Examiner's Handbook Index

A
Alpha Subclass
B
Basis of Class
C
Claim, Most Comprehensive
Claimed Disclosure
Class 1, Subclass 1 [Skip standard page navigations] United States Patent and Trademark Office

Classification Definitions

Classification, Design Patents

Combination-Subcombination
Coordinate Subclass
Cross-Reference
Cross-Reference Art Collections
D

Defintions, Design Patents
Digests
Disclosure
E

Effect as Basis for Class

Electronic Search Systems

Exclusion Notes
F
Field of Search
Foreign Patent Art Collection
G
Genus-Species Rule
H
Hierarchy
Historical Placement
Hybrid Claim
I
Indented Subclasses
Index to the U.S. Patent Classification System
Industrial Designs
International Patent Classification
L
Last Resort Only
Locarno International Classification
Location Selection (for Searching)
M
Mainline Subclass
Mandatory Cross-Reference
Manual of Classification
Markush Claim

Miscellaneous Subclass

Mixed Array

N
Non-Patent Literature
Notes
O
Order of Superiority, Claimed Invention
Orders, Classification
Original Designation Ornamental Designs
P
Patents Without Valid Classification
Placement
S
Search Notes - Utility Patents
Search Notes - Design Class
Selecting a Class
Subclass Schedule Hierarchy - Utility Class
Subclass Schedule Hierarchy - Design Class
T
Theoretical Organization

Total Disclosure

U
Unclaimed Disclosure
X
XR (Cross-Reference)

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