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Cooperative Patent Classification Data


contributors: EPO, USPTO

tags: patents, science


description: Cooperative Patent Classification Data contains the scheme and definitions of the Cooperative Patent Classification system for classifying patent documents. The CPC is the result of a partnership between the EPO and the USPTO in their joint effort to develop a common, internationally compatible classification system for technical documents, in particular patent publications, which will be used by both offices in the patent granting process

last edit: Mon, 19 Jun 2023 16:43:10 GMT