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Class Information
Number: 273/236
Name: Amusement devices: games > Board games, pieces, or boards therefor
Description: Games or game structure wherein a competitive and amusing contest of skill or chance is engaged in by two or more participants using one or more surfaces having a pattern or confining region with which at least one contest element or the equivalent thereof is intended to cooperate, and where the results of the contest can be indicated according to definite rules (e.g., scoring).










Sub-classes under this class:

Class Number Class Name Patents
273/271 Alignment games (e.g., tic-tac-toe, go-moko) 159
273/274 Betting or wagering board (e.g., casino) 871
273/285 Collapsible board (e.g., folding) 134
273/267 Completing square type 20
273/276 Construction or assembly games 53
273/268 Dice board and number plate type 28
273/237 Electrical 298
273/284 Game board having interchangeable, variable, or plural distinct playing patterns 157
273/281 Game board having movably attached piece 74
273/283 Game board having pattern separable into sections 79
273/287 Game board structure 331
273/288 Game piece 235
273/241 Having three-dimensional pattern 181
273/279 Judicial, legislative, or election process 14
273/269 Lotto or bingo type 458
273/239 Magnetic 153
273/240 Markable or erasable game board or piece (e.g., magic slate) 113
273/273 Memory or matching games (e.g., concentration) 124
273/266 Nim type (i.e., game of take away) 9
273/275 Path forming 62
273/242 Piece moves over board having pattern 150
273/278 Property or commodity transaction (e.g., stock market) 63
273/282.1 Removably interfitting or detachably adhesive board and piece 151
273/280 Rotatably mounted board 77
273/265 Salvo type 52
273/277 Sports or outdoor recreational activities 76
273/272 Word, sentence, or equation forming (e.g., scrabble, hangman) 320


Patents under this class:
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Patent Number Title Of Patent Date Issued
8702102 Social card game--happy journey to love Apr. 22, 2014
8651929 Video poker with an opponent hand Feb. 18, 2014
8641470 Systems and methods to communicate and control actions using light emitting diodes Feb. 4, 2014
8616957 Slot machine game for two players Dec. 31, 2013
8602857 Intelligent board game system with visual marker based game object tracking and identification Dec. 10, 2013
8596640 Storytelling game and method of play Dec. 3, 2013
8585480 Shove board game system and playing method thereof Nov. 19, 2013
8545227 Mathematics game Oct. 1, 2013
8540569 Method and system for multiplayer multifunctional electronic surface gaming apparatus Sep. 24, 2013
8523648 Game, such as electronic collectable and card or tradable object game employing customizable features Sep. 3, 2013
8506382 Slot machine game for two players Aug. 13, 2013
8491367 Driving apparatus for traveling objects Jul. 23, 2013
8477009 Asset security system and associated methods for selectively granting access Jul. 2, 2013
8435037 Child testing apparatus, information system and method of use May. 7, 2013
8396767 Displaying values specified in a number of offers for a number of offer variables with respect to price Mar. 12, 2013
8328596 Pop-up play set Dec. 11, 2012
8297513 Method and system for identifying a game piece Oct. 30, 2012
8286966 Relationship games Oct. 16, 2012
8257160 Wagering game with modified award expected value Sep. 4, 2012
8210939 Real-time marketing at gaming machines Jul. 3, 2012
8191896 Card game device, card data reader, card game control method, recording medium, program, and card Jun. 5, 2012
8172229 Card game device, card data reader, card game control method, recording medium, program, and card May. 8, 2012
8152528 Instructional kits, maps, and related methods Apr. 10, 2012
8123225 Game apparatus and method of play for manual or computer application Feb. 28, 2012
8104688 Method and system for identifying a game piece Jan. 31, 2012
8100402 Collectable trading card game Jan. 24, 2012
7927176 Pop-up play set Apr. 19, 2011
7896347 Board game Mar. 1, 2011
7893646 Game system with robotic game pieces Feb. 22, 2011
7857624 Child testing apparatus, information system and method of use Dec. 28, 2010
7828293 Seek and find game with shifting three-dimensional underlay Nov. 9, 2010
7815191 Equals: the game of strategy for the basic facts Oct. 19, 2010
7815503 Method and apparatus for play of a game with negative outcomes Oct. 19, 2010
7810814 Strategic pattern building board game with ejecting feature Oct. 12, 2010
7780513 Board game system utilizing a robot arm Aug. 24, 2010
7749058 Recursive team-oriented chess-like game for entertainment and training Jul. 6, 2010
7695357 Entertainment system and method of playing a word game Apr. 13, 2010
7677569 Stock car racing card game Mar. 16, 2010
7651096 Bad beat blackjack Jan. 26, 2010
7631873 Systems and methods for playing a card match game Dec. 15, 2009
7621532 Board game Nov. 24, 2009
7597326 Board game using the alphabet and colors Oct. 6, 2009
7571911 Method for playing a game Aug. 11, 2009
7530571 Square peg round hole game May. 12, 2009
7507090 Health education board game Mar. 24, 2009
7490832 Hardway Feb. 17, 2009
7475877 Apparatus and method for a race game wherein competitors apply defensive strategies and math skills to win Jan. 13, 2009
7464934 Method of playing game Dec. 16, 2008
7431297 Card game device, card data reader, card game control method, recording medium, program, and card Oct. 7, 2008
7389988 Dice board game Jun. 24, 2008

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