Cooperative Patent Classification


CPC Definition - Subclass A01L

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SHOEING OF ANIMALS {(making metal horseshoes by rolling B21H 7/12; making horseshoes or appurtenances therefor by forging or pressing B21K 15/02; casting of metals B22D)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Horseshoes; shoes for other animals; accessories for shoeing animals; farriers' tools and appliances; pens for animals while being shod; apparatus or use of substances for the care of hoofs.

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This place does not cover:

Leg, hoof or foot protectors for animals

Making metal horseshoes by rolling

Making horseshoes or appurtenances therefor by forging or pressing

Casting of metals

Shoes for horses or other solipeds fastened with nails (A01L 3/00 takes precedence)
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Horseshoes with elastic inserts or soles for horseshoes

Horseshoes made of elastic materials {(protective coverings for animals A01K 13/006)}
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This place does not cover:

Leg, hoof or foot protectors for animals

Accessories for shoeing animals
Definition statement

This place covers:

Elastic inserts or soles for horseshoes; solid calks or studs; elastic calks or studs; ice-spurs for horseshoes; hoseshoe nails.

Shoes for other animals, e.g. oxen
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This place does not cover:

Leg, hoof or foot protectors for animals

Farriers' tools and appliances (making horseshoes by rolling B21H 7/12, by forging B21K 15/02)
References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Making metal horseshoes by rolling

Making horseshoes or appurtenances therefor by forging or pressing

Casting of metals

Pens for animals while being shod {(devices for fettering animals for operative purposes A01D 3/00; devices for immobilisation or restraint of animals A01K 1/0613; devices for taming or training animals which impede movement or passage through fences A01K 15/04)}
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This place does not cover:

Devices for immobilisation or restraint of animals

Devices for taming or training animals which impede movement or passage through fences