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Outline of Technology Examined in 1st-4th Examination Departments

The correspondence table between the technical divisions of 1st-4th Examination Departments and the technical fields(*) is revised. It is the one as of 1 November 2013

Outline of Technology Examined in 1st-4th Examination Departments (PDF:66KB)

(*) The technical fields are shown with the International Patent Classification (partly with the File Index). Please refer to this page for the File Index.( External link )

[Last updated 30 May 2017]

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