Plant Patent CPC Statistics

There are currently 28,772 plant patents issued from August 18, 1931 through December 12, 2017 in my database. 13,456 of them have been assigned one or more Cooperative Patent Classification.


Most Popular Plant Classifications
countcpcdescription
4,987A01H 5/02(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers
1,024A01H 5/025(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/025) Compositae
1,002A01H 5/0222(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/0216) Rosaceae (5/0222) Rosa roses
994A01H 5/0255(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/025) Compositae (5/0255) Chrysanthemum
845A01H 5/00(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms
639A01H 5/0277(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/0277) Pelargonium Geraniums
540A01H 5/0261(5/00) Flowering plants, i.e. angiosperms (5/02) Flowers (5/0261) Impatiens


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
113,265
2161
314
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
2017-12-05PP28732, PP28747
2017-11-14PP28628
2017-08-22PP28309
2017-08-15PP28270
2017-07-18PP28203