Plant Patent CPC Statistics

There are currently 29,421 plant patents issued from August 18, 1931 through June 19, 2018 in my database. 13,593 of them have been assigned one or more Cooperative Patent Classification.


Most Popular Plant Classifications
countcpcdescription
5,060A01H 5/02(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers
1,031A01H 5/025(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/025) Compositae
1,008A01H 5/0222(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/0216) Rosaceae (5/0222) Rosa roses
996A01H 5/0255(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/025) Compositae (5/0255) Chrysanthemum
846A01H 5/00(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms
642A01H 5/0277(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/0277) Pelargonium Geraniums
555A01H 5/12(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/12) Leaves, e.g. raygrass, bluegrass, lettuce, tobacco or crops produced for industrial treatment or commercialisation of their leaves


Least Popular Classifications
countcpcdescription
1C08J 3/226(3/00) Processes of treating or compounding macromolecular substances (3/20) Compounding polymers with additives, e.g. colouring (3/22) using masterbatch techniques (3/226) using a polymer as a carrier (see remark 2)
1C09D 17/00(17/00) Pigment pastes, e.g. for mixing in paints artists' paints C09D5/06
1C08J 2491/00(2491/00) Characterised by the use of oils, fats or waxes Derivatives thereof
1A01H 1/04(1/00) Processes for modifying genotypes A01H4/00 takes precedence (1/04) Processes of selection


cpcs per patent distribution
# cpcscount
113,373
2178
326
412
51
62
71


most cpcs
# cpcsPatents
5PP23106
6PP16566 PP27197
7PP22761


Earliest Plant Patent with a CPC
Patent notitleissue_datecpc
PP11728Anthurium plant 'A4'2001-01-02A01H 5/02


Issue dates with the most plants with a CPC
countissue_date
472011-12-20
462006-08-22
462006-06-20
432006-07-25
422006-08-01


Most Recent Issue Dates with Plant CPCs
issue datepatents
2018-06-19PP29398, PP29398, PP29399, PP29399, PP29400, PP29400, PP29404, PP29409, PP29410, PP29411, PP29362, PP29362, PP29362, PP29363, PP29363, PP29363, PP29364, PP29364, PP29364, PP29365, PP29351, PP29352, PP29352, PP29352, PP29359, PP29361, PP29361
2018-05-29PP29315, PP29316, PP29316, PP29316, PP29317, PP29317, PP29317, PP29320, PP29320, PP29321, PP29301, PP29301, PP29303, PP29304, PP29306, PP29310, PP29311, PP29312, PP29313