Cooperative Patent Classification

CPC Definition - Subclass H05C

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ELECTRIC CIRCUITS OR APPARATUS SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR USE IN EQUIPMENT FOR KILLING, STUNNING, OR GUIDING LIVING BEINGS (stationary means for catching or killing insects by electric means A01M 1/22; apparatus for the destruction of noxious animals, other than insects, by electricity A01M 19/00; electric traps for animals A01M 23/38; scaring devices for animals A01M 29/00; slaughtering or stunning by electric current A22B 3/06)
Definition statement

This place covers:

Constructional details and circuits of cattle electric fences or similar devices.

Relationships with other classification places

Animal husbandry A01K

Catching or destruction of animals A01M

Slaughtering A22B

Means of attack or defence F41H

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Stationary means for catching or killing insects by electric means

Apparatus for the destruction of noxious animals, other than insects, by electricity

Electric traps for animals

Scaring devices for animals

Slaughtering or stunning by electric current

Means of attack or defence not otherwise provided for (e.g. tasers

Circuits or apparatus for generating electric shock effects
Definition statement

This place covers:

Electric fences for cattle or similar

References
Limiting references

This place does not cover:

Stationary means for catching or killing insects by electric means

Apparatus for the destruction of noxious animals, other than insects, by electricity

Electric traps for animals

Scaring devices for animals

Slaughtering or stunning by electric current

Means of attack or defence not otherwise provided for (e.g. tasers

Other circuits
Definition statement

This place covers:

Monitoring circuits for electric fences or similar fencing structures, e.g. underwater structures