Top 5 CPC growth classes over 2017-2022

Curious about Collaborative Patent Classification (CPC)? This groundbreaking project, jointly launched by EPO and USPTO on January 1, 2013, is transforming the world of patent classification. Read the full report to learn more about the top five CPC categories from 2017 to 2022.

Collaborative Patent Classification (CPC) is a patent classification project jointly initiated by EPO and USPTO, officially put into use on January 1, 2013. Compared with IPC, CPC has advantages such as fast revision speed, more classification information, and compatibility with IPC. Therefore, it has been widely used in patent search. This report will focus on analyzing the application trends of the top five CPC from 2017 to 2022 (Data as of September 1, 2023).

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