CPC Definition - Subclass A41G

Last Updated Version: 2018.01
ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS; WIGS; MASKS; FEATHERS
Artificial flowers, fruit, leaves, or trees (artificial Christmas trees A47G 33/06); Garlands
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Floral handling

A01G 5/06

Christmas tree decorations

A47G 33/08

Processes for producing ornamental bodies, natural ornaments and imitations

B44C 5/06

Special rules of classification

In this subclass, from 01-08-2009 onwards, new documents are classified according to the ECLA Reform approach (also known as Indexing Code mirror), i.e. "invention information" is identified with classification symbols, e.g. A41G 1/001 , while "additional information" is identified with Indexing Code symbols, e.g. A41G 1/001 .

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Garland

A wreath made of flowers, leaves, etc., worn on the head like a crown, or hung about an object for decoration.

{characterised by their special functions}
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Floral handling

A01G 5/06

Christmas tree decorations

A47G 33/08

Processes for producing ornamental bodies, natural ornaments and imitations

B44C 5/06

{luminous or luminescent}
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Decoration with light effects, holograms

B44F 1/10

Lighting with household decorative objects

F21V 33/0028

Indicating arrangements with diodes

G09F 9/33

Illuminated signs, luminous advertising being electroluminescent

G09F 13/22

Circuits for light sources, controlling

H05B 37/0227

{Diffusing perfume or the like}
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Holders for deodorisation

A61L 9/12

Scents

C11B 9/00

{Artificial trees}
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Artificial Christmas trees

A47G 33/06

Special rules of classification

Does not comprise artificial Christmas trees

{Artificial grass (surfaces simulating grass E01C 13/08)}
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Floral handling

A01G 5/06

Christmas tree decorations

A47G 33/08

Processes for producing ornamental bodies, natural ornaments and imitations

B44C 5/06

Formation of filaments

D01D 5/42

Flexible sheet glued on macromolecular material, characterized by backing

D06N 7/0036

Models for demonstration purposes (trees, rocks,..)

G09B 25/08

Special rules of classification

Comprises artificial grass blades shapes and artificial grass simulating sheets, often used for decorating plants or flower pots.

Does not comprise under surface layered constructions simulating grass fields.

For artificial turf with under surface layered construction simulating grass fields, often including drainage systems, forward to E01C 13/08.

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Turf

A sod of grass, with the roots and earth adhering.

Garlands; Assembly of garlands
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References
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Floral handling

A01G 5/06

Decorative bow structures

D04D 7/10

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Garland:

A wreath made of flowers, leaves, etc., worn on the head like a crown, or hung about an object for decoration.

Wigs (for dolls only A63H 3/44)
Definition statement

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Special rules of classification

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

{made of a net structure}
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{made of a frame structure}
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{Planting hair on bases for wigs}
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Rooting hair in wigs

D05C 15/02

{Filaments for making wigs (artificial filaments D01F 6/00)}
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Artificial filaments

D01F 6/00

{Sweat absorbing means or deodorants}
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Deodorisation of air

A61L 9/00

Body deodorants

A61Q 15/00

Hair pieces, inserts, rolls, pads, or the like; Toupées
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Hair fillers to simulate big hair volume when hair is up in a bun

A45D 8/36

Special rules of classification

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

For covering partial bald area class in A41G 5/0006.

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Toupée

A patch of false hair or small wig to cover a bald place.

{Toupées covering a bald portion of the head}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group.

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Special rules of classification

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

For covering partial bald area class in A41G 5/0006.

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Toupée

A patch of false hair or small wig to cover a bald place.

{Hair pieces}
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Hair fillers to simulate big hair volume when hair is up in a bun

A45D 8/36

Hair dying devices, Glitter on hair

A45D 19/0008

Eyelash make-up

A61Q 1/10

Hair styling

A61Q 5/065

Special rules of classification

For wigs covering complete hair area of head, class in A41G 3/00 and lower groups.

For hair pieces covering part of hair area of head (i.e. bald area), class in A41G 5/00 and lower groups.

For covering partial bald area class in A41G 5/0006.

For forming hair extensions from bundles of hair class in A41G 5/0046.

For hair pieces held by head covering or headband, class in A41G 5/0093.

For hair extensions alone class in A41G 5/004, but when hair extension is characterized by the fastening technique, class only in A41G 5/0053 and lower groups and not in A41G 5/004.

{forming hair extensions from bundles of hair}
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{Fastening thereof}
Special rules of classification

For hair extensions alone class in A41G 5/004, but when hair extension is characterized by the fastening technique, class only in A41G 5/0053 and lower groups and not in A41G 5/004.

{Applicators or tools for applying hair extensions}
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Joining of preformed plastic parts, by heating

B29C 65/18

Joining of preformed plastic parts, by internal stresses, i.e. shrinking

B29C 65/68

Special rules of classification

Comprises also hair extension removal tools

{Hair accessories connected to a head covering, e.g. scarf}
Definition statement

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Special rules of classification

Comprises hair pieces held by head covering or headband.

Masks or dominoes for concealing identity, e.g. for theatrical use
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Costumes

A41D 1/00

Disguises for artists for life-like imitation of creatures

A63J 7/005

Glossary of terms

In this place, the following terms or expressions are used with the meaning indicated:

Domino

A kind of loose cloak, app. of Venetian origin, chiefly worn at masquerades, with a small mask covering the upper part of the face, by persons not personating a character, sometimes applied to the half-mask itself.

Adornments of natural feathers; Working natural feathers (treatment of bed feathers B68G 3/00, D06M)
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Duvets

A47G 9/0207

Pillows

A47G 9/10

Loose filling materials for upholstery

B68G 1/00

Filling of cushions, mattresses

B68G 7/06

Non-woven fabrics formed by filamentary materials

D04H 3/02

Quilting and filling with feathers

D05B 11/005

Treatment of feathers

D06M 19/00

Artificial feathers
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This place does not cover:

Duvets

A47G 9/0207

Pillows

A47G 9/10

Loose filling materials for upholstery

B68G 1/00

Filling of cushions, mattresses

B68G 7/06

Non-woven fabrics formed by filamentary materials

D04H 3/02

Quilting and filling with feathers

D05B 11/005

Treatment of feathers

D06M 19/00