CPC Training

The EPO and the USPTO have jointly prepared CPC training material to support users in their learning process of the CPC classification system.

Use the links below to access the material:


  •  CPC Field Specific training

Following this link you can access the EPO learning platform (registration required, free of charge) where you can consult some CPC Field Specific Training recorded lectures where CPC experts explain the classification practice in their repsective fields of expertise.

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List of technical areas where Combination Sets are used

General training on Combination Sets

Training material on Combination Sets in the Polymers area