Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass A47H

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FURNISHINGS FOR WINDOWS OR DOORS (concerned with the functioning of the door or window E05; roller blinds E06B)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices for each of support, operation, and installation of curtains; curtain structures.

Relationships with other classification places

For horizontally moving lamellar blinds and vertically moving roller blinds, venetian blinds and roman shades, see E06B 9/24 and subgroups.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Concerned with the functioning of the door or window

Roller blinds

Application-oriented references

Examples of places where the subject matter of this place is covered when specially adapted, used for a particular purpose, or incorporated in a larger system:

Curtains or screens reducing heat or light intensity in cars or vehicles

Informative references

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

Picture rails; accessories therefor, e.g. hooks or the like, specially adapted for use with picture rails

Fireproof curtains

Scenery; curtains; other decorations; means for moving same

Curtain suspension devices
Definition statement

This place covers:

Curtain suspension devices, such as curtain rails and curtain rods. It also covers means for mounting them, such as adjustable mountings and brackets. Next to rails and rods it also covers other curtain suspension devices, such as wire and cord.

References
Informative references

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

Details of how curtains are fastened to the rod or rail

Pelmets or the like
Definition statement

This place covers:

Decorative headings to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing.

Glossary of terms

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

Valance or valance boards

Pelmet

Fastening, clamping, or guiding devices for the bands or cords of curtains or the like
Definition statement

This place covers:

Clamps and cord tensioning devices. Horizontally moving fabric curtains

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Tassels for screens

Window blinds, slats, roman blinds or roll-up curtains

Devices for drawing draperies, curtains, or the like
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices for drawing horizontally moving curtains.

Relationships with other classification places

Vertically moving venetian blinds, roman shades, roller blinds, horizontally moving lamellar blinds: E06B 9/26.

Apparatus for lowering curtains or the like {(in order to remove curtain rods A47H 7/02)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

For lowering horizontally opening and closing curtains made of fabric.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Vertically opening and closing venetian blinds, roman shades, roller blinds or horizontally opening and closing lamellar blinds

Informative references

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

Removing curtain rods

Devices for putting-up and removing curtain rods
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices for installing or removing a curtain rod; devices for lowering or lifting a curtain rod with or without a curtain attached.

Curtain cord appurtenances
Definition statement

This place covers:

Accessories for curtain cords for horizontally opening and closing fabric curtains.

References
Informative references

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

Operating, guiding or securing devices or arrangements for roll-type closures; for direct manual operation, e.g. by tassels, by handles

Fastening curtains on curtain rods or rails
Definition statement

This place covers:

Clamps, rings, hooks and pins for fastening curtains on curtain rails or rods.

Relationships with other classification places

Details of gliders and runners A47H 15/00 and subgroups.

Runners or gliders for supporting curtains on rails or rods
Definition statement

This place covers:

Gliders, i.e. gliding curtain supports and runners, i.e. supports for curtains having wheel-like rollers, for supporting curtains on rails or rods.

Special rules of classification

Details of pins, clamps, hooks and rings A47H 13/00 and subgroups.

Details of rails and rods A47H 1/00 and subgroups.

Rosettes for holding curtains; Festoon holders
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices fastened to the side of the door or window for holding curtains tied-up in place.

Glossary of terms

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

Festoon

Decorative representation of a string of flowers suspended between two points; used on pottery or in architectural work

Curtain shields
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices that have the function of shielding off curtains, for curtains which are fixed to a window, so that the curtains are protected to external influences.

Curtains; Draperies
Definition statement

This place covers:

Details of curtains, such as shapes and materials. Only horizontally opening and closing fabric curtains.

Boxes, shelves, holders or similar supports for holding flowers (windows adapted to carry plants E06B 7/28)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Devices for carrying flowers, flower pots, flower trays and the like on or at windows.

References
Informative references

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

Hanging flower-pot holders, e.g. mounted on walls, balcony fences or the like

Windows adapted to carry plants

Subject matter not provided for in other groups of this subclass
Definition statement

This place covers:

All devices, methods etc. related to horizontally moving fabric curtains not classified in other A47H groups.