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Workshop on Reformed IPC

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.

Next version of the IPC (IPC 2008.04)

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).

New version of the IPC (2008.01)

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.

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