; Flying tops
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Aviation helicopters
Starting or launching devices for toy aircraft; Arrangements on toy aircraft for starting or launching { (for launching objects from an aircraft A63H 27/004) }
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For launching objects from an aircraft
Drive mechanisms for toys in general
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All types of drives for toys.

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Toys actuated by the wind
Electric drives (power supply through track A63H 18/12)
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Power supply through track
Remote-control arrangements specially adapted for toys, e.g. for toy vehicles (steering mechanisms for toy vehicles A63H 17/36; for model railways A63H 19/24, A63H 19/28)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Remote control by wire, wireless ,mechanical means, hydraulic or pneumatic .

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Steering mechanisms for toy vehicles
For model railways
Electrical arrangements (transformers H01F; converters H02M)
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Transformers
Converters
Gearing for toys (gearing in general F16H)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Gears, gearings and clutches.

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This subclass/group does not cover:
Gearing in general
Other toys
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

All toys which do not fit in any of the other groups.

{Motorised rolling toys}
Definition statement
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E.g. be a ball with a drive inside.

{Infant exercisers, e.g. for attachment to a crib}
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Children's furniture, e.g. activity table.
Pillows combined with dolls.
Teats.
Teething rings.
{Push or pull wheels, e.g. with movable parts other than toy figures driven by the wheels (A63H 33/02 takes precedence; for driving movable toy figures A63H 7/04) }
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For driving movable toy figures
Throwing or slinging toys, {e.g. flying disc toys (discs used in athletics A63B 65/10) } (as part of a game A63F 9/02; sling weapons F41B 3/00; spring toy guns F41B 7/08)
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Discs used in athletics.
Discs used as part of a game.
Sling weapons.
Spring toy guns
Toys with parachutes; Toy parachutes ( {A63H 27/004, A63H 27/005, and A63H 27/087 take precedence} ; parachutes for aeronautics B64D)
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Parachutes for aeronautics.
Means for launching objects from aircraft, e.g. pilot or missiles
Rockets or missiles
Means for launching objects along a kite string, e.g. with parachutes
Optical, colour, or shadow toys ( {puzzles with optical elements A63F 9/0613} ; kaleidoscopes G02B 27/08)
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Kaleidoscopes
Puzzles with optical elements
Magnetic or electric toys (electric drives A63H 29/22; {indoor games played with small balls using magnetic power A63F 7/0088, A63F 7/068} )
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This subclass/group does not cover:
Electric drives.
Indoor games played with small balls using magnetic power
Jokes; Confetti, streamers, or other dance favours; {Cracker bonbons or the like}
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

E.g. things used by cheer leaders or sport fans to cheer their team.

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