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PRODUCING DECORATIVE EFFECTS (processes for applying liquids or other fluent materials to surfaces, in general B05D; shaping of plastics or substances in a plastic state B29C; printing processes to produce transfer pictures B41M 3/12; thermographic duplication or marking methods B41M 5/00) ; MOSAICS; TARSIA WORK (imitation of mosaic or tarsia work patterns B44F 11/04) ; PAPERHANGING { (Labels G09F; Multi-step processes for making paper labels or tags B31D 1/02) }
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Processes and apparatuses for producing decorative surface effects e.g. decalcomanias, for producing ornamental structures e.g. mosaics, and for producing special ornamental bodies, e. g. ornamental plaques so far as the matter produces an effect or mark meant to be judged by the eye and so far as such processes or apparatus are not specifically provided for elsewhere.

Paperhanging

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Coating processes for photomechanical production of textured or patterned surfaces; apparatus therefor
Printing processes to produce transfer pictures
Thermographic duplication or marking methods
Imitation of mosaic or tarsia work patterns
Labels
Multi-step processes for making paper labels or tags
Layering of ceramics
Shaping of plastics or other substances in plastic state
Processes for applying liquids or other fluent material to a surface
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
Decorative effects
Covers also "information", when used in connection with the expressions "transfer picture" or "decalcomanias",
Processes, not specificially provided for elsewhere, for producing decorative surface effects (decorating textiles D06Q)
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

processes for altering locally the surface material, for applying flat material, for applying transfer pictures or the like, for applying ornamental structures, for applying plastic materials and superficially modelling their surface, for removing surface material, for pressing or stamping ornamental designs on surfaces, for inlaying with ornamental structures, for uniting ornamental elements on a support.

References relevant to classification in this group
This subclass/group does not cover:
Paperhanging
Decorating or marking of tyres
Decorating textiles
Decalcomanias on ceramics
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Apparatus for floating transfer sheets
Processes for floating transfer sheets
Ablation by laser radiation
Abrasive blasting
Laminates essentially comprising wood layers
Laminates characterised by particular surface features
Machines for embossing and printing
Embossing and printing
Transfer pictures or the like
After-treatments of prints, e.g. protective layers
Elements for body-finishing, identifying or decorating cars
Machines or apparatus for applying decalcomanias
Adhesive foils
Producing precipitations by electrolysis
Holograms
Processes, not specifically provided for elsewhere, for producing ornamental structures
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Superimposing layers, modelling plastic materials, sculpturing, stamping or bending, producing and filling perforations, uniting ornamental elements to structures.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cult objects
Coffins, funeral urns and wrappings
Toy moulds
Producing shaped ceramic or clay articles in moulds
Monuments, tombs
Processes for producing special ornamental bodies
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

ornamental bodies comprising inserts, mountings for objects, e.g. pictures and of horns on plates, ornamental plaques, e.g. decorative panels and veneers, natural ornaments and imitations thereof, leaded lights

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Furniture panels
Mounting for pictures
Cult objects
Coffins, funeral urns and wrappings
Structures applied on surfaces by special manufacturing processes
Coverings or linings for walls and ceilings
Flooring
Monuments, tombs
Doors
E06B5/70
Paperhanging
Definition statement
This subclass/group covers:

Machines, apparatus, tools and accessories for paperhanging, for applying adhesives, for applying the paper to the surface to be covered, for finishing operations.

Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Cleaning walls and wall coverings
Printing of wallpaper
Apparatus for removing paint adhering to a surface
Adhesives on paper
Coated paper with special visual effects
Wallpaper
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Last Modified: 10/11/2013