Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass A63K

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RACING; RIDING SPORTS; EQUIPMENT OR ACCESSORIES THEREFOR (stop watches G04F 7/06; timing G07C 1/22; indicating arrangements for variable information by selection or combination of individual elements G09F 9/00)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Race-courses, race-tracks and equipment or accessories for racing or riding sports, e.g. starting appliances and hurdles.

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This place does not cover:

Stop-watches

Registering, indicating or recording the time of events or elapsed time in connection with sports or games

Indicating arrangements for variable information in which the information is built-up on a support by selection or combination of individual elements

Race-courses; Race-tracks
Definition statement

This place covers:

Race-courses and race-tracks, e.g. equestrian surfacing materials, racing facility pit systems and running track designs.

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Exercising equipment for animals, e.g. tread mills, carousels

Games

Informative references

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

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

Construction of, or surfaces for, roads, sports grounds, or the like

for greyhounds or other dogs
Definition statement

This place covers:

Race-courses for greyhounds or other dogs, e.g. propelling of dummy hare.

Equipment or accessories for racing or riding sports {(training equipment for animals A01K 15/02)}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Equipment or accessories for racing or riding sports, e.g. starting appliances, hurdles, photo-finish devices; dressage arena borders; individual boxes for small animals, e.g. mice.

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Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Training or exercise equipment for animals

Training appliances for simulating the movement of horses

Racing games

Devices in connection with harness, for hitching, reining, training, breaking or quietening horses or other traction animals, e.g. blinkers

Whips or the like

Starting-appliances
Definition statement

This place covers:

Starting-appliances, e.g. starting-blocks for athletics, starting stalls or boxes for horses or greyhounds, starting gates for motor bikes and for rodeos.

{Starting-blocks}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Starting-blocks for athletic running.

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{Starting stalls or starting boxes, e.g. for racing horses, greyhounds}
Definition statement

This place covers:

Starting stalls or starting boxes, e.g. several animals starting together being separately placed.

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

Sockets or holders for poles or posts

Glossary of terms

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

Hurdle

Each of a series of upright frames or obstacles that a person or animal (e.g. horse, dog, etc.) jumps over in a race.

{Athletics hurdles}
References
Informative references

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

Apparatus for jumping

{Equestrian hurdles}
Synonyms and Keywords

Hurdle

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