XML DTD : demand-v1-6.dtd
Schema has: 105 element definitions and 156 element attribute definitions.
Possible root elements: demand

Element list

Element demand
diagram
description ******************************************************************************** * demand v1.6 2009 JULY * ******************************************************************************** * PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD DEMAND 1.6//EN" "demand-v1-6.dtd" * ******************************************************************************** * http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.8/demand-v1-6.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: Michio Okamoto; michio.okamoto@wipo.int * ******************************************************************************** * revision history * ******************************************************************************** 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 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 ..implementation of PFC06/001 ..added element 'sup' to u (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sup' to i (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sup' to b (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sub' to u (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sub' to i (PFC06/003) ..added element 'sub' to b (PFC06/003) ..added element 'o' to invention-title, b, i, sup, sup2, sub, sub2, heading, claim-text, p, small-caps, dt, dd, li, crossref, figref, othercit, statement (PFC06/003) ..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005) ..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005) HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA' ..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, application-reference ..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-page HT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs: ..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3 ..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 v1.0 to v1.2 ..changed element name from 'postpone' to 'postpone-examination' ..added element 'begin-examination-early' to concerning-amendments ..added element 'sup2' and 'sub2' to sup and sub ..added element 'cl-sequence-listing-table' to check-list ..added attribute 'carriers' to cl-sequence-listing ..removed element 'election-of-states' from demand June 2003 ..released version number as v1.0 ******************************************************************************** Attributes for demand id = unique id for this application - could be file name country = st.3 code for application dtd-version = dtd version number lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code status = status of the application; values: new = new application file = filename of the whole application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ipea = IPEA office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document
attributes lang, dtd-version, file, status, produced-by, date-produced, ipea, ro, isa
uses agents-for-demand, applicants, application-reference, bases-examination, correspondence-address, date-of-earliest-priority, demand-check-list, doc-page, file-reference-id, invention-title, signatories
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)      
status 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)      
ipea string (default) Yes      
ro string (default) no (default)      
isa string (default) no (default)      
source
<!--********************************************************************************* demand v1.6 2009 JULY ********************************************************************************** PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD DEMAND 1.6//EN" "demand-v1-6.dtd" ********************************************************************************** http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.8/demand-v1-6.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: Michio Okamoto; michio.okamoto@wipo.int ********************************************************************************** revision history *********************************************************************************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 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..implementation of PFC06/001..added element 'sup' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'o' to invention-title, b, i, sup, sup2, sub, sub2, heading, claim-text, p, small-caps, dt, dd, li, crossref, figref, othercit, statement (PFC06/003)..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005)..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005)HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA'..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, application-reference..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-pageHT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3..added value 'national-office', 'regional-office' to attribute produced-by of root elementHT: 16/12/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.2..changed element name from 'postpone' to 'postpone-examination'..added element 'begin-examination-early' to concerning-amendments..added element 'sup2' and 'sub2' to sup and sub..added element 'cl-sequence-listing-table' to check-list..added attribute 'carriers' to cl-sequence-listing..removed element 'election-of-states' from demandJune 2003..released version number as v1.0********************************************************************************Attributes for demand id = unique id for this application - could be file name country = st.3 code for application dtd-version = dtd version number lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code status = status of the application; values: new = new application file = filename of the whole application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ipea = IPEA office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document-->
<!ELEMENT demand ((file-reference-id? , application-reference? , date-of-earliest-priority? , invention-title* , applicants , correspondence-address? , agents-for-demand? , bases-examination , demand-check-list? , signatories?) | doc-page+)>
<!ATTLIST demand lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED produced-by (applicant | RO | ISA | IPEA | IB | DO | EO | national-office | regional-office ) #REQUIRED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED ipea CDATA #REQUIRED ro CDATA #IMPLIED isa 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 id, he, wi, type, alt, pp, ppf, ppl, file, ocr, color, orientation
uses Does not use other elements.
used by demand
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.-->
<!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 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 cl-other-document
diagram
description Checklist; an additional document is being furnished
attributes page-count
uses Does not use other elements.
used by demand-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-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 demand-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 demand-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-priority-document
diagram
description Checklist; a priority document is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses sequence-number
used by demand-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 demand-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 demand-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 demand-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 demand-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-letter
diagram
description Checklist; a letter is being furnished. See PCT/IPEA/401 box VI
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by demand-check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; a letter is being furnished. See PCT/IPEA/401 box VI -->
<!ELEMENT cl-letter EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-letter quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-copy-statement-art19
diagram
description Checklist; a copy of statement under Article 19 is being furnished
attributes quantity, page-count
uses Does not use other elements.
used by demand-check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; a copy of statement under Article 19 is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-copy-statement-art19 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-copy-statement-art19 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element cl-copy-amendments-art19
diagram
description Checklist; copy of amendments made under Article 19 is being furnished
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by demand-check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Checklist; copy of amendments made under Article 19 is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-copy-amendments-art19 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-copy-amendments-art19 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element cl-amendments-art34
diagram
description Checklist; amendments made under Article 34 are being furnished
attributes quantity, page-count
uses Does not use other elements.
used by demand-check-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Checklist; amendments made under Article 34 are being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-amendments-art34 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-amendments-art34 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

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

Element language-for-examination
diagram
description Language for international preliminary examination (Rule 55.1)
attributes examin-lang
uses Does not use other elements.
used by bases-examination
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
examin-lang Enumeration Yes   originally-filed  translation-isa  publication  translation-ipea     
source
<!-- Language for international preliminary examination (Rule 55.1)-->
<!ELEMENT language-for-examination (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST language-for-examination examin-lang (originally-filed | translation-isa | publication | translation-ipea ) #REQUIRED >  

Element the-drawings
diagram
description The drawings are to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination
attributes basis
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally  amendment-art34     
source
<!-- The drawings are to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT the-drawings EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-drawings basis (originally | amendment-art34 ) #REQUIRED >  

Element the-claims
diagram
description the claims are to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination. Attribute 'basis': originally : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as originally filed amendment-art19 : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art 19. amendment-art34 : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art. 34. amendment-art19-34: the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art. 19 and Art. 34
attributes basis
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally  amendment-art19  amendment-art34  amendment-art19-34     
source
<!-- the claims are to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination. Attribute 'basis': originally : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as originally filed amendment-art19 : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art 19. amendment-art34 : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art. 34. amendment-art19-34: the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art. 19 and Art. 34-->
<!ELEMENT the-claims EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-claims basis (originally | amendment-art19 | amendment-art34 | amendment-art19-34 ) #REQUIRED >  

Element the-description
diagram
description The description is to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination
attributes basis
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally  amendment-art34     
source
<!-- The description is to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT the-description EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-description basis (originally | amendment-art34 ) #REQUIRED >  

Element the-application
diagram
description The application is to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination
attributes basis
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally     
source
<!-- The application is to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT the-application EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-application basis (originally ) #REQUIRED >  

Element agents-for-demand
diagram
description Aagent(s) elected specifically for procedures before the International Preliminary Examining Authority (Rule 90.1(a)-(c)
attributes kind-agents
uses agent, customer-number
used by demand
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
kind-agents Enumeration Yes   addition  new  current     
source
<!-- Aagent(s) elected specifically for procedures before the International Preliminary Examining Authority (Rule 90.1(a)-(c)-->
<!ELEMENT agents-for-demand (customer-number | agent+)>
<!ATTLIST agents-for-demand kind-agents (addition | new | current ) #REQUIRED >  

Element agent
diagram
description Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)
attributes sequence, rep-type
uses addressbook
used by agents-for-demand
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 application-reference
diagram
description Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)
attributes id, appl-type
uses document-id
used by demand
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
appl-type string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)-->
<!ELEMENT application-reference (document-id)>
<!ATTLIST application-reference id ID #IMPLIED appl-type CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element document-id
diagram
description Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14
attributes lang
uses country, date, doc-number, kind, name
used by application-reference
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 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
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, 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 demand
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 demand
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 demand-check-list
diagram
description PCT/IPEA/401 BOX No.IX Check List
attributes
uses cl-amendments-art34, cl-copy-amendments-art19, cl-copy-general-power-of-attorney, cl-copy-statement-art19, cl-fee-calculation, cl-general-power-of-attorney, cl-lack-of-signature, cl-letter, cl-other-document, cl-priority-document, cl-separate-power-of-attorney, cl-sequence-listing, cl-sequence-listing-table, cl-translation-of-application-demand
used by demand
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT/IPEA/401 BOX No.IX Check List-->
<!ELEMENT demand-check-list (cl-translation-of-application-demand? , cl-amendments-art34? , cl-copy-amendments-art19? , cl-copy-statement-art19? , cl-letter? , 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-sequence-listing? , cl-sequence-listing-table? , cl-other-document*)>  

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 demand-check-list
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- Checklist; a fee calculation sheet is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-fee-calculation EMPTY>  

Element bases-examination
diagram
description The basis on which the international preliminary examination will start (PCT/IPEA/401 Box IV, Rule 66.1)
attributes
uses concerning-amendments, language-for-examination
used by demand
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The basis on which the international preliminary examination will start (PCT/IPEA/401 Box IV, Rule 66.1)-->
<!ELEMENT bases-examination (concerning-amendments , language-for-examination)>  

Element concerning-amendments
diagram
description The basis of the international preliminary examination concerns amendments. (PCT/IPEA/401 Box IV, 1-3, Rules 53.9(a)(i) and 53.9(c))
attributes
uses begin-examination-early, postpone-examination, reverse-art19-amendment, the-application, the-claims, the-description, the-drawings
used by bases-examination
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The basis of the international preliminary examination concerns amendments. (PCT/IPEA/401 Box IV, 1-3, Rules 53.9(a)(i) and 53.9(c))-->
<!ELEMENT concerning-amendments (the-application? , the-description? , the-claims? , the-drawings? , reverse-art19-amendment? , postpone-examination? , begin-examination-early?)>  

Element begin-examination-early
diagram
description The applicant may elect to have the examination to start earlier than at the expiration of the applicable time limit under Rule 54bis.1(a) (Demand Box IV 4)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- The applicant may elect to have the examination to start earlier than at the expiration of the applicable time limit under Rule 54bis.1(a) (Demand Box IV 4)-->
<!ELEMENT begin-examination-early EMPTY>  

Element postpone-examination
diagram
description "The applicant wishes the start of the international preliminary examination to be postponed until the expiration of 20 months from the priority date unless the International Preliminary Examining Authority receives a copy of any amendments made under Article 19 or a notice from the applicant that he does not wish to make such amendments (Rule 69.1(d))
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- "The applicant wishes the start of the international preliminary examination to be postponed until the expiration of 20 months from the priority date unless the International Preliminary Examining Authority receives a copy of any amendments made under Article 19 or a notice from the applicant that he does not wish to make such amendments (Rule 69.1(d))-->
<!ELEMENT postpone-examination EMPTY>  

Element reverse-art19-amendment
diagram
description PCT/IPEA/401 Box No. IV, checkbox 2: "The applicant wishes any amendment to the claims under Article 19 to be considered as reversed"
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by concerning-amendments
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- PCT/IPEA/401 Box No. IV, checkbox 2: "The applicant wishes any amendment to the claims under Article 19 to be considered as reversed"-->
<!ELEMENT reverse-art19-amendment EMPTY>  

Element correspondence-address
diagram
description Address used for general correspondence
attributes
uses addressbook, customer-number
used by demand
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-for-demand, correspondence-address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Customer number for agents by office-->
<!ELEMENT customer-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element date-of-earliest-priority
diagram
description Where the international application claims the priority of several earlier applications, the filing date of the earliest application whose priority is claimed must be indicated as the priority date.
attributes
uses date
used by demand
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Where the international application claims the priority of several earlier applications, the filing date of the earliest application whose priority is claimed must be indicated as the priority date.-->
<!ELEMENT date-of-earliest-priority (date)>  

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

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

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

Element 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 demand
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum-->
<!ELEMENT file-reference-id (#PCDATA)>  

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 demand
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
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
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
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, nationality, region, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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, 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)*>  

Original Schema Source


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<!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)">
<!--********************************************************************************* demand v1.6 2009 JULY ********************************************************************************** PUBLIC "-//WIPO//DTD DEMAND 1.6//EN" "demand-v1-6.dtd" ********************************************************************************** http://www.wipo.int/pct-safe/epct/schemaDocs/1.8/demand-v1-6.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: Michio Okamoto; michio.okamoto@wipo.int ********************************************************************************** revision history *********************************************************************************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 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..implementation of PFC06/001..added element 'sup' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sup' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to u (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to i (PFC06/003)..added element 'sub' to b (PFC06/003)..added element 'o' to invention-title, b, i, sup, sup2, sub, sub2, heading, claim-text, p, small-caps, dt, dd, li, crossref, figref, othercit, statement (PFC06/003)..added element 'address-4' to address (PFC06/005)..added element 'address-5' to address (PFC06/005)HT: 14/12/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed attribute he, wi of doc-page from 'NMTOKEN' to 'CDATA'..added attribute 'id' to addressbook, application-reference..added attribute 'ocr' to doc-pageHT: 20/07/04 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.2 to v1.3..added value 'national-office', 'regional-office' to attribute produced-by of root elementHT: 16/12/03 incorporated changes from PFCs:..changed version number from v1.0 to v1.2..changed element name from 'postpone' to 'postpone-examination'..added element 'begin-examination-early' to concerning-amendments..added element 'sup2' and 'sub2' to sup and sub..added element 'cl-sequence-listing-table' to check-list..added attribute 'carriers' to cl-sequence-listing..removed element 'election-of-states' from demandJune 2003..released version number as v1.0********************************************************************************Attributes for demand id = unique id for this application - could be file name country = st.3 code for application dtd-version = dtd version number lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code status = status of the application; values: new = new application file = filename of the whole application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ipea = IPEA office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document-->
<!ELEMENT demand ((file-reference-id? , application-reference? , date-of-earliest-priority? , invention-title* , applicants , correspondence-address? , agents-for-demand? , bases-examination , demand-check-list? , signatories?) | doc-page+)>
<!ATTLIST demand lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED produced-by (applicant | RO | ISA | IPEA | IB | DO | EO | national-office | regional-office ) #REQUIRED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED ipea CDATA #REQUIRED ro CDATA #IMPLIED isa 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.-->
<!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' >
<!-- 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 >
<!-- Checklist; an additional document is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-other-document (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST cl-other-document page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- 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; 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 letter is being furnished. See PCT/IPEA/401 box VI -->
<!ELEMENT cl-letter EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-letter quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; a copy of statement under Article 19 is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-copy-statement-art19 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-copy-statement-art19 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Checklist; copy of amendments made under Article 19 is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-copy-amendments-art19 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-copy-amendments-art19 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >
<!-- Checklist; amendments made under Article 34 are being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-amendments-art34 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-amendments-art34 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Check-list; a translation of application is being furnished-->
<!ELEMENT cl-translation-of-application-demand EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST cl-translation-of-application-demand quantity CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Language for international preliminary examination (Rule 55.1)-->
<!ELEMENT language-for-examination (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST language-for-examination examin-lang (originally-filed | translation-isa | publication | translation-ipea ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- The drawings are to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT the-drawings EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-drawings basis (originally | amendment-art34 ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- the claims are to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination. Attribute 'basis': originally : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as originally filed amendment-art19 : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art 19. amendment-art34 : the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art. 34. amendment-art19-34: the applicant wishes the IPEA to start on the basis of the claims as amended under Art. 19 and Art. 34-->
<!ELEMENT the-claims EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-claims basis (originally | amendment-art19 | amendment-art34 | amendment-art19-34 ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- The description is to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT the-description EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-description basis (originally | amendment-art34 ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- The application is to be used as the basis for international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT the-application EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST the-application basis (originally ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- Aagent(s) elected specifically for procedures before the International Preliminary Examining Authority (Rule 90.1(a)-(c)-->
<!ELEMENT agents-for-demand (customer-number | agent+)>
<!ATTLIST agents-for-demand kind-agents (addition | new | current ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)-->
<!ELEMENT agent (addressbook+)>
<!ATTLIST agent sequence CDATA #REQUIRED rep-type (agent | attorney | common-representative ) #REQUIRED >
<!-- Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)-->
<!ELEMENT application-reference (document-id)>
<!ATTLIST application-reference id ID #IMPLIED appl-type CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14-->
<!ELEMENT document-id (country , doc-number , kind? , name? , date?)>
<!ATTLIST document-id lang CDATA #IMPLIED >
<!-- 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)>
<!-- PCT/IPEA/401 BOX No.IX Check List-->
<!ELEMENT demand-check-list (cl-translation-of-application-demand? , cl-amendments-art34? , cl-copy-amendments-art19? , cl-copy-statement-art19? , cl-letter? , 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-sequence-listing? , cl-sequence-listing-table? , cl-other-document*)>
<!-- 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>
<!-- The basis on which the international preliminary examination will start (PCT/IPEA/401 Box IV, Rule 66.1)-->
<!ELEMENT bases-examination (concerning-amendments , language-for-examination)>
<!-- The basis of the international preliminary examination concerns amendments. (PCT/IPEA/401 Box IV, 1-3, Rules 53.9(a)(i) and 53.9(c))-->
<!ELEMENT concerning-amendments (the-application? , the-description? , the-claims? , the-drawings? , reverse-art19-amendment? , postpone-examination? , begin-examination-early?)>
<!-- The applicant may elect to have the examination to start earlier than at the expiration of the applicable time limit under Rule 54bis.1(a) (Demand Box IV 4)-->
<!ELEMENT begin-examination-early EMPTY>
<!-- "The applicant wishes the start of the international preliminary examination to be postponed until the expiration of 20 months from the priority date unless the International Preliminary Examining Authority receives a copy of any amendments made under Article 19 or a notice from the applicant that he does not wish to make such amendments (Rule 69.1(d))-->
<!ELEMENT postpone-examination EMPTY>
<!-- PCT/IPEA/401 Box No. IV, checkbox 2: "The applicant wishes any amendment to the claims under Article 19 to be considered as reversed"-->
<!ELEMENT reverse-art19-amendment EMPTY>
<!-- Address used for general correspondence-->
<!ELEMENT correspondence-address (customer-number | addressbook+)>
<!-- Customer number for agents by office-->
<!ELEMENT customer-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Where the international application claims the priority of several earlier applications, the filing date of the earliest application whose priority is claimed must be indicated as the priority date.-->
<!ELEMENT date-of-earliest-priority (date)>
<!-- 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)>
<!-- Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum-->
<!ELEMENT file-reference-id (#PCDATA)>
<!-- 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)>
<!-- Building information in address; e.g., Hoffman building-->
<!ELEMENT building (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address floor; e.g., 10th-->
<!ELEMENT address-floor (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address room; e.g., Room 55B-->
<!ELEMENT room (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Post Office Box number-->
<!ELEMENT pobox (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Organizational mail code-->
<!ELEMENT mailcode (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, fifth line-->
<!ELEMENT address-5 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, fourth line-->
<!ELEMENT address-4 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, third line-->
<!ELEMENT address-3 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, second line-->
<!ELEMENT address-2 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Address, first line-->
<!ELEMENT address-1 (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Registered number-->
<!ELEMENT registered-number (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Synonym-->
<!ELEMENT synonym (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Department, division, section, etc. name-->
<!ELEMENT department (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Organisation name or company name-->
<!ELEMENT orgname (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Role; e.g., President, Chairman, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT role (#PCDATA)>
<!-- SDOBI : Individual id-->
<!ELEMENT iid (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Name suffix (e.g., II, Jr., Dip., Ing., BA, etc.)-->
<!ELEMENT suffix (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Middle name(s) or initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT middle-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- First or given name(s), initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT first-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Last, family, surname-->
<!ELEMENT last-name (#PCDATA)>
<!-- Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc-->
<!ELEMENT prefix (#PCDATA)>
<!-- 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)*>