Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass A63H

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TOYS, e.g. TOPS, DOLLS, HOOPS, BUILDING BLOCKS
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A toy is a thing made to be played with. A cup with a toy feature is not a toy although it can be played with.

Tops (flying tops A63H 27/12)
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All types of spinning tops.

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Flying tops

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Throwing discs

Dolls {(puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres A63J 19/006)}
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Dolls and toy animals.

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Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres

{simulating physiological processes, e.g. heartbeat, breathing or fever (with fluid ingestion or emission A63H 3/24)}
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With fluid ingestion or emission

{specially adapted for a particular function not connected with dolls (as electric lighting devices A63H 3/006)}
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Dolls as electrical lightning

Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres

{for use as container (containers B65D)}
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Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres

Dolls for use as containers

{provided with electrical lighting (electrical lighting F21)}
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Electrical lighting

with deformable framework
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Dolls and toy animals where the framework is deformable e.g. a wire that can be bend

Air-filled or inflatable toy figures (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00)
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Connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies

made of parts that can be put together {(facial parts only A63H 3/365)}
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Facial parts only

{allowing a choice of facial features, e.g. to change the facial expression (change of expression through animation A63H 3/48, self-moving A63H 13/005; movable eyes A63H 3/40)}
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Movable eyes

Change of expression through animation

Self moving

Manufacture of eyes (artificial eyes for human beings A61F 2/14)
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Artificial eyes for human beings

Dolls' hair or wigs; Eyelashes; Eyebrows (wigs, eyelashes, eyebrows for humans A41G)
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Wigs, eyelashes, eyebrows for humans

Mounting of parts within dolls, e.g. automatic eyes {or parts for animation (self-moving A63H 13/00)}
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Self-moving

Dolls' houses, furniture, or other equipment {(simulating liquid flow A63H 33/3022)}; Dolls' clothing (dolls' footwear A43B 3/28)
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Simulating liquid flow

Doll's footwear

Musical or noise- producing devices for additional toy effects other than acoustical (musical tops A63H 1/28; {sound-producing dolls A63H 3/28; musical toy vehicles A63H 17/268; acoustical vehicle-signalling devices A63H 17/32; whistling toy locomotive arrangements A63H 19/14}; music, sound or noise production in general G10)
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Any toy that makes music or noise

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Musical tops

Sound producing dolls

Musical toy vehicles

Acoustic vehicle signalling devices

Whistling toy locomotives

Game callers for hunting

Musical instruments in general

Toy figures led or propelled by the user
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Toys pulled e.g. by a string or pushed e.g. by a rod.

Special methods or compositions for the manufacture of dolls, toy animals, toy figures, or parts thereof
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All methods especially for producing dolls, toy animals, toy figures or parts thereof or special materials therefore.

Self-movable toy figures
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Mechanically or gravity driven toy figures

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Home robots, i.e. for home use.

Toy figures with self-moving parts, with or without movement of the toy as a whole
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Not self moving toy figures or animals, the figure or animal might be moved by the user.

{with self-moving head or facial features (with a choice of features A63H 3/365; movable eyes A63H 3/40)}
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Allowing a choice of facial features

Movable eyes

imitating drawing or writing (changeable or secret pictures B44F 1/10)
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Changeable or secret picture

Other gravity-operated toy figures
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Figures or animals where gravity is used to other things that just moving the toy.

Toy vehicles, e.g. with self-drive; {(convertible into other toys A63H 33/003); Cranes, winches or the like;} Accessories therefor (traffic games with figures moved by players A63F 9/14)
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Vehicles such as cars, trucks, diggers or tanks.

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Toy vehicles convertible into other toys, e.g. toy figure

Traffic games with figures moved by players

{Launching devices for motorless toy vehicles (start mechanisms for trackways A63H 18/026; for toy aircraft A63H 27/14)}
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Launch mechanisms for toys on trackways

Launch mechanisms for toy aircraft

Other wheeled vehicles with moving figures {(toy figures moving together with toy vehicles, led or propelled by the user, A63H 7/04; self-movable toy figures driven by wheeled undercarriages A63H 11/10)}
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Toy figures moving together with toy vehicles, led or propelled by the user

Self-movable toy figures driven by wheeled undercarriages

Details; Accessories (drive mechanisms A63H 29/00)
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Drive mechanisms

{Coupling mechanisms (for model railway vehicles A63H 19/18)}
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For model railway vehicles

Highways or trackways for toys (railway permanent way A63H 19/30; for special railways A63H 21/00); Propulsion by special interaction between vehicle and track
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E.g. trackways for slot cars and any other track way except railways

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Railway permanent way

Special railways

Model railways (propulsion by special interaction between vehicle and track A63H 18/00)
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Railways with at leas two rails extending parallel on which the wheels are supported/guided.

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Propulsion by special interaction between vehicle and track

Mono-rails

Model railway structures, e.g. kinds of arrangement of several units in containers, or on plates, or in combination with scenics for toy purposes (models or scenery for general purposes G09B)
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Models or scenery for general purposes

Other toy railways
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Cable or rail suspended vehicles e.g. mono-rails.

Toy boats; Floating toys; Other aquatic toy devices
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All water toys and submarines.

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Water guns

Toy aircraft; Other flying toys (toys with parachutes A63H 33/20); {Starting or launching devices therefor}
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All aircraft, helicopters, balloons and kites.

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Toys with parachutes

{Means for manipulating kites or other captive flying toys, e.g. kite-reels (reels in general B65H 75/00)}
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Control of kite surfers

Reels in general

{Propelled by flapping of wings (driving mechanisms with extensible rubber bands for toys in general A63H 29/18)}
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Driving mechanisms with extensible rubber bands for toys in general

Kites {(other than toy aspects B64C 31/06)}
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Kite surfers

Other than toy aspects

Balloons (connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies B60C 29/00; {other than toy aspects B64B 1/40})
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Connection of valves to inflatable elastic bodies

Other than toy aspects

{Helicopters (A63H 27/04 takes precedence); Flying tops}
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Aviation helicopters

Starting or launching devices for toy aircraft; Arrangements on toy aircraft for starting or launching {(for launching objects from an aircraft A63H 27/004)}
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For launching objects from an aircraft

Drive mechanisms for toys in general
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All types of drives for toys.

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Toys actuated by the wind

Electric drives (power supply through track A63H 18/12)
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Power supply through track

Remote-control arrangements specially adapted for toys, e.g. for toy vehicles (steering mechanisms for toy vehicles A63H 17/36; for model railways A63H 19/24, A63H 19/28)
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Remote control by wire, wireless ,mechanical means, hydraulic or pneumatic .

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Steering mechanisms for toy vehicles

For model railways

Electrical arrangements (transformers H01F; converters H02M)
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Transformers

Converters

Gearing for toys (gearing in general F16H)
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Gears, gearings and clutches.

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Gearing in general

Other toys
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All toys which do not fit in any of the other groups.

{Motorised rolling toys}
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E.g. be a ball with a drive inside.

{Infant exercisers, e.g. for attachment to a crib}
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Children's furniture, e.g. activity table.

Pillows combined with dolls.

Teats.

Teething rings.

{Push or pull wheels, e.g. with movable parts other than toy figures driven by the wheels (A63H 33/02 takes precedence; for driving movable toy figures A63H 7/04)}
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For driving movable toy figures

Throwing or slinging toys, {e.g. flying disc toys (discs used in athletics A63B 65/10)} (as part of a game A63F 9/02; sling weapons F41B 3/00; spring toy guns F41B 7/08)
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Discs used in athletics.

Discs used as part of a game.

Sling weapons.

Spring toy guns

Toys with parachutes; Toy parachutes {(A63H 27/004, A63H 27/005, and A63H 27/087 take precedence; parachutes for aeronautics B64D 17/00)}
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Means for launching objects from aircraft, e.g. pilot or missiles

Rockets or missiles

Means for launching objects along a kite string, e.g. with parachutes

Parachutes for aeronautics.

Optical, colour, or shadow toys ({puzzles with optical elements A63F 9/0613}; kaleidoscopes G02B 27/08)
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Puzzles with optical elements

Kaleidoscopes

Magnetic or electric toys (electric drives A63H 29/22; {indoor games played with small balls using magnetic power A63F 7/0088, A63F 7/068})
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Electric drives.

Indoor games played with small balls using magnetic power

Jokes; Confetti, streamers, or other dance favours; {Cracker bonbons or the like}
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E.g. things used by cheer leaders or sport fans to cheer their team.