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Table 8 Technology areas found in medical cannabis patent survey

From: Trends in intellectual property rights protection for medical cannabis and related products

IPC Subject Number of patent documents
A61K31 Medicinal preparations 100
A61K36 Medicinal preparations form undetermined veg. matter or traditional herbs 78
A61K45 Medical, dental preparations bandages dressings 33
A61K9 Medical, dental preparations in special form 35
A61P17 Dermatological 19
A61P35 Cancer, antineoplastic 17
A61K8 Cosmetic, skin care 13
A61P25 Disorders of the nervous system 78
A61P29 Anti-inflammatory, analgesic 21
A61K47 Medicinal form, carriers 35