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The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) is developed by a joint partnership between the USPTO and the EPO CPC would be used EPO and USPTO from Jan 1 2013 replacing ECLA and USPTO classifications The CPC is a hierarchical numeric classification scheme in the format which is WIPO ST 8 Standard (IPC)-compliant Automated patent classification systems may be used for various purposes from keeping a classification well organized and consistent to facilitating some specialized tasks such as prior art search However many challenges remain in the years to come to build systems which are more accurate and allow classifying documents in more languages

Index to the United States Patent Classification (USPC)

Espacenet Patent Search JPO Classification system – File Index (FI) and F-terms Classification Standards and Development Contacts Index to the United States Patent Classification (USPC) System Preface to the Index to the USPC United States Patent and Trademark Office United States Patent and Trademark Office Browse By Topic

The goal of the patent search is to inform you the inventor about patentability Patentability is the bigger – more important question that will need to be answered using the results of the patent search The PATENT SEARCH informs a Patent Attorney to help them provide you the inventor a LEGAL OPINION as to the potential rights that may be achieved if a patent application were sought

The various systems used for classification of patents are: International Patent Classification (IPC) US Patent Classification System (UPCS) Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Characteristics of Patents Patents are made up of different elements all meant to clarify the vision purpose and plans for the invention among other things

2019-8-263 The classification of inventions in this Section may present more difficulty than in others because the distinction between different fields of use rests to a considerable extent on differences in the intention of the user rather than on any constructional differences or differences in the manner of use of inventions and also because the subjects dealt with are often in effect systems or

2020-4-18A patent classification is a system for examiners of patent offices or other people to categorize (code) documents such as published patent applications according to the technical features of their content Patent classifications make it feasible to search quickly for documents about earlier disclosures similar to or related to the invention for which a patent is applied for and to track

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The Japan Patent Office's classification system for industrial design registrations consists of 13 design groups and 81 main classes U S Patent Classification (USPC) The USPC consists of about 450 classes and 140 000 subclasses including a class for plant patents

2020-8-18Patent classification is used by the various patent offices around the world to ensure an ordered way of patent information arrangement whether the information consists of patent applications or registered patents The patent classification system of one country is not necessarily the same as used in another country but there is a general trend of using internationally agreed classification

The various systems used for classification of patents are: International Patent Classification (IPC) US Patent Classification System (UPCS) Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) Characteristics of Patents Patents are made up of different elements all meant to clarify the vision purpose and plans for the invention among other things

2012-11-7difficulties caused by using diverse national patent classification systems A patent is assigned to one or more of the 71 000 IPC codes that indicate the related technical field or fields the patent covers These codes are arranged in a hierarchical tree-like structure with five distinct components [5] For example US Patent 7 025 942 is

The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) effort is a joint partnership between the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and the European Patent Office (EPO) where the Offices have agreed to harmonize their existing classification systems (European Classification (ECLA) and United States Patent Classification (USPC) respectively) and migrate towards a common classification scheme

Patent documents are classified according to different classification systems depending on the patent granting authority concerned The most important classification system is the International Patent Classification (IPC) Introduced in 1968 the IPC is used by all patent offices worldwide some of which also use a national classification system

In classification search you can search within different technical fields and use different patent classification systems Search tips The fields are connected by a logical OR IPC (all versions): About IPC IPC-2020 01: About IPC-2020 01 IPC1-IPC7: About IPC1-IPC7 CPC:

2019-1-4Almost by definition radical innovations create a need to revise existing classification systems In this paper we argue that classification system changes and patent reclassification are common and reveal interesting information about technological evolution To support our argument we present three sets of findings regarding classification volatility in the U S patent classification system

A Study of Technology Trends Analysis Using Patent

2018-12-11investigation (search) for wide-range classification IPC main groups IPC subgroups FIand patent information investigations the total number of classifications will be large so compared to IPC classification and similar systems when F-terms are the analysis element a higher analytical level

2018-8-14Searching Using Different Classification Systems The Logic of Classification European Patent Classification (ECLA) European Patent Office (EPO) The ECLA classification system is an extension of the International Patent Classification system It contains 129 200 subdivisions ie about 60 000 more than the IPC and is therefore more precise It is

2020-3-3Classification FI and F-term lists( External link ) For browsing FI and F-term list FI [File Index] and F-term [File forming term] are Japanese patent classification systems consisting of approx 190 000 and 360 000 entries respectively which enable the efficient search of patent documents

2020-4-18A patent classification is a system for examiners of patent offices or other people to categorize (code) documents such as published patent applications according to the technical features of their content Patent classifications make it feasible to search quickly for documents about earlier disclosures similar to or related to the invention for which a patent is applied for and to track

1980-1-1The U S Patent Classification System The search file of the U S Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) at present contains about 12 5 million patent ocuments about 10 million foreign patent documents and approximately one million pieces of non-patent literature - a total of 2 3 5 million 125 documents - and is growing at an annual rate of

2020-8-19The International Patent Classification (IPC) established by the Strasbourg Agreement 1971 provides for a hierarchical system of language independent symbols for the classification of patents and utility models according to the different areas of technology to which they pertain A new version of the IPC enters into force each year on January 1

Swedish Patent Database is a free search service that covers Swedish patents and Swedish public patent applications Good luck in your search! Classification Search SPC Search In a Quick search you can search by word number or a combination Links to other systems and documents (pdf)-open in separate windows: IPC schemes (WIPO) IPC

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Please Enter International Patent Classification (IPC) Select Logical Operator AND OR NOT Select Search Field Title Abstract Complete Specification Application Number Publication Number Patent Number Applicant Name Applicant Country Applicant Address Inventor Name Inventor Country Inventor Address Filing office International Patent