XML DTD : request-v1-8.dtd
Schema has: 136 element definitions and 214 element attribute definitions.
Possible root elements: request

Element list

Element request
diagram
description ******************************************************************************** * Request v1.8 2012 JULY * ******************************************************************************** * PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD REQUEST 1.8//EN" "request-v1-8.dtd" * ******************************************************************************** * http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.10/request-v1-8.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 * ******************************************************************************** SY: 01/07/12 incorporated changes from PFC: ..changed version number from v1.7 to v1.8 ..added attribute 'priority-doc-access-code' to priority-doc-from-library (PFC12/001) SY: 01/04/10 incorporated changes from PFC: ..changed version number from v1.6 to v1.7 ..added element 'priority-doc-from-library' to priority-claim (PFC09/005) ..added element 'store-in-digital-library' to request (PFC09/005) MO: 01/07/09 incorporated changes from PFC: ..changed version number from v1.5 to v1.6 ..added attribute 'carriers-type' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001) ..added attribute 'carriers-quantity' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001) ..added attribute 'size' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001) MO: 01/07/08 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.4 to v1.5 ..added element 'substantially-equivalent' to earlier-search-request (PFC08/003) ..added element 'earlier-search-document' to earlier-search-request (PFC08/003) ..added element 'cl-earlier-search-document' to check-list (PFC08/003) ..added attribute 'email-purpose' to email (PFC08/006) ..added attribute 'for-search-only' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007) ..added attribute 'additional-copies-including-search-copy' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007) ..added attribute 'with-identifying-statement' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007) ..added attribute 'for-search-only' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007) ..added attribute 'additional-copies-including-search-copy' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007) ..added attribute 'with-identifying-statement' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007) MO: 01/01/07 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.3 to v1.4 ..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 'incorporation-by-reference' to priority-claims (PFC06/004) ..added element 'restore-rights' to priority-claim (PFC06/004) ..added element 'cl-restore-rights-reason' to checklist (PFC06/004) ..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005) ..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005) ..added attribute 'subset' to protection-request (PFC06/005) HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA' ..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, priority-claim ..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-page HT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3 ..added attribute 'legal-representative', 'administrator', 'administratrix', 'legal-representatives', 'heirs', 'executors', 'legal-heirs' to us-right ..added value 'national-office', 'regional-office' to attribute produced-by of root element HT: 16/12/03 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.1 to v1.2 ..changed element request from 'dtext?' to 'dtext*' ..changed element designation-of-states from '(precautionary-designation-statement, exclusion-from-designation?)?)' to '(precautionary-designation-statement?, exclusion-from-designation?))' ..added element 'sup2' and 'sub2' to sup and sub ..added element 'cl-sequence-listing-table to check-list ..added attribute 'ppf' and 'ppl' to cl-abstract, cl-claims, cl-description ..added attribute 'fig-count' to cl-drawings ..added attribute 'carriers' to cl-sequence-listing JD: 03/02/03 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.1 ..changed element inventors from '(inventor+, deceased-inventor*)' to '(inventor | deceased-inventor)+' ..changed element protection-request from '?' to '*' in national, regional ..added element 'any-other-state' to regional ..added attribute 'total-page-count' to check-list ..added attribute 'page-count' to cl-sequence-listing ..added attribute 'lang', 'sequence' attributes to deceased-inventor ..added attribute 'orientation' to doc-page ..added (last-name | orgname) option to %name_group; ..made postcode optional within address ..removed 'br' from b, i, smallcaps December 2001 ..released version number as v1.0 ******************************************************************************** PCT REQUEST FORM : RO101 (root element) attributes for request 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 = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ro = Receiving office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document
attributes lang, dtd-version, file, produced-by, date-produced, ro, status
uses check-list, declarations, designation-of-states, doc-page, dtext, figure-to-publish, file-reference-id, invention-title, language-of-filing, office-specific-data, parties, priority-claims, request-petition, search-authority, signatories, store-in-digital-library
used by Not used by other elements. Possible root element.
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) Yes      
dtd-version string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
produced-by Enumeration Yes   applicant  RO  ISA  IPEA  IB  DO  EO  national-office  regional-office     
date-produced string (default) no (default)      
ro string (default) Yes      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- ********************************************************************************* Request v1.8 2012 JULY ********************************************************************************** PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD REQUEST 1.8//EN" "request-v1-8.dtd" ********************************************************************************** http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.10/request-v1-8.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 *********************************************************************************SY: 01/07/12 incorporated changes from PFC:..changed version number from v1.7 to v1.8..added attribute 'priority-doc-access-code' to priority-doc-from-library (PFC12/001)SY: 01/04/10 incorporated changes from PFC:..changed version number from v1.6 to v1.7..added element 'priority-doc-from-library' to priority-claim (PFC09/005)..added element 'store-in-digital-library' to request (PFC09/005)MO: 01/07/09 incorporated changes from PFC:..changed version number from v1.5 to v1.6..added attribute 'carriers-type' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001)..added attribute 'carriers-quantity' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001)..added attribute 'size' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001)MO: 01/07/08 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.4 to v1.5..added element 'substantially-equivalent' to earlier-search-request (PFC08/003)..added element 'earlier-search-document' to earlier-search-request (PFC08/003)..added element 'cl-earlier-search-document' to check-list (PFC08/003)..added attribute 'email-purpose' to email (PFC08/006)..added attribute 'for-search-only' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'additional-copies-including-search-copy' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'with-identifying-statement' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'for-search-only' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'additional-copies-including-search-copy' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'with-identifying-statement' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007)MO: 01/01/07 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.3 to v1.4..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 'incorporation-by-reference' to priority-claims (PFC06/004)..added element 'restore-rights' to priority-claim (PFC06/004)..added element 'cl-restore-rights-reason' to checklist (PFC06/004)..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005)..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005)..added attribute 'subset' to protection-request (PFC06/005)HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA'..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, priority-claim..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-pageHT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3..added attribute 'legal-representative', 'administrator', 'administratrix', 'legal-representatives', 'heirs', 'executors', 'legal-heirs' to us-right..added value 'national-office', 'regional-office' to attribute produced-by of root elementHT: 16/12/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.1 to v1.2..changed element request from 'dtext?' to 'dtext*'..changed element designation-of-states from '(precautionary-designation-statement, exclusion-from-designation?)?)' to '(precautionary-designation-statement?, exclusion-from-designation?))'..added element 'sup2' and 'sub2' to sup and sub..added element 'cl-sequence-listing-table to check-list..added attribute 'ppf' and 'ppl' to cl-abstract, cl-claims, cl-description..added attribute 'fig-count' to cl-drawings..added attribute 'carriers' to cl-sequence-listingJD: 03/02/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.1..changed element inventors from '(inventor+, deceased-inventor*)' to '(inventor | deceased-inventor)+'..changed element protection-request from '?' to '*' in national, regional..added element 'any-other-state' to regional..added attribute 'total-page-count' to check-list..added attribute 'page-count' to cl-sequence-listing..added attribute 'lang', 'sequence' attributes to deceased-inventor..added attribute 'orientation' to doc-page..added (last-name | orgname) option to %name_group;..made postcode optional within address..removed 'br' from b, i, smallcapsDecember 2001..released version number as v1.0******************************************************************************** PCT REQUEST FORM : RO101 (root element)attributes for requestAttributes: 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 = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ro = Receiving office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document-->
<!ELEMENT request ((file-reference-id? , request-petition , invention-title? , parties , designation-of-states? , priority-claims? , search-authority? , declarations? , check-list? , figure-to-publish? , language-of-filing? , signatories? , store-in-digital-library? , dtext* , office-specific-data*) | doc-page+)>
<!ATTLIST request lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED produced-by (applicant | RO | ISA | IPEA | IB | DO | EO | national-office | regional-office ) #REQUIRED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED ro CDATA #REQUIRED status CDATA #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 request
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 office-specific-data
diagram
description Office is the ST.3 country code, including the regional authorities. Office-dtd is the file which contains the DTD for the office-specific elements.
attributes office, office-dtd, file, id, lang, status
uses Does not use other elements.
used by request
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
office string (default) Yes      
office-dtd string (default) Yes      
file string (default) Yes      
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Office is the ST.3 country code, including the regional authorities. Office-dtd is the file which contains the DTD for the office-specific elements.-->
<!ELEMENT office-specific-data EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST office-specific-data office CDATA #REQUIRED office-dtd CDATA #REQUIRED file CDATA #REQUIRED id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element store-in-digital-library
diagram
description Indicator used to flag request to store this application in digital library for later use as a priority document. In the case of PCT this will be the WIPO DAS for Priority documents The Indicators presence implies the request and absence implies no request
attributes id
uses Does not use other elements.
used by request
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Indicator used to flag request to store this application in digital library for later use as a priority document. In the case of PCT this will be the WIPO DAS for Priority documents The Indicators presence implies the request and absence implies no request-->
<!ELEMENT store-in-digital-library EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST store-in-digital-library id ID #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 check-list
diagram
description Request (PCT/RO/101) BOX No.IX Check list, figure number to publish and language of International Application check-list
attributes total-page-count
uses cl-abstract, cl-biological-material, cl-claims, cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney, cl-description, cl-drawings, cl-earlier-search-document, cl-fee-calculation, cl-general-power-of-attorney, cl-lack-of-signature, cl-other-document, cl-priority-document, cl-request, cl-restore-rights-reason, cl-separate-power-of-attorney, cl-sequence-listing, cl-sequence-listing-table, cl-translation-of-application
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
total-page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Request (PCT/RO/101) BOX No.IX Check list, figure number to publish and language of International Application check-list-->
<!ELEMENT check-list (cl-request? , cl-description? , cl-claims? , cl-abstract? , cl-drawings? , cl-sequence-listing? , cl-sequence-listing-table? , cl-fee-calculation? , cl-separate-power-of-attorney? , cl-general-power-of-attorney? , cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney? , cl-lack-of-signature? , cl-priority-document? , cl-translation-of-application? , cl-biological-material? , cl-restore-rights-reason? , cl-earlier-search-document? , cl-other-document*)>
<!ATTLIST check-list total-page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-other-document
diagram
description Checklist; an additional document is being furnished
attributes page-count
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; an additional document is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-other-document (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST cl-other-document page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-earlier-search-document
diagram
description Checklist; an earlier-search report is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!--Checklist; an earlier-search report is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-earlier-search-document EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-earlier-search-document quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-restore-rights-reason
diagram
description
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT cl-restore-rights-reason EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-restore-rights-reason quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-biological-material
diagram
description Includes the PCT/RO/134 or any separate sheet containing Indications that is not included as part of the description
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Includes the PCT/RO/134 or any separate sheet containing Indications that is not included as part of the description-->
<!ELEMENT cl-biological-material EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-biological-material quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-translation-of-application
diagram
description Check-list; a translation of application is being furnished
attributes quantity, lang
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Check-list; a translation of application is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-translation-of-application EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-translation-of-application quantity CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-priority-document
diagram
description Checklist; a priority document is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses sequence-number
used by check-list
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; a priority document is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-priority-document (sequence-number+)>
<!ATTLIST cl-priority-document quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-lack-of-signature
diagram
description Checklist; a statement explaining lack of signature is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; a statement explaining lack of signature is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-lack-of-signature EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-lack-of-signature quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney
diagram
description Checklist; a copy of the general power of attorney is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses ref-number
used by check-list
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; a copy of the general power of attorney is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney (ref-number+)>
<!ATTLIST cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-general-power-of-attorney
diagram
description Checklist; a general power of attorney is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; a general power of attorney is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-general-power-of-attorney EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-general-power-of-attorney quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-separate-power-of-attorney
diagram
description Checklist; a separate power of attorney is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; a separate power of attorney is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-separate-power-of-attorney EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-separate-power-of-attorney quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-sequence-listing-table
diagram
description Checklist; a sequence listing table is being furnished
attributes quantity, for-search-only, additional-copies-including-search-copy, with-identifying-statement, page-count, carriers
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
for-search-only Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
additional-copies-including-search-copy Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
with-identifying-statement Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
page-count string (default) no (default)      
carriers Enumeration no (default)   internal-electronic  external-electronic  paper     
source
<!-- Checklist; a sequence listing table is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-sequence-listing-table EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-sequence-listing-table quantity CDATA #REQUIRED for-search-only (yes | no ) #IMPLIED additional-copies-including-search-copy (yes | no ) #IMPLIED with-identifying-statement (yes | no ) #IMPLIED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-sequence-listing
diagram
description Checklist; a sequence listing or sequence listings is/are being furnished For carrier-type the listed values represent: FD - Floppy Disc CD - Compact Disc BD - Blu-Ray Disc DVD - Digital Versatile Disc Other - Other media types
attributes quantity, for-search-only, additional-copies-including-search-copy, with-identifying-statement, page-count, carriers, carriers-type, carriers-quantity, size
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
for-search-only Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
additional-copies-including-search-copy Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
with-identifying-statement Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
page-count string (default) no (default)      
carriers Enumeration no (default)   internal-electronic  external-electronic  paper     
carriers-type Enumeration no (default)   FD  CD  BD  DVD  other     
carriers-quantity string (default) no (default)      
size string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; a sequence listing or sequence listings is/are being furnished For carrier-type the listed values represent: FD - Floppy Disc CD - Compact Disc BD - Blu-Ray Disc DVD - Digital Versatile Disc Other - Other media types-->
<!ELEMENT cl-sequence-listing EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-sequence-listing quantity CDATA #REQUIRED for-search-only (yes | no ) #IMPLIED additional-copies-including-search-copy (yes | no ) #IMPLIED with-identifying-statement (yes | no ) #IMPLIED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED carriers-type (FD | CD | BD | DVD | other ) #IMPLIED carriers-quantity CDATA #IMPLIED size CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-drawings
diagram
description Checklist; drawings are being furnished (ST32:B598)
attributes page-count, fig-count
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
fig-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; drawings are being furnished (ST32:B598) -->
<!ELEMENT cl-drawings EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-drawings page-count CDATA #IMPLIED fig-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-abstract
diagram
description Checklist; the abstract is being furnished
attributes page-count, ppf, ppl
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
ppf string (default) no (default)      
ppl string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; the abstract is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-abstract EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-abstract page-count CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-claims
diagram
description Checklist; claims are being furnished
attributes page-count, ppf, ppl
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
ppf string (default) no (default)      
ppl string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; claims are being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-claims EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-claims page-count CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-description
diagram
description Checklist; a description is being furnished
attributes page-count, ppf, ppl
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
ppf string (default) no (default)      
ppl string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; a description is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-description EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-description page-count CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-request
diagram
description Checklist; the request is being furnished
attributes page-count
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; the request is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-request EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-request page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element declaration5
diagram
description Declaration as to non-prejudical disclosures or exceptions to lack of novelty (Rules 4.17(v) and 51bis.1(a)(v))
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declarations
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Declaration as to non-prejudical disclosures or exceptions to lack of novelty (Rules 4.17(v) and 51bis.1(a)(v))-->
<!ELEMENT declaration5 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration5 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element declaration4
diagram
description Declaration of inventorship (Rules 4.17(iv) and 51bis.1(a)(iv)) for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declarations
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Declaration of inventorship (Rules 4.17(iv) and 51bis.1(a)(iv)) for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America-->
<!ELEMENT declaration4 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration4 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element declaration3
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 quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declarations
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
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 declaration3 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration3 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element declaration2
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 quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declarations
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
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 declaration2 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration2 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element declaration1
diagram
description Declaration as to the identity of the inventor (Rules 4.17(i) and 51bis.1(a)(i))
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declarations
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Declaration as to the identity of the inventor (Rules 4.17(i) and 51bis.1(a)(i))-->
<!ELEMENT declaration1 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration1 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element earlier-search-documents
diagram
description
attributes results-of-earlier-search, earlier-application, translation-of-earlier-application, translation-of-results-of-earlier-search, documents-cited-in-earlier-search-results, available-at-isa, request-ro-to-transmit-to-isa
uses Does not use other elements.
used by earlier-search-request
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
results-of-earlier-search Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
earlier-application Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
translation-of-earlier-application Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
translation-of-results-of-earlier-search Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
documents-cited-in-earlier-search-results Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
available-at-isa Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
request-ro-to-transmit-to-isa Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT earlier-search-documents EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST earlier-search-documents results-of-earlier-search (yes | no ) #IMPLIED earlier-application (yes | no ) #IMPLIED translation-of-earlier-application (yes | no ) #IMPLIED translation-of-results-of-earlier-search (yes | no ) #IMPLIED documents-cited-in-earlier-search-results (yes | no ) #IMPLIED available-at-isa (yes | no ) #IMPLIED request-ro-to-transmit-to-isa (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

Element priority-claim
diagram
description Priority claim (PCT Rule 4.10) (INID 32/33/34, ST.32:B320/B330/B340)
attributes id, sequence, kind
uses country, date, doc-number, office-of-filing, priority-doc-attached, priority-doc-from-library, priority-doc-requested, restore-rights
used by priority-claims
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
sequence string (default) Yes      
kind Enumeration Yes   national  regional  international     
source
<!-- Priority claim (PCT Rule 4.10) (INID 32/33/34, ST.32:B320/B330/B340)-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claim (country , doc-number? , date , office-of-filing? , (priority-doc-requested | priority-doc-attached | priority-doc-from-library)? , restore-rights?)>
<!ATTLIST priority-claim id ID #IMPLIED sequence CDATA #REQUIRED kind (national | regional | international ) #REQUIRED >  

Element priority-doc-from-library
diagram
description library-identifier attribute intended as an identifying code for the library containing the document ? to be used where offices support the access of documents from many such libraries action-by attribute would indicate the office requested to retrieve the document (for PCT this can be the RO or IB, default IB) priority-doc-access-code indicates, when present, the access code that the Office (or applicable Offices) should use to obtain the priority document from the specified digital library
attributes library-identifier, action-by, priority-doc-access-code
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claim
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
library-identifier string (default) no (default)      
action-by string (default) no (default)      
priority-doc-access-code string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- library-identifier attribute intended as an identifying code for the library containing the document ? to be used where offices support the access of documents from many such libraries action-by attribute would indicate the office requested to retrieve the document (for PCT this can be the RO or IB, default IB) priority-doc-access-code indicates, when present, the access code that the Office (or applicable Offices) should use to obtain the priority document from the specified digital library-->
<!ELEMENT priority-doc-from-library EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST priority-doc-from-library library-identifier CDATA #IMPLIED action-by CDATA #IMPLIED priority-doc-access-code CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element protection-request
diagram
description Protection request for the designated office.
attributes subset
uses document-id, kind-of-protection
used by national, regional
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
subset Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- Protection request for the designated office.-->
<!ELEMENT protection-request (kind-of-protection , document-id?)>
<!ATTLIST protection-request subset (yes | no ) #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 earlier-search-request, protection-request
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 agent
diagram
description Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)
attributes sequence, rep-type
uses addressbook
used by agents
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
rep-type Enumeration Yes   agent  attorney  common-representative     
source
<!-- Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)-->
<!ELEMENT agent (addressbook+)>
<!ATTLIST agent sequence CDATA #REQUIRED rep-type (agent | attorney | common-representative ) #REQUIRED >  

Element deceased-inventor
diagram
description Deceased inventor name
attributes sequence, lang
uses department, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by inventors
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Deceased inventor name-->
<!ELEMENT deceased-inventor (%name_group;)>
<!ATTLIST deceased-inventor sequence CDATA #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element inventor
diagram
description The individual or entity responsible for creating the matter that protection is sought for. (ST.32:B721)
attributes sequence, designation
uses addressbook, designated-states
used by inventors
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
designation Enumeration no (default)   all  all-except-us  us-only  as-indicated     
source
<!-- The individual or entity responsible for creating the matter that protection is sought for. (ST.32:B721)-->
<!ELEMENT inventor (addressbook+ , designated-states?)>
<!ATTLIST inventor sequence CDATA #REQUIRED designation (all | all-except-us | us-only | as-indicated ) #IMPLIED >  

Element applicant
diagram
description Applicant information: (INID 71, ST.32:B710) attributes for applicant sequence : sequence number of each applicant e.g, sequence="1" app-type : applicant type app-type="applicant" : the applicant is only applicant app-type="applicant-inventor" : the applicant is also inventor designation: This person is applicant for the purpose of: designation="all" : all designated states designation="all-except-us": all designated states except US designation="us-only" : US only designation="as-indicated" : the states indicated in designated-states element under applicant element
attributes sequence, app-type, designation
uses addressbook, designated-states, designated-states-as-inventor, nationality, residence, us-rights
used by applicants
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
app-type Enumeration Yes   applicant  applicant-inventor     
designation Enumeration Yes   all  all-except-us  us-only  as-indicated     
source
<!-- Applicant information: (INID 71, ST.32:B710) attributes for applicant sequence : sequence number of each applicant e.g, sequence="1" app-type : applicant type app-type="applicant" : the applicant is only applicant app-type="applicant-inventor" : the applicant is also inventor designation: This person is applicant for the purpose of: designation="all" : all designated states designation="all-except-us": all designated states except US designation="us-only" : US only designation="as-indicated" : the states indicated in designated-states element under applicant element-->
<!ELEMENT applicant (addressbook+ , nationality , residence , us-rights* , designated-states? , designated-states-as-inventor?)>
<!ATTLIST applicant sequence CDATA #REQUIRED app-type (applicant | applicant-inventor ) #REQUIRED designation (all | all-except-us | us-only | as-indicated ) #REQUIRED >  

Element us-rights
diagram
description This person is successor to the rights of an inventor who is deceased, insane, or legally incapacitated, for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America
attributes to-dead-inventor, kind
uses Does not use other elements.
used by applicant
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
to-dead-inventor string (default) Yes      
kind Enumeration Yes   heir  heiress  executor  executrix  estate  legal-representative  administrator  administratrix  legal-representatives  heirs  executors  legal-heirs     
source
<!-- This person is successor to the rights of an inventor who is deceased, insane, or legally incapacitated, for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America-->
<!ELEMENT us-rights (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST us-rights to-dead-inventor CDATA #REQUIRED kind (heir | heiress | executor | executrix | estate | legal-representative | administrator | administratrix | legal-representatives | heirs | executors | legal-heirs ) #REQUIRED >  

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 agent, applicant, correspondence-address, inventor
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 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, deceased-inventor, document-id, 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 invention-title
diagram
description Title of the Invention: (INID 54, ST.32:B540/B542) Preferably two to seven words when in English or translated into English and precise. (Rule 4.3) Recommended id = 'invt'
attributes id, lang
uses b, i, o, sub, sup, u
used by request
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Title of the Invention: (INID 54, ST.32:B540/B542) Preferably two to seven words when in English or translated into English and precise. (Rule 4.3) Recommended id = 'invt'-->
<!ELEMENT invention-title (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub)*>
<!ATTLIST invention-title id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element u
diagram
description Underscore: style - single is default
attributes style
uses b, i, smallcaps, sub, sup
used by b, i, invention-title, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
style Enumeration no (default)   single  double  dash  dots  single    
source
<!-- Underscore: style - single is default-->
<!ELEMENT u (#PCDATA | b | i | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>
<!ATTLIST u style (single | double | dash | dots ) 'single' >  

Element o
diagram
description Overscore: style - single is default
attributes style
uses b, i, smallcaps, sub, sup
used by b, i, invention-title, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
style Enumeration no (default)   single  double  dash  dots  leftarrow  rightarrow  leftrightarrow  single    
source
<!-- Overscore: style - single is default-->
<!ELEMENT o (#PCDATA | b | i | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>
<!ATTLIST o style (single | double | dash | dots | leftarrow | rightarrow | leftrightarrow ) 'single' >  

Element signatories
diagram
description Signatories
attributes
uses signatory
used by request
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 language-of-filing
diagram
description Filing language, ISO639 language code, e.g, en,de,ja, etc. (INID 25, ST.32:B250)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by request
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Filing language, ISO639 language code, e.g, en,de,ja, etc. (INID 25, ST.32:B250)-->
<!ELEMENT language-of-filing (#PCDATA)>  

Element figure-to-publish
diagram
description Figure of the drawings which should accompany the abstract
attributes
uses fig-number
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Figure of the drawings which should accompany the abstract-->
<!ELEMENT figure-to-publish (fig-number+)>  

Element fig-number
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 Box IX: the number of the figure which should accompany the abstract. (ST.32:B598)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by figure-to-publish
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box IX: the number of the figure which should accompany the abstract. (ST.32:B598)-->
<!ELEMENT fig-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element sequence-number
diagram
description Sequential identification of priority documents. PCT/RO/101 Box VI.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by cl-priority-document
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Sequential identification of priority documents. PCT/RO/101 Box VI.-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element ref-number
diagram
description Reference number of general power of attorney.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Reference number of general power of attorney.-->
<!ELEMENT ref-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element cl-fee-calculation
diagram
description Checklist; a fee calculation sheet is being furnished
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by check-list
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- Checklist; a fee calculation sheet is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-fee-calculation EMPTY>  

Element declarations
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 Box No. VIII: DECLARATIONS (Rules 4.1(c)(iii) and 4.17)
attributes
uses declaration1, declaration2, declaration3, declaration4, declaration5
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No. VIII: DECLARATIONS (Rules 4.1(c)(iii) and 4.17)-->
<!ELEMENT declarations (declaration1? , declaration2? , declaration3? , declaration4? , declaration5?)>  

Element search-authority
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 Box No.VII :International Searching Authority
attributes
uses earlier-search-request, isa
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No.VII :International Searching Authority-->
<!ELEMENT search-authority (isa , earlier-search-request?)>  

Element earlier-search-request
diagram
description Request to use results of earlier search; reference to that search
attributes
uses document-id, earlier-search-documents, substantially-equivalent
used by search-authority
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
source
<!-- Request to use results of earlier search; reference to that search-->
<!ELEMENT earlier-search-request (document-id , substantially-equivalent? , earlier-search-documents?)+>  

Element substantially-equivalent
diagram
description
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by earlier-search-request
content empty
occurrence
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT substantially-equivalent EMPTY>  

Element isa
diagram
description International Search Authority; international search to be carried out by
attributes
uses country
used by search-authority
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- International Search Authority; international search to be carried out by-->
<!ELEMENT isa (country)>  

Element priority-claims
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 BOX No.VI Priority Claim (PCT Rule 4.10) (INID 30, ST.32:B300)
attributes
uses incorporation-by-reference, priority-claim
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 BOX No.VI Priority Claim (PCT Rule 4.10) (INID 30, ST.32:B300)-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claims (priority-claim+ , incorporation-by-reference?)>  

Element incorporation-by-reference
diagram
description where an element of the international application referrred to in Article 11(1)(iii)(d) or (e) or a part of the description, claims or drawings referred to in Rule 20.5(a) is not otherwise contained in this international application but is completely contained in an earlier application whose priority is claimed on the date on which one or more elements referred to in Article 11(1)(iii) were first received by the receiving Office, that element or part is, subject to confirmation under Rule 20.6, incorporated by reference in this international application for the purposes of Rule 20.6
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claims
content empty
occurrence
source
<!--where an element of the international application referrred to in Article 11(1)(iii)(d) or (e) or a part of the description, claims or drawings referred to in Rule 20.5(a) is not otherwise contained in this international application but is completely contained in an earlier application whose priority is claimed on the date on which one or more elements referred to in Article 11(1)(iii) were first received by the receiving Office, that element or part is, subject to confirmation under Rule 20.6, incorporated by reference in this international application for the purposes of Rule 20.6-->
<!ELEMENT incorporation-by-reference EMPTY>  

Element priority-doc-attached
diagram
description The priority document is attached to the application
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claim
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- The priority document is attached to the application-->
<!ELEMENT priority-doc-attached EMPTY>  

Element priority-doc-requested
diagram
description The receiving office is requested to prepare and transmit to the IB a certified copy of the earlier application
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claim
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- The receiving office is requested to prepare and transmit to the IB a certified copy of the earlier application-->
<!ELEMENT priority-doc-requested EMPTY>  

Element restore-rights
diagram
description This element is made when the receiving Office is requested to restore the right of priority.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claim
content empty
occurrence
source
<!--This element is made when the receiving Office is requested to restore the right of priority.-->
<!ELEMENT restore-rights EMPTY>  

Element office-of-filing
diagram
description Where the earlier application is an ARIPO application,indicate at least one country party to the PARIS convention for the protection of industrial property or one member of the WTO for which that earlier application was filed.
attributes
uses country, region
used by priority-claim
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Where the earlier application is an ARIPO application,indicate at least one country party to the PARIS convention for the protection of industrial property or one member of the WTO for which that earlier application was filed.-->
<!ELEMENT office-of-filing ((region , country?) | country)>  

Element designation-of-states
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 Box No.V Designation Of States (PCT Rule 4.9)
attributes
uses designation-pct, exclusion-from-designation, precautionary-designation-statement
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No.V Designation Of States (PCT Rule 4.9) -->
<!ELEMENT designation-of-states (designation-pct , (precautionary-designation-statement? , exclusion-from-designation?))>  

Element precautionary-designation-statement
diagram
description Rule 4.9(b),(c) In addition to the designations made above [i.e, designation-of states], the applicant also makes under Rule 4.9(b) all other designations which would be permitted under the PCT except any designation(s) indicated in the Supplemental Box [i.e., exclusion-from-designation] as being excluded form the scope of this statement. The applicant declares that those additional designations are subject to confirmation and that any designation which is not confirmed before the expiration of 15 months from the priority date is to be regarded as withdrawn by the applicant at the expiration of that time limit.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by designation-of-states
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Rule 4.9(b),(c) In addition to the designations made above [i.e, designation-of states], the applicant also makes under Rule 4.9(b) all other designations which would be permitted under the PCT except any designation(s) indicated in the Supplemental Box [i.e., exclusion-from-designation] as being excluded form the scope of this statement. The applicant declares that those additional designations are subject to confirmation and that any designation which is not confirmed before the expiration of 15 months from the priority date is to be regarded as withdrawn by the applicant at the expiration of that time limit.-->
<!ELEMENT precautionary-designation-statement (#PCDATA)>  

Element exclusion-from-designation
diagram
description State(s) excluded from precautionary designations under Rule 4.9(b)
attributes
uses national, regional
used by designation-of-states
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- State(s) excluded from precautionary designations under Rule 4.9(b)-->
<!ELEMENT exclusion-from-designation (regional* , national?)>  

Element designation-pct
diagram
description The Contracting States in which protection is desired (Rules 4.1(a)(iv) and 4.9(a))
attributes
uses national, new-designation-country, regional
used by designation-of-states
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The Contracting States in which protection is desired (Rules 4.1(a)(iv) and 4.9(a))-->
<!ELEMENT designation-pct (regional* , national? , new-designation-country*)>  

Element new-designation-country
diagram
description New PCT member country states (e.g., not yet published in WIPO ST.3, joined after PCT electronic filing software published)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by designation-pct
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- New PCT member country states (e.g., not yet published in WIPO ST.3, joined after PCT electronic filing software published)-->
<!ELEMENT new-designation-country (#PCDATA)>  

Element national
diagram
description The States for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired
attributes
uses country, protection-request
used by designation-pct, exclusion-from-designation
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
source
<!-- The States for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired-->
<!ELEMENT national (country , protection-request*)+>  

Element regional
diagram
description Regional (as opposed to national) protection being sought
attributes
uses any-other-state, country, protection-request, region
used by designation-pct, exclusion-from-designation
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Regional (as opposed to national) protection being sought-->
<!ELEMENT regional (region , (country , protection-request*)+ , any-other-state?)>  

Element any-other-state
diagram
description Any other state in which protection is being sought
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by regional
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- Any other state in which protection is being sought-->
<!ELEMENT any-other-state EMPTY>  

Element date
diagram
description Date: components of a date. Format: YYYYMMDD
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by document-id, priority-claim
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, priority-claim
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- The number of the referenced patent (or application) document-->
<!ELEMENT doc-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element kind-of-protection
diagram
description Kind of protection; e.g., patent, utility model
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by protection-request
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Kind of protection; e.g., patent, utility model-->
<!ELEMENT kind-of-protection (#PCDATA)>  

Element parties
diagram
description PCT/RO/101 Box No.II, III and IV APPLICANTS, FURTHER APPLICANT(S) AND/OR (FURTHER) INVENTOR(S)AGENT OR COMMON REPRESENTATIVE; OR ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE (PCT Rule 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8) (INID 70, ST.32:B700)
attributes
uses agents, applicants, correspondence-address, inventors
used by request
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No.II, III and IV APPLICANTS, FURTHER APPLICANT(S) AND/OR (FURTHER) INVENTOR(S)AGENT OR COMMON REPRESENTATIVE; OR ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE (PCT Rule 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8) (INID 70, ST.32:B700)-->
<!ELEMENT parties (applicants , inventors? , correspondence-address? , agents?)>  

Element agents
diagram
description Information regarding Agents or common representatives
attributes
uses agent, customer-number
used by parties
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Information regarding Agents or common representatives-->
<!ELEMENT agents (customer-number | agent+)>  

Element correspondence-address
diagram
description Address used for general correspondence
attributes
uses addressbook, customer-number
used by parties
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Address used for general correspondence-->
<!ELEMENT correspondence-address (customer-number | addressbook+)>  

Element customer-number
diagram
description Customer number for agents by office
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by agents, correspondence-address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Customer number for agents by office-->
<!ELEMENT customer-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element inventors
diagram
description Inventors information: If the US is designated, all of the inventors must also be named as applicants for purposes of that designation.
attributes
uses deceased-inventor, inventor
used by parties
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
source
<!-- Inventors information: If the US is designated, all of the inventors must also be named as applicants for purposes of that designation.-->
<!ELEMENT inventors (inventor | deceased-inventor)+>  

Element applicants
diagram
description Applicants information: At least one of the applicants named must be a resident or national of a PCT Contracting State for which the receiving Office acts.
attributes
uses applicant
used by parties
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Applicants information: At least one of the applicants named must be a resident or national of a PCT Contracting State for which the receiving Office acts.-->
<!ELEMENT applicants (applicant+)>  

Element designated-states-as-inventor
diagram
description Rule 4.6(c): "The request may, for different designated states, indicate different persons as inventors where, in this respect, the requirements of the national laws of the designated States are not the same. In such a case, the request shall contain a separate statement for each designated State or group of States in which a particular person, or the same person, is to be considered the inventor, or in which particular persons, or the same persons, are to be considered the inventors."
attributes
uses country, region
used by applicant
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Rule 4.6(c): "The request may, for different designated states, indicate different persons as inventors where, in this respect, the requirements of the national laws of the designated States are not the same. In such a case, the request shall contain a separate statement for each designated State or group of States in which a particular person, or the same person, is to be considered the inventor, or in which particular persons, or the same persons, are to be considered the inventors."-->
<!ELEMENT designated-states-as-inventor (country* , (region , country+)*)>  

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 applicant, inventor
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, designated-states-as-inventor, office-of-filing, regional
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 residence
diagram
description Country of residence
attributes
uses country
used by applicant
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Country of residence-->
<!ELEMENT residence (country)>  

Element nationality
diagram
description Country of nationality
attributes
uses country
used by applicant
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Country of nationality-->
<!ELEMENT nationality (country)>  

Element dtext
diagram
description Descriptive text
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, request
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, 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 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, designated-states-as-inventor, document-id, isa, national, nationality, office-of-filing, priority-claim, region, regional, residence
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)>  

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
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
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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, 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, deceased-inventor, signatory
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc-->
<!ELEMENT prefix (#PCDATA)>  

Element b
diagram
description Bold formatting for text
attributes
uses i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by i, invention-title, o, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2, u
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Bold formatting for text-->
<!ELEMENT b (#PCDATA | i | u | o | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>  

Element i
diagram
description Italic formatting for text
attributes
uses b, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by b, invention-title, o, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2, u
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Italic formatting for text-->
<!ELEMENT i (#PCDATA | b | u | o | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>  

Element smallcaps
diagram
description Small capitals
attributes
uses b, i, o, u
used by b, i, o, u
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Small capitals-->
<!ELEMENT smallcaps (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o)*>  

Element sub
diagram
description Subscripted text
attributes
uses b, i, o, sub2, sup2, u
used by b, i, invention-title, o, u
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Subscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sub (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o | sup2 | sub2)*>  

Element sup
diagram
description Superscripted text
attributes
uses b, i, o, sub2, sup2, u
used by b, i, invention-title, o, u
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Superscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sup (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o | sup2 | sub2)*>  

Element sub2
diagram
description Subscripted text
attributes
uses b, i, o, u
used by sub, sup
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Subscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sub2 (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o)*>  

Element sup2
diagram
description Superscripted text
attributes
uses b, i, o, u
used by sub, sup
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Superscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sup2 (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o)*>  

Element request-petition
diagram
description (PCT Rule 4.1(a)): "The request shall contain: (i) a petition," (PCT Rule 4.2): "The petition shall be to the following effect and shall preferably be worded as follows: 'The undersigned requests that the present international application be processed according to the Patent Cooperation Treaty.'"
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by request
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- (PCT Rule 4.1(a)): "The request shall contain: (i) a petition," (PCT Rule 4.2): "The petition shall be to the following effect and shall preferably be worded as follows: 'The undersigned requests that the present international application be processed according to the Patent Cooperation Treaty.'"-->
<!ELEMENT request-petition (#PCDATA)>  

Element file-reference-id
diagram
description Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by request
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum-->
<!ELEMENT file-reference-id (#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)">
<!-- ********************************************************************************* Request v1.8 2012 JULY ********************************************************************************** PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD REQUEST 1.8//EN" "request-v1-8.dtd" ********************************************************************************** http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.10/request-v1-8.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 *********************************************************************************SY: 01/07/12 incorporated changes from PFC:..changed version number from v1.7 to v1.8..added attribute 'priority-doc-access-code' to priority-doc-from-library (PFC12/001)SY: 01/04/10 incorporated changes from PFC:..changed version number from v1.6 to v1.7..added element 'priority-doc-from-library' to priority-claim (PFC09/005)..added element 'store-in-digital-library' to request (PFC09/005)MO: 01/07/09 incorporated changes from PFC:..changed version number from v1.5 to v1.6..added attribute 'carriers-type' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001)..added attribute 'carriers-quantity' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001)..added attribute 'size' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC09/001)MO: 01/07/08 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.4 to v1.5..added element 'substantially-equivalent' to earlier-search-request (PFC08/003)..added element 'earlier-search-document' to earlier-search-request (PFC08/003)..added element 'cl-earlier-search-document' to check-list (PFC08/003)..added attribute 'email-purpose' to email (PFC08/006)..added attribute 'for-search-only' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'additional-copies-including-search-copy' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'with-identifying-statement' to cl-sequence-listing-table (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'for-search-only' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'additional-copies-including-search-copy' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007)..added attribute 'with-identifying-statement' to cl-sequence-listing (PFC08/007)MO: 01/01/07 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.3 to v1.4..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 'incorporation-by-reference' to priority-claims (PFC06/004)..added element 'restore-rights' to priority-claim (PFC06/004)..added element 'cl-restore-rights-reason' to checklist (PFC06/004)..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005)..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005)..added attribute 'subset' to protection-request (PFC06/005)HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA'..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, priority-claim..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-pageHT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3..added attribute 'legal-representative', 'administrator', 'administratrix', 'legal-representatives', 'heirs', 'executors', 'legal-heirs' to us-right..added value 'national-office', 'regional-office' to attribute produced-by of root elementHT: 16/12/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.1 to v1.2..changed element request from 'dtext?' to 'dtext*'..changed element designation-of-states from '(precautionary-designation-statement, exclusion-from-designation?)?)' to '(precautionary-designation-statement?, exclusion-from-designation?))'..added element 'sup2' and 'sub2' to sup and sub..added element 'cl-sequence-listing-table to check-list..added attribute 'ppf' and 'ppl' to cl-abstract, cl-claims, cl-description..added attribute 'fig-count' to cl-drawings..added attribute 'carriers' to cl-sequence-listingJD: 03/02/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.1..changed element inventors from '(inventor+, deceased-inventor*)' to '(inventor | deceased-inventor)+'..changed element protection-request from '?' to '*' in national, regional..added element 'any-other-state' to regional..added attribute 'total-page-count' to check-list..added attribute 'page-count' to cl-sequence-listing..added attribute 'lang', 'sequence' attributes to deceased-inventor..added attribute 'orientation' to doc-page..added (last-name | orgname) option to %name_group;..made postcode optional within address..removed 'br' from b, i, smallcapsDecember 2001..released version number as v1.0******************************************************************************** PCT REQUEST FORM : RO101 (root element)attributes for requestAttributes: 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 = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ro = Receiving office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document-->
<!ELEMENT request ((file-reference-id? , request-petition , invention-title? , parties , designation-of-states? , priority-claims? , search-authority? , declarations? , check-list? , figure-to-publish? , language-of-filing? , signatories? , store-in-digital-library? , dtext* , office-specific-data*) | doc-page+)>
<!ATTLIST request lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED produced-by (applicant | RO | ISA | IPEA | IB | DO | EO | national-office | regional-office ) #REQUIRED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED ro CDATA #REQUIRED status CDATA #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' >
<!-- Office is the ST.3 country code, including the regional authorities. Office-dtd is the file which contains the DTD for the office-specific elements.-->
<!ELEMENT office-specific-data EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST office-specific-data office CDATA #REQUIRED office-dtd CDATA #REQUIRED file CDATA #REQUIRED id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Indicator used to flag request to store this application in digital library for later use as a priority document. In the case of PCT this will be the WIPO DAS for Priority documents The Indicators presence implies the request and absence implies no request-->
<!ELEMENT store-in-digital-library EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST store-in-digital-library id ID #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 >
<!-- Request (PCT/RO/101) BOX No.IX Check list, figure number to publish and language of International Application check-list-->
<!ELEMENT check-list (cl-request? , cl-description? , cl-claims? , cl-abstract? , cl-drawings? , cl-sequence-listing? , cl-sequence-listing-table? , cl-fee-calculation? , cl-separate-power-of-attorney? , cl-general-power-of-attorney? , cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney? , cl-lack-of-signature? , cl-priority-document? , cl-translation-of-application? , cl-biological-material? , cl-restore-rights-reason? , cl-earlier-search-document? , cl-other-document*)>
<!ATTLIST check-list total-page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; an additional document is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-other-document (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST cl-other-document page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!--Checklist; an earlier-search report is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-earlier-search-document EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-earlier-search-document quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!---->
<!ELEMENT cl-restore-rights-reason EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-restore-rights-reason quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Includes the PCT/RO/134 or any separate sheet containing Indications that is not included as part of the description-->
<!ELEMENT cl-biological-material EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-biological-material quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Check-list; a translation of application is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-translation-of-application EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-translation-of-application quantity CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; a priority document is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-priority-document (sequence-number+)>
<!ATTLIST cl-priority-document quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; a statement explaining lack of signature is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-lack-of-signature EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-lack-of-signature quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; a copy of the general power of attorney is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney (ref-number+)>
<!ATTLIST cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; a general power of attorney is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-general-power-of-attorney EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-general-power-of-attorney quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; a separate power of attorney is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-separate-power-of-attorney EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-separate-power-of-attorney quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; a sequence listing table is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-sequence-listing-table EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-sequence-listing-table quantity CDATA #REQUIRED for-search-only (yes | no ) #IMPLIED additional-copies-including-search-copy (yes | no ) #IMPLIED with-identifying-statement (yes | no ) #IMPLIED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; a sequence listing or sequence listings is/are being furnished For carrier-type the listed values represent: FD - Floppy Disc CD - Compact Disc BD - Blu-Ray Disc DVD - Digital Versatile Disc Other - Other media types-->
<!ELEMENT cl-sequence-listing EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-sequence-listing quantity CDATA #REQUIRED for-search-only (yes | no ) #IMPLIED additional-copies-including-search-copy (yes | no ) #IMPLIED with-identifying-statement (yes | no ) #IMPLIED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED carriers-type (FD | CD | BD | DVD | other ) #IMPLIED carriers-quantity CDATA #IMPLIED size CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; drawings are being furnished (ST32:B598) -->
<!ELEMENT cl-drawings EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-drawings page-count CDATA #IMPLIED fig-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; the abstract is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-abstract EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-abstract page-count CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; claims are being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-claims EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-claims page-count CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; a description is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-description EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-description page-count CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; the request is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-request EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-request page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Declaration as to non-prejudical disclosures or exceptions to lack of novelty (Rules 4.17(v) and 51bis.1(a)(v))-->
<!ELEMENT declaration5 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration5 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Declaration of inventorship (Rules 4.17(iv) and 51bis.1(a)(iv)) for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America-->
<!ELEMENT declaration4 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration4 quantity 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 declaration3 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration3 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- 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 declaration2 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration2 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Declaration as to the identity of the inventor (Rules 4.17(i) and 51bis.1(a)(i))-->
<!ELEMENT declaration1 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration1 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!---->
<!ELEMENT earlier-search-documents EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST earlier-search-documents results-of-earlier-search (yes | no ) #IMPLIED earlier-application (yes | no ) #IMPLIED translation-of-earlier-application (yes | no ) #IMPLIED translation-of-results-of-earlier-search (yes | no ) #IMPLIED documents-cited-in-earlier-search-results (yes | no ) #IMPLIED available-at-isa (yes | no ) #IMPLIED request-ro-to-transmit-to-isa (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Priority claim (PCT Rule 4.10) (INID 32/33/34, ST.32:B320/B330/B340)-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claim (country , doc-number? , date , office-of-filing? , (priority-doc-requested | priority-doc-attached | priority-doc-from-library)? , restore-rights?)>
<!ATTLIST priority-claim id ID #IMPLIED sequence CDATA #REQUIRED kind (national | regional | international ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- library-identifier attribute intended as an identifying code for the library containing the document ? to be used where offices support the access of documents from many such libraries action-by attribute would indicate the office requested to retrieve the document (for PCT this can be the RO or IB, default IB) priority-doc-access-code indicates, when present, the access code that the Office (or applicable Offices) should use to obtain the priority document from the specified digital library-->
<!ELEMENT priority-doc-from-library EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST priority-doc-from-library library-identifier CDATA #IMPLIED action-by CDATA #IMPLIED priority-doc-access-code CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Protection request for the designated office.-->
<!ELEMENT protection-request (kind-of-protection , document-id?)>
<!ATTLIST protection-request subset (yes | no ) #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 >
<!-- Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)-->
<!ELEMENT agent (addressbook+)>
<!ATTLIST agent sequence CDATA #REQUIRED rep-type (agent | attorney | common-representative ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- Deceased inventor name-->
<!ELEMENT deceased-inventor (%name_group;)>
<!ATTLIST deceased-inventor sequence CDATA #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- The individual or entity responsible for creating the matter that protection is sought for. (ST.32:B721)-->
<!ELEMENT inventor (addressbook+ , designated-states?)>
<!ATTLIST inventor sequence CDATA #REQUIRED designation (all | all-except-us | us-only | as-indicated ) #IMPLIED >
<!-- Applicant information: (INID 71, ST.32:B710) attributes for applicant sequence : sequence number of each applicant e.g, sequence="1" app-type : applicant type app-type="applicant" : the applicant is only applicant app-type="applicant-inventor" : the applicant is also inventor designation: This person is applicant for the purpose of: designation="all" : all designated states designation="all-except-us": all designated states except US designation="us-only" : US only designation="as-indicated" : the states indicated in designated-states element under applicant element-->
<!ELEMENT applicant (addressbook+ , nationality , residence , us-rights* , designated-states? , designated-states-as-inventor?)>
<!ATTLIST applicant sequence CDATA #REQUIRED app-type (applicant | applicant-inventor ) #REQUIRED designation (all | all-except-us | us-only | as-indicated ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- This person is successor to the rights of an inventor who is deceased, insane, or legally incapacitated, for the purposes of the designation of the United States of America-->
<!ELEMENT us-rights (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST us-rights to-dead-inventor CDATA #REQUIRED kind (heir | heiress | executor | executrix | estate | legal-representative | administrator | administratrix | legal-representatives | heirs | executors | legal-heirs ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- 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 >
<!-- 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 >
<!-- Title of the Invention: (INID 54, ST.32:B540/B542) Preferably two to seven words when in English or translated into English and precise. (Rule 4.3) Recommended id = 'invt'-->
<!ELEMENT invention-title (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub)*>
<!ATTLIST invention-title id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Underscore: style - single is default-->
<!ELEMENT u (#PCDATA | b | i | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>
<!ATTLIST u style (single | double | dash | dots ) 'single' >
<!-- Overscore: style - single is default-->
<!ELEMENT o (#PCDATA | b | i | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>
<!ATTLIST o style (single | double | dash | dots | leftarrow | rightarrow | leftrightarrow ) 'single' >
<!-- 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)>
<!-- Filing language, ISO639 language code, e.g, en,de,ja, etc. (INID 25, ST.32:B250)-->
<!ELEMENT language-of-filing (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Figure of the drawings which should accompany the abstract-->
<!ELEMENT figure-to-publish (fig-number+)>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box IX: the number of the figure which should accompany the abstract. (ST.32:B598)-->
<!ELEMENT fig-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Sequential identification of priority documents. PCT/RO/101 Box VI.-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Reference number of general power of attorney.-->
<!ELEMENT ref-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Checklist; a fee calculation sheet is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-fee-calculation EMPTY>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No. VIII: DECLARATIONS (Rules 4.1(c)(iii) and 4.17)-->
<!ELEMENT declarations (declaration1? , declaration2? , declaration3? , declaration4? , declaration5?)>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No.VII :International Searching Authority-->
<!ELEMENT search-authority (isa , earlier-search-request?)>
<!-- Request to use results of earlier search; reference to that search-->
<!ELEMENT earlier-search-request (document-id , substantially-equivalent? , earlier-search-documents?)+>
<!---->
<!ELEMENT substantially-equivalent EMPTY>
<!-- International Search Authority; international search to be carried out by-->
<!ELEMENT isa (country)>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 BOX No.VI Priority Claim (PCT Rule 4.10) (INID 30, ST.32:B300)-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claims (priority-claim+ , incorporation-by-reference?)>
<!--where an element of the international application referrred to in Article 11(1)(iii)(d) or (e) or a part of the description, claims or drawings referred to in Rule 20.5(a) is not otherwise contained in this international application but is completely contained in an earlier application whose priority is claimed on the date on which one or more elements referred to in Article 11(1)(iii) were first received by the receiving Office, that element or part is, subject to confirmation under Rule 20.6, incorporated by reference in this international application for the purposes of Rule 20.6-->
<!ELEMENT incorporation-by-reference EMPTY>
<!-- The priority document is attached to the application-->
<!ELEMENT priority-doc-attached EMPTY>
<!-- The receiving office is requested to prepare and transmit to the IB a certified copy of the earlier application-->
<!ELEMENT priority-doc-requested EMPTY>
<!--This element is made when the receiving Office is requested to restore the right of priority.-->
<!ELEMENT restore-rights EMPTY>
<!-- Where the earlier application is an ARIPO application,indicate at least one country party to the PARIS convention for the protection of industrial property or one member of the WTO for which that earlier application was filed.-->
<!ELEMENT office-of-filing ((region , country?) | country)>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No.V Designation Of States (PCT Rule 4.9) -->
<!ELEMENT designation-of-states (designation-pct , (precautionary-designation-statement? , exclusion-from-designation?))>
<!-- Rule 4.9(b),(c) In addition to the designations made above [i.e, designation-of states], the applicant also makes under Rule 4.9(b) all other designations which would be permitted under the PCT except any designation(s) indicated in the Supplemental Box [i.e., exclusion-from-designation] as being excluded form the scope of this statement. The applicant declares that those additional designations are subject to confirmation and that any designation which is not confirmed before the expiration of 15 months from the priority date is to be regarded as withdrawn by the applicant at the expiration of that time limit.-->
<!ELEMENT precautionary-designation-statement (#PCDATA)>
<!-- State(s) excluded from precautionary designations under Rule 4.9(b)-->
<!ELEMENT exclusion-from-designation (regional* , national?)>
<!-- The Contracting States in which protection is desired (Rules 4.1(a)(iv) and 4.9(a))-->
<!ELEMENT designation-pct (regional* , national? , new-designation-country*)>
<!-- New PCT member country states (e.g., not yet published in WIPO ST.3, joined after PCT electronic filing software published)-->
<!ELEMENT new-designation-country (#PCDATA)>
<!-- The States for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired-->
<!ELEMENT national (country , protection-request*)+>
<!-- Regional (as opposed to national) protection being sought-->
<!ELEMENT regional (region , (country , protection-request*)+ , any-other-state?)>
<!-- Any other state in which protection is being sought-->
<!ELEMENT any-other-state EMPTY>
<!-- 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)>
<!-- Kind of protection; e.g., patent, utility model-->
<!ELEMENT kind-of-protection (#PCDATA)>
<!-- PCT/RO/101 Box No.II, III and IV APPLICANTS, FURTHER APPLICANT(S) AND/OR (FURTHER) INVENTOR(S)AGENT OR COMMON REPRESENTATIVE; OR ADDRESS FOR CORRESPONDENCE (PCT Rule 4.5, 4.6, 4.7, 4.8) (INID 70, ST.32:B700)-->
<!ELEMENT parties (applicants , inventors? , correspondence-address? , agents?)>
<!-- Information regarding Agents or common representatives-->
<!ELEMENT agents (customer-number | agent+)>
<!-- Address used for general correspondence-->
<!ELEMENT correspondence-address (customer-number | addressbook+)>
<!-- Customer number for agents by office-->
<!ELEMENT customer-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Inventors information: If the US is designated, all of the inventors must also be named as applicants for purposes of that designation.-->
<!ELEMENT inventors (inventor | deceased-inventor)+>
<!-- Applicants information: At least one of the applicants named must be a resident or national of a PCT Contracting State for which the receiving Office acts.-->
<!ELEMENT applicants (applicant+)>
<!-- Rule 4.6(c): "The request may, for different designated states, indicate different persons as inventors where, in this respect, the requirements of the national laws of the designated States are not the same. In such a case, the request shall contain a separate statement for each designated State or group of States in which a particular person, or the same person, is to be considered the inventor, or in which particular persons, or the same persons, are to be considered the inventors."-->
<!ELEMENT designated-states-as-inventor (country* , (region , country+)*)>
<!-- 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)>
<!-- Country of residence-->
<!ELEMENT residence (country)>
<!-- Country of nationality-->
<!ELEMENT nationality (country)>
<!-- 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)>
<!-- Country: use ST.3 country code; e.g. DE, FR, GB, NL, etc. Also includes EP, WO-->
<!ELEMENT country (#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)>
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<!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-->
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<!-- 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)>
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<!ELEMENT first-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Last, family, surname-->
<!ELEMENT last-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc-->
<!ELEMENT prefix (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Bold formatting for text-->
<!ELEMENT b (#PCDATA | i | u | o | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>
<!-- Italic formatting for text-->
<!ELEMENT i (#PCDATA | b | u | o | smallcaps | sup | sub)*>
<!-- Small capitals-->
<!ELEMENT smallcaps (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o)*>
<!-- Subscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sub (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o | sup2 | sub2)*>
<!-- Superscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sup (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o | sup2 | sub2)*>
<!-- Subscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sub2 (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o)*>
<!-- Superscripted text-->
<!ELEMENT sup2 (#PCDATA | b | u | i | o)*>
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