Cooperative Patent Classification


Version: 2017.08
CPC
COOPERATIVE PATENT CLASSIFICATION
G10D
STRINGED MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; WIND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; ACCORDIONS OR CONCERTINAS; PERCUSSION MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS; MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS NOT OTHERWISE PROVIDED FOR (non-musical aspects of musical toy instruments A63H 5/00; organs, harmoniums or like 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 G10H; instruments in which the tones are generated by electromechanical means or electronic generators, or in which the tones are synthesised from a data store G10H) [2016-11]
NOTES

  • This subclass covers certain stringed musical instruments that can optionally include a keyboard, e.g. zithers.
  • This subclass does not cover pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed instruments provided by design with one or more keyboards, which are covered by subclass G10C.
G10D 1/00
General design of stringed musical instruments (pianos or similar instruments with keyboard G10C) [2013-01]
G10D 1/005
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{Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of stringed instruments} [2013-01]
G10D 1/02
.
of violins, violas, violoncellos, basses [2013-01]
G10D 1/04
.
of harps, lyres [2013-01]
G10D 1/06
.
of mandolins [2013-01]
G10D 1/08
.
of guitars [2013-01]
G10D 1/085
. .
{Mechanical design of electric guitars (electrical or electromechanical features G10H 3/18)} [2013-01]
G10D 1/10
.
of banjos [2013-01]
G10D 1/12
.
of zithers, e.g. autoharp [2013-01]
G10D 3/00
Details of, or accessories for, stringed musical instruments, e.g. slide-bars [2013-01]
G10D 3/003
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{Cellopins and accessories therefore} [2013-01]
G10D 3/006
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{Winding tools, separate from the musical instrument (winding tools for pianos G10C 9/00; power-driven screwdrivers B25B 21/00)} [2013-01]
G10D 3/02
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Resonating means, horns, or diaphragms [2013-01]
G10D 3/04
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Bridges, mutes, or capo-tastos [2013-01]
G10D 3/043
. .
{capo-tastos} [2013-01]
G10D 3/046
. .
{Mutes; Mute holders} [2013-01]
G10D 3/06
.
Fingerboards {; Necks} [2013-01]
G10D 3/08
. .
in the form of keyboards (keyboards for musical instruments in general G10C 3/12) [2013-01]
G10D 3/085
. . .
{for zithers} [2013-01]
G10D 3/10
.
Strings [2017-08]
G10D 3/12
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Anchoring devices for strings, e.g. tail piece, hitchpin [2013-01]
G10D 3/14
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Tuning devices, e.g. pegs, pins, friction discs [2013-01]
G10D 3/143
. .
{Devices for altering the string tension during playing} [2013-01]
G10D 3/146
. . .
{Tremolo devices} [2013-01]
G10D 3/16
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Bows; Guides for bows; Plectra and like playing means [2013-01]
G10D 3/163
. .
{Plectra and like playing means; Plectrum holders} [2013-01]
G10D 3/166
. .
{Guides for bows} [2013-01]
G10D 3/18
.
Chin-rests, hand-rests or guards as part of the instruments (separate auxiliary devices and supports G10G) [2013-01]
G10D 7/00
General design of wind musical instruments (accordions or concertinas G10D 11/00; whistles G10K 5/00) [2016-11]
G10D 7/005
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{Materials or treatment of materials for the manufacturing of wind-actuated instruments} [2013-01]
G10D 7/02
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of the type wherein an air current is directed against a ramp edge, e.g. flute, recorder [2013-01]
G10D 7/023
. .
{Recorders} [2013-01]
G10D 7/026
. .
{Flutes; Piccolos; Fifes} [2013-01]
G10D 7/04
. .
Ocarinas [2013-01]
G10D 7/06
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of the type with a beating reed or reeds, e.g. oboes, clarinets, bassoons or bagpipes [2016-11]
G10D 7/063
. .
{Oboes; Bassoons; Bagpipes} [2013-01]
G10D 7/066
. .
{Clarinets} [2013-01]
G10D 7/08
. .
Saxophones [2013-01]
G10D 7/10
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of the type with a cupped mouthpiece, e.g. cornets, orchestral trumpet, trombone [2017-08]
G10D 7/12
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of the type with free reeds, e.g. mouth-organs or trumpets for children [2016-11]
G10D 7/123
. .
{Mouth-organs} [2016-11]
G10D 7/126
. . .
{with movable mouthpiece} [2013-01]
G10D 9/00
Details of, or accessories for, wind musical instruments [2016-11]
G10D 9/005
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{Tuning devices} [2013-01]
G10D 9/02
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Mouthpieces; Reeds {; Ligatures} [2017-08]
G10D 9/023
. .
{Reeds} [2013-01]
G10D 9/026
. .
{Cupped mouthpieces} [2013-01]
G10D 9/04
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Valves; Valve controls [2017-08]
G10D 9/043
. .
{for woodwind instruments} [2013-01]
G10D 9/046
. . .
{with continuous change of tonal pitch} [2013-01]
G10D 9/06
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Mutes [2013-01]
G10D 11/00
Accordions, concertinas, or the like; Keyboards therefor (keyboards for musical instruments in general G10C 3/12) [2013-01]
G10D 11/02
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Actions [2013-01]
G10D 13/00
Percussion musical instruments; Details or accessories [2013-01]
G10D 13/003
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{Drumsticks; Mallets} [2013-01]
G10D 13/006
. .
{Pedal operated bass-drum beaters} [2013-01]
G10D 13/02
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Drums; Tambourines {with drumheads} [2013-01]
G10D 13/021
. .
{Changing the sound or tone of a drum (G10D 13/04 takes precedence)} [2013-01]
G10D 13/022
. . .
{Mutes, dampers} [2013-01]
G10D 13/023
. .
{Tuning devices; Hoops; Lugs} [2013-01]
G10D 13/024
. .
{Mechanical details of electronic drums} [2013-01]
G10D 13/025
. .
{Snares; Snare-strainers} [2013-01]
G10D 13/026
. .
{Mountings or supports for individual drums (arrangements of several percussion instruments G10D 13/00; supports for carrying musical instrument, while playing G10G 5/005)} [2013-01]
G10D 13/027
. .
{Drumheads} [2013-01]
G10D 13/028
. .
{Shells} [2013-01]
G10D 13/029
. .
{Practice drumkits and pads} [2013-01]
G10D 13/04
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Timpani [2013-01]
G10D 13/06
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Castanets, cymbals, triangles, or other single-toned percussive musical instruments (bells G10K); {Tambourines without drumheads} [2013-01]
G10D 13/065
. .
{Hi-hats} [2013-01]
G10D 13/08
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Multi-toned musical instruments, with sonorous bars, blocks, forks, gongs, plates, rods, or teeth [2013-01]
G10D 13/085
. .
{keyboard operated (keyboards for pianos or the like G10C 3/12)} [2013-01]
G10D 15/00
Combinations of different musical instruments (combinations with pianos, harpsichords, spinets or similar stringed instruments with one or more keyboards G10C 5/00) [2013-01]
G10D 17/00
Musical instruments not provided for in any of the preceding groups, e.g. Aeolian harp, singing-flame musical instrument [2013-01]