CPC Definition - Subclass A42B

Last Updated Version: 2016.11
HATS; HEAD COVERINGS (headbands, head-scarves A41D 20/00, A41D 23/00)
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Headbands

A41D 20/00

Head-scarves

A41D 23/00

Hats; Caps; Hoods
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Masks

A41G 7/00

Sports accessories for the head

A63B 71/10

{Devices or supports adapted to retain the shape of hats (for changing the size A42C 3/00)}
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For changing the size

A42C 3/00

Hat boxes

A45C 11/02

Stands for displaying hats

A47F 7/06

Hats holders

A47G 25/10

Packaging

B65D 85/18

{with special decorative arrangements or effects}
Definition statement

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Hats, caps and hoods with special decorative arrangements or visual effects.

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Hair accessories connected to a head covering

A41G 5/0093

Masks

A41G 7/00

{convertible or adapted for other uses}
Definition statement

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Convertible or adapted for uses other than a hat or head covering.

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Garments convertible into other articles

A41D 15/04

Soft caps; Hoods
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Headscarves

A41D 23/00

Hairnets

A45D 8/40.

{for use in hospital or food industries, e.g. sanitary or disposable caps}
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Surgeons' or patients' gowns or dresses

A41D 13/12

{characterised by hoods being attachable to garments}
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Hoods (garments)

A41D 2200/20

Protective hoods

A62B 17/04

{Peaks; Visors}
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Eyeshades

A61F 9/045

{with removable protection of the nape of neck, e.g. sun or rain shields}
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Neck protectors

A41D 13/0512

{with additional protection for the ears; Removable ear muffs}
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Ear protection

A61F 11/14

Bathing caps
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Swimming helmets

A63B 33/00

with coverings for protecting against dust, rain, or sunshine
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Umbrellas mounted on the head of the user

A45B 11/04

{Hats made from a flat sheet}
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3D folding of sheets

G09F 1/06

{Means for transporting or storing helmets}
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Hat holders

A47G 25/10

Other supports for positioning apparatus or articles

F16M 13/00

Parts, details or accessories of helmets
Special rules of classification

Comprises mounting brackets or frames

{Accessories for helmets}
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Avalanche survival

A62B 33/00

Special rules of classification

Comprises avalanche helmets, ID means, increasing/decreasing peripheral vision.

{Anti-theft arrangements (attaching helmets to cycles B62J 11/005; locks E05)}
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Attaching helmets to cycles

B62J 11/005

Locks

E05

Devices for locking clothing

E05B 69/00

{Optical devices (night vision goggles G02B 23/12)}
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Head-mounted NVG type equipment

G02B 23/125

{Detecting, signalling or lighting devices}
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Personal safety alarms

G08B 21/02

{Lighting devices, e.g. helmets with lamps}
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Portable lighting

F21L

{Signalling devices, e.g. auxiliary brake or indicator lights}
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Signalling devices on helmets

B60Q 1/2676

{Neck restraints}
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Neck protection

A41D 13/0512

Sports protectors for the neck

A63B 71/1291

{Hydration systems}
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Storage or supply of water for drinking purposes

A41D 2400/46

{with damage indication means}
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Acceleration detection means

G01P 15/06

Ear protection devices
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Ear protection

A61F 11/06

Face protection devices
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Protective face masks

A41D 13/11

Filters having the sghape of a mask

A62B 23/025

{Securing goggles or spectacles on helmet shells}
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Goggles

A61F 9/02

Spectacles

G02C 3/02

Mounting radio sets or communication systems (methods or devices for transmitting, conducting or directing sound G10K 11/18; electric communication technique H04)
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Methods or devices for transmitting, conducting or directing sound

G10K 11/18

Electric communication technique

H04

Transceivers carried on the body

H04B 1/385

Fastening means for head coverings; Elastic cords; Ladies' hat fasteners (hat-pins A44B 9/06)
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Hat-pins

A44B 9/06

Holding hats or other garments (whilst travelling)

A45F 5/08