IPC Classification

Class code (prefix) Descriptions Number of results
A01B Soil working in agriculture or forestry; parts, details, or accessories of agricultural machines or implements, in general
A01C Planting; sowing; fertilising
A01D Harvesting; mowing
A01F Threshing; baling of straw, hay or the like; stationary apparatus or hand tools for forming or binding straw, hay or the like into bundles; cutting of straw, hay or the like; storing agricultural or horticultural produce
A01G Horticulture; cultivation of vegetables, flowers, rice, fruit, vines, hops or seaweed; forestry; watering
A01H New plants or processes for obtaining them; plant reproduction by tissue culture techniques
A01J Manufacture of dairy products
A01K Animal husbandry; aviculture; apiculture; pisciculture; fishing; rearing or breeding animals, not otherwise provided for; new breeds of animals
A01L Shoeing of animals
A01M Catching, trapping or scaring of animals; apparatus for the destruction of noxious animals or noxious plants
A01N Preservation of bodies of humans or animals or plants or parts thereof ; biocides, e.g. as disinfectants, as pesticides or as herbicides ; pest repellants or attractants; plant growth regulators
A01P Biocidal, pest repellant, pest attractant or plant growth regulatory activity of chemical compounds or preparations
A21B Bakers' ovens; machines or equipment for baking
A21C Machines or equipment for making or processing doughs; handling baked articles made from dough
A21D Treatment, e.g. preservation, of flour or dough for baking, e.g. by addition of materials; baking; bakery products; preservation thereof
A22B Slaughtering
A22C Processing meat, poultry, or fish
A23B Preserving, e.g. by canning, meat, fish, eggs, fruit, vegetables, edible seeds; chemical ripening of fruit or vegetables; the preserved, ripened, or canned products
A23C Dairy products, e.g. milk, butter or cheese; milk or cheese substitutes; making thereof
A23D Edible oils or fats, e.g. margarines, shortenings, cooking oils
A23F Coffee; tea; their substitutes; manufacture, preparation, or infusion thereof
A23G Cocoa; cocoa products, e.g. chocolate; substitutes for cocoa or cocoa products; confectionery; chewing gum; ice-cream; preparation thereof
A23J Protein compositions for foodstuffs; working-up proteins for foodstuffs; phosphatide compositions for foodstuffs
A23K Feeding-stuffs specially adapted for animals; methods specially adapted for production thereof
A23L Foods, foodstuffs, or non-alcoholic beverages, not covered by subclasses or ; their preparation or treatment, e.g. cooking, modification of nutritive qualities, physical treatment ; preservation of foods or foodstuffs, in general
A23N Machines or apparatus for treating harvested fruit, vegetables, or flower bulbs in bulk, not otherwise provided for; peeling vegetables or fruit in bulk; apparatus for preparing animal feeding-stuffs
A23P Shaping or working of foodstuffs, not fully covered by a single other subclass
A24B Manufacture or preparation of tobacco for smoking or chewing; tobacco; snuff
A24C Machines for making cigars or cigarettes
A24D Cigars; cigarettes; tobacco smoke filters; mouthpieces for cigars or cigarettes; manufacture of tobacco smoke filters or mouthpieces
A24F Smokers’ requisites; match boxes; simulated smoking devices
A41B Shirts; underwear; baby linen; handkerchiefs
A41C Corsets; brassières
A41D Outerwear; protective garments; accessories
A41F Garment fastenings; suspenders
A41G Artificial flowers; wigs; masks; feathers
A41H Appliances or methods for making clothes, e.g. for dress-making or for tailoring, not otherwise provided for
A42B Hats; head coverings
A42C Manufacturing or trimming head coverings, e.g. hats
A43B Characteristic features of footwear; parts of footwear
A43C Fastenings or attachments for footwear; laces in general
A43D Machines, tools, equipment or methods for manufacturing or repairing footwear
A44B Buttons, pins, buckles, slide fasteners, or the like
A44C Personal adornments, e.g. jewellery; coins
A45B Walking sticks; umbrellas; ladies' or like fans
A45C Purses; luggage; hand carried bags
A45D Hairdressing or shaving equipment ; equipment for cosmetics or cosmetic treatments, e.g. for manicuring or pedicuring
A45F Travelling or camp equipment; sacks or packs carried on the body
A46B Brushes
A46D Manufacture of brushes
A47B Tables; desks; office furniture; cabinets; drawers; general details of furniture
A47C Chairs; sofas; beds
A47D Furniture specially adapted for children
A47F Special furniture, fittings, or accessories for shops, storehouses, bars, restaurants, or the like; paying counters
A47G Household or table equipment
A47H Furnishings for windows or doors
A47J Kitchen equipment; coffee mills; spice mills; apparatus for making beverages
A47K Sanitary equipment not otherwise provided for; toilet accessories
A47L Domestic washing or cleaning; suction cleaners in general
A61B Diagnosis; surgery; identification
A61C Dentistry; apparatus or methods for oral or dental hygiene
A61D Veterinary instruments, implements, tools, or methods
A61F Filters implantable into blood vessels; prostheses; devices providing patency to, or preventing collapsing of, tubular structures of the body, e.g. stents; orthopaedic, nursing or contraceptive devices; fomentation; treatment or protection of eyes or ears; bandages, dressings or absorbent pads; first-aid kits
A61G Transport, personal conveyances, or accommodation specially adapted for patients or disabled persons; operating tables or chairs; chairs for dentistry; funeral devices
A61H Physical therapy apparatus, e.g. devices for locating or stimulating reflex points in the body; artificial respiration; massage; bathing devices for special therapeutic or hygienic purposes or specific parts of the body
A61J Containers specially adapted for medical or pharmaceutical purposes; devices or methods specially adapted for bringing pharmaceutical products into particular physical or administering forms; devices for administering food or medicines orally; baby comforters; devices for receiving spittle
A61K Preparations for medical, dental or toiletry purposes
A61L Methods or apparatus for sterilising materials or objects in general; disinfection, sterilisation or deodorisation of air; chemical aspects of bandages, dressings, absorbent pads or surgical articles; materials for bandages, dressings, absorbent pads or surgical articles
A61M Devices for introducing media into, or onto, the body; devices for transducing body media or for taking media from the body; devices for producing or ending sleep or stupor
A61N Electrotherapy; magnetotherapy; radiation therapy; ultrasound therapy
A61P Specific therapeutic activity of chemical compounds or medicinal preparations
A61Q Specific use of cosmetics or similar toiletry preparations
A62B Devices, apparatus or methods for life-saving
A62C Fire-fighting
A62D Chemical means for extinguishing fires; processes for making harmful chemical substances harmless, or less harmful, by effecting a chemical change; composition of materials for coverings or clothing for protecting against harmful chemical agents; composition of materials for transparent parts of gas-masks, respirators, breathing bags or helmets; composition of chemical materials for use in breathing apparatus
A63B Apparatus for physical training, gymnastics, swimming, climbing, or fencing; ball games; training equipment
A63C Skates; skis; roller skates; design or layout of courts, rinks or the like
A63D Bowling games, e.g. skittles, bocce or bowls; installations therefor; bagatelle or similar games; billiards
A63F Card, board or roulette games; indoor games using small moving playing bodies; video games; games not otherwise provided for
A63G Merry-go-rounds; swings; rocking-horses; chutes; switchbacks; similar devices for public amusement
A63H Toys, e.g. tops, dolls, hoops or building blocks
A63J Devices for theatres, circuses, or the like; conjuring appliances or the like
A63K Racing; riding sports; equipment or accessories therefor
A99Z Subject matter not otherwise provided for in this section