XML DTD : wo-bibliographic-data-v1-6.dtd
Schema has: 269 element definitions and 256 element attribute definitions.
Possible root elements: title, wo-bibliographic-data

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 wo-bibliographic-data
diagram
description ******************************************************************** * SECTION II - DTD * ********************************************************************
attributes date-produced, lang, dtd-version, file, status, office-name, produced-by
uses application-reference, classification-ipc, classifications-ipcr, correspondence-address, declaration-info, designation-of-states, dtext, figure-to-publish, file-reference-id, invention-title, parties, publication-reference, search-authority, signatories, wo-amendment-info, wo-application-info, wo-bib-change-info, wo-demand-info, wo-priority-info, wo-publication-info
used by Not used by other elements. Possible root element.
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
date-produced string (default) no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
dtd-version string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
office-name string (default) no (default)      
produced-by Enumeration Yes   applicant  RO  ISA  IPEA  IB  DO  EO  national-office  regional-office     
source
<!-- ******************************************************************** * SECTION II - DTD * ********************************************************************-->
<!ELEMENT wo-bibliographic-data (publication-reference? , wo-publication-info? , application-reference? , wo-application-info? , wo-amendment-info? , wo-bib-change-info? , wo-demand-info? , file-reference-id? , invention-title* , parties? , designation-of-states? , wo-priority-info? , search-authority? , declaration-info? , classification-ipc? , classifications-ipcr? , figure-to-publish? , signatories? , correspondence-address? , dtext?)>
<!ATTLIST wo-bibliographic-data date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED office-name CDATA #IMPLIED produced-by (applicant | RO | ISA | IPEA | IB | DO | EO | national-office | regional-office ) #REQUIRED >  

Element later-election
diagram
description Later election information
attributes expiration-19months
uses received-at-ib
used by wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
expiration-19months Enumeration Yes   before  after     
source
<!-- Later election information-->
<!ELEMENT later-election (received-at-ib)>
<!ATTLIST later-election expiration-19months (before | after ) #REQUIRED >  

Element receipt-after-19month
diagram
description PCT/IPEA/401 The date of receipt of the demand is AFTER the expiration of 19 months from the priority date
attributes informed
uses Does not use other elements.
used by wo-demand-info
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
informed Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- PCT/IPEA/401 The date of receipt of the demand is AFTER the expiration of 19 months from the priority date-->
<!ELEMENT receipt-after-19month EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST receipt-after-19month informed (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

Element iper-status
diagram
description IPER status information, date of receipt at IB, information of new IPER or corrected IPER.
attributes iper-status
uses received-at-ib
used by wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
iper-status Enumeration Yes   new  corrected     
source
<!-- IPER status information, date of receipt at IB, information of new IPER or corrected IPER.-->
<!ELEMENT iper-status (received-at-ib?)>
<!ATTLIST iper-status iper-status (new | corrected ) #REQUIRED >  

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

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

Element classifications-ipcr
diagram
attributes id
uses classification-ipcr
used by wo-bibliographic-data
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 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 wo-bibliographic-data
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
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
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 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 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 designated-states-as-dec
diagram
description Designated states for declarations
attributes dec-type
uses all-designations, all-designations-except-us, national, regional
used by declaration-info
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
dec-type Enumeration Yes   1  2  3  4  5  combined     
source
<!-- Designated states for declarations-->
<!ELEMENT designated-states-as-dec (all-designations | all-designations-except-us | (regional* , national?))>
<!ATTLIST designated-states-as-dec dec-type (1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | combined ) #REQUIRED >  

Element combined-declaration
diagram
description Information of combined declaration(declaration 1 and 2)
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declaration-info
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Information of combined declaration(declaration 1 and 2)-->
<!ELEMENT combined-declaration EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST combined-declaration quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

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

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

Element declaration3
diagram
description Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declaration-info
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to claim the priority of the earlier application, where the applicant is not the applicant who filed the earlier application or where the applicant's name has changed since the filing of the earlier application (Rules 4.17(iii) and 51bis.1(a)(iii))-->
<!ELEMENT declaration3 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration3 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element declaration2
diagram
description Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate
attributes quantity
uses Does not use other elements.
used by declaration-info
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
quantity string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Declaration as applicant's entitlement, as at the international filing date, to apply for and be granted a patent (Rules 4.17(ii) and 51bis.1(a)(ii)), in a case where the declaration under Rule 4.17(iv) is not appropriate-->
<!ELEMENT declaration2 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST declaration2 quantity CDATA #REQUIRED >  

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

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

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

Element pct-rule17-1
diagram
description PCT Rule 17.1: Obligation to Submit Copy of Earlier National or International Application
attributes compliance
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claim-ib-info
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
compliance Enumeration Yes   yes  no     
source
<!-- PCT Rule 17.1: Obligation to Submit Copy of Earlier National or International Application-->
<!ELEMENT pct-rule17-1 EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST pct-rule17-1 compliance (yes | no ) #REQUIRED >  

Element protection-request
diagram
description Protection request for the designated office.
attributes subset
uses document-id, kind-of-protection
used by national, regional
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
subset Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- Protection request for the designated office.-->
<!ELEMENT protection-request (kind-of-protection , document-id?)>
<!ATTLIST protection-request subset (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

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

Element u
diagram
description Underscore: style - single is default
attributes style
uses b, i, smallcaps, sub, sup
used by b, crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, invention-title, 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, invention-title, 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 agent
diagram
description Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)
attributes sequence, rep-type
uses addressbook
used by agents, previous-record
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
sequence string (default) Yes      
rep-type Enumeration Yes   agent  attorney  common-representative     
source
<!-- Agent or common representative (Rules 90.1, 90.2)-->
<!ELEMENT agent (addressbook+)>
<!ATTLIST agent sequence CDATA #REQUIRED rep-type (agent | attorney | common-representative ) #REQUIRED >  

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

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

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

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

Element addressbook
diagram
description ADDRESSBOOK GROUP: Holds name and contact information for individuals/organizations The LANG attribute is REQUIRED for certain document types, e.g., the JPO PCT Request where names and addresses may be repeated in two different languages. If no structure possible use text.
attributes id, lang
uses address, department, dtext, ead, email, fax, first-name, iid, last-name, middle-name, name, orgname, phone, prefix, registered-number, role, suffix, synonym, text, url
used by agent, applicant, author, confsponsor, correspondence-address, inventor, 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
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
email-purpose Enumeration no (default)   informal  general  advance  main     
source
<!--Email addressAttribute:email-purpose reason for which email address is included:informal for informal contact onlygeneral for any type of communicationconfirmation any type of communication, but formal messages followed up by conventional mailing (to the extent offered)main where applicant desires this address to be used as primary means of contact as a replacement of the use of conventional post (to the extent that an Office offers this)the default value depends on e-mail policies of the relevant Office. For PCT purposes as at 1 July 2008, no attribute being included is equivalent to 'informal'-->
<!ELEMENT email (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST email email-purpose (informal | general | advance | main ) #IMPLIED >  

Element application-reference
diagram
description Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)
attributes id, appl-type
uses document-id
used by wo-bibliographic-data
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 isr-status
diagram
description ISR status information, date of receipt at IB, information of new ISR or corrected ISR.
attributes isr-status
uses received-at-ib
used by wo-publication-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
isr-status Enumeration Yes   new  corrected     
source
<!-- ISR status information, date of receipt at IB, information of new ISR or corrected ISR.-->
<!ELEMENT isr-status (received-at-ib?)>
<!ATTLIST isr-status isr-status (new | corrected ) #REQUIRED >  

Element wo-dtext
diagram
description IB original dtext, br tag is available.
attributes lang
uses br
used by wo-correction
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!--IB original dtext, br tag is available.-->
<!ELEMENT wo-dtext (#PCDATA | br)*>
<!ATTLIST wo-dtext lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element publication-reference
diagram
description Publication reference information: publication number, date, etc (INID 11, ST.32:B110)
attributes id
uses document-id
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Publication reference information: publication number, date, etc (INID 11, ST.32:B110)-->
<!ELEMENT publication-reference (document-id)>
<!ATTLIST publication-reference id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element document-id
diagram
description Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14
attributes lang
uses country, date, doc-number, kind, name
used by application-reference, earlier-search-request, patcit, pct-art64, protection-request, publication-reference, wo-correction
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Document identification refers to patents (and patent applications) only. See WIPO ST.14-->
<!ELEMENT document-id (country , doc-number , kind? , name? , date?)>
<!ATTLIST document-id lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element name
diagram
description Name: If no distinction or detail can be given. Also to be used for: personal (natural person) and corporate (legal entity) names
attributes name-type
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, document-id, imprint, signatory, 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 wo-demand-info
diagram
description information for chapter II demand at IB
attributes
uses completion-date, considered-not-made, elected-office, ipea, iper-status, later-election, receipt-after-19month, received-at-ipea, withdrawn
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- information for chapter II demand at IB-->
<!ELEMENT wo-demand-info (ipea? , received-at-ipea? , elected-office? , later-election? , receipt-after-19month? , considered-not-made? , withdrawn? , iper-status* , completion-date?)>  

Element ipea
diagram
description International Preliminary Examination Authority
attributes
uses country
used by wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- International Preliminary Examination Authority-->
<!ELEMENT ipea (country)>  

Element received-at-ipea
diagram
description Date of receipt by International Preliminary Examination Authority
attributes
uses date
used by wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Date of receipt by International Preliminary Examination Authority-->
<!ELEMENT received-at-ipea (date)>  

Element elected-office
diagram
attributes
uses country, region
used by wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT elected-office (country* , (region , country+)*)>  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Element 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 unlinked-indexing-code
diagram
description Unlinked indexing code. (ST.32:B515/B525)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by classification-ipc
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
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
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
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>-->
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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, 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, 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 declaration-info
diagram
description Declaration information including combined declaration and desgnated country
attributes
uses combined-declaration, declaration1, declaration2, declaration3, declaration4, declaration5, designated-states-as-dec
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Declaration information including combined declaration and desgnated country-->
<!ELEMENT declaration-info (declaration1? , declaration2? , declaration3? , declaration4? , declaration5? , combined-declaration? , designated-states-as-dec*)>  

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

Element all-designations
diagram
description All designations permitted by the Treaty are made (Rule 4.9(b))
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by designated-states-as-dec
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- All designations permitted by the Treaty are made (Rule 4.9(b))-->
<!ELEMENT all-designations EMPTY>  

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

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

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

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

Element wo-priority-info
diagram
description information of priority claims and priority document.
attributes
uses incorporation-by-reference, priority-claim, priority-claim-ib-info
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
source
<!-- information of priority claims and priority document.-->
<!ELEMENT wo-priority-info (priority-claim , priority-claim-ib-info? , incorporation-by-reference?)+>  

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

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

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

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

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

Element priority-claim-ib-info
diagram
description Additional priority claim information by IB
attributes
uses considered-not-made, pct-rule17-1, received-at-ib, withdrawn
used by wo-priority-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Additional priority claim information by IB-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claim-ib-info (received-at-ib? , pct-rule17-1? , withdrawn? , considered-not-made?)>  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Element b
diagram
description Bold formatting for text
attributes
uses i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by crossref, dd, dt, figref, i, invention-title, 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, invention-title, 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, invention-title, 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, invention-title, 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 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 wo-bibliographic-data
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum-->
<!ELEMENT file-reference-id (#PCDATA)>  

Element wo-bib-change-info
diagram
description information of changing of bibliograchic data
attributes
uses bib-change-request
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- information of changing of bibliograchic data-->
<!ELEMENT wo-bib-change-info (bib-change-request+)>  

Element bib-change-request
diagram
description Bibliographic chnaging information address, name,nationality,residence
attributes
uses previous-record, received-at-ib
used by wo-bib-change-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Bibliographic chnaging information address, name,nationality,residence-->
<!ELEMENT bib-change-request (received-at-ib , previous-record)>  

Element previous-record
diagram
description Previous record of bibliographic in application before changing
attributes
uses agent, applicant, deceased-inventor, inventor
used by bib-change-request
content choice
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Previous record of bibliographic in application before changing-->
<!ELEMENT previous-record (applicant | inventor | deceased-inventor | agent)>  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Element text
diagram
description If no structure is possible, enter text (without markup)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address, addressbook, article, book, classification-ipc, classification-ipcr, conference, history, imprint, 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 postcode
diagram
description Postal code or zip code
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by address
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Postal code or zip code-->
<!ELEMENT postcode (#PCDATA)>  

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Element registered-number
diagram
description Registered number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Registered number-->
<!ELEMENT registered-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element synonym
diagram
description Synonym
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Synonym-->
<!ELEMENT synonym (#PCDATA)>  

Element department
diagram
description Department, division, section, etc. name
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Department, division, section, etc. name-->
<!ELEMENT department (#PCDATA)>  

Element orgname
diagram
description Organisation name or company name
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Organisation name or company name-->
<!ELEMENT orgname (#PCDATA)>  

Element role
diagram
description Role; e.g., President, Chairman, etc.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Role; e.g., President, Chairman, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT role (#PCDATA)>  

Element iid
diagram
description SDOBI : Individual id
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- SDOBI : Individual id-->
<!ELEMENT iid (#PCDATA)>  

Element suffix
diagram
description Name suffix (e.g., II, Jr., Dip., Ing., BA, etc.)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Name suffix (e.g., II, Jr., Dip., Ing., BA, etc.)-->
<!ELEMENT suffix (#PCDATA)>  

Element middle-name
diagram
description Middle name(s) or initial(s)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Middle name(s) or initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT middle-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element first-name
diagram
description First or given name(s), initial(s)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- First or given name(s), initial(s)-->
<!ELEMENT first-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element last-name
diagram
description Last, family, surname
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Last, family, surname-->
<!ELEMENT last-name (#PCDATA)>  

Element prefix
diagram
description Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by addressbook, author, deceased-inventor, signatory, subname
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Title: e.g., Mr., Mrs., Dr. etc-->
<!ELEMENT prefix (#PCDATA)>  

Element wo-amendment-info
diagram
description WIPO amendment information: art 19 amendment, date of receipt at IB
attributes
uses received-at-ib
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- WIPO amendment information: art 19 amendment, date of receipt at IB-->
<!ELEMENT wo-amendment-info (received-at-ib)>  

Element wo-application-info
diagram
description WIPO application information: received-at-ib : date of receipt of record copy by International Bureau
attributes
uses considered-not-made, date-of-earliest-priority, received-at-ib, withdrawn
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- WIPO application information: received-at-ib : date of receipt of record copy by International Bureau-->
<!ELEMENT wo-application-info (date-of-earliest-priority? , received-at-ib? , considered-not-made? , withdrawn?)>  

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 wo-application-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 withdrawn
diagram
description Demand withdrawn by a notice from applicant (PCT Article 37; PCT Rule 90bis.4)
attributes
uses date
used by priority-claim-ib-info, wo-application-info, wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Demand withdrawn by a notice from applicant (PCT Article 37; PCT Rule 90bis.4)-->
<!ELEMENT withdrawn (date)>  

Element considered-not-made
diagram
description Declaration by the receiving office or IB that priority claim is considered, for the purposes of the procedure under the Treaty not to have been made
attributes
uses date, made-by
used by priority-claim-ib-info, wo-application-info, wo-demand-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Declaration by the receiving office or IB that priority claim is considered, for the purposes of the procedure under the Treaty not to have been made-->
<!ELEMENT considered-not-made (date , made-by?)>  

Element made-by
diagram
attributes
uses country, region
used by considered-not-made
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!ELEMENT made-by (country* , (region , country+)*)>  

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

Element wo-publication-info
diagram
description WIPO publication information:
attributes
uses isr-status, pct-pub-info, wo-bio-material-after-pub, wo-correction, wo-pubnum
used by wo-bibliographic-data
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- WIPO publication information:-->
<!ELEMENT wo-publication-info (wo-correction* , wo-bio-material-after-pub? , isr-status* , pct-pub-info* , wo-pubnum?)>  

Element wo-pubnum
diagram
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by wo-correction, wo-publication-info
content character data
occurrence
source
<!ELEMENT wo-pubnum (#PCDATA)>  

Element pct-pub-info
diagram
description PCT published pamphlet information
attributes
uses pct-art64, wo-published-text
used by wo-publication-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT published pamphlet information-->
<!ELEMENT pct-pub-info (wo-published-text , pct-art64*)>  

Element wo-published-text
diagram
description published text in PCT pamphlet front page.
attributes
uses wo-text-letter-code
used by pct-pub-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- published text in PCT pamphlet front page.-->
<!ELEMENT wo-published-text (wo-text-letter-code+)>  

Element wo-text-letter-code
diagram
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by wo-published-text
content character data
occurrence
source
<!ELEMENT wo-text-letter-code (#PCDATA)>  

Element pct-art64
diagram
description PCT Article 64: Reservations
attributes
uses date, document-id
used by pct-pub-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- PCT Article 64: Reservations-->
<!ELEMENT pct-art64 (date? , document-id?)>  

Element wo-bio-material-after-pub
diagram
description a reference to deposited biological material that was received by IB after completion of technical preparations for international publication
attributes
uses received-at-ib, relevant-date
used by wo-publication-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- a reference to deposited biological material that was received by IB after completion of technical preparations for international publication-->
<!ELEMENT wo-bio-material-after-pub (received-at-ib , relevant-date?)>  

Element relevant-date
diagram
description Relevant date
attributes
uses date
used by wo-bio-material-after-pub
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Relevant date-->
<!ELEMENT relevant-date (date)>  

Element received-at-ib
diagram
description International Bureau receipt date
attributes
uses date
used by bib-change-request, iper-status, isr-status, later-election, priority-claim-ib-info, wo-amendment-info, wo-application-info, wo-bio-material-after-pub
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- International Bureau receipt date-->
<!ELEMENT received-at-ib (date)>  

Element wo-correction
diagram
description WO Patent correction information.
attributes
uses document-id, type-of-correction, wo-dtext, wo-pubnum, wo-repub-code
used by wo-publication-info
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- WO Patent correction information.-->
<!ELEMENT wo-correction (document-id? , type-of-correction? , wo-repub-code , wo-pubnum? , wo-dtext*)>  

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

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

Element wo-repub-code
diagram