International Patent Classification (IPC) - IT support area - Edition 20060101 - Statistics

IPC-8 Statistics

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Summary table:

Section

No. of classes

No. of subclasses

No. of main groups

No. of subgroups

Total no. of groups

CL

AL

CL

AL

CL

AL

CL

AL

CL

AL

A

16

16

84

84

1,093

1,103

1,343

7,290

2,436

8,393

B

37

37

165

167

1,778

1,974

2,361

14,570

4,139

16,544

C

21

21

91

93

1,304

1,326

1,124

13,121

2,428

14,447

D

9

9

39

39

348

349

179

2,611

527

2,960

E

8

8

31

31

317

318

454

2,900

771

3,218

F

18

18

95

97

1,036

1,037

858

7,297

1,894

8,334

G

14

14

79

79

679

692

1,862

6,789

2,541

7,481

H

6

6

49

49

511

516

1,866

6,825

2,377

7,341

Total

129

129

633

639

7,066

7,315

10,047

61,403

17,113

68,718

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