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CLASS D3, TRAVEL GOODS AND PERSONAL                         D9,	    Packages and Containers for Goods, sub­
   BELONGINGS                                                       classes 600 through 762 , 500-575 and sub­
                                                                    classes 414-433 for disposable-type packaging,
SECTION I - CLASS DEFINITION                                        including record jacket; subclass 700 for sew­
                                                                    ing kit or needle and thread package; sub­
This class provides for design patents claiming orna­               classes 600-681 for simulative bottles and
mental designs for:                                                 disposable containers; and subclasses 516-575
                                                                    or generic bottle.
1. Hand-held fans and elements                              D11,	   Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Ornaments,
                                                                    subclass 78.1 for moneyclip, subclass 220 for
2. Umbrella, parasols, canes, and crutches                          apparel-type snap closure or fastener, and sub­
                                                                    class 221 for apparel-type zipper.
3. Storage containers for hand-sewing-type equipment        D12,	   Transportation, subclass 130 for industrial
                                                                    designs for walkers, subclass 133 for elements
4. Storage containers for shoe shine equipment, includ­             or attachments for walkers, subclass 402 for
ing kits                                                            bicycle cover, and subclass 417 vehicle visor-
                                                                    attached-type eyeglass holder.
5. Carrier or storage containers for personal belongings    D13,	   Equipment for Production, Distribution, or
                                                                    Transformation of Energy, subclass 168      for
6. Elements and attachments specific to articles in this            remote control.
class                                                       D15,	   Machines Not Elsewhere Specified, sub­
                                                                    classes 69 through 76 for sewing machine and
                                                                    subclass 72 for sewing machine cabinet.
SECTION II        -   REFERENCES         TO     OTHER       D16,	   Photography and Optical Equipment, subclass
  CLASSES                                                           236 for cartridge for holding photographic
                                                                    slides and subclass 339 for mask strap or cord
SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                                retainer for attaching to eyeglasses.
D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass 614 for           D18,	   Printing and Office Machinery, subclass 11 for
       glove or hand covering combined with purse or                slide rule case.
       pouch, subclass 839 for vest- or jacket-type         D19,	   Office Supplies; Artists’ and Teachers’ Mate­
       multiple holder (e.g., fisherman’s -or photogra­             rials, subclasses 26 through 31 for checkbook
       pher’s-type vest), subclass 864 for apron-type               and subclasses 41-51 for marking instrument.
       tool, subclass 866 for headwear (e.g., hat) com­     D21,	   Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, subclasses
       bined with glasses, and subclass 905 for ath­                793 through 795 for golf tool and subclass 796
       letic shoe combined with pocket.                             for golf club holder or stand.
D4,	   Brushware, subclass 104 for finger cot, sub­         D22,	   Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and Fishing
       class 108 for combined toothbrush and storage                Equipment, subclass 104 for pistol, subclass
       container, and subclass 199 for toothbrush stor­             107 for quiver, and subclass 118 for sword or
       age container.                                               hunting knife.
D6,	   Furnishings, subclasses 407 through 635        for   D23,	   Environmental Heating and Cooling; Fluid
       storage cabinet for reproduction tape, film, or              Handling and Sanitary Equipment, subclass
       disk; and subclass 552 for wall-mounted or                   410 for coal basket.
       fixed-type rack or holder for sports articles.       D24,	   Medical and Laboratory Equipment, subclass
D7,	   Equipment for Preparing or Serving Food or                   145 for medical suturing device; and subclass
       Drink Not Elsewhere Specified, subclasses                    224 for medication vessel, such as vile or bot­
       605 through 608 for insulated food or bever­                 tle.
       age container, subclass 619 for beverage con­        D26,	   Lighting, subclasses 37 through 50 for hand­
       tainer holder or serving caddy, and subclass                 held or body-attached light.
       635 for open-type toothpick holder.                  D27,	   Tobacco and Smokers’ Supplies, subclasses
D8,	   Tools and Hardware, subclasses 1 through 106                 180 through 182 for pipe holder or rack; and
       for tool, subclasses 300-320 for handle, sub­                subclasses 183-192 for tobacco jar, pouch, or
       class 382 for generic snap-type closure, and                 cigarette case.
       digests 1-10 for handle configurations.




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D28,	      Cosmetic Products and Toilet Articles, sub­
           classes 56 through 60 for manicure tools; sub­      4    	
                                                                    Simulative:
           class 61 for manicure rack, stand, tray, or kit;         This subclass is indented under subclass 1.
           and subclass 76 for soap bar container; and              Design that includes an ornamental feature or
           subclasses 78-84 for compact for cosmetic                features that simulate the ornamental appear­
           product.                                                 ance for another object either as applied orna­
D29,	      Equipment for Safety, Protection, and Rescue,            mentation or form.
           subclasses 101.1 through 101.4 for harness-
           type carrier.                                       5	   UMBRELLA OR PARASOL, WALKING
D32,	      Washing, Cleaning, or Drying Machine, sub­               SUPPORT:
           class 14.1 for shoeshine machine and subclass            This subclass is indented under the class defini­
           37 for laundry basket.                                   tion. Design for a collapsible ribbed canopy
D34,	      Material or Article Handling Equipment, sub­             mounted on a central pole or stick manually
           class 39 for barrel, cask, or drum.                      used to protect against rain or sun and stick-
D99,	      Miscellaneous, subclasses 34 through 42 for              type aid used to stand or walk.
           coin holder or bank.
                                                                    SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                    D12,	 Transportation, subclass 130      for
                                                                           industrial designs for walkers and
                         SUBCLASSES                                        subclass 133 for elements or attach­
                                                                           ments for walkers.
1	         HAND FAN:
           This subclass is indented under the class defini­   6	   Simulative:
           tion.    Design for device waved manually to             This subclass is indented under subclass 5.
           create a flow or current of air.                         Design that includes an ornamental feature or
                                                                    features that simulate the ornamental appear­
           (1)	   Note. Element included in this and in             ance of another object either as applied orna­
                  indented subclasses.                              mentation or form.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                7	   Cane or walking support:
           D23,	 Environmental Heating and Cooling;                 This subclass is indented under subclass 5.
                  Fluid Handling and Sanitary Equip­                Design for hand-held stick-type support used to
                  ment, subclasses 370 through 384 for              aid standing or walking.
                  power-type fan.
                                                                    (1)	   Note. Includes swagger stick.
2	         Folding:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 1.              SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           Design that includes a provision for bending or          D12,	 Transportation, subclass 130      for
           sliding into a compact configuration.                           industrial designs for walkers and
                                                                           subclass 133 for elements or attach­
3	         Simulative:                                                     ments for walkers.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 2.
           Design that includes an ornamental feature or       8	   Underarm support:
           features that simulate the ornamental appear­            This subclass is indented under subclass 7.
           ance of another object either as applied orna­           Design for support that extends to the ground
           mentation or form.                                       from beneath the shoulder at the arm.

           (1)	   Note. The search for a hand fan that sim­         (1)	   Note. Includes crutch.
                  ulates the appearance of another object
                  should also include the appropriate          9	   Plural tips:
                  Design Class and subclass(es) for the             This subclass is indented under subclass 7.
                  actual object.                                    Design that includes more than one end mem­
                                                                    ber or cap attachment.



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                                                                ter for a subsequent subclass or design patent
10     Element or attachment:                                   class.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 5.
       Design for parts or accessory-type attachments      14   Simulative:
       for umbrella, parasol, or walking support.               This subclass is indented under subclass 12.
                                                                Design that includes an ornamental feature or
       (1)     Note. The subject matter in this subclass        features that simulate the ornamental appear­
               and its indented subclasses must show an         ance of another object either as applied orna­
               element or an attachment specific to             mentation or in form.
               umbrellas, parasols, etc. Generic-type
               elements, which could also be used as            (1)	   Note. The search for a hand fan that sim­
               elements or attachments for articles in                 ulates the appearance of another object
               other Design Classes, are excluded.                     should also include the appropriate
                                                                       Design Class and subclass(es) for the
       (2)     Note. Element or attachments for this                   actual object.
               subject matter subject matter could be
               included as part of a disclosure that is    15   Animate:
               directed to a complete article. Accord­          This subclass is indented under subclass 14.
               ingly, a proper search for an element or         Design that includes an ornamental feature or
               attachment should include a search for           features that simulate the ornamental appear­
               the complete article.                            ance for an animal or part of an animal (includ­
                                                                ing human animal) either as applied
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                           ornamentation or general form.
       CLASS:
       5      through 9, for designs of complete                SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
              articles which include disclosure of              D21,   Games, Toys and Sports Goods, sub­
              elements.                                                classes 576 through 657 for toy ani­
                                                                       mal figure.
11     Carrying case or sleeve:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 10.        16   Offset or asymmetrical:
       Design for protective cover or container spe­            This subclass is indented under subclass 12.
       cific for umbrella, parasol, cane, or walking            Design that lacks symmetry in general form.
       support.
                                                           17   Tip or ferrule:
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                           This subclass is indented under subclass 10. 

       CLASS:                                                   Design for cap or ring used to ornament the end

       300,   for generic sleeve-type carrier or stor­          of an umbrella, parasol, or cane.

              age container.
                                                                SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:

12     Handle:                                                  D8,    Tools and Hardware, subclass 374 for

       This subclass is indented under subclass 10.                    furniture-type tip or cap.
       Design for hand-type support specific to an
       umbrella, parasol, cane, or walking support.        18   HAND SEWING, KNITTING, AND
                                                                EMBROIDERY EQUIPMENT:
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                     This subclass is indented under the class defini­

       D8,    Tools and Hardware, subclasses 300                tion. Design for article or accessory for man­

              through 320 for handle and digests 1­             ually joining or decorating textile-type material

              10 for handle configurations.                     with thread, yarn, or filament.


13     Combined with diverse article:                           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­

       This subclass is indented under subclass 12.             CLASS:

       Design combined with an article that, if dis­            280,   for sewing machine case.

       closed separately, would be proper subject mat­




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           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                              26   Work holder:
           D9,    Packages and Containers for Goods,              This subclass is indented under subclass 20.
                  subclass 700 for sewing kit or needle           Design for supporting sewing, needlework, or
                  and thread packages.                            embroidery-type materials.
           D10,   Measuring, Testing, or Signalling
                  Instruments, subclass 97 for counter            SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                  used in knitting.                               D5,	   Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet
           D15,   Machines Not Elsewhere Specified,                      Material, for embroidered, knitted, or
                  subclasses 66 through 76 for sewing                    crocheted material.
                  machine and subclass 72 for sewing              D6,	   Furnishings, for cabinet or furniture-
                  machine cabinet.                                       type storage.
                                                                  D15,	 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified,
20         Article storage or holder:                                    subclass 72 for sewing machine cabi­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 18.                  net.
           Design for storage container specific to hand
           sewing, knitting or embroidery equipment.         27   Pincushion:
                                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 20. 

21         Simulative:                                            Design for pad to hold pins.

           This subclass is indented under subclass 20.
           Design that includes an ornamental feature or          SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­

           features that simulate the ornamental appear­          CLASS:

           ance of another object either as applied orna­         22,    for simulative pincushion.

           mentation or in form.
                                                             28   Needle- or bodkin-type implement:
           (1)   Note. The search for a hand fan that sim­        This subclass is indented under subclass 18.
                 ulates the appearance of another object          Design for pin device that includes a point at
                 should also include the appropriate              one end and a hole for thread at the other end
                 Design Class and subclass(es) for the            used for hand sewing.
                 actual object.
                                                                  (1)	   Note. Includes blunt, thick needle with a
22         Pincushion:                                                   large eye, and similar article.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 21.
           Design for pad to hold pins.                           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                  D15,	 Machines Not Elsewhere Specified,
           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                                subclasses 69 through 77 for sewing
           CLASS:                                                        machine needle holders claimed as
           27,    for pincushion that does not simulate                  elements for a sewing machine, and
                  another object.                                        subclass 78 for industrial-type needle
                                                                         holders.
23         Yarn, thread, etc.:                                    D24,	 Medical and Laboratory Equipment,
           This subclass is indented under subclass 20.                  subclass 145 for medical suturing
           Design for the storage of indeterminate length                device.
           of thin, spun textile material.
                                                             29   Thimble:
24         Spool type:                                            This subclass is indented under subclass 18.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 23.           Design for finger protector used in hand sew­
           Design for reel-type holder for winding yarn or        ing or embroidery.
           thread.
                                                                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
25         Multiple spindle type:                                 D4,    Brushware, subclass 104 for finger
           This subclass is indented under subclass 24.                  cot.
           Design for multiple holder or spool.



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200	   SHOESHINE CASE, KIT, OR FOOT­                                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       REST:                                                          D7,	   Equipment for Preparing or Serving
       This subclass is indented under the class defini­                     Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Speci­
       tion.    Design for storage container for shoe                        fied, subclass 619 for beverage con­
       polishing equipment or foot support used to                           tainer holder or serving caddy.
       support foot for shoe polishing.                               D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                                                                             subclasses 600 through 762 for sim­
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                                  ulative bottles and disposable contain­
       D4,	   Brushware, miscellaneous subclasses                            ers and subclasses 516-575 for
              for shoeshine brush.                                           generic bottle.
       D32,	 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying
              Machine, subclass 14.1 for shoeshine           203.1	   Medical equipment or medication:
              machine and subclass 47 for shoe or                     This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
              boot scraper.                                           Design for the storage or carrying personal
                                                                      medications or emergency type medications or
201	   CARRIER OR STORAGE CONTAINER:                                  treatment materials.
       This subclass is indented under the class defini­
       tion.   Design for reusable container used to                  (1)	   Note. Includes emergency or first aid kit.
       hold personal belongings for travel or storing.
                                                                      SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
       (1)	    Note. Designs in this and indented sub­                CLASS:
               classes are classified by full-line disclo­            264,   through 266, for eyeglass or contact
               sure only.                                                    lens case.

       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       D6,	   Furnishings, for furniture-type storage                 D4,	   Brushware, subclass 108 for tooth­
              cabinets; and subclasses 407 through                           brush combined with case, and sub­
              635 for storage containers and furni­                          class 199 for toothbrush storage
              ture specifically directed to audio­                           container.
              visual and information recording                        D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
              media, such as magnetic tape, CD­                              appropriate subclass for generic dis­
              ROM, recordings, etc.                                          posable packaging for medications.
                                                                      D24,	 Medical and Laboratory Equipment,
202	   Beverage vessel:                                                      subclass 224     for   professionally
       This subclass is indented under subclass 201.                         administered medication, such as che­
       Design for holding liquid.                                            motherapy or biological specimen
                                                                             container.
       (1)	    Note. Includes canteen and handled
               flask.                                        203.2	   Pill or tablet:
                                                                      This subclass is indented under subclass 203.1.
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                                Design for the storage of pellet or wafer type
       CLASS:
                                                        medication.
       229,   for body-attached beverage container,

              pouch, or carrier.
       304	   through 314 and indented sub­
              classes, for bin, tray, or basket
              designed for the purpose of carrying
              beverage containers.




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                                                             203.4    Dial type: 

                                                                      This subclass is indented under subclass 203.3. 

                                                                      Design that turns, twists or swivels to release

                                                                      individual pill, wafer or tablet of medication. 





Example of a design for a storage container for a pill or
tablet.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                  subclass 339.2 for dispensing type         Example of a design for a dial type storage container for
                  disposable blister package for medica­     a pill or tablet.
                  tion, subclass 339.3 for dial type dis­
                  posable packaging for medication.                   SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                      D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
203.3	     Compartmented:                                                    subclass 339.3 for dial type dispos­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 203.2.                   able packaging for medication.
           Design that shows or has a provision for being
           divided into plural compartments or areas.        203.5	   Tampon or bandage:
                                                                      This subclass is indented under subclass 203.1.
                                                                      Design for container specifically designed for
                                                                      the storage for personal hygiene or absorbent
                                                                      type bandage material.




Example of a design for a compartmental storage con­
tainer for a pill or tablet.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                  subclasses 751 through 760 for com­
                  partmented disposable packaging for
                  generic compartmented packaging.



                                                             Example of a design for a storage container for tampon
                                                             or bandage.


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                                                                  273	     through 302 , for generic enclosed
         SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                              storage containers.
         D9,    Packages and Containers for Goods,
                subclasses 415 through 499 for box                SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                or package.                                       D24,   Medical and Laboratory Equipment,
         D24,   Medical and Laboratory Equipment,                        subclass 12 for syringe.
                subclass 141 for medical tampon, sub­
                class 189 for bandage.                      204   Musical instrument:
                                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
203.6    First aid kit or case:                                   Design for article for music-type device.
         This subclass is indented under subclass 203.1.
         Design for a storage container for medical arti­   205   Personal grooming article:
         cles for the care of victims of minor accidents.         This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
                                                                  Design for shaving, manicure implement, or
         SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                     personal hygiene.
         D6,    Furnishings, subclasses 512 through
                574 for generic article support or dis­           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                penser.                                           D4,	   Brushware, subclass 108 for tooth­
         D24,   Medical and Laboratory Equipment,                        brush combined with case and sub­
                subclasses 107 through 182 for medi­                     class 199 for toothbrush storage
                cal tools, per se.                                       container.
                                                                  D7,	   Equipment for Preparing or Serving
203.7    Medical worker specific:                                        Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Speci­
         This subclass is indented under subclass 203.6.                 fied, subclass 635    for    open-type
         Design for storage container for medical treat­                 toothpick holder.
         ment articles designed for use by a medical              D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
         technician, nurse or doctor.                                    subclass 735 and 736 for razor blade
                                                                         packaging that releases contents
                                                                         sequentially and subclass 748 for
                                                                         packaging for razor.
                                                                  D28,	 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Arti­
                                                                         cles, subclasses 56 through 60      for
                                                                         manicure tools; and subclass 61 for
                                                                         manicure rack, stand, tray, or kit.

                                                            206   Writing or marking supplies:
                                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
                                                                  Design for articles for manually held device for
                                                                  written communication or drawing.

                                                                  (1)	   Note. Includes pencil box, crayon car­
Example of a design for a first aid kit for a medical                    rier, and the like.
worker.
                                                                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
203.8	   Diabetic case:                                           D19,	 Office Supplies; Artists’ and Teach­
         This subclass is indented under subclass 203.6.                 ers’ Materials, subclasses 41 through
         Design for storage container for medical arti­                  51 for marking instrument.
         cles for personal care or treatment of diabetes.
                                                            207   Key holder, chain, or case:
         (1)	   Note: Includes syringe case.                      This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
                                                                  Design for storage container for article used to
         SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                          lock or unlock something, or series of con­
         CLASS:
                                                  nected links or fob for said article.
         247    through 253 , for wallet.



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208	       Combined with diverse article:                     213   Child carrier:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 207.            This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
           Design combined with an article normally not             Design for transporting infant or toddler by
           associated with this subject and, if disclosed           body means.
           separately, would be proper subject matter for a
           subsequent subclass or design patent class.              SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                    D30,   Animal Husbandry, subclass 109 for
           (1)	   Note.    Excludes key holder, etc. com­                  animal carrier.
                  bined with flash drive.
                                                              214   Backpack or sling type:
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                     This subclass is indented under subclass 213.
           D14,	 Recording, Communication, or Infor­                Design that attaches or straps to the human or
                  mation Retrieval Equipment, sub­                  animal back or shoulder.
                  class 480.3 for flash drive combined
                  with key holder, chair or case.             215   Attachable to body, apparel, or belt:
                                                                    This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
209	       Light:                                                   Design that attaches to the human body, cloth­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 208.            ing, or strip worn around the waist.
           Design combined with a lamp.
                                                                    SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                     CLASS:
           D26,	 Lighting, subclasses 37 through 50                 232    through 246, for shoulder-supported
                  for hand-held or body-attached light.                    handbag or purse.

210	       Tool:                                                    SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 208.            D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass
           Design combined with a mechanical-type                          614 for glove or hand covering com­
           instrument.                                                     bined with purse or pouch, subclass
                                                                           905 for athletic shoe combined with
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                            pocket, subclass 864 for apron-type
           D8,	   Tools and Hardware, subclasses 1                         tool, and subclass 839 for vest- or
                  through 106 for tool.                                    jacket- type multiple holder (e.g.,
           D13,	 Equipment for Production, Distribu­                       fisherman’s - or photographer’s-type
                  tion, or Transformation of Energy,                       vest).
                  subclass 168 for remote control.                  D27,	 Tobacco and Smokers’ Supplies,
           D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­                       subclass 185 for tobacco pouch and
                  classes 793 through 795 for golf-type                    subclasses 186-192 for tobacco case
                  tool.                                                    or receptacle.

211	       Simulative:                                        216   Backpack type:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 207.            This subclass is indented under subclass 215.
           Design that includes an ornamental feature or            Design that attaches to the human or animal
           features that simulate the ornamental appear­            back with straps.
           ance of another article either as applied orna­
           mentation or form.                                       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                                                                    CLASS:
212	       Case:                                                    214,   for backpack carrier for supporting a
           This subclass is indented under subclass 207.                   child.
           Design for an enclosed or substantially
           enclosed storage-type container.                         SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                    D29,   Equipment for Safety, Protection, and
                                                                           Rescue, subclasses 101.1       through
                                                                           101.4 for harness-type carrier.


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217	   Fully enclosed:                                            SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 216.              D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass
       Design wherein all compartments are com­                          905 for athletic shoe combined with
       pletely closed or covered.                                        pocket.
                                                                  D6,	   Furnishings, subclass 552 for wall-
218	   Audio or communications equipment:                                mounted or fixed-type rack or holder
       This subclass is indented under subclass 215.                     for sports articles.
       Design for listening or communication devices.             D22,	 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and
                                                                         Fishing Equipment, subclass 107 for
219	   Optical article:                                                  quiver.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 215. 

       Design for vision enhancing device.                 222
   Firearm holster:
                                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 221.
       (1)	    Note. Includes case for camera, eyeglass,          Design for gun- or rifle-type holder.
               binoculars, or telescope.
                                                                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                             D22,	 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and
       CLASS:                                                            Fishing Equipment, subclass 104 for
       263,   for optical article case supported by                      pistol.
              shoulder strap.
       264,   for contact lens or eyeglass case.           223    Simulative:
       265,   and indented subclass, for eyeglass                 This subclass is indented under subclass 222.
              case or holder.                                     Design that includes an ornamental feature or
                                                                  features that simulate the ornamental appear­
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                       ance of another article either as applied orna­
       D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass                  mentation or form.
              866 for headwear (e.g., hat) combined
              with glasses.                                224    Plural repeating pouches, cradles, or receiv­
       D16,	 Photography and Optical Equipment,                   ers:
              subclass 339 for sling-type eye­                    This subclass is indented under subclass 221.
              glasses attached-type retainer.                     Design for identical, multiple holder or slot-
                                                                  type holder.
220	   Scabbard or sheath for cutting implement
       or sword:                                                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 215.              D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass
       Design for cutting implement such as saber,                       864 for apron-type tool and subclass
       dagger, or hunting knife.                                         839 for vest- or jacket-type multiple
                                                                         holder (e.g., fisherman’s- or photogra­
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                              pher’s-type vest).
       D22,	 Arms, Pyrotechnics, Hunting and
              Fishing Equipment, subclass 118 for          225    Lid or flap closure:
              sword or hunting knife.                             This subclass is indented under subclass 221.
                                                                  Design for holder or an attached top that bends
221	   Sports equipment or sporting goods:                        or folds to close.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 215. 

       Design for athletic-type items.
                           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                                                                  CLASS:
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                            230,   for body attached carrier with lid or
       CLASS:
                                                           flap closure specific to sport goods or
       255,   for golf bag.
                                             sporting goods.
       328.1, for golf bag holder or support.





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226	       Purse, pouch, or cradle:                          231   Saddlebags type:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 215.           This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
           Design that includes an attached or suspended           Design for saddlebags or consisting of a pair of
           holder.                                                 identical or substantially similar connected
                                                                   holders that are intended to be slung or draped
227	       Document sleeve:                                        over another object or article.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 226.
           Design that includes a provision for paper doc-   232   Handbag or purse:
           ument.                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
                                                                   Design for article designed primarily for
           (1)	   Note. Includes holder for identification         women to hold and carry personal effects.
                  card.
                                                                   (1)	   Note. Includes women’s pocketbook,
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                           clutch bag, and the like.
           D19,	 Office Supplies; Artists’ and Teach­
                  ers’ Materials, subclasses 86 through            SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                  92 for office-type document holder or            CLASS:
                  file.                                            276,   and indented subclasses for briefcase
                                                                          or suitcase.
228	       For tool or component thereof:                          900,   cross-reference art collection for
           This subclass is indented under subclass 226.                  briefcase or portfolio.
           Design that includes a provision for manual             901,   cross-reference art collection for cos­
           work equipment or part thereof.                                metic case or tray.

           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB-                    233   Combined or convertible:
           CLASS:                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 232.
           905,   for tool or tackle box cross-reference           Design combined with another article that, if
                  art.                                             disclosed separately, would be proper subject
                                                                   matter for a subsequent subclass or design
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                    patent class.
           D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass
                  839 for vest or jacket-type multiple             (1)	   Note. Handbag or purse combined with a
                  holder (e.g., fisherman’s- or photogra­                 mirror or change purse is excluded from
                  pher’s- type vest) and subclass 864 for                 this subclass.
                  apron-type tool.
                                                                   SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
229	       Circular in cross section, or for circular or           D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass
           cylindrical article:                                           614 for glove or hand covering com­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 226.                  bined with pouch or purse.
           Design that includes a provision for round or
           tubular or round in cross section.                234   Simulative:
                                                                   This subclass is indented under subclass 232.
230	       Lid or flap closure:                                    Design that includes an ornamental feature or
           This subclass is indented under subclass 226.           features that simulate the ornamental appear­
           Design that includes top that bends or folds a          ance of another article either as applied orna­
           lid to close.                                           mentation or in form.

           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB-                    235   Animate:
           CLASS:                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 235.
           225,   for body-attached holder or carrier for          Design that includes an ornamental feature or
                  sports goods with lid or flap closure.           features that simulate the ornamental appear­
           247    through 253, for wallet.                         ance of an animal, or part thereof, either as
                                                                   applied ornamentation or in form.


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       (1)	    Note. The simulation of animal skin or        243    Flap or strap closure:
               fur only is excluded from this subclass.             This subclass is indented under subclass 232.
                                                                    Design that includes a top that bends or folds to
236	   Humanoid:                                                    cover the handbag opening and may extend or
       This subclass is indented under subclass 235.                drape onto the front thereof.
       Design that includes an ornamental feature or
       features that simulate the ornamental appear-         244    Drawstring closure:
       ance of a human being, or part thereof, either as            This subclass is indented under subclass 232.
       applied ornamentation or in form.                            Design that includes a closure consisting of a
                                                                    cord or cords threaded through the handbag or
237	   Plant life:                                                  purse structure that can be pulled to close an
       This subclass is indented under subclass 234.                opening.
       Design that includes an ornamental feature or
       features that simulate the ornamental appear-         245    Longitudinal central opening:
       ance of living organic organism, or part                     This subclass is indented under subclass 232.
       thereof, either as applied ornamentation or in               Design that includes an opening across the
       form.                                                        length of the design.

238	   In form:                                                     (1)	   Note. Includes zipper-type closure.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 234. 

       Design that includes an ornamental feature or         246
   With handle or provision therefor:
       features that simulate the ornamental three-
                This subclass is indented under subclass 245.
       dimensional form of another object. 
                        Design that includes a separate pull-type han­
                                                                    dle or provision therefor.
       (1)	    Note. An example of pertinent design
               would be a representation of a three-                (1)	   Note. A zipper-type pull or decorative
               dimensional motor vehicle or building.                      tassel is not considered a handle.

       (2)	    Note. The search for a handbag that sim-      247    Wallet, card, or checkbook holder:
               ulates the appearance of another article             This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
               should also include the appropriate                  Design for currency, money, or identification-
               design class for the actual article.                 type document including monitory documents
                                                                    or receipts.
239	   Pivoted cooperating jaws closure:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 232.         248    Simulative:
       Design that includes symmetrical jaw-type ele­               This subclass is indented under subclass 247.
       ments that pivot together to close.                          Design that includes an ornamental feature or
                                                                    features that simulate the ornamental appear­
240	   With bail-type handle or provision therefor:                 ance of another article either as applied orna­
       This subclass is indented under subclass 239.                mentation or in form.
       Design that includes or provides for a loop-
       type symmetric holding means.                         249    Combined with diverse article:
                                                                    This subclass is indented under subclass 247.
241	   Plural:                                                      Design that is combined with an article not nor­
       This subclass is indented under subclass 240.                mally associated with this subject and, if dis­
       Design for a plural bail-type handle.                        closed separately, would be proper subject
                                                                    matter for a subsequent subclass or design
242	   Lid closure:                                                 patent class.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 232. 

       Design for top-closing means that pivots, coop-       250
   Provision for paper money:
       erates, or bends to fit into a fixed-type opening.
          This subclass is indented under subclass 247.
                                                                    Design that includes a provision for paper cur­
                                                                    rency, such as a billfold.


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           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:	                            255   Golf bag:
           D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­            This subclass is indented under subclass 254. 

                  ments, subclass 78.1 for money clip.            Design for golf club specific-type carrier.


251	       With snap closure:                                     SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­

           This subclass is indented under subclass 250.          CLASS:

           Design that includes a snap fastener or “press         259,   for open-type golf club carrier.

           stud”.                                                 328.1, for golf bag-type holder or support.


           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                   SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:

           D8,	   Tools and Hardware, subclass 382 for            D6,    Furnishings, subclass 552 for generic

                  generic snap-type closure.                             rack for storage of golf clubs.

           D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­            D21,   Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­

                  ments, subclass 220 for apparel-type                   class 796 for golf club holder or stand.
                  snap closure or fastener.
                                                            256   Provision for racket or paddle:
252        With zipper closure:                                   This subclass is indented under subclass 254.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 250.          Design with specific pocket or provision for
           Design that includes a zip-type fastener.              holding a sport-type hitting or striking device.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:	                            257   Ball:
           D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­            This subclass is indented under subclass 254.
                  ments, subclass 221 for apparel-type,           Design with specific pocket or provision for
                  zipper-type closure.                            holding a spherical sport projectile.

253	       Symmetrical format of pockets or openings:       258   Bowling:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 250.          This subclass is indented under subclass 257.
           Design that includes balanced arrangement or           Design with specific pocket or provision for
           format of pouches or open areas.                       holding a spherical projectile used to bowl.

254	       Sports equipment or sporting goods:              259   Opening carrier or caddy type:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 201.          This subclass is indented under subclass 254.
           Design for holding or carrying athletic-type           Design that is substantially unenclosed.
           goods.
                                                                  (1)	   Note. Sport    shoe,   boot,   or   skate
           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                                excluded.
           CLASS:
           221    through 225, for body-attached holder           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­

                  or carrier for sport equipment or               CLASS:

                  sports goods.                                   259,   for open-type golf club carrier.

           273	   through 302, for generic-type holder            261,   for ski, skate, or skateboard carrier.

                  or carrier, which could also be used to         317,   for open-type carrier for shoe, boot, or

                  hold sports goods or equipment.                        skate.
           904,	  for a cross-reference art collection
                  directed to accessory case.               260   Fishing:
           905,	  for a cross-reference art collection            This subclass is indented under subclass 254.
                  directed to tool or tackle box.                 Design for equipment used to catch fish.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                   (1)	   Note. Includes creel, rod case, or reel
           D6,	   Furnishings, subclass 552 for furni­                   case.
                  ture-type rack specifically designed or
                  designated for the storage of sports
                  equipment.


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       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                            SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       CLASS:                                                    D16,	 Photography and Optical Equipment,
       273,   and indented subclasses, for generic                      subclasses 134 through 136 for opti­
              accessory-type storage box.                               cal-type lens.
       904,   for a cross-reference art collection               D24,	 Medical and Laboratory Equipment,
              directed to sports accessory case.                        subclass 218 for contact lens steril­
       905,   for a cross-reference art collection                      izer.
              directed to tool or tackle box.
                                                           265   Eyeglasses:
261    Ski, slate, or skateboard:                                This subclass is indented under subclass 263.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 254.             Design for spectacles.
       Design for snow ski, roller, or ice-type skate or
       skateboard.                                               SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                 D12,	 Transportation, subclass 417 for vehi­
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                                   cle    visor-attached-type   eyeglass
       CLASS:                                                           holder.
       317,   for open carrier for shoe, boot, or
              skate.                                       266   Holder type:
                                                                 This subclass is indented under subclass 265.
262    Hunting:                                                  Design for open-type eyeglass case or similar
       This subclass is indented under subclass 254.             article.
       Design for equipment used to hunt animals.
                                                                 SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       (1)     Note. Includes firearm case.                      D12,   Transportation, subclass 417 for vehi­
                                                                        cle visor-attached type.
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
       CLASS:                                              267   Camera, projector, or binoculars:
       220,   for scabbard or sheath for cutting                 This subclass is indented under subclass 263.
              implement or sword.                                Design for holding a small mechanical equip­
       221,   for firearm holster.                               ment that records or enlarges visual images.
       317,   for open carrier type.
                                                                 (1)	   Note. Includes camera, projector, or bin­
263    Optical equipment:                                               ocular.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
       Design for equipment to enhance vision or           268   With carrying handle:
       visual perception.                                        This subclass is indented under subclass 267.
                                                                 Design that includes a handle member.
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       D6,    Furnishings, subclasses 407 through                SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
              635 for transparency storage unit.                 D8,    Tools and Hardware, for        digests
                                                                        directed to handle configurations.
264    Contact lens:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 263.       269   Exterior conforming to contents:
       Design for vision enhancing article that                  This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
       directly touches the eye.                                 Design for outside configuration that conforms
                                                                 to the general shape or form of the article
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­                            enclosed.
       CLASS:
       219,   for body or apparel attached-type            270   Simulative:
              optical carrier.                                   This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
                                                                 Design that includes an ornamental feature or
                                                                 features that simulate the ornamental appear-




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           ance of another object either as applied orna­
           mentation or in three-dimentional form.                      SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                        D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
           (1)	   Note. The search for a case or carrier that                  subclasses 672 through 678 for dis­
                  simulates the appearance of another                          posable packaging that simulate a
                  object should also include the appropri­                     vehicle.
                  ate Design Class and subclass(es) for the             D12,	 Transportation, appropriate subclasses
                  actual object.                                               for mechanical vehicles and parts
                                                                               thereof.
271.1	     In form:                                                     D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 270.                       classes 424 through 452 for riding
           Design that includes an ornamental feature or                       toy; subclasses 533-560 for toys that
           features that simulate the ornamental appear­                       simulate vehicles.
           ance in three-dimensional form.                              D34,	 Material or Article Handling Equip­
                                                                               ment, subclasses 12 through 26    for
                                                                               cart.

                                                                271.12	 Wheeled:
                                                                        This subclass is indented under subclass
                                                                        271.11. Design that is a representation of a
                                                                        mechanical means of transportation that shows
                                                                        wheel member or members.




Example of a design for a storage container that is simu­
lative in form.

271.11	 Vehicle:
        This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.
        Design that is a representation of a mechanical
        means of transportation.

                                                                Example of a design for a storage container that simu­
                                                                lates a wheeled vehicle.

                                                                        (1)	   Note: Includes wheel.

                                                                        SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                        D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                                                                               subclasses 675 through 677 for dis­
                                                                               posable packaging that simulate a
                                                                               wheeled vehicle.
                                                                        D12,	 Transportation, subclasses 82 through
                                                                               129 for wheeled mechanical vehicles;
                                                                               subclasses 500-603 for tires.
Example of a design for a storage container that simu­                  D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­
lates a vehicle.                                                               classes 424 through 452 for riding
                                                                               toy; subclasses 533-560 for toys that
                                                                               simulate vehicles.



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         D34,	     Material or Article Handling Equip­         Example of a design for a storage container that simu­
                   ment, subclasses 12 through 26        for   lates a human being.
                   cart or dolly; subclass 28 for forklift.
                                                                        SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
271.2	   Animal:                                                        D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
         This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.                       subclasses 614 through 628 for dis­
         Design that is a representation of a living                           posable packaging that simulates a
         organism such as a mammal.                                            human being.
                                                                        D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­
                                                                               classes 585 through 648 for toy doll
                                                                               or toy that simulates a human being.

                                                               271.4	   Apparel:
                                                                        This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.
                                                                        Design that is a representation of clothing.




Example of a design for a storage container that simu­
lates an animal.

         (1)	    Note: Includes egg.

         SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
         D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                subclasses 601 through 613 for dis­            Example of a design for a storage container that simu­
                posable packaging that simulates an            lates apparel.
                animal.
         D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­                      (1)	   Note: Includes storage containers that
                classes 576 through 657    for toy                             simulate the form of a hat, helmet,
                stuffed animal.                                                umbrella or other clothing type acces­
                                                                               sory.
271.3	   Humanoid:
         This subclass is indented under subclass 271.2.                SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
         Design that is a representation of a human                     D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, sub­
         being or part thereof.                                                classes 728 through 859 for apparel;
                                                                               subclasses 865-889 for headwear;
                                                                               subclasses 896-945 for footwear.
                                                                        D29,	 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and
                                                                               Rescue, subclasses 102 through 107
                                                                               for protective head covering such as
                                                                               helmet.

                                                               271.5	   Book:
                                                                        This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.
                                                                        Design that is a representation of a bound liter­
                                                                        ary work or assembled printed material.




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                                                                      D21,	     Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­
                                                                                classes 506 through 511 for a toy
                                                                                building.
                                                                      D25,	     Building Units and Construction Ele­
                                                                                ments, subclasses 1 through 34   for
                                                                                building or structure.

                                                             271.7	   Furniture:
                                                                      This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.
                                                                      Design that is a representation of furnishings
                                                                      for a habitable room, building or similar struc­
                                                                      ture.


Example of a design for container that simulates a book.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           D6,	   Furnishings, subclasses 632 through
                  635 for audio-visual storage con­
                  tainer.
           D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                  subclass 634 for disposable packag­
                  ing that simulates a book.
           D19,	 Office Supplies; Artists’ And Teach­
                  ers’ Materials, subclasses 86 through
                  92 for office type paper or document
                  holders.                                   Example of a design for a storage container that simu­
                                                             lates furniture.
271.6	     Building:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.            (1)	    Note: Includes trunk and cabinet type
           Design that is a representation of a permanent                     musical instruments such as piano or
           inhabitable structure.                                             organ.

                                                                      SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                      D6,	   Furnishings, appropriate subclasses
                                                                             for designs for household and office
                                                                             furniture.
                                                                      D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                                                                             subclass 642 for disposable packag­
                                                                             ing that simulates furniture.
                                                                      D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­
                                                                             classes 519 through 522 for toy furni­
                                                                             ture.

                                                             271.8	   Plant:
                                                                      This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.
Example of a design for a storage container that simu­                Design that is a representation of organic life
lates a building.                                                     cultivated for flowers or foliage.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,
                  subclasses 636 through 641 for dis­
                  posable packaging that simulate a
                  building or structure.


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                                                                  SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                                                                  CLASS:
                                                                  271.4, for container simulating sport type
                                                                         apparel including hat, helmet or foot­
                                                                         wear.

                                                                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                  D7,	   Equipment For Preparing or Serving
                                                                         Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Speci­
                                                                         fied, subclass 901, for simulative
                                                                         sport ball collection.
                                                                  D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­
                                                                         classes 698 through 810 for sports
                                                                         equipment.
Example of a design for a storage that simulates a plant.
                                                            272   Trunk or shipping container type:
         SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                     This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
         D9,	   Packages and Containers for Goods,                Design for industrial or transportation-type
                subclasses 655 through 664 for dis­               container.
                posable packaging that simulate a
                plant or flower.                                  (1)	   Note. Includes steamer-type trunk or
         D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­                     packing crate.
                ments, subclasses 117 through 120
                for artificial plants and flowers.                SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­

         D21,	 Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­                CLASS:

                class 496 for toy building block that             304    through 314, for open-top bin or tray.

                simulates a plant of part thereof.
                                                            273   Enclosed:
271.9	   Sports Goods:                                            This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
         This subclass is indented under subclass 271.1.          Design that fully surrounds and covers content.
         Design that is a representation of items for the
         playing of an organized sport or sports equip-     274   Combined with diverse article:
         ment.                                                    This subclass is indented under subclass 273.
                                                                  Design combined with an article not associated
                                                                  with this subject matter and, if disclosed sepa­
                                                                  rately, would be proper subject matter for a
                                                                  subsequent subclass or design patent class.

                                                            275   Mirror:
                                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 274.
                                                                  Design combined with a reflective surface for
                                                                  use or viewing.

                                                            276   With carrying handle or provision therefor:
                                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 273.
                                                                  Design that includes a handle or the provision
                                                                  therefor.

                                                            277   Wickerwork:
Example of a design for a storage container that simu­            This subclass is indented under subclass 276.
lates sports goods.                                               Design fabricated in whole or in part of wicker-
                                                                  type material or shows a heavy woven texture.
         (1)	   Note: Sports apparel excluded.



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278	       Provision for hanging garment:                      286   Symmetrically arranged:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 276.             This subclass is indented under subclass 283.
           Design that includes a provision for protecting           Design that includes visible, plural compart­
           a garment suspended by a hanger.                          ments on the exterior or interior arranged in a
                                                                     balanced configuration where one side of the
           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                           design is substantially a mirror image of the
           CLASS:
                                                   other.
           272,   for steamer-type trunk.

                                                               287   With shoulder strap:
279        Wheeled:                                                  This subclass is indented under subclass 283.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 276.             Design that includes strip for placement
           Design that includes wheel members.                       between the neck and the arm.

280	       Horizontally divided and separated at base:               SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 276.             CLASS:
           Design that includes a structure with a large             327,   for shoulder strap-type element or
           separable top that attaches and divides at a bot­                attachment.
           tom member or portion.
                                                               288   Plural panels forming closure:
           (1)   Note. Includes sewing machine case.                 This subclass is indented under subclass 276.
                                                                     Design that includes more than one flat mem­
281	       Recessed handle:                                          ber that bends or folds together to open or
           This subclass is indented under subclass 276.             close.
           Design that includes a depression for holding
           the handle member or members when in an             289   Zipper closure:
           unused or storage condition.                              This subclass is indented under subclass 276.
                                                                     Design that includes a zip-type fastener.
282	       Molded integral handle:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 276.             SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           Design that includes a handle member that is              D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­
           integrally fabricated with the body of the                       ments, subclass 221 for zipper-type
           design.                                                          closure for apparel.

283	       Plural compartment:                                 290   Flap or strap closure:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 276.             This subclass is indented under subclass 276.
           Design that includes visible, plural sections or          Design that includes a top that bends or folds a
           holders located on either interior or exterior            lid to close.
           portions of the design.
                                                               291   Handle centered on lid:
284        Interior:                                                 This subclass is indented under subclass 276.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 283.             Design that includes a handle mounted and
           Design that includes compartments on the                  placed on the lid or top at the center of the
           inside only.                                              design.

285	       With zipper closure:                                292   Pivoted cooperating jaws closure:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 284.             This subclass is indented under subclass 276.
           Design that includes a zip-type fastener.                 Design that includes a clamshell-type closure
                                                                     that is substantially symmetric.
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­
                  ments, subclass 221 for zipper-type
                  closure for apparel.



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       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                    SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
       D7,	   Equipment for Preparing or Serving               CLASS:
              Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Speci­               227,   for carrier attachable to the body or
              fied, subclasses 709 and 710 for lunch                  apparel or belt that includes a pouch
              box or basket.                                          or cradle designed as a document
                                                                      sleeve.
293	   With exterior hook or hanger:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 273.     301   Zipper closure:
       Design that includes a curved open-loop mem­            This subclass is indented under subclass 273.
       ber on the outside for hanging.                         Design that includes a zip-type fastener.

294	   Hinged closure:                                         SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 273.           D11,	 Jewelry, Symbolic Insignia, and Orna­
       Design that includes a hinge-type closure.                     ments, subclass 221 for apparel-type,
                                                                      zipper-type closure.
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       D32,	 Washing, Cleaning, or Drying                302   Separable closure:
              Machine, subclass 37 for laundry bas­            This subclass is indented under subclass 273.
              ket, hamper, or diaper pail.                     Design that includes lid and base members that
                                                               completely separate from one another.
295	   Compartmented or with drawer:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 294.     303   Pocket or pouch:
       Design that includes compartments or sliding-           This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
       type compartment.                                       Design that is open at one end.

296	   Drawer:                                                 (1)	   Note. Includes shopping tote, portfolio,
       This subclass is indented under subclass 295.                  and envelope type.
       Design that includes a sliding-type compart­
       ment only.                                              SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                               D19,	 Office Supplies; Artists’ and Teach­
297	   With drawer:                                                   ers’ Materials, subclass 3 for office-
       This subclass is indented under subclass 273.                  type envelope.
       Design that includes a sliding-type compart­
       ment.                                             304   Open-top bin, tray, or basket:
                                                               This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
       (1)	    Note. Subject matter in this subclass           Design for open container.
               includes a compartment and/or a drawer
               or drawers.                               305   Collapsible or with provision for adjust­
                                                               ment:
298	   Sliding closure:                                        This subclass is indented under subclass 304.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 273.           Design that has a provision for adjusting the
       Design that includes a slide-type lid or top.           size or shape.

299	   Folding or roll-up type, or with flap closure:    306   Wire or woven type:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 273.           This subclass is indented under subclass 304.
       Design that is designed to bend or roll over            Design that shows the appearance or texture of
       itself to close.                                        filaments that are lashed together.

300	   Sleeve type:                                            SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 273.           D7,	   Equipment for Preparing or Serving
       Design that opens and the small end of an elon­                Food or Drink Not Elsewhere Speci­
       gated container.                                               fied, subclasses 709 and 710 for pic­
                                                                      nic basket.


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           D12,	    Transportation, subclass 407 for bas­
                    ket that attaches to a bicycle.                  SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
           D32,	    Washing, Cleaning, or Drying                     CLASS:
                    Machine, subclass 37 for laundry bas­            201,   for similar article without a provision
                    ket or hamper.                                          for lifting.
                                                                     259,   for sports equipment-type, open-type
307	       With distinct handle or grip:                                    carrier.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 304.
           Design that includes a distinct holder or part            SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           designed to be held.                                      D12,   Transportation, subclasses 128
                                                                            through 132 for stretcher.
308	       Centrally disposed:                                       D34,	 Material or Article Handling Equip­
           This subclass is indented under subclass 307.                    ment, subclasses 12 through 27      for
           Design wherein the handle or grip is centrally                   hand cart or dolly; and subclasses 28­
           placed.                                                          39 for conveying, lifting, or transfer­
                                                                            ring article.
309	       Symmetrical on two axes:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 308.      316    Cylinder or tank:
           Design that shows a configuration where each              This subclass is indented under subclass 315.
           side of the design is substantially a mirror              Design for tubular-shaped object.
           image of the others.
                                                              317    Shoe, boot, or skate:
310        Plural compartment or division:                           This subclass is indented under subclass 315. 

           This subclass is indented under subclass 307.             Design for footwear including athletic-type

           Design that includes more than one section or             used for skimming.

           separation.
                                                                     SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­

311	       Symmetrical on two axes:                                  CLASS:

           This subclass is indented under subclass 310.             261,   for open carrier or caddy for ski,

           Design with a configuration wherein each side                    skate, or skateboard.
           of the design is substantially a mirror image of
           the others.                                        318    Element or attachment:
                                                                     This subclass is indented under subclass 201.
312	       Symmetrical on two axes:                                  Design for element or attachment for carrier or
           This subclass is indented under subclass 307.             storage container.
           Design wherein each side of the design is sub­
           stantially a mirror image of the others.                  SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
                                                                     D8,	   Tools and Hardware, for generic-type
313	       Plural compartment or division:                                  fasteners, handles, and supports; and
           This subclass is indented under subclass 304.                    subclass 403 for furniture-type corner
           Design that includes plural sections or separa­                  protector.
           tions.                                                    D20,	 Sales and Advertising Equipment,
                                                                            subclasses 22 through 28 for lug­
314	       Symmetrical on two axes:                                         gage-type tag.
           This subclass is indented under subclass 304. 

           Design wherein the compartments or divisions       319
   Compartment, divider, or retainer:
           are balanced and one side of the design is sub­
          This subclass is indented under subclass 318.
           stantially a mirror image of the other.
                  Design for receiver or partition.

315	       Carrier or caddy type:                                    (1)	   Note. Receiver may be attached either to
           This subclass is indented under subclass 201.                    the outside or the inside of a design.
           Design for hand-held device that is partially
           open and partially enclosed for holding and
           transporting small articles.


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320	   Golf bag type:                                      324   Handbag or purse type:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 319.             This subclass is indented under subclass 323.
       Design for receiver or partition specific to golf         Design for element to women’s handbag or
       bag.                                                      purse only.

321	   Shell, exterior panel, or trim:                           SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
       This subclass is indented under subclass 318.             CLASS:
       Design for frame, side panel, or ornament.                232    through 246,     for handbags which
                                                                        include various types of closures.
       (1)	    Note. Includes cover.
                                                           325   Simulative:
322    Appliqué, trim band, or ornament:                         This subclass is indented under subclass 324.
       This subclass is indented under subclass 321.             Design that includes an ornamental feature or
       Design for applied-type ornament or ornamen­              features that simulate the ornamental appear­
       tation.                                                   ance of another object either as applied orna­
                                                                 mentation or in form.
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       D2,	   Apparel and Haberdashery, subclass                 (1)	   Note. The search for a handle for a hand­
              895 for ornamental elements directed                      bag that simulates the appearance of
              to headwear and subclass 976 for                          another object should also include the
              detachable ornaments directed to foot­                    appropriate Design Class and sub­
              wear.                                                     class(es) for the actual object.
       D5,	   Textile or Paper Yard Goods; Sheet
              Material, subclasses 7 through 19 for        326   Lid or flap:
              decorative border designs for textiles             This subclass is indented under subclass 324.
              or sheet material; subclasses 63-66 for            Design for cover specific to handbag or purse
              appliqué and medallion.                            that is attached only at one side.
       D6,	   Furnishings, subclass 581 for tassel.
       D20,	 Sales and Advertising Equipment,              327   Shoulder strap or carrying harness:
              subclasses 22 through 28 for lug­                  This subclass is indented under subclass 318.
              gage-type tag.                                     Design for strip-type or carrying means placed
                                                                 between the neck and arm or on the back.
323	   Closure or frame:
       This subclass is indented under subclass 318.             SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
       Design for fastener member or structure.                  D8,	   Tools and Hardware, subclasses 300
                                                                        through 322 and the digests for han­
       (1)	    Note. Contains lid for container.                        dles.
                                                                 D24,	 Medical and Laboratory Equipment,
       SEE OR SEARCH THIS CLASS, SUB­
                                  subclasses 190 through 192 for medi­
       CLASS:
                                                          cal-type body restraint or guard.
       322,   for appliqué or ornament.
                         D29,	 Equipment for Safety, Protection, and
       326,   for lid or flap closure for handbag or
                   Rescue, subclasses 101.1       through
              purse.                                                    101.4 for body-type harness.
                                                                 D30,	 Animal Husbandry, subclasses 151
       SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                             through 153 for animal restrainer.
       D8,	   Tools and Hardware, subclasses 300
              through 322 and digests for handles          328   Holder or support:
              and subclass 330-348 for latch or                  This subclass is indented under subclass 318.
              closing device.                                    Design for hanger or holder.

                                                                 (1)	   Note. Includes hook.




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                                                                       show designs for suitcase or apparel carriers
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                        which are designed to enlarge and contract in
           D8,    Tools and Hardware, subclasses 367                   size. Since this subject matter varies widely in
                  through 372 for generic-type hooks.                  scope and appearance, it does not lend itself to
                                                                       a classic array of subclasses.
328.1	     Golf bag type:
           This subclass is indented under subclass 328.        903	   JEWELRY OR TABLEWARE CASE:
           Design for a holder specific to golf bag.                   This subclass is indented under the class defini­
                                                                       tion. Subject matter under this cross-reference
           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:                                        art collection is a collection of design and util­
           D21,   Games, Toys, and Sports Goods, sub­                  ity patent cross references that are titled or
                  class 796 for golf club holder or stand.             show designs for articles for personal adorn­
                                                                       ment, or flatware holders or storage containers.
329	       Glove holder:                                               Since this subject matter varies widely in scope
           This subclass is indented under subclass 318.               and appearance, it does not lend itself to a clas­
           Design for support for hand coverings, such as              sic array of subclasses.
           mittens or gloves.
                                                                904	   SPORTS ACCESSORY CASE:
         CROSS-REFERENCE ART COLLECTIONS                               This subclass is indented under the class defini­
                                                                       tion. Subject matter under this cross-reference
900	       BRIEFCASE OR PORTFOLIO:                                     art collection is a collection of design and util­
           This subclass is indented under the class defini­           ity patent cross references that are titled or
           tion. Subject matter under this cross-reference             show designs for storage or carrying containers
           art collection is a collection of design and util­          designed specifically to hold athletic-type arti­
           ity patent cross references that are titled or              cles. Since this subject matter varies widely in
           show designs for document-type briefcases or                scope and appearance, it does not lend itself to
           document portfolios. Since this subject matter              a classic array of subclasses.
           varies widely in both scope and appearance, it
           does not lend itself to a classic array of sub­      905	   TOOL OR TACKLE BOX:
           classes.                                                    This subclass is indented under the class defini­
                                                                       tion. Subject matter under this cross-reference
901	       COSMETIC CASE OR TRAY:                                      art collection is a collection of design and util­
           This subclass is indented under the class defini­           ity patent cross references that are titled or
           tion. Subject matter under this cross-reference             show designs for tool or fishing accessory con­
           art collection is a collection of design and util­          tainer. Since this subject matter varies widely
           ity patent cross references that are titled or              in scope and appearance, it does not lend itself
           show designs intended to hold or carry cosmet­              to a classic array of subclasses.
           ics. Since this subject matter varies widely in
           both scope and appearance, it does not lend          END
           itself to a classic array of subclasses.

           SEE OR SEARCH CLASS:
           D28,	 Cosmetic Products and Toilet Arti­
                  cles, subclasses 73 through 91.1 for
                  holders for cosmetic products that
                  might set atop a cosmetic or dressing
                  tray in normal use.

902	       EXPANDABLE SUITCASE OR CAR­
           RIER:
           This subclass is indented under the class defini­
           tion. Subject matter under this cross-reference
           art collection is a collection of design and util­
           ity patent cross references that are titled or


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