EPO and USPTO launched the Cooperative Patent Classification System
The CPC is the result of a partnership between the EPO and the USPTO in their joint effort to develop a common, internationally compatible classification system for technical documents, in particular patent publications, which will be used by both offices in the patent granting process.
04 October 2016
The 2016.11 CPC Products are now pre-released.
28 September 2016
The list of technical areas where Combination Sets are authorised for classification was updated. The list is available here.