CPC Definition - Subclass A63G

Last Updated Version: 2017.08
MERRY-GO-ROUNDS; SWINGS; ROCKING-HORSES; CHUTES; SWITCHBACKS; SIMILAR DEVICES FOR PUBLIC AMUSEMENT
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Roundabouts, up-and-down hill tracks, swings, see-saws, rocking-horses, toy animals for riding, chutes, rotating or rocking pots, bumper cars, Russian swings, Ferris wheels, rolling drums and amusement arrangements in general, e.g. playground appliances.

References
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Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks

B60R 21/00

Arrangements or fittings on amusement vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents

B60R 2021/0097

rotated by the passengers themselves
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rotated by pushing the feet against a fixed surface or by running
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rotated by means of grip-rings
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rotated by oars
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rotated by swinging or rocking
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with seats performing movements in a horizontal plane, other than circular movements
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with rocking turntables
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and oblique masts
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with turntables moved up and down
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moved by a screw spindle
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with turntables and movably-mounted vehicles thereon which move to the outside when the roundabout is rotated
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Water roundabouts, e.g. freely floating
References
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools

A63B 69/125

Swimming or splash baths or pools

E04H 4/00

Devices for producing waves in swimming pools

E04H 4/0006

Informative references

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

Training appliances or apparatus for surfing, i.e. without a sail; for skate or snow boarding

A63B 69/0093

Design or layout of playing courts, rinks, bowling greens or areas for water-skiing; Covers therefor

A63C 19/00

Accessories for roundabouts not restricted to one of groups A63G 1/00 or A63G 3/00
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Games on roundabouts
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Up-and-down hill tracks; Switchbacks
References
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Arrangements or fittings on vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents or other traffic risks

B60R 21/00

Arrangements or fittings on amusement vehicles for protecting or preventing injuries to occupants or pedestrians in case of accidents

B60R 2021/0097

Elevated railway systems with suspended vehicles

B61B 3/00

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

Tracks for special kinds of railways

E01B 25/00

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

Rocking chairs pivotally mounted in a frame; Swings

A47C 3/0255

Nursery furniture: Rocking chairs; Indoor swings; Baby bouncers

A47D 13/10

with two suspensory axles
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with moving supporting-points
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Climbing swings
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Looping-the-loop swings
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Special fastenings of the suspensory point
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Chain couplings, Shackles; Chain joints; Chain links; Chain bushes

F16G 15/00

elastically suspended
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Driving mechanisms, such as ropes, gear, belt, motor drive
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Oar swings
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Brakes
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See-saws
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Synonyms and Keywords

In patent documents, the following abbreviations are often used:

See-saw

Teeter-totter

Cradle swings; Rocking-horses; Like devices resting on the ground
References
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Small beds for newborns or infants, e.g. bassinets or cradles

A47D 9/00

Cradle swings
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Spring-supported cradle swings
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mounted on links or springs
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Mounted on links contemplates, for instance, elastic links and other types of mechanical links that allow rocking motions.

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with dismountable runners usable for other purposes
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Rocking-horses with any type of dismountable runners directed to add further functionalities and usability to the rocking-horses

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

Vehicles having alternatively-usable runners and wheels

B62B 13/18

Rocking horses on runners adapted for progressive movement
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with divided runners
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Hobby-horses
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Toy animals for riding
References
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Children vehicles hand carried by adult

B62B 3/00

Children's cycles

B62K 9/00

with eccentric wheels
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Swingably-mounted toy animals for riding made to travel by means of parallelogram-joints
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made to travel by ratchet-wheels, e.g. by stretching the legs
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by pressing the seats or saddles up-and-down
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by performing oscillations
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by moving the stirrups or pedals
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made to travel by punting
References
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles

B62M 1/00

made to travel by pacing
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Toy animals for riding propelled by foot power

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motor-driven
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References
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Training appliances for simulating the movement of horses

A63B 69/04

Chutes; Helter-skelters
Glossary of terms

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Helter-skelters

A funfair amusement park ride with a slide built in a spiral around a high tower. Users climb up inside the tower and slide down the outside, usually on a mat or sack.

without rails
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with fixed rails
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with passing arrangements for cars
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with additional rotation of cars
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with spiral tracks
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with special cars, e.g. horse-shaped
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with driven slideways
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Chutes with driven slideways, i.e. slideways or part of the slideways that are suitable to be moved from one position to another one.

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with forced removal of the passenger from the seat
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Water-chutes
References
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools

A63B 69/125

Swimming or splash baths or pools

E04H 4/00

Devices for producing waves in swimming pools

E04H 4/0006

Informative references

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

Training appliances or apparatus for surfing, i.e. without a sail; for skate or snow boarding

A63B 69/0093

Design or layout of playing courts, rinks, bowling greens or areas for water-skiing; Covers therefor

A63C 19/00

Slideways with movably suspended cars, or with cars moving on ropes, or the like
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References
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Elevated railway systems with suspended vehicles

B61B 3/00

Suspended slideways
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Rotating or rocking pots{, e.g. by moving the whole body (rotating or rocking exercising for training agility or coordination of movements A63B 22/14, A63B 22/16, A63B 22/18)}
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References
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Rotating or rocking exercising for training agility or coordination of movements

A63B 22/14, A63B 22/16, A63B 22/18

Autocar-like self-drivers; Runways therefor
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Understructures, i.e. chassis frame on which a vehicle body may be mounted

B62D 21/00

Children's cycles

B62K 9/00

Russian swings; Great wheels, e.g. Ferris wheels
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with special movements of the seat-carriers
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with tiltable axis
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mounted on roundabouts
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Rolling drums turning somersaults with or without rolling seats {(hoop exercising apparatus driven by the user A63B 19/00)}
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References
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Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:

Hoop exercising apparatus

A63B 19/00

with seats staying at the bottom of the drum
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Illustrative example of subject matter classified in this group:

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

Disposition of motor in, or adjacent to, traction wheel

B60K 7/00

Unicycles

B62K 1/00

Amusement arrangements {(hoop exercising apparatus driven by the user A63B 19/00)}
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Climbing poles

A63B 9/00

Exercising apparatus combining several parts such as ladders, rods, beams, slides

A63B 17/00

Hoop exercising apparatus

A63B 19/00

{involving water}
References
Limiting references

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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools

A63B 69/125

Swimming or splash baths or pools

E04H 4/00

Devices for producing waves in swimming pools

E04H 4/0006

Informative references

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

Training appliances or apparatus for surfing, i.e. without a sail; for skate or snow boarding

A63B 69/0093

Design or layout of playing courts, rinks, bowling greens or areas for water-skiing; Covers therefor

A63C 19/00

with jolting substructures
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Jolting substructures, e.g. providing for rough motion, sudden abrupt movement.

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with undulatory motion of the substructure
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with looping, hopping, or throwing motions of the substructure
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with inflatable and movable substructures (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00)
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References
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Apparatus for jumping

A63B 5/00

Mats or the like for absorbing shocks for jumping, gymnastics or the like

A63B 6/00

Informative references

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

Arrangements of tyre-inflating valves to tyres or rims

B60C 29/00

with planes mounted on springs; with movable planes
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creating illusions of travel
References
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Simulators for teaching control of vehicles or other craft

G09B 9/02

Informative references

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

Arrangements for interaction with the human for user immersion in virtual reality

G06F 3/011

Devices allowing competitions between several persons, not otherwise provided for
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