XML DTD : iprp-v1-2.dtd
Schema has: 274 element definitions and 308 element attribute definitions.
Possible root elements: iprp, title

Element list

Element title
diagram
attributes
uses b, i, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by Not used by other elements. Possible root element.
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT title (#PCDATA | b | i | u | sup | sub | smallcaps)*>  

Element iprp
diagram
description **************************************************************************** * SECTION II - DTD * **************************************************************************** This DTD is based on WIPO PCT IPEA Form 409 INTERNATIONAL PRELIMINARY REPORT ON PATENTABILITY and Form PCT/IPEA/416 (January 2004) NOTIFICATION OF TRANSMITTAL OF INTERNATIONAL PRELIMINARY REPORT ON PATENTABILITY (Chapter II of the Patent Cooperation Treaty) * see: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/forms/ipea/index.htm ************************************************************************** Notes: Attributes: id = unique id 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 iprp-office = WIPO ST.3 code for application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230
attributes lang, dtd-version, file, status, date-produced, iprp-office, id
uses doc-page, iprp-annex, iprp-info, iprp-written-opinion, office-specific-iprp-data, pct-art34
used by Not used by other elements. Possible root element.
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
dtd-version string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
date-produced string (default) no (default)      
iprp-office string (default) Yes      
id IDRef no (default)      
source
<!-- **************************************************************************** * SECTION II - DTD * **************************************************************************** This DTD is based on WIPO PCT IPEA Form 409 INTERNATIONAL PRELIMINARY REPORT ON PATENTABILITY and Form PCT/IPEA/416 (January 2004) NOTIFICATION OF TRANSMITTAL OF INTERNATIONAL PRELIMINARY REPORT ON PATENTABILITY (Chapter II of the Patent Cooperation Treaty) * see: http://www.wipo.int/pct/en/forms/ipea/index.htm ************************************************************************** Notes: Attributes: id = unique id 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 iprp-office = WIPO ST.3 code for application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230-->
<!ELEMENT iprp (doc-page+ | (iprp-info , iprp-written-opinion? , iprp-annex* , pct-art34* , office-specific-iprp-data*))>
<!ATTLIST iprp lang CDATA #IMPLIED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED iprp-office CDATA #REQUIRED id IDREF #IMPLIED >  

Element office-specific-iprp-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 iprp
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-iprp-data EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST office-specific-iprp-data office CDATA #REQUIRED office-dtd CDATA #REQUIRED file CDATA #REQUIRED id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element pct-art34-doc
diagram
attributes file, lang, status, carriers, file-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by pct-art34
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
file string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
carriers Enumeration no (default)   internal-electronic  external-electronic  paper     
file-type Enumeration Yes   xml  pdf  txt  tif  zip  jpg     
source
<!ELEMENT pct-art34-doc EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST pct-art34-doc file CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED file-type (xml | pdf | txt | tif | zip | jpg ) #REQUIRED >  

Element iprp-annex-doc
diagram
attributes file, lang, status, carriers, file-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-annex
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
file string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
carriers Enumeration no (default)   internal-electronic  external-electronic  paper     
file-type Enumeration Yes   xml  pdf  txt  tif  zip  jpg     
source
<!ELEMENT iprp-annex-doc EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST iprp-annex-doc file CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED file-type (xml | pdf | txt | tif | zip | jpg ) #REQUIRED >  

Element iprp-written-opinion
diagram
description PCT WRITTEN OPINION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY (ISA) (PCT Rule 43bis.1) DRAFT FORM PCT/ISA/237) (The following data is taken from srep-info area): - Correspondence address - Date of mailing (day/month/year) - Applicant s or agent s file reference - International application No. - International filing date (day/month/year) - Priority date (day/month/year) - International Patent Classification (IPC) or both national classification and IPC - Applicant name (followed by the text:) FOR FURTHER ACTION If a demand for international preliminary examination is made, this opinion will, except in certain cases where this Authority does not also act as International Preliminary Examining Authority, be considered to be a written opinion of the International Preliminary Examining Authority. In this case, the applicant is invited to submit to the International Preliminary Examining Authority a written reply together, where appropriate, with amendments before the expiration of 3 months from the date of mailing of Form PCT/ISA/220 or before the expiration of 22 months from the priority date, whichever expires later.
attributes consideration-srep-opinion, final-date, number-of-times
uses basis-of-iprp-opinion, defect-in-application, doc-page, non-establishment-of-opinion, observation-on-application, opinion-citations, pct-rule66-2-statement, priority-opinion, text, unity-of-invention
used by iprp
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
consideration-srep-opinion Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
final-date string (default) Yes      
number-of-times string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- PCT WRITTEN OPINION OF THE INTERNATIONAL SEARCHING AUTHORITY (ISA) (PCT Rule 43bis.1) DRAFT FORM PCT/ISA/237) (The following data is taken from srep-info area): - Correspondence address - Date of mailing (day/month/year) - Applicant s or agent s file reference - International application No. - International filing date (day/month/year) - Priority date (day/month/year) - International Patent Classification (IPC) or both national classification and IPC - Applicant name (followed by the text:) FOR FURTHER ACTION If a demand for international preliminary examination is made, this opinion will, except in certain cases where this Authority does not also act as International Preliminary Examining Authority, be considered to be a written opinion of the International Preliminary Examining Authority. In this case, the applicant is invited to submit to the International Preliminary Examining Authority a written reply together, where appropriate, with amendments before the expiration of 3 months from the date of mailing of Form PCT/ISA/220 or before the expiration of 22 months from the priority date, whichever expires later.-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-written-opinion (doc-page+ | (basis-of-iprp-opinion , priority-opinion? , non-establishment-of-opinion? , unity-of-invention? , pct-rule66-2-statement , opinion-citations , defect-in-application? , observation-on-application? , text*))>
<!ATTLIST iprp-written-opinion consideration-srep-opinion (yes | no ) #REQUIRED final-date CDATA #REQUIRED number-of-times CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element priority-opinion
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 - Box II) - Priority
attributes valid
uses additional-info, claim-invalid, earlier-appl
used by iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
valid string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 - Box II) - Priority-->
<!ELEMENT priority-opinion (earlier-appl? , claim-invalid? , additional-info?)>
<!ATTLIST priority-opinion valid CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element iprp-info
diagram
description Form PCT/IPEA/409 IPRP identification information group element
attributes total-page-count
uses applicant-name, application-reference, classification-ipc, classification-national, correspondence-address, date-of-earliest-priority, defect-in-application, file-reference-id, iprp-admin, iprp-basis, iprp-citations, iprp-priority, iprp-sheet-of-annexes, iprp-unity-of-invention, non-establishment-of-opinion, observation-on-application, pct-art35-2-statement, text
used by iprp
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
total-page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Form PCT/IPEA/409 IPRP identification information group element-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-info (correspondence-address? , file-reference-id? , application-reference+ , date-of-earliest-priority? , classification-ipc? , classification-national? , applicant-name , iprp-sheet-of-annexes , iprp-admin? , iprp-basis , iprp-priority? , non-establishment-of-opinion? , iprp-unity-of-invention , pct-art35-2-statement , iprp-citations? , defect-in-application? , observation-on-application? , text*)>
<!ATTLIST iprp-info total-page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element priority-date
diagram
description Rule 70.10: Any published application ... shall be accompanied by ... its claimed priority date (if any). In respect of the priority date of any such document, the report may indicate that, in the opinion of the International Preliminary Examining Authority, such date has not been validly claimed.
attributes priority-valid
uses Does not use other elements.
used by certain-published-documents, citations-explanations
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
priority-valid Enumeration no (default)   yes  no  yes    
source
<!-- Rule 70.10: Any published application ... shall be accompanied by ... its claimed priority date (if any). In respect of the priority date of any such document, the report may indicate that, in the opinion of the International Preliminary Examining Authority, such date has not been validly claimed.-->
<!ELEMENT priority-date (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST priority-date priority-valid (yes | no ) 'yes' >  

Element citation
diagram
description Reference to other documents, either patent literature (patcit) or non-patent literature (nplcit) Recommended id = 'cit0001', 'cit0002', etc.
attributes id, srep-phase
uses category, classification-ipc, classification-national, classifications-ipcr, corresponding-docs, doi, nplcit, patcit, rel-claims, rel-passage
used by certain-published-documents, citations-explanations
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
srep-phase string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Reference to other documents, either patent literature (patcit) or non-patent literature (nplcit) Recommended id = 'cit0001', 'cit0002', etc.-->
<!ELEMENT citation ((patcit | nplcit) , (rel-passage* , category* , rel-claims*)* , corresponding-docs* , classification-ipc? , classifications-ipcr? , classification-national? , doi?)>
<!ATTLIST citation id ID #IMPLIED srep-phase CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element classifications-ipcr
diagram
attributes id
uses classification-ipcr
used by citation
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!ELEMENT classifications-ipcr (classification-ipcr+)>
<!ATTLIST classifications-ipcr id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element classification-ipcr
diagram
description International Patent Classification (IPC) data;
attributes id, sequence
uses action-date, class, classification-data-source, classification-level, classification-status, classification-value, generating-office, ipc-version-indicator, main-group, section, subclass, subgroup, symbol-position, text
used by classifications-ipcr
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
sequence string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- International Patent Classification (IPC) data;-->
<!ELEMENT classification-ipcr ((ipc-version-indicator , classification-level? , section , class , subclass , main-group? , subgroup? , symbol-position? , classification-value? , action-date? , generating-office? , classification-status? , classification-data-source?) | text)>
<!ATTLIST classification-ipcr id ID #IMPLIED sequence CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element compliance-unity-invention
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 ) - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention (3) This Authority considers that the requirement of unity of invention in accordance with Rule 13.1, 13.2 and 13.3 is complied with not complied with for the following reasons
attributes unity-complied
uses p
used by iprp-unity-of-invention, unity-of-invention
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
unity-complied Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 ) - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention (3) This Authority considers that the requirement of unity of invention in accordance with Rule 13.1, 13.2 and 13.3 is complied with not complied with for the following reasons-->
<!ELEMENT compliance-unity-invention (p*)>
<!ATTLIST compliance-unity-invention unity-complied (yes | no ) #REQUIRED >  

Element invitation-pay-additional-fees
diagram
description In response to the invitation (Form PCT/ISA/206) to pay additional fees the applicant has: Attribute values: (PCT/ISA/237 ) 1 = paid additional fees 2 = paid additional fees under protest 3 = not paid additional fees 4 = not used (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) 1 = restricted the claims 2 = paid additional fees 3 = paid additional fees under protest 4 = neither restricted nor paid additional fees
attributes unity-fee-code
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-unity-of-invention, unity-of-invention
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
unity-fee-code Enumeration Yes   1  2  3  4  5     
source
<!-- In response to the invitation (Form PCT/ISA/206) to pay additional fees the applicant has: Attribute values: (PCT/ISA/237 ) 1 = paid additional fees 2 = paid additional fees under protest 3 = not paid additional fees 4 = not used (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) 1 = restricted the claims 2 = paid additional fees 3 = paid additional fees under protest 4 = neither restricted nor paid additional fees-->
<!ELEMENT invitation-pay-additional-fees EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST invitation-pay-additional-fees unity-fee-code (1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 ) #REQUIRED >  

Element annex-c-bis
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) The tables related to the nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing, if in computer readable form only, do not comply with the technical requirements provided for in Annex C-bis of the Administrative Instructions. (PCT/IPEA/409 ) The tables related to the nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing do not comply with the technical requirements provided for in Annex C-bis of the Administrative Instructions in that the computer readable form:
attributes e-tables-missing, format-error
uses Does not use other elements.
used by not-annex-c-compliant
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
e-tables-missing Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
format-error Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) The tables related to the nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing, if in computer readable form only, do not comply with the technical requirements provided for in Annex C-bis of the Administrative Instructions. (PCT/IPEA/409 ) The tables related to the nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing do not comply with the technical requirements provided for in Annex C-bis of the Administrative Instructions in that the computer readable form:-->
<!ELEMENT annex-c-bis EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST annex-c-bis e-tables-missing (yes | no ) #REQUIRED format-error (yes | no ) #REQUIRED >  

Element annex-c
diagram
description The nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing does not comply with the standard provided for in Annex C of the Administrative Instructions in that:
attributes e-tables-missing, format-error, no-payment
uses Does not use other elements.
used by not-annex-c-compliant
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
e-tables-missing Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
format-error Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
no-payment Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
source
<!-- The nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence listing does not comply with the standard provided for in Annex C of the Administrative Instructions in that:-->
<!ELEMENT annex-c EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST annex-c e-tables-missing (yes | no ) #REQUIRED format-error (yes | no ) #REQUIRED no-payment (yes | no ) #REQUIRED >  

Element earlier-appl
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 - Box II) Priority 1. The following document has not yet been furnished: Attribute vakue: 1 = copy of the earlier application whose priority has been claimed (Rules 43bis.1 and 66.7(a)). 2 = translation of the earlier application whose priority has been claimed (Rules 43bis.1 and 66.7(b)). Consequently it has not been possible to consider the validity of the priority claim. This opinion has nevertheless been established on the assumption that the relevant date is the claimed priority date.
attributes prio-code
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-priority, priority-opinion
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
prio-code Enumeration Yes   1  2     
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 - Box II) Priority 1. The following document has not yet been furnished: Attribute vakue: 1 = copy of the earlier application whose priority has been claimed (Rules 43bis.1 and 66.7(a)). 2 = translation of the earlier application whose priority has been claimed (Rules 43bis.1 and 66.7(b)). Consequently it has not been possible to consider the validity of the priority claim. This opinion has nevertheless been established on the assumption that the relevant date is the claimed priority date.-->
<!ELEMENT earlier-appl EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST earlier-appl prio-code (1 | 2 ) #REQUIRED >  

Element basis-language-for-examination
diagram
description 1. With regard to the language, this report is based on the international application in the language in which it was filed, unless otherwise indicated under this item. This report is based on translations from the original language into the following language ____________________ , which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of: international search (under Rules 12.3 and 23.1(b)) publication of the international application (under Rule 12.4) international preliminary examination (under Rules 55.2 and/or 55.3)
attributes lang, examin-lang
uses Does not use other elements.
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) Yes      
examin-lang Enumeration no (default)   originally-filed  publication  translation-isa  translation-iprp  originally-filed    
source
<!-- 1. With regard to the language, this report is based on the international application in the language in which it was filed, unless otherwise indicated under this item. This report is based on translations from the original language into the following language ____________________ , which is the language of a translation furnished for the purposes of: international search (under Rules 12.3 and 23.1(b)) publication of the international application (under Rule 12.4) international preliminary examination (under Rules 55.2 and/or 55.3)-->
<!ELEMENT basis-language-for-examination EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST basis-language-for-examination lang CDATA #REQUIRED examin-lang (originally-filed | publication | translation-isa | translation-iprp ) 'originally-filed' >  

Element sequence-listing-filing-time
diagram
description c. time of filing/furnishing
attributes in-application, together-with-application, furnished-for-search, amendment
uses Does not use other elements.
used by material-of-sequence-list
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
in-application Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
together-with-application Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
furnished-for-search Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
amendment Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- c. time of filing/furnishing-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-listing-filing-time (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST sequence-listing-filing-time in-application (yes | no ) #REQUIRED together-with-application (yes | no ) #REQUIRED furnished-for-search (yes | no ) #REQUIRED amendment (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

Element sequence-listing-material-format
diagram
description b. format of material
attributes paper, electronic
uses Does not use other elements.
used by material-of-sequence-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
paper Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
electronic Enumeration no (default)   yes  no  yes    
source
<!-- b. format of material-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-listing-material-format EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST sequence-listing-material-format paper (yes | no ) #REQUIRED electronic (yes | no ) 'yes' >  

Element sequence-listing-material-type
diagram
description a. type of material
attributes sequence-listing, table
uses Does not use other elements.
used by material-of-sequence-list
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence-listing Enumeration no (default)   yes  no  yes    
table Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
source
<!-- a. type of material-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-listing-material-type EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST sequence-listing-material-type sequence-listing (yes | no ) 'yes' table (yes | no ) #REQUIRED >  

Element iprp-basis-drawings
diagram
description The drawings: pages ____________________________________________________________________ as originally filed/furnished pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________ pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________
attributes basis, date-letter-received
uses rel-figures, rel-pages, text
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally-filed  with-demand  with-letter     
date-letter-received string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- The drawings: pages ____________________________________________________________________ as originally filed/furnished pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________ pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-basis-drawings (text | (rel-pages+ | rel-figures+)+)>
<!ATTLIST iprp-basis-drawings basis (originally-filed | with-demand | with-letter ) #REQUIRED date-letter-received CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element iprp-basis-claims
diagram
description The claims: pages ____________________________________________________________________ as originally filed/furnished pages* ___________________________________________ as amended (together with any statement) under Article 19 pages* _________ received by this Authority on _____________________________ pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________
attributes basis, date-letter-received
uses claim-num, text
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally-filed  under-art19  with-demand  with-letter     
date-letter-received string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- The claims: pages ____________________________________________________________________ as originally filed/furnished pages* ___________________________________________ as amended (together with any statement) under Article 19 pages* _________ received by this Authority on _____________________________ pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-basis-claims (text | claim-num+)>
<!ATTLIST iprp-basis-claims basis (originally-filed | under-art19 | with-demand | with-letter ) #REQUIRED date-letter-received CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element iprp-basis-description
diagram
description The description: pages ____________________________________________________________________ as originally filed/furnished pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________ pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________
attributes basis, date-letter-received
uses rel-pages, rel-para, text
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
basis Enumeration Yes   originally-filed  with-demand  with-letter     
date-letter-received string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- The description: pages ____________________________________________________________________ as originally filed/furnished pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________ pages* ___________________________________ received by this Authority on _____________________________-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-basis-description (text | (rel-pages | rel-para)+)>
<!ATTLIST iprp-basis-description basis (originally-filed | with-demand | with-letter ) #REQUIRED date-letter-received CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element electronic-signature
diagram
description A signature represented by electronic means
attributes date, place-signed
uses basic-signature, enhanced-signature
used by assistant-examiner, authorized-officer, primary-examiner
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 iprp-sheet-of-annexes
diagram
description 2. This REPORT consists of a total of ___________ sheets, including this cover sheet.
attributes page-count
uses iprp-annexes-electronic-carrier, iprp-annexes-sheet
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- 2. This REPORT consists of a total of ___________ sheets, including this cover sheet.-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-sheet-of-annexes (iprp-annexes-sheet? , iprp-annexes-electronic-carrier?)>
<!ATTLIST iprp-sheet-of-annexes page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element iprp-annexes-electronic-carrier
diagram
description A total of (indicate type and number of electronic carrier(s)) ________________ , containing a sequence listing and/or tables related thereto, in computer readable form only, as indicated in the Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing (see Section 802 of the Administrative Instructions).
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-sheet-of-annexes
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- A total of (indicate type and number of electronic carrier(s)) ________________ , containing a sequence listing and/or tables related thereto, in computer readable form only, as indicated in the Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing (see Section 802 of the Administrative Instructions).-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-annexes-electronic-carrier EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST iprp-annexes-electronic-carrier quantity CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element iprp-annexes-sheet
diagram
description 3. This report is also accompanied by ANNEXES, comprising: a. a total of ___________ sheets, as follows:
attributes page-count
uses iprp-beyond-disclosure, iprp-rectifications-authorized
used by iprp-sheet-of-annexes
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
page-count string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- 3. This report is also accompanied by ANNEXES, comprising: a. a total of ___________ sheets, as follows:-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-annexes-sheet (iprp-beyond-disclosure? , iprp-rectifications-authorized?)>
<!ATTLIST iprp-annexes-sheet page-count CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element classification-national
diagram
description Domestic or national classification. (INID 52, ST.32:B520)
attributes id
uses additional-info, country, edition, further-classification, linked-indexing-code-group, main-classification, text, unlinked-indexing-code
used by citation, iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Domestic or national classification. (INID 52, ST.32:B520)-->
<!ELEMENT classification-national (country , edition? , main-classification , further-classification* , (additional-info | linked-indexing-code-group | unlinked-indexing-code)* , text?)>
<!ATTLIST classification-national id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element classification-ipc
diagram
description International Patent Classification (IPC) data; (INID 51, ST.32:B510)
attributes id
uses additional-info, edition, further-classification, linked-indexing-code-group, main-classification, text, unlinked-indexing-code
used by citation, iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- International Patent Classification (IPC) data; (INID 51, ST.32:B510)-->
<!ELEMENT classification-ipc (edition , main-classification , further-classification* , (additional-info | linked-indexing-code-group | unlinked-indexing-code)* , text?)>
<!ATTLIST classification-ipc id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element further-classification
diagram
description Further/secondary classification (ST.32:B512/B522)
attributes id, sequence
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipc, classification-national
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
sequence string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Further/secondary classification (ST.32:B512/B522)-->
<!ELEMENT further-classification (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST further-classification id ID #IMPLIED sequence CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element p
diagram
description Paragraph Recommended id = p0001, p0002, etc. num = 0001, 0002, etc. Note: paragraphs may occur in sections other than the description and at different times eg. for the abstract, in this case use for example "p0001a"; amended claims: "p0001ac", etc.
attributes id, num
uses b, bio-deposit, br, chemistry, crossref, dl, figref, i, img, maths, nplcit, o, ol, patcit, pre, smallcaps, sub, sup, table-external-doc, tables, u, ul
used by additional-info, citations-explanations, compliance-unity-invention, defect-in-application, non-estab-reason-1, non-estab-reason-2, non-estab-reason-3, observation-on-application, subject-examination
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Paragraph Recommended id = p0001, p0002, etc. num = 0001, 0002, etc. Note: paragraphs may occur in sections other than the description and at different times eg. for the abstract, in this case use for example "p0001a"; amended claims: "p0001ac", etc. -->
<!ELEMENT p (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps | br | pre | dl | ul | ol | crossref | figref | patcit | nplcit | bio-deposit | img | chemistry | maths | tables | table-external-doc)*>
<!ATTLIST p id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element table-external-doc
diagram
description References a stand-alone table authored with the table-external DTD.
attributes id, file, lang, carriers, external-type, status
uses Does not use other elements.
used by p
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
file string (default) Yes      
lang string (default) no (default)      
carriers Enumeration no (default)   internal-electronic  external-electronic  paper     
external-type Enumeration no (default)   math  chemistry  program-listing  other     
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- References a stand-alone table authored with the table-external DTD.-->
<!ELEMENT table-external-doc (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST table-external-doc id ID #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED external-type (math | chemistry | program-listing | other ) #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element tables
diagram
description TABLES This is image data or coded according to OASIS Exchange model with modified cell 'entry' content. Recommended id = tabl0001, tabl0002, etc.
attributes id, num
uses img, table
used by p
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- TABLES This is image data or coded according to OASIS Exchange model with modified cell 'entry' content. Recommended id = tabl0001, tabl0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT tables (img | table)>
<!ATTLIST tables id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element dl
diagram
description Definition list Recommended id = dlis0001, dlis0002, etc.
attributes tsize, compact, id
uses dd, dt
used by li, p
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
tsize string (default) no (default)      
compact Enumeration no (default)   compact     
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Definition list Recommended id = dlis0001, dlis0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT dl (dt , dd)+>
<!ATTLIST dl tsize CDATA #IMPLIED compact (compact ) #IMPLIED id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element dt
diagram
description Term to be defined Recommended id = dtrm0001, dtrm0002, etc.
attributes id
uses b, i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by dl
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Term to be defined Recommended id = dtrm0001, dtrm0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT dt (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps)*>
<!ATTLIST dt id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element ul
diagram
description Unordered Lists list-style may be empty for lists with no bullet or other symbol default list-style is 'bullets' Recommended id = ulis0001, ulis0002, etc.
attributes id, list-style, compact
uses li
used by dd, li, p
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
list-style Enumeration no (default)   bullet  dash  none  bullet    
compact Enumeration no (default)   compact     
source
<!-- Unordered Lists list-style may be empty for lists with no bullet or other symbol default list-style is 'bullets' Recommended id = ulis0001, ulis0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT ul (li+)>
<!ATTLIST ul id ID #IMPLIED list-style (bullet | dash | none ) 'bullet' compact (compact ) #IMPLIED >  

Element li
diagram
description List item Recommended id = list0001, list0002, etc.
attributes id, num
uses b, bio-deposit, br, chemistry, crossref, dl, figref, i, img, maths, nplcit, o, ol, patcit, pre, smallcaps, sub, sup, u, ul
used by ol, ul
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- List item Recommended id = list0001, list0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT li (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps | br | pre | patcit | nplcit | bio-deposit | crossref | figref | img | dl | ul | ol | chemistry | maths)*>
<!ATTLIST li id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element maths
diagram
description MATHEMATICS This is image data or coded according to mathml, version 2 Recommended id = math0001, math0002, etc.
attributes id, num
uses img, math
used by dd, li, p
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- MATHEMATICS This is image data or coded according to mathml, version 2 Recommended id = math0001, math0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT maths (img | (math , img?))>
<!ATTLIST maths id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element chemistry
diagram
description Chemistry Chemical formulae, ring structures, Markush structures, etc. For now treat as image data. Depending on industry support we may use, e.g., chemML, CML later Recommended id = chem0001, chem0002, etc
attributes id, num
uses chem, img
used by dd, li, p
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Chemistry Chemical formulae, ring structures, Markush structures, etc. For now treat as image data. Depending on industry support we may use, e.g., chemML, CML later Recommended id = chem0001, chem0002, etc-->
<!ELEMENT chemistry (img | (chem , img?))>
<!ATTLIST chemistry id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element chem
diagram
description This is a pointer to an external DTD for chemical markup - to be determined. For EPO probably CML; http://www.xml-cml.org/
attributes id, file, chem-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by chemistry
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
file string (default) Yes      
chem-type string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- This is a pointer to an external DTD for chemical markup - to be determined. For EPO probably CML; http://www.xml-cml.org/-->
<!ELEMENT chem EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST chem id ID #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED chem-type CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element ol
diagram
description Ordered Lists: attribute 'ol-style' Recommded use: 1 arablic numbers 1, 2, 3, ... a lower alpha a, b, c, ... A upper alpha A, B, C, ... i lower roman i, ii, iii, ... I upper roman I, II, III, ...
attributes id, compact, ol-style
uses li
used by dd, li, p
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
compact Enumeration no (default)   compact     
ol-style string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Ordered Lists: attribute 'ol-style' Recommded use: 1 arablic numbers 1, 2, 3, ... a lower alpha a, b, c, ... A upper alpha A, B, C, ... i lower roman i, ii, iii, ... I upper roman I, II, III, ...-->
<!ELEMENT ol (li+)>
<!ATTLIST ol id ID #IMPLIED compact (compact ) #IMPLIED ol-style CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element img
diagram
description Image data Image is used for any kind of image: art work, figures, complex work units (math, tables, chemistry), etc. Recommended: id = i0001, i0002, etc. he, wi = "11" - milimeters - height, width; file = file name,location; label - not used; alt = alternate text if image not shown; img-content = drawing is the default; img-format = common will be tiff, st33 and st35 in for backward compatibilty and, later, publication. orientation = orientation of the image (portrait | landscape). Default is portrait inline = (yes | no). Whether the image is to be presented inline or separated by line breaks. Default is no.
attributes id, he, wi, file, alt, img-content, img-format, orientation, inline
uses Does not use other elements.
used by chemistry, dd, li, maths, p, tables
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
he string (default) Yes      
wi string (default) Yes      
file string (default) Yes      
alt string (default) no (default)      
img-content Enumeration no (default)   drawing  photograph  character  dna  undefined  chem  table  math  program-listing  flowchart  graph  drawing    
img-format Enumeration Yes   jpg  tif  st33  st35     
orientation Enumeration no (default)   portrait  landscape  portrait    
inline Enumeration no (default)   yes  no  no    
source
<!-- Image data Image is used for any kind of image: art work, figures, complex work units (math, tables, chemistry), etc. Recommended: id = i0001, i0002, etc. he, wi = "11" - milimeters - height, width; file = file name,location; label - not used; alt = alternate text if image not shown; img-content = drawing is the default; img-format = common will be tiff, st33 and st35 in for backward compatibilty and, later, publication. orientation = orientation of the image (portrait | landscape). Default is portrait inline = (yes | no). Whether the image is to be presented inline or separated by line breaks. Default is no.-->
<!ELEMENT img EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST img id ID #IMPLIED he CDATA #REQUIRED wi CDATA #REQUIRED file CDATA #REQUIRED alt CDATA #IMPLIED img-content (drawing | photograph | character | dna | undefined | chem | table | math | program-listing | flowchart | graph ) 'drawing' img-format (jpg | tif | st33 | st35 ) #REQUIRED orientation (portrait | landscape ) 'portrait' inline (yes | no ) 'no' >  

Element figref
diagram
description A reference to a figure; e.g., "...as shown in &lt;figref idref='f0001'&gt;figure&lt;b&gt;1&lt;/b&gt;&lt;/figref&gt;..."
attributes idref, num
uses b, i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by dd, li, p
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
idref IDRefs no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- A reference to a figure; e.g., "...as shown in
<figref idref='f0001'>figure
<b>1
</b>
</figref>..."-->
<!ELEMENT figref (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps)*>
<!ATTLIST figref idref IDREFS #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element crossref
diagram
description Cross reference to any other element with an identifier (id)
attributes idref
uses b, i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by dd, li, p
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
idref IDRef Yes      
source
<!-- Cross reference to any other element with an identifier (id)-->
<!ELEMENT crossref (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps)*>
<!ATTLIST crossref idref IDREF #REQUIRED >  

Element bio-deposit
diagram
description Biological deposit citation (US EFS: biological-deposit) (INID 83, ST.32:B830) According to PCT Rule 13bis, EPC Rule 28 This covers all bio data references long and short within the description and/or claims Recommended id = biod0001, biod0002, etc.
attributes id, num, url, dnum
uses bio-accno, date, depositary, dtext, term
used by dd, li, p
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
url string (default) no (default)      
dnum string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Biological deposit citation (US EFS: biological-deposit) (INID 83, ST.32:B830) According to PCT Rule 13bis, EPC Rule 28 This covers all bio data references long and short within the description and/or claims Recommended id = biod0001, biod0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT bio-deposit (depositary , bio-accno , date? , term? , dtext?)>
<!ATTLIST bio-deposit id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED url CDATA #IMPLIED dnum CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element nplcit
diagram
description Non-Patent Literature (NPL) CITation; Notes: This can be free text data without any structure (#PCDATA) which is NOT recommended or it can be highly structured data which is marked up according to ST.14 and ISO 690 layout; This part of the DTD has used many different sources for element names and DTD structure and reference: AACR2 / MARC ISO 12083 - Electronic manuscript prep. and markup. DTD Association of American Publishers (AAP) Z39.59 DTD European Working Group for SGML (EWS) MAJOUR DTD SuperJournal Full Article DTD www.superjournal.ac.uk/sj Elsevier DTD Medline DTD (NLM) Attributes (recommended): id - ncit0001, ncit0002, etc num - 0001, 0002 npltype - The TYPE of citation is office specific (recommended):; A - Abstract citation of no specific kind B - Book citation I - Bilogical abstract citation C - Chemical abstracts citation E - Database citation D - Derwent citation P - Patent cited within NPL group J - Patent Abstracts of Japan citation (REC 067) S - Serial / Journal / Periodical citation W - World Wide Web / Internet search citation medium - the type of medium e.g., CD (CD-ROM), MT (Magnetic Tape), DISK, ONLINE file - file name on local systems eg. XP number in EPO url - where possible give full web link to document
attributes id, num, lang, file, npl-type, medium, url
uses article, book, online, othercit, rel-passage, text
used by citation, corresponding-docs, dd, li, p
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
npl-type string (default) no (default)      
medium string (default) no (default)      
url string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Non-Patent Literature (NPL) CITation; Notes: This can be free text data without any structure (#PCDATA) which is NOT recommended or it can be highly structured data which is marked up according to ST.14 and ISO 690 layout; This part of the DTD has used many different sources for element names and DTD structure and reference: AACR2 / MARC ISO 12083 - Electronic manuscript prep. and markup. DTD Association of American Publishers (AAP) Z39.59 DTD European Working Group for SGML (EWS) MAJOUR DTD SuperJournal Full Article DTD www.superjournal.ac.uk/sj Elsevier DTD Medline DTD (NLM) Attributes (recommended): id - ncit0001, ncit0002, etc num - 0001, 0002 npltype - The TYPE of citation is office specific (recommended):; A - Abstract citation of no specific kind B - Book citation I - Bilogical abstract citation C - Chemical abstracts citation E - Database citation D - Derwent citation P - Patent cited within NPL group J - Patent Abstracts of Japan citation (REC 067) S - Serial / Journal / Periodical citation W - World Wide Web / Internet search citation medium - the type of medium e.g., CD (CD-ROM), MT (Magnetic Tape), DISK, ONLINE file - file name on local systems eg. XP number in EPO url - where possible give full web link to document-->
<!ELEMENT nplcit ((text | article | book | online | othercit) , rel-passage*)>
<!ATTLIST nplcit id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED npl-type CDATA #IMPLIED medium CDATA #IMPLIED url CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element refno
diagram
description Reference number (general); for the EPO this is the XP number
attributes id
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article, book, online
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Reference number (general); for the EPO this is the XP number-->
<!ELEMENT refno (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST refno id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element class
diagram
description Classification code; e.g., ipc, dewey etc.
attributes class-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article, book, classification-ipcr, online
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
class-type string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Classification code; e.g., ipc, dewey etc.-->
<!ELEMENT class (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST class class-type CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element subname
diagram
description Subordinate responsibility; e.g., editor, translator, etc.
attributes subname-type
uses addressbook, department, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by article, book, online, serial
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
subname-type Enumeration no (default)   editor  translator  other-subname-type  editor    
source
<!-- Subordinate responsibility; e.g., editor, translator, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT subname (%name_group; | addressbook)>
<!ATTLIST subname subname-type (editor | translator | other-subname-type ) 'editor' >  

Element author
diagram
description Author Prime responsibility for the work there is no distinguishing between personal and corporate authors &lt;author&gt; followed by name or addressbook information use the ID attribute if, for example, there is a need to distinguish between multiple authors. Can also include affiliation details Recommended id = auth0001, auth0002, etc.
attributes id
uses addressbook, department, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by article, book, online
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Author Prime responsibility for the work there is no distinguishing between personal and corporate authors
<author> followed by name or addressbook information use the ID attribute if, for example, there is a need to distinguish between multiple authors. Can also include affiliation details Recommended id = auth0001, auth0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT author (%name_group; | addressbook)>
<!ATTLIST author id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element patcit
diagram
description PATENT CITATIONS: (ST.32:B561) Patent Citation within abstract, description or claims. For patent citations within Search Report see Search Report DTD Notes: Tags arranged according to WIPO ST.14 order. This can be free text data without any structure (text). Example: &lt;patcit id='pcit0001' dnum='US4793675A' dnum-type='publication number'&gt; &lt;document-id&gt; &lt;country&gt;US&lt;/country&gt; &lt;doc-number&gt;4793675&lt;/doc-number&gt; &lt;kind&gt;A&lt;/kind&gt; &lt;name&gt;Handa&lt;/name&gt; &lt;date&gt;19881227&lt;/date&gt; &lt;/document-id&gt; &lt;/patcit&gt; Note: It is NOT expected that the applicant will create the tagged data - it could be generated from a 'pull down' data entry form or generated from internal SR databases Attributes (recommended): id - pcit0001, pcit0002, etc. num - 0001, 0002, etc. dnum - use full number as one string, eg, "US5401234A"; url - where possible give full web link to patent file - file name eg. if stored on local systems dnum-type - type of document number (e.g., application number, publication number)
attributes id, num, dnum, dnum-type, file, url
uses document-id, rel-passage, text
used by citation, corresponding-docs, dd, li, p
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
dnum string (default) no (default)      
dnum-type string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
url string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- PATENT CITATIONS: (ST.32:B561) Patent Citation within abstract, description or claims. For patent citations within Search Report see Search Report DTD Notes: Tags arranged according to WIPO ST.14 order. This can be free text data without any structure (text). Example:
<patcit id='pcit0001' dnum='US4793675A' dnum-type='publication number'>
<document-id>
<country>US
</country>
<doc-number>4793675
</doc-number>
<kind>A
</kind>
<name>Handa
</name>
<date>19881227
</date>
</document-id>
</patcit> Note: It is NOT expected that the applicant will create the tagged data - it could be generated from a 'pull down' data entry form or generated from internal SR databases Attributes (recommended): id - pcit0001, pcit0002, etc. num - 0001, 0002, etc. dnum - use full number as one string, eg, "US5401234A"; url - where possible give full web link to patent file - file name eg. if stored on local systems dnum-type - type of document number (e.g., application number, publication number)-->
<!ELEMENT patcit (text | (document-id , rel-passage*))>
<!ATTLIST patcit id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED dnum CDATA #IMPLIED dnum-type CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED url CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element pre
diagram
description This element is one method to identify content consisting of text objects that require preservation (pre) of their whitespace in order to preserve internal logical relationships. (e.g., sequence listing fragments, computer program listings)
attributes id, space, listing-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by dd, li, p
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
space Enumeration no (default)   preserve  default     
listing-type Enumeration Yes   sequence  program-listing  other     
source
<!-- This element is one method to identify content consisting of text objects that require preservation (pre) of their whitespace in order to preserve internal logical relationships. (e.g., sequence listing fragments, computer program listings)-->
<!ELEMENT pre (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST pre id ID #IMPLIED xml:space (preserve | default ) #IMPLIED listing-type (sequence | program-listing | other ) #REQUIRED >  

Element u
diagram
description Underscore: style - single is default
attributes style
uses b, i, smallcaps, sub, sup
used by b, crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, li, othercit, p, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2, title
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, crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, li, othercit, p, 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 application-reference
diagram
description Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)
attributes id, appl-type
uses document-id
used by iprp-info
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, patcit
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 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 author, confsponsor, correspondence-address, iprp-office, subname
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, authorized-officer
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, applicant-name, assistant-examiner, author, authorized-officer, document-id, imprint, primary-examiner, subname
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 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 iprp, iprp-annex, iprp-written-opinion, pct-art34
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 pct-art34
diagram
description PCT Article 34 Amendment document
attributes
uses doc-page, pct-art34-doc
used by iprp
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
source
<!-- PCT Article 34 Amendment document-->
<!ELEMENT pct-art34 (doc-page | pct-art34-doc)+>  

Element iprp-annex
diagram
description Body of the annex to the International Preliminary Examination Report
attributes
uses doc-page, iprp-annex-doc
used by iprp
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
source
<!-- Body of the annex to the International Preliminary Examination Report-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-annex (doc-page | iprp-annex-doc)+>  

Element pct-rule66-2-statement
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/408) - Box No. V Reasoned statement under Rule 66.2(a)(ii) with regard to novelty, inventive step or industrial applicability; citations and explanations supporting such statement
attributes
uses applicability-not-valid, applicability-valid, citations-explanations, inventive-step-not-valid, inventive-step-valid, novelty-not-valid, novelty-valid
used by iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/408) - Box No. V Reasoned statement under Rule 66.2(a)(ii) with regard to novelty, inventive step or industrial applicability; citations and explanations supporting such statement-->
<!ELEMENT pct-rule66-2-statement (novelty-valid , novelty-not-valid , inventive-step-valid , inventive-step-not-valid , applicability-valid , applicability-not-valid , citations-explanations?)>  

Element opinion-citations
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/408 - Box No. VI Certain documents cited)
attributes
uses certain-published-documents, non-written-disclosures
used by iprp-written-opinion
content choice
occurrence ZeroOrMore
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/408 - Box No. VI Certain documents cited)-->
<!ELEMENT opinion-citations (certain-published-documents | non-written-disclosures)*>  

Element unity-of-invention
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/408 - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention)
attributes
uses compliance-unity-invention, invitation-pay-additional-fees, not-unity-of-invention, opinion-established-regarding
used by iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/408 - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention)-->
<!ELEMENT unity-of-invention (invitation-pay-additional-fees? , not-unity-of-invention? , compliance-unity-invention , opinion-established-regarding)>  

Element opinion-established-regarding
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 ) - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention Consequently, this opinion has been established in respect of the following parts of the international application: all parts the parts relating to claims Nos.
attributes
uses claim-num, entire-application
used by unity-of-invention
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 ) - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention Consequently, this opinion has been established in respect of the following parts of the international application: all parts the parts relating to claims Nos.-->
<!ELEMENT opinion-established-regarding (entire-application | claim-num+)>  

Element basis-of-iprp-opinion
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/408 - Box No. I Basis of the opinion) Basis of this opinion
attributes
uses basis-language-for-examination, cancellation-doc, iprp-basis-application, iprp-basis-claims, iprp-basis-description, iprp-basis-drawings, pct-rule70-2c, sequence-list-basis
used by iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/408 - Box No. I Basis of the opinion) Basis of this opinion-->
<!ELEMENT basis-of-iprp-opinion (basis-language-for-examination , iprp-basis-application? , iprp-basis-description* , iprp-basis-claims* , iprp-basis-drawings* , sequence-list-basis* , cancellation-doc? , pct-rule70-2c?)>  

Element iprp-citations
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/409) Certain documents cited (Section VI)
attributes
uses certain-published-documents, non-written-disclosures, text
used by iprp-info
content choice
occurrence ZeroOrMore
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/409) Certain documents cited (Section VI)-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-citations (certain-published-documents | non-written-disclosures | text)*>  

Element non-written-disclosures
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 ) 2. Non-written disclosures (Rules 43bis.1 and 70.9) (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) 2. Non-written disclosures (Rule 70.9)
attributes
uses date, date-of-written-disclosure, kind-of-disclosure
used by iprp-citations, opinion-citations
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 ) 2. Non-written disclosures (Rules 43bis.1 and 70.9) (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) 2. Non-written disclosures (Rule 70.9)-->
<!ELEMENT non-written-disclosures (kind-of-disclosure , date , date-of-written-disclosure)>  

Element date-of-written-disclosure
diagram
description Date of written disclosure Referring to non-written disclosure (day/month/year)
attributes
uses date
used by non-written-disclosures
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date of written disclosure Referring to non-written disclosure (day/month/year)-->
<!ELEMENT date-of-written-disclosure (date)>  

Element kind-of-disclosure
diagram
description Kind of non-written disclosure
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by non-written-disclosures
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Kind of non-written disclosure-->
<!ELEMENT kind-of-disclosure (#PCDATA)>  

Element certain-published-documents
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 ) 1. Certain published documents (Rules 43bis.1 and 70.10) (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) 1. Certain published documents (Rule 70.10)
attributes
uses citation, filing-date, priority-date, text
used by iprp-citations, opinion-citations
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 ) 1. Certain published documents (Rules 43bis.1 and 70.10) (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) 1. Certain published documents (Rule 70.10)-->
<!ELEMENT certain-published-documents ((citation+ , filing-date , priority-date?) | text)>  

Element observation-on-application
diagram
description Certain observations on the international application (Section VIII). The following observations on the clarity of the claims, description, and drawings or on the question whether the claims are fully supported by the description, are made:
attributes
uses p
used by iprp-info, iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Certain observations on the international application (Section VIII). The following observations on the clarity of the claims, description, and drawings or on the question whether the claims are fully supported by the description, are made:-->
<!ELEMENT observation-on-application (p+)>  

Element defect-in-application
diagram
description Certain defects in the international application (Section Vii). The following defects in the form or contents of the international application have been noted:
attributes
uses p
used by iprp-info, iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Certain defects in the international application (Section Vii). The following defects in the form or contents of the international application have been noted:-->
<!ELEMENT defect-in-application (p+)>  

Element pct-art35-2-statement
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/409) Reasoned statement under Article 35(2) with regard to novelty, inventive step or industrial applicability;citations and explanations supporting such statement (Section V)
attributes
uses applicability-not-valid, applicability-valid, citations-explanations, inventive-step-not-valid, inventive-step-valid, novelty-not-valid, novelty-valid
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/409) Reasoned statement under Article 35(2) with regard to novelty, inventive step or industrial applicability;citations and explanations supporting such statement (Section V)-->
<!ELEMENT pct-art35-2-statement (novelty-valid , novelty-not-valid , inventive-step-valid , inventive-step-not-valid , applicability-valid , applicability-not-valid , citations-explanations?)>  

Element citations-explanations
diagram
description Citations and explanations:
attributes
uses citation, filing-date, p, priority-date
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Citations and explanations:-->
<!ELEMENT citations-explanations ((citation+ , filing-date? , priority-date?) | p+)>  

Element filing-date
diagram
attributes
uses date
used by certain-published-documents, citations-explanations
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT filing-date (date)>  

Element classification-data-source
diagram
description Possible sources: human-generated-classification, machine-propagated-classification, software-analysis-generated-classification
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Possible sources: human-generated-classification, machine-propagated-classification, software-analysis-generated-classification-->
<!ELEMENT classification-data-source (#PCDATA)>  

Element classification-status
diagram
description Possible status: original-classification, reclassified, various-classification, deleted-classification
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Possible status: original-classification, reclassified, various-classification, deleted-classification-->
<!ELEMENT classification-status (#PCDATA)>  

Element generating-office
diagram
description
attributes
uses country
used by classification-ipcr
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT generating-office (country)>  

Element action-date
diagram
description
attributes
uses date
used by classification-ipcr
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT action-date (date)>  

Element classification-value
diagram
description Possible values: invention, non-invention
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Possible values: invention, non-invention-->
<!ELEMENT classification-value (#PCDATA)>  

Element symbol-position
diagram
description Possible positions: first-symbol-position, later-symbol-position.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Possible positions: first-symbol-position, later-symbol-position.-->
<!ELEMENT symbol-position (#PCDATA)>  

Element subgroup
diagram
description
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT subgroup (#PCDATA)>  

Element main-group
diagram
description
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT main-group (#PCDATA)>  

Element subclass
diagram
description
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT subclass (#PCDATA)>  

Element section
diagram
description
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT section (#PCDATA)>  

Element classification-level
diagram
description Levels: ipcr-advanced, ipcr-core
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipcr
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Levels: ipcr-advanced, ipcr-core-->
<!ELEMENT classification-level (#PCDATA)>  

Element ipc-version-indicator
diagram
description
attributes
uses date
used by classification-ipcr
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT ipc-version-indicator (date)>  

Element corresponding-docs
diagram
description Patent family and corresponding-docs
attributes
uses category, nplcit, patcit, rel-claims, rel-passage
used by citation
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Patent family and corresponding-docs-->
<!ELEMENT corresponding-docs ((patcit | nplcit) , (rel-passage* , category* , rel-claims*)*)>  

Element applicability-not-valid
diagram
attributes
uses claim-num
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT applicability-not-valid (claim-num*)>  

Element applicability-valid
diagram
attributes
uses claim-num
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT applicability-valid (claim-num*)>  

Element inventive-step-not-valid
diagram
attributes
uses claim-num
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT inventive-step-not-valid (claim-num*)>  

Element inventive-step-valid
diagram
attributes
uses claim-num
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT inventive-step-valid (claim-num*)>  

Element novelty-not-valid
diagram
attributes
uses claim-num
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT novelty-not-valid (claim-num*)>  

Element novelty-valid
diagram
attributes
uses claim-num
used by pct-art35-2-statement, pct-rule66-2-statement
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT novelty-valid (claim-num*)>  

Element iprp-unity-of-invention
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/409) Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention
attributes
uses compliance-unity-invention, invitation-pay-additional-fees, not-unity-of-invention, subject-examination
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/409) Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-unity-of-invention (invitation-pay-additional-fees? , not-unity-of-invention? , compliance-unity-invention , subject-examination)>  

Element subject-examination
diagram
description Consequently, the following parts of the international application were the subject of international preliminary examination in establishing this report: all parts the parts relating to claims Nos.
attributes
uses claim-num, entire-application, p
used by iprp-unity-of-invention
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Consequently, the following parts of the international application were the subject of international preliminary examination in establishing this report: all parts the parts relating to claims Nos.-->
<!ELEMENT subject-examination (entire-application | (claim-num+ | p*))>  

Element not-unity-of-invention
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 ) - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention (2) This Authority found that the requirement of unity of invention is not complied with and chose not to invite the applicant to pay additional fees. (PCT/IPEA/409 ) This Authority found that the requirement of unity of invention is not complied with and chose, according to Rule 68.1, not to invite the applicant to restrict or pay additional fees.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-unity-of-invention, unity-of-invention
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 ) - Box No. IV Lack of unity of invention (2) This Authority found that the requirement of unity of invention is not complied with and chose not to invite the applicant to pay additional fees. (PCT/IPEA/409 ) This Authority found that the requirement of unity of invention is not complied with and chose, according to Rule 68.1, not to invite the applicant to restrict or pay additional fees.-->
<!ELEMENT not-unity-of-invention EMPTY>  

Element non-establishment-of-opinion
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 - Box III) Non-establishment of opinion with regard to novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability.
attributes
uses invention-not-examined, not-annex-c-compliant
used by iprp-info, iprp-written-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 - Box III) Non-establishment of opinion with regard to novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability.-->
<!ELEMENT non-establishment-of-opinion (invention-not-examined , not-annex-c-compliant)>  

Element not-annex-c-compliant
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/237 - Box III)
attributes
uses additional-info, annex-c, annex-c-bis
used by non-establishment-of-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/237 - Box III)-->
<!ELEMENT not-annex-c-compliant (annex-c? , annex-c-bis? , additional-info?)>  

Element invention-not-examined
diagram
description The questions whether the claimed invention appears to be novel, to involve an inventive step (to be non obvious), or to be industrially applicable have not been examined in respect of:
attributes
uses claim-num, entire-application, non-estab-reason-1, non-estab-reason-2, non-estab-reason-3, non-estab-reason-4
used by non-establishment-of-opinion
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The questions whether the claimed invention appears to be novel, to involve an inventive step (to be non obvious), or to be industrially applicable have not been examined in respect of:-->
<!ELEMENT invention-not-examined ((entire-application | claim-num+) , non-estab-reason-1? , non-estab-reason-2? , non-estab-reason-3? , non-estab-reason-4?)>  

Element non-estab-reason-4
diagram
description No international search report has been established for said claims Nos. (rel-claims)
attributes
uses claim-num
used by invention-not-examined
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- No international search report has been established for said claims Nos. (rel-claims)-->
<!ELEMENT non-estab-reason-4 (claim-num+)>  

Element non-estab-reason-3
diagram
description The claims, or said claims Nos. (claim nos) are so inadequately supported by the description that no meaningful opinion could be formed.
attributes
uses claim-num, p
used by invention-not-examined
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The claims, or said claims Nos. (claim nos) are so inadequately supported by the description that no meaningful opinion could be formed.-->
<!ELEMENT non-estab-reason-3 (claim-num* , p+)>  

Element non-estab-reason-2
diagram
description The description, claims or drawings (indicate particular elements below) or said claims Nos are so unclear that no meaningful opinion could be formed (specify):
attributes
uses claim-num, p
used by invention-not-examined
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The description, claims or drawings (indicate particular elements below) or said claims Nos are so unclear that no meaningful opinion could be formed (specify):-->
<!ELEMENT non-estab-reason-2 (claim-num* , p+)>  

Element non-estab-reason-1
diagram
description The said international application, or the said claims Nos. "rel-claims" relate to the following subject matter which does not require an international preliminary examination
attributes
uses claim-num, p
used by invention-not-examined
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The said international application, or the said claims Nos. "rel-claims" relate to the following subject matter which does not require an international preliminary examination-->
<!ELEMENT non-estab-reason-1 (claim-num* , p+)>  

Element entire-application
diagram
description The entire international application.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by invention-not-examined, opinion-established-regarding, subject-examination
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- The entire international application.-->
<!ELEMENT entire-application EMPTY>  

Element iprp-priority
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/409) Box NO. II Priority
attributes
uses additional-info, claim-invalid, earlier-appl
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/409) Box NO. II Priority-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-priority (earlier-appl? , claim-invalid? , additional-info?)>  

Element claim-invalid
diagram
description This opinion has been established as if no priority had been claimed due to the fact that the priority claim has been found invalid (Rules 43bis.1 and 64.1). Thus for the purposes of this opinion, the international filing date indicated above is considered to be the relevant date.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-priority, priority-opinion
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- This opinion has been established as if no priority had been claimed due to the fact that the priority claim has been found invalid (Rules 43bis.1 and 64.1). Thus for the purposes of this opinion, the international filing date indicated above is considered to be the relevant date.-->
<!ELEMENT claim-invalid EMPTY>  

Element iprp-basis
diagram
description (PCT/IPEA/409) Box No. I Basis of the report
attributes
uses basis-language-for-examination, cancellation-doc, iprp-basis-application, iprp-basis-claims, iprp-basis-description, iprp-basis-drawings, pct-rule70-2c, sequence-list-basis
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/IPEA/409) Box No. I Basis of the report-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-basis ((iprp-basis-application? , iprp-basis-description* , iprp-basis-claims* , iprp-basis-drawings* , sequence-list-basis*) , basis-language-for-examination , cancellation-doc? , pct-rule70-2c?)>  

Element pct-rule70-2c
diagram
description 4. This report has been established as if (some of) the amendments annexed to this report and listed below had not been made, since they have been considered to go beyond the disclosure as filed, as indicated in the Supplemental Box (Rule 70.2(c)).
attributes
uses amend-claims, amend-description, amend-drawings, amend-sequence-listing, amend-sequence-listing-table
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- 4. This report has been established as if (some of) the amendments annexed to this report and listed below had not been made, since they have been considered to go beyond the disclosure as filed, as indicated in the Supplemental Box (Rule 70.2(c)).-->
<!ELEMENT pct-rule70-2c (amend-description? , amend-claims? , amend-drawings? , amend-sequence-listing? , amend-sequence-listing-table?)>  

Element cancellation-doc
diagram
description The amendments have resulted in the cancellation of:
attributes
uses amend-claims, amend-description, amend-drawings, amend-sequence-listing, amend-sequence-listing-table
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The amendments have resulted in the cancellation of:-->
<!ELEMENT cancellation-doc (amend-description? , amend-claims? , amend-drawings? , amend-sequence-listing? , amend-sequence-listing-table?)>  

Element amend-sequence-listing-table
diagram
description Any table(s) related to sequence listing (specify): __________________
attributes
uses text
used by cancellation-doc, pct-rule70-2c
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Any table(s) related to sequence listing (specify): __________________-->
<!ELEMENT amend-sequence-listing-table (text)>  

Element amend-sequence-listing
diagram
description The sequence listing (specify): _________________________________
attributes
uses text
used by cancellation-doc, pct-rule70-2c
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The sequence listing (specify): _________________________________-->
<!ELEMENT amend-sequence-listing (text)>  

Element amend-drawings
diagram
description The drawings, sheets/figs _____________________________________
attributes
uses rel-figures, rel-pages, text
used by cancellation-doc, pct-rule70-2c
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The drawings, sheets/figs _____________________________________-->
<!ELEMENT amend-drawings (text | (rel-pages+ | rel-figures+)+)>  

Element amend-claims
diagram
description The claims, Nos. ___________________________________________
attributes
uses claim-num, text
used by cancellation-doc, pct-rule70-2c
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The claims, Nos. ___________________________________________-->
<!ELEMENT amend-claims (text | claim-num+)>  

Element amend-description
diagram
description The description, pages _______________________________________
attributes
uses rel-pages, rel-para, text
used by cancellation-doc, pct-rule70-2c
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The description, pages _______________________________________-->
<!ELEMENT amend-description (text | (rel-pages | rel-para)+)>  

Element sequence-list-basis
diagram
description A sequence listing and/or any related table(s) - see Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing.
attributes
uses additional-info, material-of-sequence-list, presentation-of-statements
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- A sequence listing and/or any related table(s) - see Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing.-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-list-basis (material-of-sequence-list , presentation-of-statements? , additional-info?)>  

Element material-of-sequence-list
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/210 Box No. I Nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence(s) (Continuation of item1.b of the first sheet)) 1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, the international search was carried out on the basis of: (PCT/ISA/237 Box No. I Basis of this opinion) 2. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, this opinion has been established on the basis of: (PCT/IPEA/409 Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing) 1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, this report was established on the basis of: (PCT/IPEA/408 Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing) 1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, this opinion was established on the basis of:
attributes
uses sequence-listing-filing-time, sequence-listing-material-format, sequence-listing-material-type
used by sequence-list-basis
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/210 Box No. I Nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence(s) (Continuation of item1.b of the first sheet)) 1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, the international search was carried out on the basis of: (PCT/ISA/237 Box No. I Basis of this opinion) 2. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, this opinion has been established on the basis of: (PCT/IPEA/409 Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing) 1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, this report was established on the basis of: (PCT/IPEA/408 Supplemental Box Relating to Sequence Listing) 1. With regard to any nucleotide and/or amino acid sequence disclosed in the international application and necessary to the claimed invention, this opinion was established on the basis of:-->
<!ELEMENT material-of-sequence-list (sequence-listing-material-type , sequence-listing-material-format , sequence-listing-filing-time)>  

Element presentation-of-statements
diagram
description (PCT/ISA/210 and PCT/ISA/237 ) In addition, in the case that more than one version or copy of a sequence listing and/or table relating thereto has been filed or furnished, the required statements that the information in the subsequent or additional copies is identical to that in the application as filed or does not go beyond the application as filed, as appropriate, were furnished. (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) In addition, in the case that more than one version or copy of a sequence listing and/or table(s) relating thereto has been filed or furnished, the required statements that the information in the subsequent or additional copies is identical to that in the application as filed or does not go beyon the application as filed, as appropriate, were furnished.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by sequence-list-basis
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- (PCT/ISA/210 and PCT/ISA/237 ) In addition, in the case that more than one version or copy of a sequence listing and/or table relating thereto has been filed or furnished, the required statements that the information in the subsequent or additional copies is identical to that in the application as filed or does not go beyond the application as filed, as appropriate, were furnished. (PCT/IPEA/409 and PCT/IPEA/408 ) In addition, in the case that more than one version or copy of a sequence listing and/or table(s) relating thereto has been filed or furnished, the required statements that the information in the subsequent or additional copies is identical to that in the application as filed or does not go beyon the application as filed, as appropriate, were furnished.-->
<!ELEMENT presentation-of-statements EMPTY>  

Element rel-figures
diagram
description Referenced figure number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by amend-drawings, iprp-basis-drawings
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Referenced figure number-->
<!ELEMENT rel-figures (#PCDATA)>  

Element claim-num
diagram
description Claim numbers
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by amend-claims, applicability-not-valid, applicability-valid, invention-not-examined, inventive-step-not-valid, inventive-step-valid, iprp-basis-claims, non-estab-reason-1, non-estab-reason-2, non-estab-reason-3, non-estab-reason-4, novelty-not-valid, novelty-valid, opinion-established-regarding, subject-examination
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Claim numbers-->
<!ELEMENT claim-num (#PCDATA)>  

Element rel-para
diagram
description Referenced paragraph
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by amend-description, iprp-basis-description
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Referenced paragraph-->
<!ELEMENT rel-para (#PCDATA)>  

Element rel-pages
diagram
description Referenced pages
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by amend-description, amend-drawings, iprp-basis-description, iprp-basis-drawings
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Referenced pages-->
<!ELEMENT rel-pages (#PCDATA)>  

Element iprp-basis-application
diagram
description 2. With regard to the elements of the international application, this report is based on (replacement sheets which have been furnished to the receiving Office in response to an invitation under Article 14 are referred to in this report as goriginally filed h and are not annexed to this report): The international application as originally filed/furnished
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by basis-of-iprp-opinion, iprp-basis
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- 2. With regard to the elements of the international application, this report is based on (replacement sheets which have been furnished to the receiving Office in response to an invitation under Article 14 are referred to in this report as goriginally filed h and are not annexed to this report): The international application as originally filed/furnished-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-basis-application EMPTY>  

Element iprp-admin
diagram
description IPRP administration data group
attributes
uses completion-date, date-of-mailing, demand-submission-date, examiners, iprp-office
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- IPRP administration data group-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-admin (examiners? , iprp-office? , completion-date , demand-submission-date? , date-of-mailing?)>  

Element date-of-mailing
diagram
description Date of mailing:
attributes
uses date
used by iprp-admin
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date of mailing:-->
<!ELEMENT date-of-mailing (date)>  

Element demand-submission-date
diagram
description Date of submiision of demand, format YYYYMMDD
attributes
uses date
used by iprp-admin
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date of submiision of demand, format YYYYMMDD-->
<!ELEMENT demand-submission-date (date)>  

Element completion-date
diagram
attributes
uses date
used by iprp-admin
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT completion-date (date)>  

Element iprp-office
diagram
description International Preliminary Examination Authority; international preliminary examination to be carried out by
attributes
uses addressbook
used by iprp-admin
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- International Preliminary Examination Authority; international preliminary examination to be carried out by-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-office (addressbook)>  

Element examiners
diagram
description Persons acting on the document. (ST.32:B745)
attributes
uses assistant-examiner, authorized-officer, primary-examiner
used by iprp-admin
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Persons acting on the document. (ST.32:B745)-->
<!ELEMENT examiners (primary-examiner? , assistant-examiner? , authorized-officer?)>  

Element authorized-officer
diagram
description Authorized Officer.
attributes
uses department, electronic-signature, email, fax, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, phone, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by examiners
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Authorized Officer.-->
<!ELEMENT authorized-officer (%name_group; , phone? , fax? , email? , electronic-signature?)>  

Element assistant-examiner
diagram
description Assistant Examiner. (ST.32:B747)
attributes
uses department, electronic-signature, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by examiners
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Assistant Examiner. (ST.32:B747)-->
<!ELEMENT assistant-examiner (%name_group; , electronic-signature?)>  

Element primary-examiner
diagram
description Primary Examiner. (ST.32:B746)
attributes
uses department, electronic-signature, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by examiners
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Primary Examiner. (ST.32:B746)-->
<!ELEMENT primary-examiner (%name_group; , electronic-signature?)>  

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 iprp-rectifications-authorized
diagram
description Sheets which supersede earlier sheets, but which this Authority considers contain an amendment that goes beyond the disclosure in the international application as filed, as indicated in item 4 of Box No. I and the Supplemental Box.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-annexes-sheet
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- Sheets which supersede earlier sheets, but which this Authority considers contain an amendment that goes beyond the disclosure in the international application as filed, as indicated in item 4 of Box No. I and the Supplemental Box.-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-rectifications-authorized EMPTY>  

Element iprp-beyond-disclosure
diagram
description Sheets of the description, claims and/or drawings which have been amended and are the basis of this report and/or sheets containing rectifications authorized by this Authority (see Rule 70.16 and Section 607 of the Administrative Instructions)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by iprp-annexes-sheet
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- Sheets of the description, claims and/or drawings which have been amended and are the basis of this report and/or sheets containing rectifications authorized by this Authority (see Rule 70.16 and Section 607 of the Administrative Instructions)-->
<!ELEMENT iprp-beyond-disclosure EMPTY>  

Element applicant-name
diagram
description The name of the applicant (without address information) (ST.32:B711)
attributes
uses department, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym
used by iprp-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The name of the applicant (without address information) (ST.32:B711)-->
<!ELEMENT applicant-name (%name_group;)>  

Element unlinked-indexing-code
diagram
description Unlinked indexing code. (ST.32:B515/B525)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipc, classification-national
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Unlinked indexing code. (ST.32:B515/B525)-->
<!ELEMENT unlinked-indexing-code (#PCDATA)>  

Element linked-indexing-code-group
diagram
description Linked indexing code. (ST.32:B514/B524)
attributes
uses main-linked-indexing-code, sub-linked-indexing-code
used by classification-ipc, classification-national
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Linked indexing code. (ST.32:B514/B524)-->
<!ELEMENT linked-indexing-code-group (main-linked-indexing-code , sub-linked-indexing-code+)>  

Element sub-linked-indexing-code
diagram
description Sub/further Linked Indexing Code.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by linked-indexing-code-group
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Sub/further Linked Indexing Code.-->
<!ELEMENT sub-linked-indexing-code (#PCDATA)>  

Element main-linked-indexing-code
diagram
description Main Linked Indexing Code.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by linked-indexing-code-group
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Main Linked Indexing Code.-->
<!ELEMENT main-linked-indexing-code (#PCDATA)>  

Element main-classification
diagram
description Main classification. (ST.32:B511/B521)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipc, classification-national
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Main classification. (ST.32:B511/B521)-->
<!ELEMENT main-classification (#PCDATA)>  

Element additional-info
diagram
description Additional information. (ST.32:B513)
attributes
uses p
used by classification-ipc, classification-national, iprp-priority, not-annex-c-compliant, priority-opinion, sequence-list-basis
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Additional information. (ST.32:B513)-->
<!ELEMENT additional-info (p+)>  

Element dd
diagram
description Definition description
attributes
uses b, bio-deposit, br, chemistry, crossref, figref, i, img, maths, nplcit, o, ol, patcit, pre, smallcaps, sub, sup, u, ul
used by dl
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Definition description-->
<!ELEMENT dd (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps | br | pre | patcit | nplcit | bio-deposit | crossref | figref | img | ul | ol | chemistry | maths)*>  

Element term
diagram
description Identifies the period of time during which the depository must be able to furnish samples of the biological material.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by bio-deposit
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Identifies the period of time during which the depository must be able to furnish samples of the biological material.-->
<!ELEMENT term (#PCDATA)>  

Element bio-accno
diagram
description Biological accession number: (ST.32:B831) The identification assigned to the biological material by the depository
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by bio-deposit
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Biological accession number: (ST.32:B831) The identification assigned to the biological material by the depository -->
<!ELEMENT bio-accno (#PCDATA)>  

Element depositary
diagram
description Information regarding the facility storing the biological deposit. (ST.32:B832)
attributes
uses address
used by bio-deposit
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Information regarding the facility storing the biological deposit. (ST.32:B832)-->
<!ELEMENT depositary (#PCDATA | address)*>  

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

Element online
diagram
description Online citation Revised according to ISO-690-2 - Electronic documents and parts thereof. Please refer to this standard for definitions and examples. See: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/iso/tc46sc9/standard/690-2e.htm#Contents The tagging in fact is a mixture of article and book tags together with specific electronic source tags. 'Online' is taken to mean any kind of electronic documentation: databases, internet, CD-Roms, DVD, email, etc EXAMPLES:; Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology [online]. 3rd ed. New York : John Wiley, 1984 [cited 3 January 1990]. Available from: DIALOG Information Services, Palo Alto (Calif.). &lt;nplcit id='ncit1' num='0001' type='E' medium='online'&gt; &lt;online&gt; &lt;online-title&gt;Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology &lt;/online-title&gt; &lt;edition&gt;3rd ed.&lt;/edition&gt; &lt;imprint&gt; &lt;address&gt; &lt;text&gt;New York&lt;/text&gt; &lt;/address&gt; &lt;name&gt;John Wiley&lt;/name&gt; &lt;pubdate&gt;19840000&lt;/pubdate&gt; &lt;/imprint&gt; &lt;avail&gt;dialog information services, palo alto (calif.).&lt;/avail&gt; &lt;datecit&gt; &lt;date&gt;19900103&lt;/date&gt; &lt;/datecit&gt; &lt;/online&gt; &lt;/nplcit&gt; * Article on Internet: Clark, Carol. On the Threshold of a Brave New World. In Blueprint of the Body [online]. CNN.com, 2000. [cited 24 August 2000;10:25 EST]. In-depth specials. Available from: [http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/genome/story/overview/] &lt;nplcit id='ncit1' num='0002' type='E' medium='online'&gt; &lt;online&gt; &lt;author&gt; &lt;name&gt;Clark, Carol&lt;/name&gt; &lt;/author&gt; &lt;online-title&gt;On the Threshold of a Brave New World&lt;/online-title&gt; &lt;imprint&gt; &lt;name&gt;CNN.com, 2000&lt;/name&gt; &lt;/imprint&gt; &lt;series&gt; &lt;text&gt;In-depth specials&lt;/text&gt; &lt;/series&gt; &lt;avail&gt;http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/genome/story/&lt;/avail&gt; &lt;datecit&gt; &lt;date&gt;20000824; 10:25 est&lt;/date&gt; &lt;/datecit&gt; &lt;/online&gt; &lt;/nplcit&gt; * Personal communication (e-mail) Thacker, Jane. MPEG-21 project stream on digital item identification [online]. Message to: [iso.tc46.sc9@nlc-bnc.ca]. 3 October 2000; 13:33 EST [cited 6 October 2000; 13:10 EST]. Message-ID: [002f01c02d60$051a64a0$22a2580c@vaio]. Personal communication. &lt;nplcit id='ncit3' num='0003' type='E' medium='online'&gt; &lt;online&gt; &lt;author&gt; &lt;name&gt;Thacker, Jane&lt;/name&gt; &lt;/author&gt; &lt;online-title&gt;MPEG-21 project stream on digital item identification &lt;/online-title&gt; &lt;subname&gt; &lt;name&gt;Message to: &lt;iso.tc46.sc9@nlc-bnc.ca&gt;&lt;/name&gt; &lt;/subname&gt; &lt;pubdate&gt;3 October 2000; 13:33 EST&lt;/pubdate&gt; &lt;notes&gt;Personal communication&lt;/notes&gt; &lt;avail&gt;Message-ID: &lt;002f01c02d60$051a64a0$22a2580c@vaio&gt;&lt;/avail&gt; &lt;datecit&gt;&lt;date&gt;6 october 2000; 13:10 EST&lt;/date&gt;&lt;/datecit&gt; &lt;/online&gt; &lt;/nplcit&gt;
attributes
uses absno, author, avail, book, class, cpyrt, datecit, doi, edition, history, hostno, hosttitle, imprint, ino, isbn, issn, keyword, location, notes, online-title, pubdate, refno, serial, series, srchdate, srchterm, subname, text, vid
used by nplcit
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Online citation Revised according to ISO-690-2 - Electronic documents and parts thereof. Please refer to this standard for definitions and examples. See: http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/iso/tc46sc9/standard/690-2e.htm#Contents The tagging in fact is a mixture of article and book tags together with specific electronic source tags. 'Online' is taken to mean any kind of electronic documentation: databases, internet, CD-Roms, DVD, email, etc EXAMPLES:; Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology [online]. 3rd ed. New York : John Wiley, 1984 [cited 3 January 1990]. Available from: DIALOG Information Services, Palo Alto (Calif.).
<nplcit id='ncit1' num='0001' type='E' medium='online'>
<online>
<online-title>Kirk-Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology
</online-title>
<edition>3rd ed.
</edition>
<imprint>
<address>
<text>New York
</text>
</address>
<name>John Wiley
</name>
<pubdate>19840000
</pubdate>
</imprint>
<avail>dialog information services, palo alto (calif.).
</avail>
<datecit>
<date>19900103
</date>
</datecit>
</online>
</nplcit> * Article on Internet: Clark, Carol. On the Threshold of a Brave New World. In Blueprint of the Body [online]. CNN.com, 2000. [cited 24 August 2000;10:25 EST]. In-depth specials. Available from: [http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/genome/story/overview/]
<nplcit id='ncit1' num='0002' type='E' medium='online'>
<online>
<author>
<name>Clark, Carol
</name>
</author>
<online-title>On the Threshold of a Brave New World
</online-title>
<imprint>
<name>CNN.com, 2000
</name>
</imprint>
<series>
<text>In-depth specials
</text>
</series>
<avail>http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/2000/genome/story/
</avail>
<datecit>
<date>20000824; 10:25 est
</date>
</datecit>
</online>
</nplcit> * Personal communication (e-mail) Thacker, Jane. MPEG-21 project stream on digital item identification [online]. Message to: [iso.tc46.sc9@nlc-bnc.ca]. 3 October 2000; 13:33 EST [cited 6 October 2000; 13:10 EST]. Message-ID: [002f01c02d60$051a64a0$22a2580c@vaio]. Personal communication.
<nplcit id='ncit3' num='0003' type='E' medium='online'>
<online>
<author>
<name>Thacker, Jane
</name>
</author>
<online-title>MPEG-21 project stream on digital item identification
</online-title>
<subname>
<name>Message to:
<iso.tc46.sc9@nlc-bnc.ca>
</name>
</subname>
<pubdate>3 October 2000; 13:33 EST
</pubdate>
<notes>Personal communication
</notes>
<avail>Message-ID:
<002f01c02d60$051a64a0$22a2580c@vaio>
</avail>
<datecit>
<date>6 october 2000; 13:10 EST
</date>
</datecit>
</online>
</nplcit>-->
<!ELEMENT online (text | (author* , online-title* , hosttitle? , subname* , edition? , (serial | book)? , imprint? , pubdate? , history? , series? , hostno? , location? , notes? , avail , class* , keyword* , cpyrt? , issn? , isbn? , datecit? , srchterm* , srchdate? , refno* , vid? , ino? , doi? , absno?))>  

Element srchdate
diagram
description Date of search/retrieval YYYYMMDD
attributes
uses date
used by online
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date of search/retrieval YYYYMMDD-->
<!ELEMENT srchdate (date)>  

Element srchterm
diagram
description Search terms
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Search terms-->
<!ELEMENT srchterm (#PCDATA)>  

Element datecit
diagram
description Date cited - date on which the citation was cited. May be different from srchdate below
attributes
uses date
used by online
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date cited - date on which the citation was cited. May be different from srchdate below-->
<!ELEMENT datecit (date)>  

Element avail
diagram
description Availability and access - REQUIRED use for URL, online database, ftp address, email, etc.; e.g., Available from Internet: http://www.epoline.org Available from DIALOG Information Systems, Palo Alto (Calif.)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Availability and access - REQUIRED use for URL, online database, ftp address, email, etc.; e.g., Available from Internet: http://www.epoline.org Available from DIALOG Information Systems, Palo Alto (Calif.)-->
<!ELEMENT avail (#PCDATA)>  

Element hostno
diagram
description Numeration within host document
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Numeration within host document-->
<!ELEMENT hostno (#PCDATA)>  

Element history
diagram
description History of the article (not serial)
attributes
uses accepted, misc, received, revised, text
used by online
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- History of the article (not serial)-->
<!ELEMENT history (text | (received | accepted | revised | misc))>  

Element misc
diagram
description Miscellaneous information relating to the history of the article; see ISO 12083
attributes
uses date
used by history
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Miscellaneous information relating to the history of the article; see ISO 12083-->
<!ELEMENT misc (#PCDATA | date)*>  

Element revised
diagram
description Date article was revised
attributes
uses date
used by history
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date article was revised-->
<!ELEMENT revised (date)>  

Element accepted
diagram
description Date article was accepted
attributes
uses date
used by history
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date article was accepted-->
<!ELEMENT accepted (date)>  

Element received
diagram
description Date article was received
attributes
uses date
used by history
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date article was received-->
<!ELEMENT received (date)>  

Element hosttitle
diagram
description Title of the host document/database
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Title of the host document/database-->
<!ELEMENT hosttitle (#PCDATA)>  

Element online-title
diagram
description The title of the electronic resource
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- The title of the electronic resource-->
<!ELEMENT online-title (#PCDATA)>  

Element article
diagram
description Article citations within a 'host' document After patent citations the most common citations are articles within serials (periodicals, magazines), books and electronic (eg. internet) sources. This is a very complex and varied area to standardise. The tag set below is drawn from a number of sources as is the order of the tags (which in any case can be changed depending on the stylesheet used).; The order of tags is that of WIPO ST.14 / ISO 690 layout. DROP, J.G. Integrated Circuit Personalization at the Module Level. IBM Tech. Dis. Bull. October 1974, Vol. 17, No. 5, p. 1344 and 1345. [XPnnnnnnnnnnn]. &lt;nplcit id='ncit1' num='0012' type='S' file='XP1234456'&gt; &lt;article&gt; &lt;author&gt; &lt;name&gt;DROP, J.G.&lt;/name&gt; &lt;/author&gt; &lt;atl&gt;Integrated Circuit Personalization at the Module Level&lt;/atl&gt; &lt;serial&gt; &lt;sertitle&gt;IBM Tech. Dis. Bull.&lt;/sertitle&gt; &lt;pubdate&gt;19741000&lt;/pubdate&gt; &lt;vid&gt;17&lt;/vid&gt; &lt;ino&gt;5&lt;/ino&gt; &lt;/serial&gt; &lt;location&gt; &lt;pp&gt;1344 and 1345&lt;/pp&gt; &lt;/location&gt; &lt;refno id='XP1'&gt;XP1234456&lt;/refno&gt; &lt;/article&gt; &lt;/nplcit&gt; Note: it is NOT expected that the applicant will create the tagged data - it can be generated from a 'pull down' data entry form (eg. in Word) or generated from internal SR databases
attributes
uses absno, artid, atl, author, book, class, cpyrt, keyword, location, refno, serial, subname, text
used by nplcit
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Article citations within a 'host' document After patent citations the most common citations are articles within serials (periodicals, magazines), books and electronic (eg. internet) sources. This is a very complex and varied area to standardise. The tag set below is drawn from a number of sources as is the order of the tags (which in any case can be changed depending on the stylesheet used).; The order of tags is that of WIPO ST.14 / ISO 690 layout. DROP, J.G. Integrated Circuit Personalization at the Module Level. IBM Tech. Dis. Bull. October 1974, Vol. 17, No. 5, p. 1344 and 1345. [XPnnnnnnnnnnn].
<nplcit id='ncit1' num='0012' type='S' file='XP1234456'>
<article>
<author>
<name>DROP, J.G.
</name>
</author>
<atl>Integrated Circuit Personalization at the Module Level
</atl>
<serial>
<sertitle>IBM Tech. Dis. Bull.
</sertitle>
<pubdate>19741000
</pubdate>
<vid>17
</vid>
<ino>5
</ino>
</serial>
<location>
<pp>1344 and 1345
</pp>
</location>
<refno id='XP1'>XP1234456
</refno>
</article>
</nplcit> Note: it is NOT expected that the applicant will create the tagged data - it can be generated from a 'pull down' data entry form (eg. in Word) or generated from internal SR databases-->
<!ELEMENT article (text | (author* , atl? , subname* , (serial | book) , absno? , location? , class* , keyword* , cpyrt? , artid? , refno*))>  

Element artid
diagram
description Article unique ID - assigned by a publisher to an article
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Article unique ID - assigned by a publisher to an article-->
<!ELEMENT artid (#PCDATA)>  

Element book
diagram
description Book citation In the order specified by WIPO ST.14 and ISO 690 and AACR2 rules for layout WALTON, Herrmann. Microwave quantum theory. London : Sweet and Maxwell, 1973. ISBN 0123456789. Vol.2, p. 138 to 192. &lt;nplcit id='ncit12' num='0013' type='b'&gt; &lt;book&gt; &lt;author&gt; &lt;name&gt;WALTON, Herrman&lt;/name&gt; &lt;/author&gt; &lt;book-title&gt;Microwave quantum theory&lt;/book-title&gt; &lt;imprint&gt; &lt;address&gt; &lt;text&gt;London&lt;/text&gt; &lt;/address&gt; &lt;name&gt;Sweet and Maxwell&lt;/name&gt; &lt;pubdate&gt;19730000&lt;/pubdate&gt; &lt;/imprint&gt; &lt;location&gt; &lt;pp&gt;138 to 192&lt;/pp&gt; &lt;/location&gt; &lt;isbn&gt;0-1234-568-9&lt;/isbn&gt; &lt;/book&gt; &lt;/nplcit&gt;
attributes
uses absno, author, bookno, book-title, class, conference, cpyrt, descrip, doi, edition, imprint, ino, isbn, issn, keyword, location, notes, pubid, refno, series, subname, subtitle, text, vid
used by article, nplcit, online
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Book citation In the order specified by WIPO ST.14 and ISO 690 and AACR2 rules for layout WALTON, Herrmann. Microwave quantum theory. London : Sweet and Maxwell, 1973. ISBN 0123456789. Vol.2, p. 138 to 192.
<nplcit id='ncit12' num='0013' type='b'>
<book>
<author>
<name>WALTON, Herrman
</name>
</author>
<book-title>Microwave quantum theory
</book-title>
<imprint>
<address>
<text>London
</text>
</address>
<name>Sweet and Maxwell
</name>
<pubdate>19730000
</pubdate>
</imprint>
<location>
<pp>138 to 192
</pp>
</location>
<isbn>0-1234-568-9
</isbn>
</book>
</nplcit>-->
<!ELEMENT book (text | (author* , (book-title+ | conference) , (subtitle? , subname* , edition? , imprint? , descrip? , series? , absno? , location* , isbn* , pubid? , vid? , bookno? , notes? , class* , keyword* , cpyrt? , refno* , doi? , ino? , issn?)))>  

Element keyword
diagram
description Keyword; e.g., from a Thesaurus or class. scheme (ST.32:B550)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article, book, online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Keyword; e.g., from a Thesaurus or class. scheme (ST.32:B550)-->
<!ELEMENT keyword (#PCDATA)>  

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

Element location
diagram
description Location within the cited work
attributes
uses chapter, column, line, para, pp, serpart, sersect, text
used by article, book, online
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Location within the cited work-->
<!ELEMENT location (text | (serpart? , sersect? , chapter? , pp? , column? , para? , line?))>  

Element line
diagram
description Referenced line within cited work
attributes
uses linef, linel
used by location
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Referenced line within cited work-->
<!ELEMENT line (#PCDATA | linef | linel)*>  

Element linel
diagram
description Cited document line, last
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by line
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited document line, last-->
<!ELEMENT linel (#PCDATA)>  

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

Element para
diagram
description Referenced paragraph within cited work
attributes
uses paraf, paral
used by location
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Referenced paragraph within cited work-->
<!ELEMENT para (#PCDATA | paraf | paral)*>  

Element paral
diagram
description Cited paragraph, last
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by para
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited paragraph, last-->
<!ELEMENT paral (#PCDATA)>  

Element paraf
diagram
description Cited paragraph, first
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by para
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited paragraph, first-->
<!ELEMENT paraf (#PCDATA)>  

Element column
diagram
description Cited document column numbers
attributes
uses colf, coll
used by location
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Cited document column numbers-->
<!ELEMENT column (#PCDATA | colf | coll)*>  

Element coll
diagram
description Cited document column, last
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by column
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited document column, last-->
<!ELEMENT coll (#PCDATA)>  

Element colf
diagram
description Cited document column, first
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by column
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited document column, first-->
<!ELEMENT colf (#PCDATA)>  

Element pp
diagram
description Cited document page numbers
attributes
uses ppf, ppl
used by location
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Cited document page numbers-->
<!ELEMENT pp (#PCDATA | ppf | ppl)*>  

Element ppl
diagram
description Cited document page, last
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by pp
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited document page, last-->
<!ELEMENT ppl (#PCDATA)>  

Element ppf
diagram
description Cited document page , first
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by pp
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Cited document page , first-->
<!ELEMENT ppf (#PCDATA)>  

Element chapter
diagram
description Chapter; e.g., in a book. Example: Chapter 2
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by location
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Chapter; e.g., in a book. Example: Chapter 2-->
<!ELEMENT chapter (#PCDATA)>  

Element sersect
diagram
description Serial section
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by location
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Serial section-->
<!ELEMENT sersect (#PCDATA)>  

Element serpart
diagram
description Part within a serial
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by location
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Part within a serial-->
<!ELEMENT serpart (#PCDATA)>  

Element absno
diagram
description Abstract number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article, book, online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Abstract number-->
<!ELEMENT absno (#PCDATA)>  

Element series
diagram
description Series statement
attributes
uses issn, msn, mst, text
used by book, online
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Series statement-->
<!ELEMENT series (text | (mst , msn? , issn?))>  

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

Element mst
diagram
description Monographic series title
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by series
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Monographic series title-->
<!ELEMENT mst (#PCDATA)>  

Element edition
diagram
description Edition statement (ST.32:B516)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, classification-ipc, classification-national, online
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Edition statement (ST.32:B516)-->
<!ELEMENT edition (#PCDATA)>  

Element subtitle
diagram
description Book subtitle
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Book subtitle-->
<!ELEMENT subtitle (#PCDATA)>  

Element conference
diagram
description CONFERENCE GROUP / CITATION There is no standard way of citing conference proceedings; date of the conf. may come before or after place, for example. The tags are specified in a set order where it is not possible or correct then simply use &lt;text&gt;
attributes
uses confdate, confno, confplace, confsponsor, conftitle, text
used by book
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- CONFERENCE GROUP / CITATION There is no standard way of citing conference proceedings; date of the conf. may come before or after place, for example. The tags are specified in a set order where it is not possible or correct then simply use
<text>-->
<!ELEMENT conference (text | (conftitle , confdate? , confno? , confplace? , confsponsor*))>  

Element confdate
diagram
description
attributes
uses date, edate, sdate
used by conference
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT confdate (date | (sdate , edate))>  

Element confsponsor
diagram
description Conference sponsor
attributes
uses addressbook
used by conference
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Conference sponsor-->
<!ELEMENT confsponsor (#PCDATA | addressbook)*>  

Element confplace
diagram
description Conference place
attributes
uses address
used by conference
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Conference place-->
<!ELEMENT confplace (#PCDATA | address)*>  

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

Element conftitle
diagram
description Conference title
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by conference
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Conference title-->
<!ELEMENT conftitle (#PCDATA)>  

Element book-title
diagram
description The title of the cited book
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- The title of the cited book-->
<!ELEMENT book-title (#PCDATA)>  

Element serial
diagram
description Serial citation data: This describes the volume or issue as a whole and not a particular article within it.
attributes
uses alttitle, cpyrt, descrip, doi, imprint, ino, isbn, issn, issue, notes, pubdate, pubid, sertitle, subname, vid
used by article, online
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Serial citation data: This describes the volume or issue as a whole and not a particular article within it.-->
<!ELEMENT serial (sertitle , alttitle? , subname* , issue? , imprint? , pubdate? , descrip? , notes? , isbn? , issn? , pubid? , vid? , ino? , cpyrt? , doi?)>  

Element doi
diagram
description
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, citation, online, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT doi (#PCDATA)>  

Element cpyrt
diagram
description Copyright info. Copyright of publisher of serial
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article, book, online, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Copyright info. Copyright of publisher of serial-->
<!ELEMENT cpyrt (#PCDATA)>  

Element ino
diagram
description Issue number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, online, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Issue number-->
<!ELEMENT ino (#PCDATA)>  

Element vid
diagram
description Volume id/number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, online, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Volume id/number-->
<!ELEMENT vid (#PCDATA)>  

Element pubid
diagram
description Publisher's unique id
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Publisher's unique id-->
<!ELEMENT pubid (#PCDATA)>  

Element isbn
diagram
description International Standard Book Number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, online, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- International Standard Book Number-->
<!ELEMENT isbn (#PCDATA)>  

Element issn
diagram
description International Standard Serial Number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, online, serial, series
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- International Standard Serial Number-->
<!ELEMENT issn (#PCDATA)>  

Element notes
diagram
description Notes about the journal; e.g. Continues Journal of XYZ 1910-1998, published in French and English, etc.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, online, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Notes about the journal; e.g. Continues Journal of XYZ 1910-1998, published in French and English, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT notes (#PCDATA)>  

Element descrip
diagram
description Physical description - generally NOT used in citations in pats; e.g., v., 27cm
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by book, serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Physical description - generally NOT used in citations in pats; e.g., v., 27cm-->
<!ELEMENT descrip (#PCDATA)>  

Element pubdate
diagram
description Publication date used in npl citations
attributes
uses edate, sdate, time
used by imprint, online, serial
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Publication date used in npl citations-->
<!ELEMENT pubdate (#PCDATA | sdate | edate | time)*>  

Element imprint
diagram
description Imprint: Publication / creation data Place of publication : publisher, date(s) of publication usually only date of publication is used for journal citations
attributes
uses address, name, pubdate, text
used by book, online, serial
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Imprint: Publication / creation data Place of publication : publisher, date(s) of publication usually only date of publication is used for journal citations-->
<!ELEMENT imprint (text | (address? , name , pubdate*))>  

Element time
diagram
description Time; format HHMM
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by pubdate
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Time; format HHMM-->
<!ELEMENT time (#PCDATA)>  

Element edate
diagram
description End date used in pubdate
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by confdate, pubdate
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- End date used in pubdate-->
<!ELEMENT edate (#PCDATA)>  

Element sdate
diagram
description Start date used in pubdate
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by confdate, pubdate
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Start date used in pubdate-->
<!ELEMENT sdate (#PCDATA)>  

Element issue
diagram
description Issue designation; e.g., Annual, 1971-, 1890-1972
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Issue designation; e.g., Annual, 1971-, 1890-1972-->
<!ELEMENT issue (#PCDATA)>  

Element alttitle
diagram
description Alternate title for serial; e.g. BMJ = British Medical Journal
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Alternate title for serial; e.g. BMJ = British Medical Journal-->
<!ELEMENT alttitle (#PCDATA)>  

Element sertitle
diagram
description Serial title
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by serial
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Serial title-->
<!ELEMENT sertitle (#PCDATA)>  

Element atl
diagram
description Article title
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by article
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Article title-->
<!ELEMENT atl (#PCDATA)>  

Element rel-passage
diagram
description Relevant passage group within patent; most used in search reports - use text in abstract, description and claims
attributes
uses category, passage, rel-claims, text
used by citation, corresponding-docs, nplcit, patcit
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Relevant passage group within patent; most used in search reports - use text in abstract, description and claims-->
<!ELEMENT rel-passage (text | (passage+ , (category , rel-claims?)*))>  

Element rel-claims
diagram
description Relevant claims
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by citation, corresponding-docs, rel-passage
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Relevant claims-->
<!ELEMENT rel-claims (#PCDATA)>  

Element category
diagram
description Category (ST.32:B563)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by citation, corresponding-docs, rel-passage
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Category (ST.32:B563)-->
<!ELEMENT category (#PCDATA)>  

Element passage
diagram
description Passage within the cited patent literature
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by rel-passage
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Passage within the cited patent literature-->
<!ELEMENT passage (#PCDATA)>  

Element br
diagram
description br - break, line break within a paragraph
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by dd, li, p
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- br - break, line break within a paragraph-->
<!ELEMENT br EMPTY>  

Element b
diagram
description Bold formatting for text
attributes
uses i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, li, o, othercit, p, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2, title, 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, crossref, dd, dt, figref, li, o, othercit, p, smallcaps, sub, sub2, sup, sup2, title, 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, crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, li, o, p, title, 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, crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, li, o, othercit, p, title, 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, crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, li, o, othercit, p, title, 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 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 iprp-info
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 accepted, action-date, bio-deposit, completion-date, confdate, datecit, date-of-earliest-priority, date-of-mailing, date-of-written-disclosure, demand-submission-date, document-id, filing-date, ipc-version-indicator, misc, non-written-disclosures, received, revised, srchdate
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 iprp-info
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum-->
<!ELEMENT file-reference-id (#PCDATA)>  

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

Element dtext
diagram
description Descriptive text
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, bio-deposit
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, authorized-officer
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, authorized-officer
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, confplace, depositary, imprint
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, amend-claims, amend-description, amend-drawings, amend-sequence-listing, amend-sequence-listing-table, article, book, certain-published-documents, classification-ipc, classification-ipcr, classification-national, conference, history, imprint, iprp-basis-claims, iprp-basis-description, iprp-basis-drawings, iprp-citations, iprp-info, iprp-written-opinion, location, nplcit, online, patcit, rel-passage, series
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, classification-national, document-id, generating-office
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