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Number: 473
Name: Games using tangible projectile >
Description: This class includes:










Class Number Class Name No. of Patents
473/1

Billiards or pool

78
473/3

Adapted to be played on floor, ground, or court

14
473/40

Ball spotting rack

48
473/41

With ball carrying or storage means

9
473/52

Ball

29
473/53

Having characteristic enabling ball to be mechanically separated from other balls

14
473/35

Cue chalker

11
473/36

Chalk holder

22
473/38

Flexibly tethered

4
473/39

Secured to generally fixed support

8
473/37

With means for automatically applying chalk

5
473/42

Cue rest

22
473/43

Hand attached or engaged by hand in vicinity of cue supporting portion

20
473/44

Cue

75
473/48

Axially telescopic

11
473/46

Disparate attachment therefor or convertible to or combined with disparate device

28
473/45

Mechanically operated

14
473/49

Tip or tip fastener therefor

24
473/50

Clamp or press

5
473/51

Striking portion formed of material other than leather

5
473/47

With user adjustable or changeable weight

11
473/2

Practice device or device to aid in aiming cue or cue ball during shots (e.g., to assist in bank shots, etc.)

83
473/4

Table or gameboard

42
473/19

Attachment or accessory providing plural pockets or other targets located at only one end of playing surface

6
473/6

Convertible between billiard and pool (i.e., between pocketed and nonpocketed)

2
473/9

Invertible playing surface

6
473/8

Using interchangeable, shiftable, reversible, or removable cushion rails

10
473/7

Using pocket blocking device positionable only in vicinity of pocket (e.g., pocket plug, rail piece, etc.)

10
473/10

Convertible to another type of furniture or to different type of game playing surface

33
473/14

Convertible to different type of game playing surface

41
473/13

Detachable or hinged rail

8
473/11

Rail vertically raised or lowered relative to bed

4
473/12

Vertically movable playing surface

10
473/34

Dust cover therefor

3
473/33

Frame or leg structure

12
473/17

Having pocket or other target with ball actuated indicator

10
473/20

Playing surface having unconventional number, entrance opening, or arrangement of pockets or having additional or shiftable carom or bumper means thereon

25
473/18

Playing surface having unconventional peripheral configuration defined by the carom rails

31
473/29

Playing surface structure (i.e., bed structure)

25
473/30

Device for securing playing surface covering (e.g., for securing billiard table cloth, etc.)

7
473/28

Pocket structure

21
473/31

Rail structure

24
473/32

Cushioned portion thereof

18
473/15

Readily foldable or collapsible

20
473/16

Rotatable playing surface

22
473/21

Table attached ball rack

5
473/22

With conveying chutes interconnecting pockets with ball rack

9
473/26

Ball rack also constitutes or includes spotting rack

8
473/24

Coin controlled

21
473/23

With means to distinguish or identify each ball pocketed

11
473/25

With means to separate or segregate store balls pocketed by each player or team

4
473/27

With means to prevent unauthorized use of table or to limit playing time or number of games played

6
473/5

With mechanical ball projector

4
473/54

Bowling

91
473/115

Alley or board structure

43
473/116

Portable game board, table, or alley

18
473/117

With nonwooden alley surface or lining

40
473/106

Ball handling or diverting means

14
473/114

Backstop, division board, or adjunct therefor

10
473/110

Ball return

12
473/111

Ball lift or elevator

18
473/112

Mechanical means for ball retarding or arresting

8
473/113

Gutter structure

39
473/109

Means to change or curve ball path

16
473/107

Mechanical projector

11
473/108

Tethered ball

2
473/125

Ball

40
473/127

With specific grip means

14
473/128

Thumb or finger hole grip

26
473/130

Removable insert or bushing

40
473/129

Size or depth adjusting means

26
473/126

With weight block

36
473/64

Handling of pin or pin representation

11
473/65

Including electrical cycle sequence control

20
473/66

Including means for conserving energy

9
473/94

Pin guide or conveyor

17
473/99

And ball handling

8
473/95

Distributor

7
473/96

Pivotable chute or conveyor

4
473/97

Elevator

6
473/98

With ball separator

6
473/100

Sweep

5
473/101

Pin sensor

15
473/73

Pin setter

37
473/86

For alternative pin sets

4
473/89

Including distributor

5
473/90

Including means to convey pin to distributor

4
473/91

Including elevator

4
473/87

Including means to lift live wood

8
473/88

With compensation for pin offset

0
473/85

Magnetic force acts on pin

6
473/83

Manually loadable

1
473/84

Including means to upright pin

0
473/75

Pivotal pin

2
473/76

Pivot substantially at base of pin

2
473/77

With spring detent

1
473/74

Rollable, translatable, or simulative target

3
473/78

Tethered pin

3
473/81

Including means to remove dead wood

4
473/82

Pin biased away from bed

1
473/79

Tethered at base of pin

2
473/80

Including reset lever or crank

1
473/102

Pin spot

7
473/103

Including means for positive pin alignment

1
473/104

Retractable peg

1
473/105

Socket-type

0
473/93

Pit cushion or actuator therefor

10
473/92

With compensation for pin offset

5
473/67

With indicator

14
473/72

Foul

3
473/69

Pinfall

5
473/70

Score

40
473/71

Including electromechanical calculating means

8
473/68

Tethered or pivotal pin

2
473/118

Pin

23
473/119

Composite structure (e.g., distinct layers, components, joint, etc.)

29
473/121

With metal shell or skin

1
473/120

With reinforcing filament, fiber, or fabric

4
473/122

With wooden component

3
473/123

Laminated or attached wooden components

9
473/124

With end or bottom reinforcing preform

8
473/55

Practice or assist device

38
473/58

Ball path indicator

23
473/59

Bowler worn or carried

33
473/63

Arm or elbow support or guide

23
473/61

Finger support or guide

28
473/60

Including means for positive engagement with ball

16
473/62

Wrist support or guide

52
473/56

For handicapped person

13
473/57

Selective pin setter

8
473/410

Croquet; game element or accessory therefor

13
473/411

Arch type of goal or target, per se (i.e., croquet wicket)

11
473/413

Ball, per se

6
473/412

Player-carried, nonmechanical projector, per se (e.g., a mallet, etc.)

7
473/131

Golf

218
473/405

Accesory device located on projectile addressing surface (e.g., tee block, direction indicator, etc.)

26
473/139

Anchored (e.g., tethered, etc.) projectile

26
473/145

Force or direction indicator associated with projectile moving around a horizontal axis

31
473/146

Force or direction indicator associated with projectile moving around a vertical axis

20
473/148

Plural projectiles

11
473/149

Projectile moves around vertical axis

23
473/147

Spherical projectile attached to tether

40
473/142

Spool for tether

16
473/140

With electrical sensor or electrical indicator

43
473/141

Pictorial flight path image display

10
473/143

With force or direction indicator and tether

28
473/144

Linear spring indicator

9
473/132

Ball feeding means and tee

43
473/133

Adjustable tee height

37
473/134

Condition responsive feeding means (e.g. automatic)

37
473/136

Electrical

43
473/135

Pneumatic

24
473/137

Pivotal arm ball feed

71
473/406

Ball position marker

118
473/351

Ball

306
473/352

Buoyant

12
473/353

Having locator means

93
473/355

Hollow pockets between spherical core and cover

24
473/367

Interior includes injected or compressed material

22
473/370

Diverse layer between shperical core and cover

63
473/368

Injected material

15
473/369

Injected gas

11
473/354

Liquid interior

153
473/378

Particular cover (e.g., size, material, dimple pattern, etc.)

952
473/385

Containing metal

297
473/380

Cuboctahedral dimple pattern

12
473/381

Dodecahedral dimple pattern

15
473/379

Icosahedral dimple pattern

54
473/382

Octahedral dimple pattern

29
473/383

Particular dimple detail

332
473/384

Depth or width

229
473/371

Particular unitary or layered construction

419
473/372

Containing metal

363
473/373

Diverse layer between spherical core and cover

567
473/377

Diverse cover and interior

521
473/374

Diverse layer between spherical core and cover

653
473/375

Hollow core

30
473/376

Plural diverse layers

407
473/356

Wound interior

57
473/357

Surrounding non-wound spherical core

94
473/365

Having particular cover

182
473/358

Hollow core

15
473/359

Metal core or winding

23
473/360

Wound wire

8
473/361

Plural diverse layers between core and cover

38
473/362

Diverse tension in wound layers

12
473/363

Nonwound layer

38
473/364

Plural diverse nonwound layers

13
473/366

Wound wide band

1
473/266

Body movement or position indicator (e.g., stance aids, etc.)

130
473/276

Engaged with arm or shoulder

81
473/274

Engaged with head or neck

40
473/275

And separate body engagable member

11
473/277

Engaged with hips, torso, or waist

69
473/270

Foot positioning aid

97
473/271

Having separate body engagable member

43
473/273

Selectively adjustable with linearly slidable member (e.g., telescopically extendible)

65
473/272

Selectively adjustable with pivotal members

75
473/267

Reflective device

64
473/269

Responsive to weight shift

58
473/268

Sighting device directing golfer`s visual focus toward a point to restrain head movement

107
473/282

Club or club support

164
473/285

And ball position marker

48
473/283

And scorekeeping device

9
473/284

And tee

13
473/286

And turf repair tool or ball retriever

170
473/287

Club set

40
473/288

Interchangeable handle, striking face, or shaft

182
473/290

Particular correlated head characteristic

140
473/291

Mass distribution

166
473/289

Particular correlated shaft flexural characteristic

100
473/298

Grip or handle having particular nonwinding attachment to shaft (e.g., quick detachable, etc.)

36
473/299

Reattachable

76
473/300

Grip

254
473/303

Having longitudinal recess or projection

58
473/301

Spiral winding

60
473/302

Having recess or projection

47
473/294

Hands spaced apart on handle

78
473/305

Head and shaft connection

184
473/307

Detachable and reattachable

225
473/312

Having core (e.g., weight, etc.) positioned in head engaging shaft end

67
473/309

Joint formed with sleeve engaging shaft and hosel

157
473/310

Resilient sleeve engaging hosel and outer shaft wall

34
473/315

Noncircular shaft end wall engages hosel

9
473/314

Particular relationship between shaft longitudinal axis and head orientation

259
473/313

Putter

284
473/311

Shaft contacts sole

34
473/308

Sleeve or winding engaged over outside of joint, hosel, and shaft

31
473/306

Threaded shaft

44
473/292

Head, shaft, and handle having particular combined center of gravity

71
473/324

Head

312
473/330

Curved, grooved, or roughened striking face

267
473/331

Plural grooves

220
473/347

Embedded fiber composition

78
473/348

Including metal

95
473/345

Hollow body

1136
473/346

With internal support rib or injected material

374
473/326

Liquid interior

45
473/349

Particular material composition or mass distribution

1133
473/350

Recess or cavity behind striking face

696
473/325

Plural striking faces

77
473/340

Putter

591
473/341

Toe and heel weighting

248
473/327

Reduced air resistance

121
473/328

Reduced ground resistance

222
473/334

Selectively adjustable weighting element

286
473/335

Embedded in head

226
473/336

Elongated horizontal bore

60
473/337

Perpendicular to projectile striking face

81
473/338

In vertical bore access by sole

160
473/339

In vertical bore access through top

41
473/342

Striking face insert

698
473/329

Striking face surface deforms upon impact (e.g., resilient, etc.)

474
473/332

Vibratory wave (e.g, shock wave, etc.) modifying feature

361
473/333

With element displaceable with respect to another head element during swing

44
473/343

Wood composition

17
473/344

Having particular sole plate

53
473/296

Longitudinally adjustable handle or shaft

104
473/304

One piece head and shaft

9
473/297

Particularly weighted handle

80
473/293

Player faces target (e.g., croquet style putter, etc.)

33
473/295

Rotatable handle

47
473/316

Shaft

156
473/318

Including nonmetallic material or vibratory wave modifying feature

116
473/321

And metal

20
473/319

Filament (e.g., fiber, etc.) or sheet wrapped about shaft longitudinal axis

170
473/320

Including metal

68
473/322

Sections connected along longitudinally extending seam

5
473/317

Reduced air resistance

26
473/323

Shaft tapered in steps

46
473/407

Club selection, ball direction, or distance indicating aid

218
473/218

Foot positioning aid and indicator associated with swingable implement

151
473/404

Green slope indicator

58
473/201

Hand on grip positioning aid or grip indicator

67
473/204

Angularly related integral grip portions

31
473/203

Integral handle having finger conforming configurations

50
473/206

Removably attachable to swingable implement

89
473/202

With electrical sensor or electrical indicator

30
473/205

Worn on hand (e.g., glove, etc.)

94
473/409

Method

692
473/198

Moving projectile responsive sensor or indicator

46
473/199

Electrical

102
473/200

Indicator integral with projectile

63
473/408

Player manipulated turf repair tool

153
473/207

Practice device attachable to body

64
473/212

Attachable to arm, hand, or wrist

159
473/214

Spans elbow

48
473/213

Wrist

100
473/217

Attachable to foot

61
473/208

Attachable to head, neck, or mouth

33
473/209

Electrical

41
473/210

Sighting element (e.g., eyeglasses, etc.)

46
473/211

With displaceable indicator responsive to head movement

20
473/215

Attachable to hips, torso, or waist

110
473/216

Waist encircling belt anchored to static structure

37
473/278

Practice projectile addressing surface (e.g., driving mat, etc.)

160
473/279

Selectively adjustable (e.g., tiltable etc.)

79
473/280

Practice projectile

72
473/281

Having air resistance device

13
473/219

Practice swingable implement or indicator associated with swingable implement

215
473/226

Device attachable to or integral with swingable implement

171
473/231

Adjustable swingable implement, or swing or position indicator

50
473/238

Adjustable implement or static position indicator (e.g., with respect to the golfer, projectile, target, etc.)

117
473/239

Adjustable shaft length

46
473/241

Bubble leveler

47
473/242

Integral with or attachable to swingable implement head

142
473/250

Having transparent or translucent element

24
473/244

Selectively adjustable positioning means

87
473/248

Adjustable lie

93
473/245

Adjustable loft angle

42
473/246

And adjustable lie angle

100
473/247

Longitudinal bore in head receives elongated member about which head pivots

13
473/243

Self-standing implement

10
473/249

Surface on head simulates ball

59
473/251

Used for putting

334
473/252

Horizontally spaced linear indicia perpendicular to projectile striking face

129
473/253

And vertically spaced apart indicia

46
473/255

T-shaped head

56
473/254

Vertically spaced apart indicia

46
473/240

Reflective element

53
473/232

Alterable shaft provides swing force indication

41
473/237

Indication is a mark made by implement swing

46
473/235

Projectile retained by head of swingable implement during swing

33
473/236

Projection on face of swingable implement head provides reduced striking area

57
473/233

Swing speed indicator

63
473/234

Audible

64
473/228

Air resistance device (e.g., airfoil, etc.)

53
473/229

Anchored (e.g., tethered, etc.) swingable implement

137
473/227

Nonhandle element engagable with body

85
473/256

Particularly weighted practice implement

145
473/230

Wheel

24
473/257

Swingable implement swing path indicator

270
473/261

Barrier which monitors swingable implement head movement

76
473/262

Barrier is projectile addressing surface

23
473/265

Plural barriers, horizontally spaced apart

97
473/264

Plural barriers, vertically spaced apart

24
473/263

Self-righting

10
473/258

Head or shaft continuously engaged during swing

53
473/259

Closed loop

30
473/260

Swingable implement head engaged

29
473/221

With electrical sensor or electrical indicator

142
473/223

Integral with or attachable to swingable implement

143
473/224

Audible indicator

74
473/225

Sensor integral with projectile addressing surface

38
473/222

Sensor positioned apart from implement to interact with a separate cooperating sensor means attachable to or integral with implement

123
473/220

With lighting (e.g., laser, etc.) means attachable to or integral with implement

199
473/150

Projectile addressing surface and target, or distance marker (e.g., course, putting green with cup, driving range, miniature golf course, etc.)

74
473/151

Electrical sensor or electrical indicator responsive to swingable implement or projectile

70
473/152

Sensor is projectile responsive (e.g., free-flight detection means, etc.)

45
473/155

Including sensor responsive to projectile on addressing surface or in flight (e.g., tee-target time detection, etc.)

39
473/156

Pictorial flight path image display

54
473/153

Projectile in receiver indicator

41
473/154

Target impact responsive

17
473/167

Fairways extending radially from centrally located addressing surface or target

18
473/157

Non-earth fairway

31
473/158

And obstacle (e.g., miniature golf course windmill, etc.)

30
473/164

Projectile rebounds off target

21
473/159

Target is surface positioned aperture

29
473/162

Collapsible (e.g., for storage, etc.)

76
473/163

Projectile return

33
473/160

Selectively contourable (e.g., slope simulating surface, etc.)

59
473/161

Motor actuation

20
473/165

Particular projectile (e.g., reduced flight ball, etc.)

28
473/168

Plural addressing surfaces (e.g., driving range, etc.)

49
473/169

Having sequential play (e.g., regulation earth course, etc.)

55
473/170

Upstanding target (e.g., wicket, bucket, etc.)

12
473/171

Putting green

32
473/166

Projectile return

36
473/172

Upstanding target

40
473/138

Projectile tethered to swingable implement

12
473/173

Target or obstacle (e.g., putting hole, hole marker, sand trap, etc.)

27
473/194

Having projectile return

23
473/197

Net

132
473/195

Projectile receiving aperture (e.g., goal opening, etc.)

38
473/196

Aperture forming surface forms plane parallel to support surface

35
473/190

Projectile responsive sensor (e.g., target impact indicator, etc.)

34
473/191

And projectile return

13
473/192

Electrical sensor

53
473/193

Projectile adheres to target

12
473/174

Target on putting surface

18
473/175

Receiver is cup in earth (e.g., regulation hole in green, etc.)

31
473/179

Cup diameter restriction means (e.g., filler plug, etc.)

25
473/176

Having cup marker (e.g., flag pin, etc.) or with sensor responsive to projectile

55
473/177

And projectile removal

12
473/178

Electrical actuation (e.g., solenoid, etc.)

11
473/180

Receiver or projectile responsive indicator

63
473/186

Displaceable by projectile impact

9
473/189

Pivotal element

6
473/187

Resilient or pivotal portion arranged in a circle to retain projectile

7
473/188

Top of projectile engaged

7
473/185

Plural receivers

31
473/182

Projectile return

7
473/183

Electrical actuation

15
473/184

Gravity

18
473/181

Selectively adjustable approach surface

10
473/386

Tee setting device

114
473/387

Tee

78
473/400

Elevation guide for insertable shank

34
473/388

Folded flat stock material

7
473/389

Separable from pack containing plural tees

2
473/399

Particular biodegradable or frangible material

17
473/401

Plural diverse materials

32
473/390

Plural

15
473/391

Separable or separately movable

14
473/392

Projectile supporting surface horizontally offset from vertical insertable shank

10
473/393

Tether

14
473/396

Relatively movable sections

60
473/398

Elevation guide

31
473/397

Pivotal about distinct horizontal axis

16
473/394

Restrained by auxiliary weight

4
473/402

Shank extends below level of projectile addressing surface

22
473/403

At acute angle with surface

5
473/395

Wire

2
473/414

Hopscotch

26
473/516

Player held and powered, nonmechanical projector, per se, for projecting aerial projectile by striking; part thereof or accessory therefor

17
473/564

Bat (e.g., baseball bat, etc.)

128
473/568

Grip

95
473/565

Having elongated blade (e.g., cricket bat, etc.)

3
473/566

Of metallic-shell structure

168
473/567

Of plastic composition

166
473/518

Body attachable

25
473/559

Club

15
473/560

Having elongated blade (e.g., hockey stick, etc.)

69
473/563

Blade construction or accessory

98
473/561

Fiber reinforced

58
473/562

Stick to blade joint construction

40
473/517

Having projectile retrieving means

17
473/558

Mallet

13
473/524

Racket or paddle; accessory therefor (e.g., a tennis racket, tennis racket press, etc.)

75
473/553

Accessory for use with racket or paddle (e.g., used with or for tennis racket, etc.)

94
473/554

Press

6
473/555

Racket frame holder or support for use while stringing

11
473/556

With stringing or string-stretching device

31
473/557

Stringing or string-stretching device

49
473/533

Double strung (i.e., having striking faces formed from two spaced-apart, planar sets of strings)

13
473/539

Elongated string-hole liner (e.g., grommet, bushing, etc.)

75
473/535

Fiber reinforced plastic frame

107
473/536

Plural fiber compositions

52
473/531

Folding or detachable shaft

19
473/549

Handle or grip structure

179
473/550

Dispensing, cooled, or externally ventilated

18
473/552

Grip or handle longitudinally or rotationally adjustable relative to head or shaft or changeable in length

30
473/551

Having hand or finger conforming contour, through-hole for finger, portion overlying back of hand, projecting hand stop or positioner spaced from butt, wrist strap, or nonstandard transverse cross-section

74
473/537

Having dimensional characteristic or other parameter specified by a number, numeric variable, or mathematical formula (e.g., location of center of gravity, elastic modulus of a string, weight of racket, etc.)

140
473/538

Of handle or grip

30
473/526

Having handle at an angle to, offset from, or nonradially oriented relative to plane of striking member

34
473/547

Having laminated frame

12
473/532

Having replaceable string frame

12
473/525

Having striking faces attached to the ends of intermediate handle

7
473/540

Having string mounting feature other than mere through-holes lying in string plane

74
473/541

Extending radially inward from inner frame edge

17
473/542

Having nonplanar string-hole pattern or arrangement in frame

23
473/545

Metallic frame

19
473/544

Nonmetallic frame having metallic reinforcement or frame composed of metal-plastic composite

17
473/527

Paddle

40
473/530

Blade having means to enhance friction upon impacted projectile (e.g., to enhance english upon projectile, etc.)

12
473/529

Having resilient blade facing

11
473/528

Projectile striking surface is flexible sheet secured to peripheral frame

23
473/543

Prefabricated string assembly, means to prevent relative movement or wear at crossover points of strings, or having one or more strings with specified characteristic or arrangement

87
473/548

String guard, frame bumper or guard, or specified shaft to head connection

53
473/546

Throat wedge, bridge, or reinforcement

76
473/534

With adjustable string-tensioning means

39
473/520

With sound-deadening, vibration-damping, or shock-absorbing feature other than projectile- or hand-contact surface or with rebound reducing feature

79
473/521

For racket or paddle

130
473/522

Contacts string

68
473/523

In, under, or contacting grip

60
473/519

With user shiftable, adjustable, or interchangeable weight for use during play or with freely shiftable mass for increasing impact force

57
473/505

Player-held device for both projecting and catching aerial projectile; part thereof or accessory therefor (i.e., combined projector-catcher device)

38
473/510

Both projector and catcher are pocketed

21
473/513

Having pocket with laterally facing opening (e.g., lacrosse stick, jai alai cesta, etc.)

203
473/512

Pocket-to-pocket type

11
473/511

With mechanical projection

18
473/514

Having impaling, hooking, or ensnaring type catcher

32
473/515

Having pocketed catcher connected to but spaced apart from projector

7
473/509

Having projectile conducting means between separate entrance and exit (e.g., continuous orbit, etc.)

12
473/506

With tethered projectile

10
473/507

Having pocketed catcher

12
473/508

Having elastic tether

11
473/415

Playing field or court game; game element or accessory therefor other than projector or projectile, per se

129
473/499

Base for game in which play involves base running (e.g., for baseball, etc.)

42
473/501

Breakaway

25
473/500

With indicator

6
473/421

Batting backstop or cage

75
473/504

Cover for playing field or court (e.g., for baseball field, etc.)

23
473/498

Cricket wicket

1
473/502

Flag belt (e.g., for use in football game without tackling, etc.)

11
473/476

Goal or target structure for projectile; element thereof

87
473/478

Apertured or pocketed goal or target (e.g., for hockey, soccer, polo, lacrosse, etc.)

174
473/479

Goal or target is elevated and horizontally disposed (e.g., for basketball, etc.)

125
473/481

Backboard or support structure therefor

177
473/482

Suspended

19
473/483

With height adjustment feature

107
473/484

Having parallelogram linkage

52
473/485

Hoop or the net, pocket, or support structure therefor

71
473/486

Breakaway hoop

49
473/487

Having means for mounting over edge of support

9
473/488

Quick mount hoop

10
473/489

Removable net-mounting subassembly

25
473/480

With goal indicator

26
473/477

For football or rugby (e.g., goal post, etc.)

29
473/465

Having at least two different types of game elements used in same game

42
473/466

For game in which court or field is body of water (e.g., water polo, water volleyball, etc.)

37
473/468

For game in which play involves base running (e.g., baseball, cricket, etc)

34
473/473

For game using field or court having dividing means thereon for separating opponents (e.g., a net used for volleyball, etc.)

56
473/474

For game also using projectors carried by players (e.g., tennis, badminton, etc.)

41
473/475

Table tennis

36
473/470

For game using goal or target for projectile (e.g., football, rugby, etc.)

47
473/471

For game in which goal or target is peripherally located aperture or pocket (e.g., hockey, soccer, lacrosse, polo, etc.)

87
473/472

For game in which peripheral goal or target is elevated and horizontally disposed (e.g., basketball, etc.)

51
473/467

Having boundary detector (e.g., ball-out-of-bounds detector for tennis court, etc.)

52
473/469

Having field or court dividing barrier with apertured goal or target therein or thereon

19
473/416

Having game element combined with or convertible to game element or practice or training device for different type of projectile game

42
473/490

Means for dividing field or court into compartments; element thereof or accessory therefor (e.g., a net, marking strip, marked line, etc.)

108
473/491

Net attachable to game table

9
473/492

Net post

69
473/493

With net-tightening means

31
473/494

Net, with net, or for net

48
473/495

Net center stay

9
473/417

Means removably supporting projectile in position to be struck and thereby projected by player (e.g., batting tee, etc.)

155
473/420

For projectile intended to be projected by kicking (e.g., kicking trainer or tee, etc.)

29
473/419

Having means engaging top of projectile (e.g., kicking trainer or tee, etc.)

30
473/418

Projectile suspended or is supported by column of fluid

27
473/497

Pitching rubber or mound

41
473/422

Practice or training device

415
473/438

For football or rugby

80
473/441

Blocking, tackling, or charging device

58
473/445

Dummy mounted on support enabling traverse over ground or floor during training (e.g., charging sled, etc.)

39
473/444

Self-erecting or person-supported dummy

19
473/442

Suspended or suspendible dummy

19
473/443

Suspension movable in horizontal plane

7
473/439

Projectile target or stop

40
473/440

Running grid or resistance course

19
473/451

For game in which play involves base running (e.g., for baseball, cricket, etc.)

221
473/453

Bat swing analyzer or guide

89
473/452

Foot positioner (e.g., stance, stride device, etc.)

61
473/454

Pitcher`s target

124
473/456

Having subdivided strike zone

33
473/455

With electrically operated or actuated indicator

45
473/458

Player worn or carried

145
473/457

Practice bat

175
473/446

For game using apertured or pocketed goal or target (e.g., for hockey, soccer, polo, lacrosse, etc.)

224
473/447

For game using elevated, horizontally disposed goal or target (e.g., for basketball, etc.)

109
473/448

Hoop-opening reducer or means for improving arch of ball shot toward goal or target

46
473/450

Player worn or carried

93
473/449

Rebound or tipping trainer

10
473/459

For game using field or court having dividing means thereon for separating opponents (e.g., for tennis, volleyball, table tennis, etc.)

121
473/464

Player worn or carried

79
473/463

Practice racket or paddle

58
473/460

Projectile collector for field or court (e.g., trough, ball sweeper, etc.)

32
473/462

Projectile target

45
473/461

Racket or paddle swing analyzer or guide

36
473/431

Having projectile return means

61
473/434

Deflector

42
473/435

Planar

77
473/432

Return chute

29
473/433

With or for basketball-type goal

98
473/436

Using moving arm or rotating wheel

36
473/423

Tethered projectile

96
473/427

Projectile continuously driven in closed orbit prior to being struck

22
473/428

Projectile slidable along a line

20
473/430

Projectile suspended by tether

83
473/426

Projectile tethered between opposed tether sections

44
473/424

Tether attached to means adapted to be held by, carried by, or attached to person

61
473/425

Person held, carried, or attached means is nonmechanical projector

20
473/429

Tether pivotally attached for orbital revolution

102
473/437

Weight externally mounted by user to manually held and swung projector for warmup or exercise

56
473/503

Projectile catcher other than combined projector-catcher device

7
473/496

Table-tennis table

64
473/569

Projectile, per se; part thereof or accessory therefor

132
473/578

Arrow, dart, or shuttlecock; part thereof

276
473/581

Having fluid-conducting means

43
473/582

Head structure

79
473/585

And vane structure (i.e., flight guiding or stabilizing means)

56
473/583

Broadhead

188
473/584

Having interchangeable blade

119
473/579

Shuttlecock (e.g., badminton shuttlecock, etc.)

34
473/580

Having independent feathers or vanes

13
473/586

Vane structure (i.e., flight guiding or stabilizing means)

115
473/590

Boomerang

43
473/598

Comprising casing or cover having stitched seam or laced closure; blank for such casing or cover (e.g., casing of baseball, etc.)

42
473/599

For distensible bladder (e.g., casing of football, etc.)

66
473/607

Comprising cover for core; blank or closure therefor

44
473/608

Closure therefor

6
473/611

Comprising opening, valve, or inflation tube for insertion of fluid

15
473/587

Curling stone

7
473/588

Disk- or ring-shaped (e.g., ice hockey puck, etc.)

267
473/589

Ring-shaped (e.g., deck-tennis quoit, etc.)

81
473/575

Having attached or means for attaching thereto tether, elongated flaccid streamer, or the like

108
473/576

Attached tether, streamer, or the like has means adapted to be held by, carried by, or attached to person

100
473/573

Having bristled, hooked, or looped surface for adherence to complementarily surfaced means

66
473/613

Having fluid-dynamic means other than stitched seam or textured surface to alter, stabilize, or retard passage of projectile through the fluid (e.g., spiral fluting to impart spin, etc.)

90
473/603

Having fluid-retaining bladder removable from within enclosing cover or casing (e.g., football, etc.)

51
473/596

Having handle or surface configuration for enhancing user`s handgrip thereon

115
473/597

Grip-enhancing means comprises closure or seam of casing or cover or comprises simulation of such closure or seam (e.g., lacing of football casing, etc.)

47
473/604

Having hollow core or bladder enclosed within cover (e.g., basketball, soccer-ball, tennis ball, etc.)

118
473/605

And having intermediate layer composed of wrapping of strands or strips between cover and core or bladder

53
473/606

Cover is composed of feltlike, napped, or cloth material (e.g., tennis ball, etc.)

42
473/609

Having hollow, fluid-impervious shell, core, or bladder

34
473/610

With sealable opening, valve, or inflation tube for insertion of fluid (e.g., beach ball, etc.)

40
473/594

Having loose internal element, containing or adapted to contain liquid, or comprising spherically configured ball having variable or eccentric center of gravity

177
473/574

Having means for nonpenetrating adherence to complementarily surfaced means (e.g., tacky surface, etc.)

12
473/595

Having means other than ellipsoidal spheroid shape (e.g., football shaped, etc.) to produce erratic or unpredictable rebounding or rolling thereof

47
473/614

Having projections extending outwardly from external surface or consisting of a mass of radially oriented filaments

44
473/593

Having self-contained means for inflating, pressurizing, reinflating, or repressurizing projectile with fluid or comprising reinflating or repressurizing method

28
473/600

Having solid core within outer cover; core or cover therefor (e.g., baseball, etc)

47
473/601

And having intermediate layer between core and cover or having core or cover composed of plural layers

29
473/602

Having plural intermediate layers, at least one being of material diverse from material of core, cover, or another intermediate layer; or having core or cover composed of three or more layers, at least two being of diverse materials

12
473/572

Having suction cup

22
473/612

Having visible skeletal structure

21
473/591

Horseshoe

14
473/615

Player held or worn means for enhancing movement of projected projectile (e.g., a handheld, ball-curving assist means, etc.)

0
473/577

Scattershot, material dispensing upon impact, openable to expose interior chamber, or having parts adapted to move away from, or be separated from, one another upon impact

55
473/592

Tipcat

11
473/570

With light-emitting, electrical, magnetic, or rotatable inertial means or having boundary-detector activating means

243
473/571

With sound-producing means

55
 
 
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