Key Digital Technology Patent Classification System (2023) Issued by the Office of the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA)

October 26, 2023

In order to implement the relevant deployment requirements of the 20th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC) on accelerating the development of the digital economy, strengthen the statistical monitoring of the scale, structure and quality of key digital technology patents, facilitate to tackle the key core technologies of the digital economy, promote the transformation of the results of digital technology, and promote the deep integration of the digital economy and the real economy, the classification system is hereby formulated.

Full text attached: Key Digital Technology Patent Classification System (2023)

(Source: website of the CNIPA)