Data collection: Cooperative Patent Classification

classification

General information

Recommended name Cooperative Patent Classification
Alternative name(s)
  • CPC
Description The Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC) is a patent classification system, developed jointly by the European Patent Office (EPO) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). It is based on the previous European classification system (ECLA), which itself was a version of the International Patent Classification (IPC) system. The CPC patent classification system has been used by EPO and USPTO since 1st January, 2013.
Identifier pattern^([A-H,Y]|[A-H, Y]\d+{2}|[A-H, Y]\d+{2}[A-Z]|[A-H, Y]\d+{2}[A-Z]\d+{1,3}|[A-H, Y]\d+{2}[A-Z]\d+{1,3}(\/)?\d+{2,})$
Registry identifierMIR:00000539

Identification schemes

Namespace cpc
URI http://identifiers.org/cpc/
Alternative URI schemes  

Physical locations (resources)

Resource
MIR:00100716
Description Cooperative Patent Classification at Espace
Access URLs HTML   (using the example identifier: A01M1/026)
Institution Espace, European Patent Office
Website http://worldwide.espacenet.com/classification

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