International Patent Classification (IPC) - IT support area - Edition 20080101 - Statistics

IPC-8 Statistics

See detailed definitions of IPC-8 statistics: IPCR_ statistics-specification_V1.05.doc (MS-Word).

See detailed IPC-8 statistics figures: IPCR_ statistics-20080101_V1.05.doc

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 1'103 1'113 1'343 7'290 2'446 8'403
B 37 37 165 167 1'974 2'170 2'361 14'570 4'335 16'740
C 21 21 91 93 1'326 1'348 1'124 13'121 2'450 14'469
D 9 9 39 39 349 350 179 2'611 528 2'961
E 8 8 31 31 318 319 454 2'900 772 3'219
F 18 18 95 97 1'049 1'062 858 7'297 1'907 8'359
G 14 14 79 79 679 679 1'862 6'789 2'541 7'468
H 6 6 49 49 516 521 1'862 6'821 2'378 7'342
Total 129 129 633 639 7'314 7'562 10'043 61'399 17'357 68'961

 

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