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Number of the month of January: Number of main and subgroups of the IPC
At the turn of the year, version 2020.01 of the International Patent Classification (IPC) came into force, which you can access with DEPATISnet (in German). The IPC was given more than 1 100 new positions and now consists of 75 548 subdivisions. An overview of the most important changes can be found on our subpage "IPC Revisions".
Last updated: 8 January 2020