XML DTD : declaration-v1-5.dtd
Schema has: 81 element definitions and 84 element attribute definitions.
Possible root elements: declaration

Element list

Element declaration
diagram
description ******************************************************************************** * declaration v1.5 2010 APRIL * ******************************************************************************** * PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD DECLARATION 1.5//EN" "declaration-v1-5.dtd" * ******************************************************************************** * http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.9/declaration-v1-5.dtd * ******************************************************************************** * contacts: * * EPO: Paul Brewin; pbrewin@epo.org * * JPO: Hideto TANAKA; tanaka-hideto@jpo.go.jp * * USPTO: Bruce B. Cox; bruce.cox@uspto.gov * * WIPO: Shuhei Yoshiura; shuhei.yoshiura@wipo.int * ******************************************************************************** * revision history * ******************************************************************************** MO: 01/07/08 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.4 to v1.5 ..added attribute 'email-purpose' to email (PFC08/006) MO: 01/01/07 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.3 to v1.4 ..implementation of PFC06/001 ..changed element '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)?' in identity-of-inventor (PFC06/002) ..changed element '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)?' in matter (PFC06/002) ..changed element '(all-designations | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | designated-status)?' in lack-of-novelty (PFC06/002) ..added element 'sup' to u (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sup' to i (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sup' to b (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sub' to u (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sub' to i (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sub' to b (PFC06/003) ..added element 'o' to invention-title, b, i, sup, sup2, sub, sub2, heading, claim-text, p, small-caps, dt, dd, li, crossref, figref, othercit, statement (PFC06/003) ..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005) ..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005) MO: 29/09/05 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3 ..changed occurrence of 'addressbook' in 'inventor-info' from '+' to '*'. HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA' ..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, application-reference ..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-page HT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.1 to v1.2 ..changed attribute lang of addressbook from '#REQUIRED' to '#IMPLIED' JD: 03/02/03 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.1 ..added attribute 'file-reference-id' to root ..added attribute 'orientation' to doc-page ..added attribute 'lang', 'sequence' to lack-of-novelty ..added attribute 'tense' to matter ..added (last-name | orgname) option to %name_group; ..made postcode optional within address December 2001 ..released version number as v1.0 ******************************************************************************** DECLARATION Attributes: lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code dtd-version = dtd version number file = filename of the whole application status = status of the application; values: new = new application date-produced = date this document was produced file-reference-id = applicant's or agent's file reference, if any
attributes lang, dtd-version, file, date-produced, file-reference-id, status
uses entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, identity-of-inventor, inventorship, lack-of-novelty
used by Not used by other elements. Possible root element.
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) Yes      
dtd-version string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
date-produced string (default) no (default)      
file-reference-id string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!--********************************************************************************* declaration v1.5 2010 APRIL ********************************************************************************** PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD DECLARATION 1.5//EN" "declaration-v1-5.dtd" ********************************************************************************** http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.9/declaration-v1-5.dtd ********************************************************************************** contacts: ** EPO: Paul Brewin; pbrewin@epo.org ** JPO: Hideto TANAKA; tanaka-hideto@jpo.go.jp ** USPTO: Bruce B. Cox; bruce.cox@uspto.gov ** WIPO: Shuhei Yoshiura; shuhei.yoshiura@wipo.int ********************************************************************************** revision history *********************************************************************************MO: 01/07/08 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.4 to v1.5..added attribute 'email-purpose' to email (PFC08/006)MO: 01/01/07 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.3 to v1.4..implementation of PFC06/001..changed element '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)?' in identity-of-inventor (PFC06/002)..changed element '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)?' in matter (PFC06/002)..changed element '(all-designations | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | designated-status)?' in lack-of-novelty (PFC06/002)..added element 'sup' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'o' to invention-title, b, i, sup, sup2, sub, sub2, heading, claim-text, p, small-caps, dt, dd, li, crossref, figref, othercit, statement (PFC06/003)..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005)..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005)MO: 29/09/05 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3..changed occurrence of 'addressbook' in 'inventor-info' from '+' to '*'.HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA'..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, application-reference..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-pageHT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.1 to v1.2..changed attribute lang of addressbook from '#REQUIRED' to '#IMPLIED'JD: 03/02/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.1..added attribute 'file-reference-id' to root..added attribute 'orientation' to doc-page..added attribute 'lang', 'sequence' to lack-of-novelty..added attribute 'tense' to matter..added (last-name | orgname) option to %name_group;..made postcode optional within addressDecember 2001..released version number as v1.0********************************************************************************DECLARATIONAttributes: lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code dtd-version = dtd version number file = filename of the whole application status = status of the application; values: new = new application date-produced = date this document was produced file-reference-id = applicant's or agent's file reference, if any-->
<!ELEMENT declaration (identity-of-inventor | entitlement-to-be-granted-patent | entitlement-to-claim-priority | inventorship | lack-of-novelty)+>
<!ATTLIST declaration lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED file-reference-id CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element lack-of-novelty
diagram
description Declaration as to non-prejudical disclosures or exceptions to lack of novelty (PCT Rules 4.17(v) and 51bis.1(a)(v))
attributes sequence, lang
uses address, all-designations, application-reference, date, department, designated-states, doc-page, dtext, first-name, iid, last-name, method-of-disclosure, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym, title-of-disclosure
used by declaration
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Declaration as to non-prejudical disclosures or exceptions to lack of novelty (PCT Rules 4.17(v) and 51bis.1(a)(v))-->
<!ELEMENT lack-of-novelty (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , %name_group; , ((date | address | title-of-disclosure | method-of-disclosure | dtext)+ , (all-designations | designated-states)?)))>
<!ATTLIST lack-of-novelty sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element inventorship
diagram
description Declaration of inventorship. For purposes of the United States the declaration shall be worded with the original and first inventor clause.
attributes sequence, lang
uses application-reference, doc-page, dtext, earlier-app-reference, inventor-info, signatories
used by declaration
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Declaration of inventorship. For purposes of the United States the declaration shall be worded with the original and first inventor clause.-->
<!ELEMENT inventorship (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , earlier-app-reference* , inventor-info+ , signatories? , dtext?))>
<!ATTLIST inventorship sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element electronic-signature
diagram
description A signature represented by electronic means
attributes date, place-signed
uses basic-signature, enhanced-signature
used by signatory
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
date string (default) Yes      
place-signed string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- A signature represented by electronic means-->
<!ELEMENT electronic-signature (basic-signature | enhanced-signature)>
<!ATTLIST electronic-signature date CDATA #REQUIRED place-signed CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element fax-image
diagram
description A TIFF image of a signature
attributes file
uses Does not use other elements.
used by basic-signature
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
file string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- A TIFF image of a signature-->
<!ELEMENT fax-image EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST fax-image file CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element entitlement-to-claim-priority
diagram
description Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application. (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))
attributes sequence, lang
uses application-reference, department, doc-page, earlier-app-reference, first-name, iid, last-name, matter, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by declaration
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application. (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))-->
<!ELEMENT entitlement-to-claim-priority (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , %name_group; , earlier-app-reference , matter+))>
<!ATTLIST entitlement-to-claim-priority sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element entitlement-to-be-granted-patent
diagram
description Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
attributes sequence, lang, combined
uses application-reference, department, doc-page, first-name, iid, last-name, matter, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by declaration
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
combined Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate-->
<!ELEMENT entitlement-to-be-granted-patent (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , %name_group; , matter+))>
<!ATTLIST entitlement-to-be-granted-patent sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED combined (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

Element matter
diagram
description Section 212, 213. Attribute 'item': reason for entitlement. See Sections 212, 213 for values. i) (name) of (address) is the inventor of the subject matter for which protection is sought by way of [the] [this] international application ii) (name) [is] [was] entitled as employer of the inventor, (inventor's name) iii) an agreement between... (name) and ... (name), dated... iv) an assignment from ... (name) to ...(name), dated... v) consent from ... (name) in favor of ...(name), dated... vi) a court order issued by ... (name of court), effecting a transfer from ... (name) to...(name), dated... vii) transfer of entitlement from ...(name) to ...(name) by way of (specify kind of transfer), dated ... viii) the applicant's name changed from ...(name) to ...(name) on ...(date)
attributes item, tense
uses addressbook, all-designations, all-designations-except-us, court-name, date, designated-states, kind-of-transfer, matter-name
used by entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
item Enumeration no (default)   i  ii  iii  iv  v  vi  vii  viii  ix     
tense Enumeration no (default)   is  was     
source
<!-- Section 212, 213. Attribute 'item': reason for entitlement. See Sections 212, 213 for values. i) (name) of (address) is the inventor of the subject matter for which protection is sought by way of [the] [this] international application ii) (name) [is] [was] entitled as employer of the inventor, (inventor's name) iii) an agreement between... (name) and ... (name), dated... iv) an assignment from ... (name) to ...(name), dated... v) consent from ... (name) in favor of ...(name), dated... vi) a court order issued by ... (name of court), effecting a transfer from ... (name) to...(name), dated... vii) transfer of entitlement from ...(name) to ...(name) by way of (specify kind of transfer), dated ... viii) the applicant's name changed from ...(name) to ...(name) on ...(date)-->
<!ELEMENT matter ((date | matter-name | addressbook | court-name | kind-of-transfer)+ , (all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-states)?)>
<!ATTLIST matter item (i | ii | iii | iv | v | vi | vii | viii | ix ) #IMPLIED tense (is | was ) #IMPLIED >  

Element identity-of-inventor
diagram
description Declaration as to the identity of the inventor (Rules 4.17(i) and 51bis.1(a)(i))
attributes sequence, lang, combined
uses addressbook, all-designations, all-designations-except-us, application-reference, designated-states, doc-page
used by declaration
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
combined Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- Declaration as to the identity of the inventor (Rules 4.17(i) and 51bis.1(a)(i))-->
<!ELEMENT identity-of-inventor (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , addressbook+ , (all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-states)?))>
<!ATTLIST identity-of-inventor sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED combined (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

Element doc-page
diagram
description doc-page - DOCument or PAGE This is primarily to be used when data for the whole or major sections of an application are in image format OR other formats such as pdf. Page range attributes are given when required pp - page range ppf - first page ppl - last page (for pdf). The 'img' may also be used for complete pages, e.g. in drawings Recommended id = docp0001, docp0002, etc. Attributes "he" and "wi" mean height and width.
attributes id, he, wi, type, alt, pp, ppf, ppl, file, ocr, color, orientation
uses Does not use other elements.
used by entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, identity-of-inventor, inventorship, lack-of-novelty
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
he string (default) Yes      
wi string (default) Yes      
type Enumeration Yes   jpg  pdf  tif     
alt string (default) no (default)      
pp string (default) no (default)      
ppf string (default) no (default)      
ppl string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) Yes      
ocr string (default) no (default)      
color Enumeration no (default)   color  bw     
orientation Enumeration no (default)   portrait  landscape  portrait    
source
<!-- doc-page - DOCument or PAGE This is primarily to be used when data for the whole or major sections of an application are in image format OR other formats such as pdf. Page range attributes are given when required pp - page range ppf - first page ppl - last page (for pdf). The 'img' may also be used for complete pages, e.g. in drawings Recommended id = docp0001, docp0002, etc. Attributes "he" and "wi" mean height and width. -->
<!ELEMENT doc-page EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST doc-page id ID #IMPLIED he CDATA #REQUIRED wi CDATA #REQUIRED type (jpg | pdf | tif ) #REQUIRED alt CDATA #IMPLIED pp CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED ocr CDATA #IMPLIED color (color | bw ) #IMPLIED orientation (portrait | landscape ) 'portrait' >  

Element addressbook
diagram
description ADDRESSBOOK GROUP: Holds name and contact information for individuals/organizations The LANG attribute is REQUIRED for certain document types, e.g., the JPO PCT Request where names and addresses may be repeated in two different languages. If no structure possible use text.
attributes id, lang
uses address, department, dtext, ead, email, fax, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, phone, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym, text, url
used by identity-of-inventor, inventor-info, matter
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- ADDRESSBOOK GROUP: Holds name and contact information for individuals/organizations The LANG attribute is REQUIRED for certain document types, e.g., the JPO PCT Request where names and addresses may be repeated in two different languages. If no structure possible use text.-->
<!ELEMENT addressbook ((%name_group; , address , phone* , fax* , email* , url* , ead* , dtext?) | text)>
<!ATTLIST addressbook id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element email
diagram
description Email address Attribute: email-purpose reason for which email address is included: informal for informal contact only general for any type of communication confirmation any type of communication, but formal messages followed up by conventional mailing (to the extent offered) main where applicant desires this address to be used as primary means of contact as a replacement of the use of conventional post (to the extent that an Office offers this) the default value depends on e-mail policies of the relevant Office. For PCT purposes as at 1 July 2008, no attribute being included is equivalent to 'informal'
attributes email-purpose
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
email-purpose Enumeration no (default)   informal  general  advance  main     
source
<!--Email addressAttribute:email-purpose reason for which email address is included:informal for informal contact onlygeneral for any type of communicationconfirmation any type of communication, but formal messages followed up by conventional mailing (to the extent offered)main where applicant desires this address to be used as primary means of contact as a replacement of the use of conventional post (to the extent that an Office offers this)the default value depends on e-mail policies of the relevant Office. For PCT purposes as at 1 July 2008, no attribute being included is equivalent to 'informal'-->
<!ELEMENT email (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST email email-purpose (informal | general | advance | main ) #IMPLIED >  

Element application-reference
diagram
description Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)
attributes id, appl-type
uses document-id
used by entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, identity-of-inventor, inventorship, lack-of-novelty
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
appl-type string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)-->
<!ELEMENT application-reference (document-id)>
<!ATTLIST application-reference id ID #IMPLIED appl-type CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element document-id
diagram
description Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14
attributes lang
uses country, date, doc-number, kind, name
used by application-reference, earlier-app-reference
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14-->
<!ELEMENT document-id (country , doc-number , kind? , name? , date?)>
<!ATTLIST document-id lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element name
diagram
description Name: If no distinction or detail can be given. Also to be used for: personal (natural person) and corporate (legal entity) names
attributes name-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, document-id, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
name-type Enumeration no (default)   legal  natural     
source
<!-- Name: If no distinction or detail can be given. Also to be used for: personal (natural person) and corporate (legal entity) names-->
<!ELEMENT name (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST name name-type (legal | natural ) #IMPLIED >  

Element method-of-disclosure
diagram
description Method by which prior art was disclosed to the public
attributes
uses abuse, international-exhibition, other, publication
used by lack-of-novelty
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Method by which prior art was disclosed to the public-->
<!ELEMENT method-of-disclosure (international-exhibition | publication | abuse | other)>  

Element other
diagram
description Other method by which prior art was disclosed to the public
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by method-of-disclosure
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Other method by which prior art was disclosed to the public-->
<!ELEMENT other (#PCDATA)>  

Element abuse
diagram
description Exceptions to lack of novelty resulting from abuse; Rule 51bis.1(a)(v)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by method-of-disclosure
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Exceptions to lack of novelty resulting from abuse; Rule 51bis.1(a)(v)-->
<!ELEMENT abuse (#PCDATA)>  

Element publication
diagram
description A publication was used as the method of disclosure
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by method-of-disclosure
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- A publication was used as the method of disclosure-->
<!ELEMENT publication (#PCDATA)>  

Element international-exhibition
diagram
description An international exhibition was used as the method of disclosure
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by method-of-disclosure
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- An international exhibition was used as the method of disclosure-->
<!ELEMENT international-exhibition (#PCDATA)>  

Element title-of-disclosure
diagram
description Title of what is being disclosed under PCT Rule 51bis.1(a)(v)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by lack-of-novelty
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Title of what is being disclosed under PCT Rule 51bis.1(a)(v)-->
<!ELEMENT title-of-disclosure (#PCDATA)>  

Element signatories
diagram
description Signatories
attributes
uses signatory
used by inventorship
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Signatories-->
<!ELEMENT signatories (signatory+)>  

Element signatory
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 Box No. X: The signature must be that of the applicant (if there are several applicants, all must sign); however, the signature may be that of the agent, or the common representative, where a separate power of attorney appointing the agent or the common representative, respectively, or a copy of a general power of attorney is already in possession of the receiving Office, is furnished... (PCT Rules 4.1(d), 4.15, and 90) Indicate the capacity of the signer with 'signatory-capacity'
attributes
uses address, department, electronic-signature, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, signatory-capacity, suffix, synonym
used by signatories
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No. X: The signature must be that of the applicant (if there are several applicants, all must sign); however, the signature may be that of the agent, or the common representative, where a separate power of attorney appointing the agent or the common representative, respectively, or a copy of a general power of attorney is already in possession of the receiving Office, is furnished... (PCT Rules 4.1(d), 4.15, and 90) Indicate the capacity of the signer with 'signatory-capacity'-->
<!ELEMENT signatory (%name_group; , address? , electronic-signature , signatory-capacity?)>  

Element signatory-capacity
diagram
description The capacity in which the person signs
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- The capacity in which the person signs-->
<!ELEMENT signatory-capacity (#PCDATA)>  

Element enhanced-signature
diagram
description A PKI / PKCS #7 digital signature data type
attributes
uses pkcs7
used by electronic-signature
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- A PKI / PKCS #7 digital signature data type-->
<!ELEMENT enhanced-signature (pkcs7)>  

Element pkcs7
diagram
description PKCS7 digital signature
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by enhanced-signature
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- PKCS7 digital signature -->
<!ELEMENT pkcs7 EMPTY>  

Element basic-signature
diagram
description A non-PKI electronic signature
attributes
uses click-wrap, fax-image, text-string
used by electronic-signature
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- A non-PKI electronic signature-->
<!ELEMENT basic-signature (fax-image | text-string | click-wrap)>  

Element click-wrap
diagram
description A simple 'signature'; e.g., clicking a button labeled 'accept' or 'I agree'
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by basic-signature
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- A simple 'signature'; e.g., clicking a button labeled 'accept' or 'I agree'-->
<!ELEMENT click-wrap EMPTY>  

Element text-string
diagram
description A simple text string is to be used as the basic electronic signature; e.g., John Doe &lt;text-string&gt;/jd/&lt;/text-string&gt;
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by basic-signature
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- A simple text string is to be used as the basic electronic signature; e.g., John Doe
<text-string>/jd/
</text-string>-->
<!ELEMENT text-string (#PCDATA)>  

Element inventor-info
diagram
description Information regarding inventor(s) (INID 72, ST.32:B720)
attributes
uses addressbook, authority-applicant, us-residence
used by inventorship
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Information regarding inventor(s) (INID 72, ST.32:B720)-->
<!ELEMENT inventor-info (addressbook* , us-residence , authority-applicant?)>  

Element authority-applicant
diagram
description Identifies the authority for the applicant. In certain circumstances an inventor is unable to file his/her own patent application and an authorized individual must do so
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by inventor-info
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Identifies the authority for the applicant. In certain circumstances an inventor is unable to file his/her own patent application and an authorized individual must do so-->
<!ELEMENT authority-applicant (#PCDATA)>  

Element us-residence
diagram
description Identifies the residence of a U.S. inventor
attributes
uses military-service, non-us, us
used by inventor-info
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Identifies the residence of a U.S. inventor-->
<!ELEMENT us-residence (military-service | (us | non-us))>  

Element non-us
diagram
description Identifies the residence of a U.S. inventor that does not reside in the U.S.
attributes
uses citizenship, city, country
used by us-residence
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Identifies the residence of a U.S. inventor that does not reside in the U.S.-->
<!ELEMENT non-us (city , country , citizenship?)>  

Element us
diagram
description Identifies the residence of a US inventor that resides in the US
attributes
uses citizenship, city, country, state
used by us-residence
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Identifies the residence of a US inventor that resides in the US-->
<!ELEMENT us (city , state , country , citizenship?)>  

Element citizenship
diagram
description A person's status as a citizen of a country
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by non-us, us
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- A person's status as a citizen of a country-->
<!ELEMENT citizenship (#PCDATA)>  

Element military-service
diagram
description Military address where the applicant is considered to reside
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by us-residence
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Military address where the applicant is considered to reside-->
<!ELEMENT military-service (#PCDATA)>  

Element kind-of-transfer
diagram
description Section 212(a)(vii): kind of transfer of entitlement
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by matter
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Section 212(a)(vii): kind of transfer of entitlement-->
<!ELEMENT kind-of-transfer (#PCDATA)>  

Element court-name
diagram
description Name of court; e.g., U.S. Supreme Court
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by matter
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Name of court; e.g., U.S. Supreme Court-->
<!ELEMENT court-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element matter-name
diagram
attributes
uses department, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by matter
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT matter-name (%name_group;)>  

Element earlier-app-reference
diagram
description Earlier application identification group
attributes
uses document-id
used by entitlement-to-claim-priority, inventorship
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Earlier application identification group-->
<!ELEMENT earlier-app-reference (document-id)>  

Element designated-states
diagram
description Indication of specific Contracting States in or for which the applicant is seeking protection for his invention (Rule 4.9(a))
attributes
uses country, region
used by identity-of-inventor, lack-of-novelty, matter
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Indication of specific Contracting States in or for which the applicant is seeking protection for his invention (Rule 4.9(a))-->
<!ELEMENT designated-states (country* , (region , country+)*)>  

Element region
diagram
description The region for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired.
attributes
uses country
used by designated-states
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The region for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired.-->
<!ELEMENT region (country)>  

Element all-designations-except-us
diagram
description Designated states for which indications are made: all except United States
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by identity-of-inventor, matter
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- Designated states for which indications are made: all except United States-->
<!ELEMENT all-designations-except-us EMPTY>  

Element all-designations
diagram
description All designations permitted by the Treaty are made (Rule 4.9(b))
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by identity-of-inventor, lack-of-novelty, matter
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- All designations permitted by the Treaty are made (Rule 4.9(b))-->
<!ELEMENT all-designations EMPTY>  

Element dtext
diagram
description Descriptive text
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, inventorship, lack-of-novelty
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Descriptive text-->
<!ELEMENT dtext (#PCDATA)>  

Element url
diagram
description Universal Resource Locator; e.g. www.wipo.int
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Universal Resource Locator; e.g. www.wipo.int-->
<!ELEMENT url (#PCDATA)>  

Element fax
diagram
description Fax number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Fax number-->
<!ELEMENT fax (#PCDATA)>  

Element phone
diagram
description Telephone number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Telephone number-->
<!ELEMENT phone (#PCDATA)>  

Element ead
diagram
description Electronic address use for other than email
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Electronic address use for other than email-->
<!ELEMENT ead (#PCDATA)>  

Element address
diagram
description Address components: Address formats differ from country to country If no structure possible use text
attributes
uses address-1, address-2, address-3, address-4, address-5, address-floor, building, city, country, county, mailcode, pobox, postcode, room, state, street, text
used by addressbook, lack-of-novelty, signatory
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Address components: Address formats differ from country to country If no structure possible use text-->
<!ELEMENT address (%address_group;)>  

Element text
diagram
description If no structure is possible, enter text (without markup)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address, addressbook
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- If no structure is possible, enter text (without markup)-->
<!ELEMENT text (#PCDATA)>  

Element postcode
diagram
description Postal code or zip code
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Postal code or zip code-->
<!ELEMENT postcode (#PCDATA)>  

Element state
diagram
description Region of country; e.g., state, province, etc.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address, us
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Region of country; e.g., state, province, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT state (#PCDATA)>  

Element county
diagram
description County, parish, department, etc (mainly UK, USA)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- County, parish, department, etc (mainly UK, USA)-->
<!ELEMENT county (#PCDATA)>  

Element city
diagram
description City or town name
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address, non-us, us
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- City or town name-->
<!ELEMENT city (#PCDATA)>  

Element street
diagram
description Street may contain house number or name
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Street may contain house number or name-->
<!ELEMENT street (#PCDATA)>  

Element building
diagram
description Building information in address; e.g., Hoffman building
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Building information in address; e.g., Hoffman building-->
<!ELEMENT building (#PCDATA)>  

Element address-floor
diagram
description Address floor; e.g., 10th
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address floor; e.g., 10th-->
<!ELEMENT address-floor (#PCDATA)>  

Element room
diagram
description Address room; e.g., Room 55B
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address room; e.g., Room 55B-->
<!ELEMENT room (#PCDATA)>  

Element pobox
diagram
description Post Office Box number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Post Office Box number-->
<!ELEMENT pobox (#PCDATA)>  

Element mailcode
diagram
description Organizational mail code
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Organizational mail code-->
<!ELEMENT mailcode (#PCDATA)>  

Element address-5
diagram
description Address, fifth line
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address, fifth line-->
<!ELEMENT address-5 (#PCDATA)>  

Element address-4
diagram
description Address, fourth line
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address, fourth line-->
<!ELEMENT address-4 (#PCDATA)>  

Element address-3
diagram
description Address, third line
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address, third line-->
<!ELEMENT address-3 (#PCDATA)>  

Element address-2
diagram
description Address, second line
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address, second line-->
<!ELEMENT address-2 (#PCDATA)>  

Element address-1
diagram
description Address, first line
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Address, first line-->
<!ELEMENT address-1 (#PCDATA)>  

Element registered-number
diagram
description Registered number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Registered number-->
<!ELEMENT registered-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element synonym
diagram
description Synonym
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Synonym-->
<!ELEMENT synonym (#PCDATA)>  

Element department
diagram
description Department, division, section, etc. name
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Department, division, section, etc. name-->
<!ELEMENT department (#PCDATA)>  

Element orgname
diagram
description Organisation name or company name
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Organisation name or company name-->
<!ELEMENT orgname (#PCDATA)>  

Element role
diagram
description Role; e.g., President, Chairman, etc.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Role; e.g., President, Chairman, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT role (#PCDATA)>  

Element iid
diagram
description SDOBI : Individual id
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- SDOBI : Individual id-->
<!ELEMENT iid (#PCDATA)>  

Element suffix
diagram
description Name suffix (e.g., II, Jr., Dip., Ing., BA, etc.)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Name suffix (e.g., II, Jr., Dip., Ing., BA, etc.)-->
<!ELEMENT suffix (#PCDATA)>  

Element middle-name
diagram
description Middle name(s) or initial(s)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Middle name(s) or initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT middle-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element first-name
diagram
description First or given name(s), initial(s)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- First or given name(s), initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT first-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element last-name
diagram
description Last, family, surname
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Last, family, surname-->
<!ELEMENT last-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element prefix
diagram
description Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, entitlement-to-be-granted-patent, entitlement-to-claim-priority, lack-of-novelty, matter-name, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc-->
<!ELEMENT prefix (#PCDATA)>  

Element date
diagram
description Date: components of a date. Format: YYYYMMDD
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by document-id, lack-of-novelty, matter
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Date: components of a date. Format: YYYYMMDD-->
<!ELEMENT date (#PCDATA)>  

Element kind
diagram
description Document kind code; e.g., A1 (INID 13, ST.32:B130)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by document-id
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Document kind code; e.g., A1 (INID 13, ST.32:B130)-->
<!ELEMENT kind (#PCDATA)>  

Element doc-number
diagram
description The number of the referenced patent (or application) document
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by document-id
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- The number of the referenced patent (or application) document-->
<!ELEMENT doc-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element country
diagram
description Country: use ST.3 country code; e.g. DE, FR, GB, NL, etc. Also includes EP, WO
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address, designated-states, document-id, non-us, region, us
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Country: use ST.3 country code; e.g. DE, FR, GB, NL, etc. Also includes EP, WO-->
<!ELEMENT country (#PCDATA)>  

Original Schema Source

<?xml encoding='UTF-8' ?>

<!ENTITY % name_group "((name | (prefix? , (last-name | orgname) , first-name? , middle-name? , suffix? , iid? , role? , orgname? , department? , synonym*)) , registered-number?)">
<!ENTITY % address_group "((address-1? , address-2? , address-3? , address-4? , address-5? , mailcode? , pobox? , room? , address-floor? , building? , street? , city? , county? , state? , postcode? , country) | text)">
<!--********************************************************************************* declaration v1.5 2010 APRIL ********************************************************************************** PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD DECLARATION 1.5//EN" "declaration-v1-5.dtd" ********************************************************************************** http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.9/declaration-v1-5.dtd ********************************************************************************** contacts: ** EPO: Paul Brewin; pbrewin@epo.org ** JPO: Hideto TANAKA; tanaka-hideto@jpo.go.jp ** USPTO: Bruce B. Cox; bruce.cox@uspto.gov ** WIPO: Shuhei Yoshiura; shuhei.yoshiura@wipo.int ********************************************************************************** revision history *********************************************************************************MO: 01/07/08 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.4 to v1.5..added attribute 'email-purpose' to email (PFC08/006)MO: 01/01/07 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.3 to v1.4..implementation of PFC06/001..changed element '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)?' in identity-of-inventor (PFC06/002)..changed element '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-status)?' in matter (PFC06/002)..changed element '(all-designations | designated-status)' to '(all-designations | designated-status)?' in lack-of-novelty (PFC06/002)..added element 'sup' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'o' to invention-title, b, i, sup, sup2, sub, sub2, heading, claim-text, p, small-caps, dt, dd, li, crossref, figref, othercit, statement (PFC06/003)..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005)..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005)MO: 29/09/05 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3..changed occurrence of 'addressbook' in 'inventor-info' from '+' to '*'.HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA'..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, application-reference..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-pageHT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.1 to v1.2..changed attribute lang of addressbook from '#REQUIRED' to '#IMPLIED'JD: 03/02/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.1..added attribute 'file-reference-id' to root..added attribute 'orientation' to doc-page..added attribute 'lang', 'sequence' to lack-of-novelty..added attribute 'tense' to matter..added (last-name | orgname) option to %name_group;..made postcode optional within addressDecember 2001..released version number as v1.0********************************************************************************DECLARATIONAttributes: lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code dtd-version = dtd version number file = filename of the whole application status = status of the application; values: new = new application date-produced = date this document was produced file-reference-id = applicant's or agent's file reference, if any-->
<!ELEMENT declaration (identity-of-inventor | entitlement-to-be-granted-patent | entitlement-to-claim-priority | inventorship | lack-of-novelty)+>
<!ATTLIST declaration lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED file-reference-id CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Declaration as to non-prejudical disclosures or exceptions to lack of novelty (PCT Rules 4.17(v) and 51bis.1(a)(v))-->
<!ELEMENT lack-of-novelty (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , %name_group; , ((date | address | title-of-disclosure | method-of-disclosure | dtext)+ , (all-designations | designated-states)?)))>
<!ATTLIST lack-of-novelty sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Declaration of inventorship. For purposes of the United States the declaration shall be worded with the original and first inventor clause.-->
<!ELEMENT inventorship (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , earlier-app-reference* , inventor-info+ , signatories? , dtext?))>
<!ATTLIST inventorship sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- A signature represented by electronic means-->
<!ELEMENT electronic-signature (basic-signature | enhanced-signature)>
<!ATTLIST electronic-signature date CDATA #REQUIRED place-signed CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- A TIFF image of a signature-->
<!ELEMENT fax-image EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST fax-image file CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application. (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))-->
<!ELEMENT entitlement-to-claim-priority (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , %name_group; , earlier-app-reference , matter+))>
<!ATTLIST entitlement-to-claim-priority sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate-->
<!ELEMENT entitlement-to-be-granted-patent (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , %name_group; , matter+))>
<!ATTLIST entitlement-to-be-granted-patent sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED combined (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Section 212, 213. Attribute 'item': reason for entitlement. See Sections 212, 213 for values. i) (name) of (address) is the inventor of the subject matter for which protection is sought by way of [the] [this] international application ii) (name) [is] [was] entitled as employer of the inventor, (inventor's name) iii) an agreement between... (name) and ... (name), dated... iv) an assignment from ... (name) to ...(name), dated... v) consent from ... (name) in favor of ...(name), dated... vi) a court order issued by ... (name of court), effecting a transfer from ... (name) to...(name), dated... vii) transfer of entitlement from ...(name) to ...(name) by way of (specify kind of transfer), dated ... viii) the applicant's name changed from ...(name) to ...(name) on ...(date)-->
<!ELEMENT matter ((date | matter-name | addressbook | court-name | kind-of-transfer)+ , (all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-states)?)>
<!ATTLIST matter item (i | ii | iii | iv | v | vi | vii | viii | ix ) #IMPLIED tense (is | was ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Declaration as to the identity of the inventor (Rules 4.17(i) and 51bis.1(a)(i))-->
<!ELEMENT identity-of-inventor (doc-page+ | (application-reference? , addressbook+ , (all-designations | all-designations-except-us | designated-states)?))>
<!ATTLIST identity-of-inventor sequence CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED combined (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- doc-page - DOCument or PAGE This is primarily to be used when data for the whole or major sections of an application are in image format OR other formats such as pdf. Page range attributes are given when required pp - page range ppf - first page ppl - last page (for pdf). The 'img' may also be used for complete pages, e.g. in drawings Recommended id = docp0001, docp0002, etc. Attributes "he" and "wi" mean height and width. -->
<!ELEMENT doc-page EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST doc-page id ID #IMPLIED he CDATA #REQUIRED wi CDATA #REQUIRED type (jpg | pdf | tif ) #REQUIRED alt CDATA #IMPLIED pp CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED ocr CDATA #IMPLIED color (color | bw ) #IMPLIED orientation (portrait | landscape ) 'portrait' >
<!-- ADDRESSBOOK GROUP: Holds name and contact information for individuals/organizations The LANG attribute is REQUIRED for certain document types, e.g., the JPO PCT Request where names and addresses may be repeated in two different languages. If no structure possible use text.-->
<!ELEMENT addressbook ((%name_group; , address , phone* , fax* , email* , url* , ead* , dtext?) | text)>
<!ATTLIST addressbook id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!--Email addressAttribute:email-purpose reason for which email address is included:informal for informal contact onlygeneral for any type of communicationconfirmation any type of communication, but formal messages followed up by conventional mailing (to the extent offered)main where applicant desires this address to be used as primary means of contact as a replacement of the use of conventional post (to the extent that an Office offers this)the default value depends on e-mail policies of the relevant Office. For PCT purposes as at 1 July 2008, no attribute being included is equivalent to 'informal'-->
<!ELEMENT email (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST email email-purpose (informal | general | advance | main ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)-->
<!ELEMENT application-reference (document-id)>
<!ATTLIST application-reference id ID #IMPLIED appl-type CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14-->
<!ELEMENT document-id (country , doc-number , kind? , name? , date?)>
<!ATTLIST document-id lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Name: If no distinction or detail can be given. Also to be used for: personal (natural person) and corporate (legal entity) names-->
<!ELEMENT name (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST name name-type (legal | natural ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Method by which prior art was disclosed to the public-->
<!ELEMENT method-of-disclosure (international-exhibition | publication | abuse | other)>
<!-- Other method by which prior art was disclosed to the public-->
<!ELEMENT other (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Exceptions to lack of novelty resulting from abuse; Rule 51bis.1(a)(v)-->
<!ELEMENT abuse (#PCDATA)>
<!-- A publication was used as the method of disclosure-->
<!ELEMENT publication (#PCDATA)>
<!-- An international exhibition was used as the method of disclosure-->
<!ELEMENT international-exhibition (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Title of what is being disclosed under PCT Rule 51bis.1(a)(v)-->
<!ELEMENT title-of-disclosure (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Signatories-->
<!ELEMENT signatories (signatory+)>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No. X: The signature must be that of the applicant (if there are several applicants, all must sign); however, the signature may be that of the agent, or the common representative, where a separate power of attorney appointing the agent or the common representative, respectively, or a copy of a general power of attorney is already in possession of the receiving Office, is furnished... (PCT Rules 4.1(d), 4.15, and 90) Indicate the capacity of the signer with 'signatory-capacity'-->
<!ELEMENT signatory (%name_group; , address? , electronic-signature , signatory-capacity?)>
<!-- The capacity in which the person signs-->
<!ELEMENT signatory-capacity (#PCDATA)>
<!-- A PKI / PKCS #7 digital signature data type-->
<!ELEMENT enhanced-signature (pkcs7)>
<!-- PKCS7 digital signature -->
<!ELEMENT pkcs7 EMPTY>
<!-- A non-PKI electronic signature-->
<!ELEMENT basic-signature (fax-image | text-string | click-wrap)>
<!-- A simple 'signature'; e.g., clicking a button labeled 'accept' or 'I agree'-->
<!ELEMENT click-wrap EMPTY>
<!-- A simple text string is to be used as the basic electronic signature; e.g., John Doe
<text-string>/jd/
</text-string>-->
<!ELEMENT text-string (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Information regarding inventor(s) (INID 72, ST.32:B720)-->
<!ELEMENT inventor-info (addressbook* , us-residence , authority-applicant?)>
<!-- Identifies the authority for the applicant. In certain circumstances an inventor is unable to file his/her own patent application and an authorized individual must do so-->
<!ELEMENT authority-applicant (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Identifies the residence of a U.S. inventor-->
<!ELEMENT us-residence (military-service | (us | non-us))>
<!-- Identifies the residence of a U.S. inventor that does not reside in the U.S.-->
<!ELEMENT non-us (city , country , citizenship?)>
<!-- Identifies the residence of a US inventor that resides in the US-->
<!ELEMENT us (city , state , country , citizenship?)>
<!-- A person's status as a citizen of a country-->
<!ELEMENT citizenship (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Military address where the applicant is considered to reside-->
<!ELEMENT military-service (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Section 212(a)(vii): kind of transfer of entitlement-->
<!ELEMENT kind-of-transfer (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Name of court; e.g., U.S. Supreme Court-->
<!ELEMENT court-name (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT matter-name (%name_group;)>
<!-- Earlier application identification group-->
<!ELEMENT earlier-app-reference (document-id)>
<!-- Indication of specific Contracting States in or for which the applicant is seeking protection for his invention (Rule 4.9(a))-->
<!ELEMENT designated-states (country* , (region , country+)*)>
<!-- The region for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired.-->
<!ELEMENT region (country)>
<!-- Designated states for which indications are made: all except United States-->
<!ELEMENT all-designations-except-us EMPTY>
<!-- All designations permitted by the Treaty are made (Rule 4.9(b))-->
<!ELEMENT all-designations EMPTY>
<!-- Descriptive text-->
<!ELEMENT dtext (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Universal Resource Locator; e.g. www.wipo.int-->
<!ELEMENT url (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Fax number-->
<!ELEMENT fax (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Telephone number-->
<!ELEMENT phone (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Electronic address use for other than email-->
<!ELEMENT ead (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address components: Address formats differ from country to country If no structure possible use text-->
<!ELEMENT address (%address_group;)>
<!-- If no structure is possible, enter text (without markup)-->
<!ELEMENT text (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Postal code or zip code-->
<!ELEMENT postcode (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Region of country; e.g., state, province, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT state (#PCDATA)>
<!-- County, parish, department, etc (mainly UK, USA)-->
<!ELEMENT county (#PCDATA)>
<!-- City or town name-->
<!ELEMENT city (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Street may contain house number or name-->
<!ELEMENT street (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Building information in address; e.g., Hoffman building-->
<!ELEMENT building (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address floor; e.g., 10th-->
<!ELEMENT address-floor (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address room; e.g., Room 55B-->
<!ELEMENT room (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Post Office Box number-->
<!ELEMENT pobox (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Organizational mail code-->
<!ELEMENT mailcode (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, fifth line-->
<!ELEMENT address-5 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, fourth line-->
<!ELEMENT address-4 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, third line-->
<!ELEMENT address-3 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, second line-->
<!ELEMENT address-2 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, first line-->
<!ELEMENT address-1 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Registered number-->
<!ELEMENT registered-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Synonym-->
<!ELEMENT synonym (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Department, division, section, etc. name-->
<!ELEMENT department (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Organisation name or company name-->
<!ELEMENT orgname (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Role; e.g., President, Chairman, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT role (#PCDATA)>
<!-- SDOBI : Individual id-->
<!ELEMENT iid (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Name suffix (e.g., II, Jr., Dip., Ing., BA, etc.)-->
<!ELEMENT suffix (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Middle name(s) or initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT middle-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- First or given name(s), initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT first-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Last, family, surname-->
<!ELEMENT last-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc-->
<!ELEMENT prefix (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Date: components of a date. Format: YYYYMMDD-->
<!ELEMENT date (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Document kind code; e.g., A1 (INID 13, ST.32:B130)-->
<!ELEMENT kind (#PCDATA)>
<!-- The number of the referenced patent (or application) document-->
<!ELEMENT doc-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Country: use ST.3 country code; e.g. DE, FR, GB, NL, etc. Also includes EP, WO-->
<!ELEMENT country (#PCDATA)>