IPC/CE/41 (March 16 to 20, 2009): documents IPC/CE/41/2, IPC/CE/41/3, IPC/CE/41/4 and IPC/CE/41/5 now available
Two years after the introduction of the reformed IPC, the World Intellectual Property Organization is organizing a Workshop to discuss the experience using the reformed IPC. The Workshop will be open to all interested in the development and use of patent classification. It will take place at WIPO Headquarters in Geneva on February 4 and 5, 2008. More details will be announced during the second week of January 2008.
The next version of the IPC (IPC 2008.04) will enter into force on April 1, 2008. An early publication (IPCEarlyPUB) of version 2008.04 is available for consultation (in English).
The new version of the advanced level of the IPC (2008.01) is now published in the two authentic languages, English and French. This version enters into force on January 1, 2008. The compilation of amendments and the IPC master files are also available.
An early publication (IPCEarlyPUB) of version 2008.01 is available for consultation (in English and partly in French). The master files of this version as well as the compilation of amendments in English to version IPC 2007.10 included in version IPC 2008.01 are also available.