Patent classification

Basic Patent Information Course (BPIC)

Module 1B: Patent Classification

Learning Goals

At the end of module 4, the students have knowledge of the different kinds of classification, and know how to use them.

Course Content

Different kinds of (patent) classfication

  • IPC
  • CPC
  • FI
  • MC-Derwent
  • US-Classification


Stephen Adams


To get the best results out of the course its advisable to bring your own laptop.