CPC Definition - Subclass A63H

Last Updated Version: 2019.02
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 (diabolos or similar thrown and caught spinning tops or throwing and catching devices therefor A63B 67/16; flying tops {A63H 27/12})
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All types of spinning tops.

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Flying tops

A63H 27/12

Diabolos or similar thrown and caught spinning tops; Throwing and catching devices therefor

A63B 67/16

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Throwing discs

A63H 33/18

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

A63J 19/006

{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

A63H 3/24

{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

A63H 3/006

Puppets or marionettes for shows or theatres

A63J 19/006

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

A63J 19/006

Dolls for use as containers

B65D

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

F21

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

B60C 29/00

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

A63H 3/365

{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

A63H 3/40

Change of expression through animation

A63H 3/48

Self moving

A63H 13/005

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

A61F 2/14

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

A41G

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

A63H 13/00

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

A63H 33/3022

Doll's footwear

A43B 3/28

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)
Definition statement

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Any toy that makes music or noise

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Musical tops

A63H 1/28

Sound producing dolls

A63H 3/28

Musical toy vehicles

A63H 17/268

Acoustic vehicle signalling devices

A63H 17/32

Whistling toy locomotives

A63H 19/14

Game callers for hunting

A01M 31/004

Musical instruments in general

G10

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.

B25J 9/0003

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

A63H 3/365

Movable eyes

A63H 3/40

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

B44F 1/10

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

A63H 33/003

Traffic games with figures moved by players

A63F 9/14

{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

A63H 18/026

Launch mechanisms for toy aircraft

A63H 27/14

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

A63H 7/04

Self-movable toy figures driven by wheeled undercarriages

A63H 11/10

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

A63H 29/00

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

A63H 19/18

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

A63H 19/30

Special railways

A63H 21/00

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

A63H 18/00

Mono-rails

A63H 21/04

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

G09B

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

F41B 9/00

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

A63H 33/20

{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

B63B 35/7979

Reels in general

B65H 75/00

{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

A63H 29/18

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

B63B 35/7953

Other than toy aspects

B64C 31/06

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

B60C 29/00

Other than toy aspects

B64B 1/40

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

B64C 27/04

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

A63H 27/004

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

A63H 33/40

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

A63H 18/12

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)
Definition statement

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Remote control by wire, wireless ,mechanical means, hydraulic or pneumatic .

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Steering mechanisms for toy vehicles

A63H 17/36

For model railways

A63H 19/24, A63H 19/28

Electrical arrangements (transformers H01F; converters H02M)
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Transformers

H01F

Converters

H02M

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

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Gearing in general

F16H

Other toys
Definition statement

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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.

A47D

Pillows combined with dolls.

A47G 9/1045

Teats.

A61J 11/00

Teething rings.

A61J 17/00

{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

A63H 7/04

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.

A63B 65/10

Discs used as part of a game.

A63F 9/02

Sling weapons.

F41B 3/00

Spring toy guns

F41B 7/08

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

A63H 27/004

Rockets or missiles

A63H 27/005

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

A63H 27/087

Parachutes for aeronautics.

B64D 17/00

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

A63F 9/0613

Kaleidoscopes

G02B 27/08

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.

A63H 29/22

Indoor games played with small balls using magnetic power

A63F 7/0088, A63F 7/068

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.