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This area gives access to the master files of the NCL and other downloadable files.

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WIPO makes available all files needed to generate NCLPUB. However, it should be noted that the NCL official data consists of the Class Headings, the Explanatory Notes, the List of Goods and Services and the General Remarks. All other data in the master files is additional information and does not form part of the NCL.

In case of inconsistency between the master files and any other files published on this site, the master files are the reference as from NCL(10-2013).  From edition 1 to 10-2012, the printed versions are the reference.

All files made available on this site can be freely downloaded, stored, copied, modified in layout or format, printed and used to create and publish derivative products.

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