Classification of Patent
Classification of patent is done in order to ease up and organize all the technical information. It makes finding specific topics easier. There are many classification schemes;
International Patent Classification
It divides technology world into about seventy thousand categories. It has made searching of patents very easy.
US Patent Classification
An important national patent system. A widely used classification. US patents are a vital source of information and searches. Hence, making the classification system famous.
Contains about one hundred and thirty four thousand sub divisions. And sometimes is used along IPC also.
DEKLA Classification System
An internal classification system applied to German patents.
British Classification System
Applied to all British patents.