Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass B68B

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HARNESS; DEVICES USED IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; WHIPS OR THE LIKE
Definition statement

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Harnesses and devices used in connection therewith that are suitable for horses or other traction animals; whips in general, e.g. horsewhips, riding crops.

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Leads or collars for other animals

Devices in connection with harness, for hitching, reining, training, breaking or quietening horses or other traction animals (devices of this kind combined with traction harness B68B 3/00; stable equipment A01K 1/00; devices forming part of a vehicle B62C)
Definition statement

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Halters; bridles; reins; bits; stranglers; blinkers; devices for preventing bolting; hobbling devices; vaulting harnesses; longeing equipment.

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Devices of this kind combined with a traction harness

Devices for unhitching bolting traction animals

Stable equipment

Devices for preventing the animal from cribbing

Devices forming part of a vehicle

Traction harnesses; Traction harnesses combined with devices referred to in group B68B 1/00
Definition statement

This place covers:

Yokes; horse collars; manufacturing of horse collars; locks for horse collars; breast collars; cruppers; breechings; traces; trace holders.

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Devices forming part of a vehicle

Manufacturing of belts

Manufacturing of ropes

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

Devices in connection with harnesses

Details or accessories (haberdashery A44); Fastening devices for bridles, reins, harnesses, or the like (devices forming part of a vehicle B62C)
Definition statement

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Fastening devices for traces; tail holders as part of harness; devices for fastening special articles on harnesses, bridles or the like (e.g. feed bags, badges, rosettes); devices for unhitching bolting traction animals.

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Resilient attachments

Haberdashery

Devices forming part of a vehicle

Horse protectors, e.g. resilient attachments (protective covers B68C 5/00)
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Protective coverings for animals when not working (e.g. horse blankets)

Protective covers for animals when working

Devices specially adapted for supporting harnesses when not in use
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Saddle-racks