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Fuel Cell Resources

Patents

The International Patent Classification (IPC) classifies fuel cells under H01M, which includes batteries for the direct conversion of chemical into electrical energy. Methods relating to the manufacturing of fuel cells are found under H01M8 and its subclasses. Fuel cells installed in vehicles can be found under B60K.

In the Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC), which is used by the European Patent Office and USPTO, fuel cells are classified under H01M. Fuel cells installed in vehicles can be found under B60K.