Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass A63G

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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.

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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

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

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
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools

Swimming or splash baths or pools

Devices for producing waves in swimming pools

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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

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

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
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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

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

Elevated railway systems with suspended vehicles

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

Tracks for special kinds of railways

Swings
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Rocking chairs pivotally mounted in a frame; Swings

Nursery furniture: Rocking chairs; Indoor swings; Baby bouncers

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

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

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

Vehicles having alternatively-usable runners and wheels

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
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Children vehicles hand carried by adult

Children's cycles

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
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Rider propulsion of wheeled vehicles

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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Training appliances for simulating the movement of horses

Chutes; Helter-skelters
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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
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools

Swimming or splash baths or pools

Devices for producing waves in swimming pools

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

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

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

Elevated railway systems with suspended vehicles

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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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

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

Children's cycles

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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Hoop exercising apparatus

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

Disposition of motor in, or adjacent to, traction wheel

Unicycles

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

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

Hoop exercising apparatus

{involving water}
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Devices for generating current of water in swimming pools

Swimming or splash baths or pools

Devices for producing waves in swimming pools

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

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

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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Apparatus for jumping

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

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Arrangements of tyre-inflating valves to tyres or rims

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

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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

Devices allowing competitions between several persons, not otherwise provided for
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