Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass A47D

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FURNITURE SPECIALLY ADAPTED FOR CHILDREN (school benches or desks A47B 39/00, A47B 41/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

All domestic furniture (including baby-carriers and baby-cots) structurally adapted to be used by children if not provided in other part of the classification (see below).

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Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Tables; Desks; Cabinets in general

School forms; Benches or forms combined with desks

School desks or tables

Chairs; Sofas; Beds in general

Medical children's beds, chairs or supports

Vehicle seats for children

Carriages for children; Perambulators

Children's chairs (chairs generally A47C)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Seating furniture for children if not provided in other part of the classification (see list below).

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Children's chair convertible into tables

Chairs convertible into children chairs

Rocking chairs for children

School forms; Benches or forms combined with desks

Chairs in general

Vehicle seats for children

Carriages for children; Perambulators

Children's tables {(school desks or tables A47B 41/00; school forms A47B 39/00)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Children's tables if not provided in other part of the classification (see list below)

School forms; Benches or forms combined with desks

School desks or tables

Dressing-tables

Children's chairs convertible into tables

Dressing-tables {or diaper changing supports} for children (chests of drawers A47B 67/00)
References
Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Chests; Dressing-tables; Cabinets characterised by the arrangement of drawers

Children's beds (beds in general A47C)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Beds for children during the later period of their life, especially for already walking children.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Small beds for newborns or infants, e.g. bassinets or cradles

Children's play-pens

Restraining devices, e.g. safety belts, contoured cushions or side bumpers for beds

Beds in general

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Mattresses for children

{Small beds for newborns or infants, e.g. bassinets or} cradles
Definition statement

This place covers:

Beds for children during the earliest period of their life, especially before they can walk.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Children's beds

Convertible children's beds

Children's play-pens

Restraining devices, e.g. safety belts, contoured cushions or side bumpers for beds

Baby-incubators

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Mattresses for children

Glossary of terms

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

Small bed for newborns or infants

Beds for children during the earliest period of their life, especially before they can walk

Children's furniture convertible into other kinds of furniture, e.g. children's chairs or benches convertible into beds; {Constructional play-furniture} (convertible furniture in general A47B 85/00)
References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Children's chairs convertible from high chair to a low chair by reversing

Children's chair convertible to push chair

Children's chair convertible to rocking chair

Convertible furniture in general

Other nursery furniture (auxiliary or portable toilet seats for children A47K 13/06)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Nursery furniture if not provided in other part of the classification, e.g. baby feeding cushions.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

auxiliary or portable toilet seats for children

Baby-carriers; Carry-cots
Definition statement

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Apparatus for helping babies to walk; Baby walkers or strollers (walking aids for the sick A61H 3/04)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Baby walkers and harnesses for helping babies to walk.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Wheeled walking aids for disabled persons

Carriages for children; Perambulators

Children's {play-} pens
Definition statement

This place covers:

Children's play-pens having walls enclosing a child from all sides.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Children's beds

Small beds for newborns or infants, e.g. bassinets or cradles

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Mattresses for children

Devices for use in guiding or supporting children, e.g. safety harness, {feeding cushions (harnesses for helping babies to walk A47D 13/046; restraining devices in chairs A47D 15/006; restraining devices in beds, playpens or cradles A47D 15/008)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices for use in guiding or supporting children if not provided in other part of the classification, e.g. baby feeding cushions or harnesses for already walking children.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Harnesses for helping babies to walk

Restraining devices in chairs

Restraining devices in bed, play-pens or cradles

Side bolsters for medical beds

Adaptation of children's seats for seat belts

Children's safety belts or body harnesses in vehicles

Hand carts children's safety belts

Rocking-chairs (in general A47C 3/02; rocking horses A63G 15/00); {Indoor} swings (in general A63G 9/00); {Baby bouncers}
References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Small beds for newborns or infants with rocking mechanisms

Rocking chairs in general

Swings in general

Rocking horses

Devices for rocking or oscillating perambulators

Informative references

Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Children's chairs convertible to rocking chairs

Accessories for children's furniture, e.g. safety belts (holders for {baby bottles or} bottles for medicinal feeding A61J 9/06; safety belts or body harnesses, in general A62B 35/00; {infant exercisers attachable to play-pens, beds or cradles A63H 33/006}; safety belts or body harnesses in land vehicles B60R 22/00; harnessing in aircraft B64D 25/06)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Accessories for domestic children's furniture, e.g. mattresses; restraining devices, safety belts, contoured cushions or side bumpers, or bed-cover holders preventing babies from throwing-off the bed covers.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Harnesses for helping babies to walk

Harnesses or restraining devices in order to evacuate a patient with the mattress

Side bolsters for medical beds

Holders for baby bottles

Safety belts or body harnesses in general

Infant exercisers attachable to play-pens, beds or cradles

Adaptation of children's seats for seat belts

Children's safety belts or body harnesses in vehicles

Hand carts children's safety belts