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CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
G10D
STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; AEOLIAN HARPS; SINGING-FLAME MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (organs, harmoniums or similar wind musical instruments with associated blowing apparatus G10B; pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed musical instruments with one or more keyboards G10C; automatic musical instruments G10F; electrophonic musical instruments in which tones are generated by electromechanical means G10H) [2021-01]
NOTES

  • In this subclass, the specific types of musical instruments are covered in groups G10D 1/00, G10D 7/00 or G10D 13/01, while aspects relevant to the arrangements thereof or the accessories therefor are covered in groups G10D 3/00, G10D 9/00 or G10D 13/10.
  • This subclass does not cover pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed musical instruments with keyboards that cause the strings to be struck or plucked, which are covered by subclass G10C.
WARNING

  • In this subclass non-limiting references (in the sense of paragraph 39 of the Guide to the IPC) may still be displayed in the scheme.
G10D 1/00
General design of stringed musical instruments [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 1/02
.
Bowed or rubbed string instruments, e.g. violins or hurdy-gurdies [2020-02]
G10D 1/04
.
Plucked or strummed string instruments, e.g. harps or lyres [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 1/05
. .
with fret boards or fingerboards [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 1/06
. . .
Mandolins [2020-02]
G10D 1/08
. . .
Guitars [2020-02]
G10D 1/085
. . . .
{Mechanical design of electric guitars} [2020-02]
G10D 1/10
. . .
Banjos [2020-02]
G10D 1/12
.
Zithers, e.g. autoharps [2020-02]
G10D 1/14
.
Struck string instruments, e.g. dulcimers [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 3/00
Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g. slide-bars [2013-01]
G10D 3/01
.
Endpins or accessories therefor [2020-02]
G10D 3/02
.
Resonating means, horns or diaphragms [2020-02]
G10D 3/04
.
Bridges [2020-02]
G10D 3/046
.
Mutes; Mute holders [2020-02]
G10D 3/053
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Capos, i.e. capo tastos [2020-02]
G10D 3/06
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Necks; Fingerboards, e.g. fret boards [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 3/08
. .
Fingerboards in the form of keyboards [2020-02]
G10D 3/09
. . .
for zithers [2020-02]
G10D 3/095
. .
Details of removable or collapsible necks, e.g. suitable for transport or storage [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 3/10
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Strings [2017-08]
G10D 3/12
.
Anchoring devices for strings, e.g. tail pieces or hitchpins [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 3/13
. .
Tail pieces [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 3/14
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Tuning devices, e.g. pegs, pins, friction discs or worm gears [2020-02]
G10D 3/147
. .
Devices for altering the string tension during playing [2020-02]
G10D 3/153
. . .
Tremolo devices [2020-02]
G10D 3/16
.
Bows; Guides for bows; Plectra or similar playing means [2020-02]
G10D 3/166
. .
Guides for bows [2020-02]
G10D 3/173
. .
Plectra or similar accessories for playing; Plectrum holders [2020-02]
G10D 3/18
.
Chin-rests, hand-rests, shoulder rests or guards being removable from, or integral with the instrument [2020-02]
G10D 3/20
.
Winding tools separate from the musical instruments, e.g. tuning keys [2020-02]
G10D 3/22
.
Material for manufacturing stringed musical instruments; Treatment of the material [2020-02]
G10D 7/00
General design of wind musical instruments (accordions or concertinas G10D 11/00; whistles G10K 5/00) [2016-11]
G10D 7/02
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of the type wherein an air current is directed against a ramp edge [2020-02]
G10D 7/026
. .
with air currents blown into an opening arranged on the cylindrical surface of the tube, e.g. transverse flutes, piccolos or fifes [2020-02]
G10D 7/03
. .
with a windway for leading the air to the labium, e.g. recorders [2020-02]
G10D 7/04
. .
with Helmholtz resonators, e.g. ocarinas [2020-02]
G10D 7/06
.
Beating-reed wind instruments, e.g. single or double reed wind instruments [2020-02]
G10D 7/063
. .
Oboes; Bassoons; Bagpipes [2020-02]
G10D 7/066
. .
Clarinets [2020-02]
G10D 7/08
. .
Saxophones [2013-01]
G10D 7/10
.
Lip-reed wind instruments, i.e. using the vibration of the musician's lips, e.g. cornets, trumpets, trombones or French horns [2020-02]
G10D 7/12
.
Free-reed wind instruments [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 7/14
. .
Mouth-organs [2020-02]
G10D 7/15
. . .
{with movable mouthpiece} [2020-02]
G10D 7/16
. . .
with keyboards [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 9/00
Details of, or accessories for, wind musical instruments (accordions or concertinas G10D 11/00) [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 9/01
.
Tuning devices [2020-02]
G10D 9/02
.
Mouthpieces; Reeds; Ligatures [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 9/025
. .
Movable mouthpieces [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 9/03
. .
Cupped mouthpieces [2020-02]
G10D 9/035
. .
Reeds [2020-02]
G10D 9/04
.
Valves; Valve controls [2017-08]
G10D 9/047
. .
for wood wind instruments [2020-02]
G10D 9/053
. .
with continuous change of tonal pitch [2020-02]
G10D 9/06
.
Mutes [2013-01]
G10D 9/08
.
Material for manufacturing wind musical instruments; Treatment of the material [2020-02]
G10D 9/10
.
Resonating bodies, e.g. tubes [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 9/11
. .
Bells [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 11/00
Accordions, concertinas or the like; Keyboards therefor [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 11/02
.
Actions [2013-01]
G10D 13/00
Percussion musical instruments; Details or accessories therefor (struck string instruments G10D 1/14) [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/01
.
General design of percussion musical instruments [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/02
. .
Drums; Tambourines with drumheads [2020-02]
G10D 13/03
. .
Practice drumkits or pads [2020-02]
G10D 13/04
. .
Timpani [2020-02]
G10D 13/06
. .
Castanets, cymbals, triangles, tambourines without drumheads or other single-toned percussion musical instruments [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/063
. . .
Cymbals [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/065
. . . .
Hi-hats [2020-02]
G10D 13/08
. .
Multi-toned musical instruments with sonorous bars, blocks, forks, gongs, plates, rods or teeth [2020-02]
G10D 13/09
. . .
with keyboards [2020-02]
G10D 13/10
.
Details of, or accessories for, percussion musical instruments [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/11
. .
Pedals; Pedal mechanisms [2020-02]
G10D 13/12
. .
Drumsticks; Mallets (pedals for beaters G10D 13/11) [2020-02]
G10D 13/14
. .
Mutes or dampers [2020-02]
G10D 13/16
. .
Tuning devices; Hoops; Lugs [2020-02]
G10D 13/18
. .
Snares; Snare-strainers [2020-02]
G10D 13/20
. .
Drumheads [2020-02]
G10D 13/22
. .
Shells [2020-02]
G10D 13/24
. .
Material for manufacturing percussion musical instruments; Treatment of the material [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/25
. .
{for changing the sound or tone (mutes or dampers G10D 13/12)} [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 13/26
. .
{Mechanical details of electronic drums} [2020-02]
G10D 13/28
. .
{Mountings or supports for individual drums (supports for carrying musical instrument, while playing G10G 5/005)} [2020-02]
G10D 15/00
Combinations of different musical instruments [2020-02]
G10D 17/00
Aeolian harps or singing-flame musical instruments [2020-02]
WARNING

G10D 99/00
Musical instruments not otherwise provided for [2020-02]
WARNING