XML DTD : wo-published-application-v1-8.dtd
Schema has: 335 element definitions and 514 element attribute definitions.
Possible root elements: title, wo-published-application

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-published-application
diagram
description **************************************************************************** * SECTION II - DTD * **************************************************************************** Attributes for demand id = unique id for this application - could be file name country = st.3 code for application dtd-version = dtd version number lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code status = status of the application; values: new = new application file = filename of the whole application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ipea = IPEA office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document
attributes lang, dtd-version, file, produced-by, date-produced, office-name, status
uses abstract, abstract-figure, amend-statement, biological-material-doc, claims, description, drawings, front-page, lack-of-novelty, pct-art17.2a, pct-rule91-1f, priority-claim-considered-not-made, sequence-list-doc, wo-amended-claims, wo-bibliographic-data, wo-ocr-text, wo-search-report, wo-xml-application
used by Not used by other elements. Possible root element.
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) Yes      
dtd-version string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) no (default)      
produced-by Enumeration Yes   applicant  RO  ISA  IPEA  IB  DO  EO  national-office  regional-office     
date-produced string (default) no (default)      
office-name string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- **************************************************************************** * SECTION II - DTD * ****************************************************************************Attributes for demand id = unique id for this application - could be file name country = st.3 code for application dtd-version = dtd version number lang = language of application - use ISO639 language code status = status of the application; values: new = new application file = filename of the whole application date-produced = YYYYMMDD e.g, 20011230 if desired, 12 characters maximum ipea = IPEA office name, country code ST.3 produced-by = creator of this document-->
<!ELEMENT wo-published-application (wo-bibliographic-data , abstract* , abstract-figure* , front-page? , description? , claims? , wo-amended-claims? , amend-statement? , drawings? , (sequence-list-doc | biological-material-doc | lack-of-novelty | pct-rule91-1f | priority-claim-considered-not-made | pct-art17.2a | wo-search-report)* , wo-ocr-text? , wo-xml-application?)>
<!ATTLIST wo-published-application lang CDATA #REQUIRED dtd-version CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #IMPLIED produced-by (applicant | RO | ISA | IPEA | IB | DO | EO | national-office | regional-office ) #REQUIRED date-produced CDATA #IMPLIED office-name CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element wo-bibliographic-data
diagram
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 wo-published-application
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
<!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 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 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 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 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 wo-xml-application
diagram
description IB XML application
attributes lang, status
uses abstract, amend-statement, claims, description, drawings, wo-amended-claims
used by wo-published-application
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) Yes      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!--IB XML application-->
<!ELEMENT wo-xml-application (description , claims , abstract* , wo-amended-claims? , amend-statement? , drawings?)>
<!ATTLIST wo-xml-application lang CDATA #REQUIRED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element wo-ocr-text
diagram
description Text data made by the OCR system
attributes file
uses wo-dtext
used by wo-published-application
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
file string (default) no (default)      
source
<!--Text data made by the OCR system-->
<!ELEMENT wo-ocr-text (wo-dtext)>
<!ATTLIST wo-ocr-text file CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element wo-dtext
diagram
description IB original dtext, br tag is available.
attributes lang
uses br
used by wo-correction, wo-ocr-text
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 biological-material-doc
diagram
description Biological material component in PCT publication
attributes id, lang, status
uses application-reference, doc-page, file-reference-id, indications
used by wo-published-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Biological material component in PCT publication-->
<!ELEMENT biological-material-doc ((application-reference? , file-reference-id? , indications+) | doc-page+)>
<!ATTLIST biological-material-doc id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

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

Element application-reference
diagram
description Application reference information: application number, country (INID 21, ST.32:B210)
attributes id, appl-type
uses document-id
used by biological-material-doc, lack-of-novelty, 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 priority-claim-considered-not-made
diagram
description Priority claim considered not made (Rule 26bis2(b))
attributes lang, id, status
uses doc-page, priority-claim-considered-not-made-doc
used by wo-published-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
id ID no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Priority claim considered not made (Rule 26bis2(b))-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claim-considered-not-made (doc-page+ | priority-claim-considered-not-made-doc)>
<!ATTLIST priority-claim-considered-not-made lang CDATA #IMPLIED id ID #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element pct-rule91-1f
diagram
description PCT Rule91.1(f): "Any authority which authorizes or refuses any rectification shall promptly notify the applicant of the authorization or refusal and, in the case of refusal, of the reasons therefor.."
attributes lang, id, status
uses doc-page, pct-rule91-1f-doc
used by wo-published-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
id ID no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- PCT Rule91.1(f): "Any authority which authorizes or refuses any rectification shall promptly notify the applicant of the authorization or refusal and, in the case of refusal, of the reasons therefor.."-->
<!ELEMENT pct-rule91-1f (doc-page+ | pct-rule91-1f-doc)>
<!ATTLIST pct-rule91-1f lang CDATA #IMPLIED id ID #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element wo-search-report
diagram
description international search report
attributes lang, id, status
uses doc-page, search-report
used by wo-published-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
id ID no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!--international search report -->
<!ELEMENT wo-search-report (doc-page+ | search-report)>
<!ATTLIST wo-search-report lang CDATA #IMPLIED id ID #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element search-report
diagram
description Search report
attributes id, file, lang, carriers, status
uses Does not use other elements.
used by wo-search-report
content empty
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     
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Search report-->
<!ELEMENT search-report EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST search-report id ID #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element pct-art17.2a
diagram
description PCT Article 17.2(a): "If the International Searching Authority considers (i) that the international application relates to a subject matter which the International Searching Authority is not required, under the Regulations, to search, and in the particular case decides not to search, or (ii) that the description, claims, or the drawings, fail to comply with the prescribed requirements to such an extent that a meaningful search could not be carried out, the said Authority shall so declare and shall notify the applicant and the International Bureau that no international search report will be established."
attributes lang, id, status
uses art17.2a-doc, doc-page
used by wo-published-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
lang string (default) no (default)      
id ID no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- PCT Article 17.2(a): "If the International Searching Authority considers (i) that the international application relates to a subject matter which the International Searching Authority is not required, under the Regulations, to search, and in the particular case decides not to search, or (ii) that the description, claims, or the drawings, fail to comply with the prescribed requirements to such an extent that a meaningful search could not be carried out, the said Authority shall so declare and shall notify the applicant and the International Bureau that no international search report will be established."-->
<!ELEMENT pct-art17.2a (doc-page+ | art17.2a-doc)>
<!ATTLIST pct-art17.2a lang CDATA #IMPLIED id ID #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element sequence-list-doc
diagram
description Sequence list document component in PCT publication
attributes id, lang, status
uses doc-page, sequence-list
used by wo-published-application
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)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Sequence list document component in PCT publication-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-list-doc (#PCDATA | doc-page | sequence-list)*>
<!ATTLIST sequence-list-doc id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element sequence-list
diagram
description SEQUENCE LISTING According to WIPO ST.25: STANDARD FOR THE PRESENTATION OF NUCLEOTIDE AND AMINO ACID SEQUENCE LISTINGS IN PATENT APPLICATIONS: see http://www.wipo.int/scit/en/index.html "The sequence listing as defined in paragraph 2(i) shall, where it is filed together with the application, be placed at the end of the description part of the application. This part shall be entitled Sequence Listing, begin on a new page and preferably have independent page numbering. The sequence listing forms an integral part of the description; it is therefore unnecessary, subject to paragraph 36, to describe the sequences elsewhere in the description." Therefore we create here a separate sub-document for sequence listings, it should follow any drawings or the claims. It should follow the format of Annex C/ST.25 and be an external file
attributes id, file, lang, carriers, seq-file-type, electronic-format-type, status, part-of-application
uses Does not use other elements.
used by sequence-list-doc
content empty
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     
seq-file-type string (default) no (default)   ST.25    
electronic-format-type Enumeration no (default)   text  other     
status string (default) no (default)      
part-of-application Enumeration no (default)   yes  no     
source
<!-- SEQUENCE LISTING According to WIPO ST.25: STANDARD FOR THE PRESENTATION OF NUCLEOTIDE AND AMINO ACID SEQUENCE LISTINGS IN PATENT APPLICATIONS: see http://www.wipo.int/scit/en/index.html "The sequence listing as defined in paragraph 2(i) shall, where it is filed together with the application, be placed at the end of the description part of the application. This part shall be entitled Sequence Listing, begin on a new page and preferably have independent page numbering. The sequence listing forms an integral part of the description; it is therefore unnecessary, subject to paragraph 36, to describe the sequences elsewhere in the description." Therefore we create here a separate sub-document for sequence listings, it should follow any drawings or the claims. It should follow the format of Annex C/ST.25 and be an external file-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-list EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST sequence-list id ID #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED lang CDATA #IMPLIED carriers (internal-electronic | external-electronic | paper ) #IMPLIED seq-file-type CDATA #FIXED 'ST.25' electronic-format-type (text | other ) #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED part-of-application (yes | no ) #IMPLIED >  

Element wo-amended-claims
diagram
description Amended content of original application
attributes id, lang, claim-type, status
uses amend-body, amend-statement, delete-object, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, replace-object, text
used by wo-published-application, wo-xml-application
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) Yes      
claim-type string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Amended content of original application-->
<!ELEMENT wo-amended-claims ((amend-statement? , (amend-body | (delete-object | ((insert-before-object | insert-after-object | replace-object)))+)) , text?)>
<!ATTLIST wo-amended-claims id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #REQUIRED claim-type CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element replace-object
diagram
description Replace referenced object with new content ; e.g., &lt;replace-object id="p02"&gt; &lt;p id="p01a" num="001a"&gt;(new content)&lt;/p&gt; &lt;/replace-object&gt;
attributes id, num, location
uses claim, doc-page, figure, heading, invention-title, p
used by wo-amended-claims
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
location string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Replace referenced object with new content ; e.g.,
<replace-object id="p02">
<p id="p01a" num="001a">(new content)
</p>
</replace-object>-->
<!ELEMENT replace-object (%amend_content;)>
<!ATTLIST replace-object id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED location CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element insert-after-object
diagram
description Insert new content after referenced object; e.g., &lt;insert-after-object id="p02"&gt; &lt;p id="p03" num="003"&gt;(new content)&lt;/p&gt; &lt;/insert-after-object&gt;
attributes id, num, location
uses claim, doc-page, figure, heading, invention-title, p
used by wo-amended-claims
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
location string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Insert new content after referenced object; e.g.,
<insert-after-object id="p02">
<p id="p03" num="003">(new content)
</p>
</insert-after-object>-->
<!ELEMENT insert-after-object (%amend_content;)>
<!ATTLIST insert-after-object id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED location CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element insert-before-object
diagram
description Insert new content before referenced object; e.g., &lt;insert-before-object id="p02"&gt; &lt;p id="p01a" num="001a"&gt;(new content)&lt;/p&gt; &lt;/insert-before-object&gt;
attributes id, num, location
uses claim, doc-page, figure, heading, invention-title, p
used by wo-amended-claims
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
location string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Insert new content before referenced object; e.g.,
<insert-before-object id="p02">
<p id="p01a" num="001a">(new content)
</p>
</insert-before-object>-->
<!ELEMENT insert-before-object (%amend_content;)>
<!ATTLIST insert-before-object id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED location CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element delete-object
diagram
description Delete object from document; e.g., paragraph, claim, etc. e.g, &lt;delete-object id='p06'&gt;&lt;/delete-object&gt;
attributes id, num, location
uses Does not use other elements.
used by wo-amended-claims
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) no (default)      
location string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Delete object from document; e.g., paragraph, claim, etc. e.g,
<delete-object id='p06'>
</delete-object>-->
<!ELEMENT delete-object EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST delete-object id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #IMPLIED location CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element amend-body
diagram
description Amend entire sections of the application-body
attributes id, lang, status
uses abstract, claims, description, doc-page, drawings
used by wo-amended-claims
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) Yes      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Amend entire sections of the application-body-->
<!ELEMENT amend-body (doc-page+ | (description? , claims? , abstract? , drawings?))>
<!ATTLIST amend-body id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #REQUIRED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element drawings
diagram
description Drawings: PCT Article 7 / Rule 7 Drawings shall be required when they are necessary for the understanding of the invention. Recommended id = 'draw'
attributes id, lang, status
uses doc-page, figure
used by amend-body, wo-published-application, wo-xml-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Drawings: PCT Article 7 / Rule 7 Drawings shall be required when they are necessary for the understanding of the invention. Recommended id = 'draw'-->
<!ELEMENT drawings (doc-page+ | figure+)>
<!ATTLIST drawings id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element figure
diagram
description A drawing (figure), necessary for the understanding of the invention Recommended id = f0001, f0002, etc.
attributes id, num, figure-labels
uses img
used by drawings, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, replace-object
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
figure-labels string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- A drawing (figure), necessary for the understanding of the invention Recommended id = f0001, f0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT figure (img)>
<!ATTLIST figure id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED figure-labels CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element amend-statement
diagram
description Amendment statement (PCT Article 19.1, PCT Rule 46.4). May consist of a statement or an attached file
attributes id, lang, status
uses doc-page, statement
used by wo-amended-claims, wo-published-application, wo-xml-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) Yes      
status string (default) Yes      
source
<!-- Amendment statement (PCT Article 19.1, PCT Rule 46.4). May consist of a statement or an attached file-->
<!ELEMENT amend-statement (doc-page+ | statement)>
<!ATTLIST amend-statement id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #REQUIRED status CDATA #REQUIRED >  

Element claims
diagram
description Claims: the claims shall define the matter sought for patent and be supported by the description. Recommended id = 'claim' or 'claim0001' for multiple claims
attributes id, lang, claim-type, status
uses claim, doc-page
used by amend-body, wo-published-application, wo-xml-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
claim-type string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Claims: the claims shall define the matter sought for patent and be supported by the description. Recommended id = 'claim' or 'claim0001' for multiple claims-->
<!ELEMENT claims (doc-page+ | claim+)>
<!ATTLIST claims id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED claim-type CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element claim
diagram
description Defines the matter for which protection is sought See PCT Rule 6: 6.1.a: 'the number of claims shall be reasonable in consideration of what is being claimed.' 6.1.b: 'if there are several claims, they shall be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals.' Recommended id values If parent element is claims and there is only ONE set of claims: id = c0001, c0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. If parent element is amended-claims and there is only ONE set then; id = ac0001, ac0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. If parent element is claims and there are MULTIPLE sets of claims then: id = c01.0001, c01.0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. id = c02.0001, c02.0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. If parent element is amended-claims and there are MULTIPLE sets of amended-claims then: id = ac01.0001, ac01.0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc.
attributes id, num, claim-type
uses claim-text
used by claims, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, replace-object
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
num string (default) Yes      
claim-type string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Defines the matter for which protection is sought See PCT Rule 6: 6.1.a: 'the number of claims shall be reasonable in consideration of what is being claimed.' 6.1.b: 'if there are several claims, they shall be numbered consecutively in Arabic numerals.' Recommended id values If parent element is claims and there is only ONE set of claims: id = c0001, c0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. If parent element is amended-claims and there is only ONE set then; id = ac0001, ac0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. If parent element is claims and there are MULTIPLE sets of claims then: id = c01.0001, c01.0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. id = c02.0001, c02.0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. If parent element is amended-claims and there are MULTIPLE sets of amended-claims then: id = ac01.0001, ac01.0002, etc.;num = 0001, 0002, etc. -->
<!ELEMENT claim (claim-text+)>
<!ATTLIST claim id ID #IMPLIED num CDATA #REQUIRED claim-type CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element claim-ref
diagram
description Reference to a claim
attributes idref
uses Does not use other elements.
used by claim-text
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
idref IDRefs Yes      
source
<!-- Reference to a claim-->
<!ELEMENT claim-ref (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST claim-ref idref IDREFS #REQUIRED >  

Element description
diagram
description Description: The description must disclose the invention in a manner sufficiently clear and complete for it to be carried out by a person skilled in the art (Rule 5). Recommended id = 'desc'
attributes id, lang, status
uses background-art, best-mode, citation-list, description-of-drawings, description-of-embodiments, disclosure, doc-page, heading, industrial-applicability, invention-title, mode-for-invention, p, reference-signs-list, reference-to-deposited-biological-material, sequence-list-text, summary-of-invention, technical-field
used by amend-body, wo-published-application, wo-xml-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Description: The description must disclose the invention in a manner sufficiently clear and complete for it to be carried out by a person skilled in the art (Rule 5). Recommended id = 'desc'-->
<!ELEMENT description (doc-page+ | (invention-title? , (technical-field | background-art | disclosure | summary-of-invention | description-of-drawings | description-of-embodiments | best-mode | mode-for-invention | industrial-applicability | reference-signs-list | reference-to-deposited-biological-material | sequence-list-text | citation-list | (heading* , p+)+)+))>
<!ATTLIST description id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element citation-list
diagram
description
attributes id
uses heading, non-patent-literature, p, patent-literature
used by description
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT citation-list (patent-literature | non-patent-literature | (heading* , p*)+)+>
<!ATTLIST citation-list id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element non-patent-literature
diagram
description
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by citation-list
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT non-patent-literature (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST non-patent-literature id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element patent-literature
diagram
description
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by citation-list
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT patent-literature (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST patent-literature id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element sequence-list-text
diagram
description Sequence listing free text WIPO ST.25: "36. Where the sequence listing part of the description contains free text, any such free text shall be repeated in the main part of the description in the language thereof. It is recommended that the free text in the language of the main part of the description be put in a specific section of the description called "Sequence Listing Free Text". Recommended id = 'seqt'
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Sequence listing free text WIPO ST.25: "36. Where the sequence listing part of the description contains free text, any such free text shall be repeated in the main part of the description in the language thereof. It is recommended that the free text in the language of the main part of the description be put in a specific section of the description called "Sequence Listing Free Text". Recommended id = 'seqt'-->
<!ELEMENT sequence-list-text (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST sequence-list-text id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element reference-to-deposited-biological-material
diagram
description
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT reference-to-deposited-biological-material (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST reference-to-deposited-biological-material id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element reference-signs-list
diagram
description
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT reference-signs-list (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST reference-signs-list id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element industrial-applicability
diagram
description Article 33(4): "For purposes of the international preliminary examination, a claimed invention shall be considered industrially applicable if, according to its nature, it can be made or used (in the technological sense) in any kind of industry. Recommended id = 'inap'
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Article 33(4): "For purposes of the international preliminary examination, a claimed invention shall be considered industrially applicable if, according to its nature, it can be made or used (in the technological sense) in any kind of industry. Recommended id = 'inap'-->
<!ELEMENT industrial-applicability (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST industrial-applicability id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element mode-for-invention
diagram
description PCT Rule 5.1(a)(vi): "The description shall...indicate explicitly, when it is not obvious from the description or nature of the invention, the way in which the invention is capable of exploitation in industry and the way in which it can be made and used..." Recommended id = 'mode'
attributes id, mode-num
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
mode-num string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- PCT Rule 5.1(a)(vi): "The description shall...indicate explicitly, when it is not obvious from the description or nature of the invention, the way in which the invention is capable of exploitation in industry and the way in which it can be made and used..." Recommended id = 'mode'-->
<!ELEMENT mode-for-invention (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST mode-for-invention id ID #IMPLIED mode-num CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element best-mode
diagram
description The best mode contemplated by the applicant for carrying out the invention claimed. Recommended id = 'bmod'
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- The best mode contemplated by the applicant for carrying out the invention claimed. Recommended id = 'bmod'-->
<!ELEMENT best-mode (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST best-mode id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element description-of-embodiments
diagram
description
attributes id
uses embodiments-example, heading, p
used by description
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT description-of-embodiments (embodiments-example | (heading* , p*)+)+>
<!ATTLIST description-of-embodiments id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element embodiments-example
diagram
description
attributes id, ex-num
uses heading, p
used by description-of-embodiments
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
ex-num string (default) no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT embodiments-example (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST embodiments-example id ID #IMPLIED ex-num CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element description-of-drawings
diagram
description Brief description of the drawings (Rule 5.1(a)(iv) Recommended id = 'desd'
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Brief description of the drawings (Rule 5.1(a)(iv) Recommended id = 'desd'-->
<!ELEMENT description-of-drawings (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST description-of-drawings id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element summary-of-invention
diagram
description
attributes id
uses advantageous-effects, heading, p, tech-problem, tech-solution
used by description
content choice
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!---->
<!ELEMENT summary-of-invention (tech-problem | tech-solution | advantageous-effects | (heading* , p*)+)+>
<!ATTLIST summary-of-invention id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element disclosure
diagram
description Disclosure of the invention with sub-headings: technical problem; technical solution; advantageous effects (of the invention); Recommended id = 'disc'
attributes id
uses advantageous-effects, heading, p, tech-problem, tech-solution
used by description
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Disclosure of the invention with sub-headings: technical problem; technical solution; advantageous effects (of the invention); Recommended id = 'disc'-->
<!ELEMENT disclosure ((tech-problem | tech-solution | advantageous-effects)* | (heading* , p+)+)>
<!ATTLIST disclosure id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element advantageous-effects
diagram
description advantageous effects of the invention (PCT Rule 5.1(a)(iii) Recommended id = 'adve'
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by disclosure, summary-of-invention
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- advantageous effects of the invention (PCT Rule 5.1(a)(iii) Recommended id = 'adve'-->
<!ELEMENT advantageous-effects (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST advantageous-effects id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element tech-solution
diagram
description The solution to the problem that the invention purports to solve. (PCT Rule 5.1(a)(iii)
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by disclosure, summary-of-invention
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- The solution to the problem that the invention purports to solve. (PCT Rule 5.1(a)(iii)-->
<!ELEMENT tech-solution (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST tech-solution id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element tech-problem
diagram
description The problem the invention purports to solve (Rule 5.1(a)(iii)
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by disclosure, summary-of-invention
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- The problem the invention purports to solve (Rule 5.1(a)(iii)-->
<!ELEMENT tech-problem (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST tech-problem id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element background-art
diagram
description Background art, background of the invention. Recommended id = 'bart'
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Background art, background of the invention. Recommended id = 'bart'-->
<!ELEMENT background-art (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST background-art id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element technical-field
diagram
description PCT Rule 5.1: (a) The description shall first state the title of the invention as appearing in the request and shall: (i) specify the technical field to which the invention relates
attributes id
uses heading, p
used by description
content a sequence of elements
occurrence OneOrMore
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- PCT Rule 5.1: (a) The description shall first state the title of the invention as appearing in the request and shall: (i) specify the technical field to which the invention relates-->
<!ELEMENT technical-field (heading* , p+)+>
<!ATTLIST technical-field id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element heading
diagram
description Heading text; see Rule 5. Recommended id = h0001, h0002, etc.
attributes level, id
uses b, i, o, smallcaps, sub, sup, u
used by advantageous-effects, background-art, best-mode, citation-list, description, description-of-drawings, description-of-embodiments, disclosure, embodiments-example, industrial-applicability, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, mode-for-invention, non-patent-literature, patent-literature, reference-signs-list, reference-to-deposited-biological-material, replace-object, sequence-list-text, summary-of-invention, technical-field, tech-problem, tech-solution
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
level Enumeration no (default)   1  2  3     
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- Heading text; see Rule 5. Recommended id = h0001, h0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT heading (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps)*>
<!ATTLIST heading level (1 | 2 | 3 ) #IMPLIED id ID #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 description, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, replace-object, 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 front-page
diagram
description Front page of the published application
attributes id, lang, status
uses doc-page
used by wo-published-application
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Front page of the published application-->
<!ELEMENT front-page (doc-page+)>
<!ATTLIST front-page id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element abstract-figure
diagram
description Note: the abstract figure (if there is one) may be the actual image, e.g. &lt;image id='abfig1' file='a1.tif' he='99' wi='74' img-format='tiff'&gt;&lt;/image&gt; or simply a reference to the figure chosen by the applicant or the office; Attribute fig-status values:(taken from form PCT/ISA/210) 1 = as suggested by the applicant 2 = because the applicant failed to suggest a figure 3 = because this figure better characterises the invention 4 = none of the figures
attributes id, fig-status, orientation, lang
uses fig-number, img
used by wo-published-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
fig-status Enumeration no (default)   1  2  3  4  1    
orientation string (default) no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- Note: the abstract figure (if there is one) may be the actual image, e.g.
<image id='abfig1' file='a1.tif' he='99' wi='74' img-format='tiff'>
</image> or simply a reference to the figure chosen by the applicant or the office; Attribute fig-status values:(taken from form PCT/ISA/210) 1 = as suggested by the applicant 2 = because the applicant failed to suggest a figure 3 = because this figure better characterises the invention 4 = none of the figures-->
<!ELEMENT abstract-figure ((fig-number+) | img+)>
<!ATTLIST abstract-figure id ID #IMPLIED fig-status (1 | 2 | 3 | 4 ) '1' orientation CDATA #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element abstract
diagram
description ABSTRACT: PCT Rule 8 (INID 57, ST.32:B570) A concise summary of the disclosure, 50-150 words. Recommended id = 'abst' or 'abst0001' for multiple abstracts
attributes id, lang, status
uses abst-problem, abst-solution, doc-page, p
used by amend-body, wo-published-application, wo-xml-application
content choice
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
lang string (default) no (default)      
status string (default) no (default)      
source
<!-- ABSTRACT: PCT Rule 8 (INID 57, ST.32:B570) A concise summary of the disclosure, 50-150 words. Recommended id = 'abst' or 'abst0001' for multiple abstracts-->
<!ELEMENT abstract (doc-page+ | (abst-problem , abst-solution) | p+)>
<!ATTLIST abstract id ID #IMPLIED lang CDATA #IMPLIED status CDATA #IMPLIED >  

Element abst-solution
diagram
description The solution to the alleged problem that the invention purports to solve. Recommended id = 'abss'
attributes id
uses p
used by abstract
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- The solution to the alleged problem that the invention purports to solve. Recommended id = 'abss'-->
<!ELEMENT abst-solution (p+)>
<!ATTLIST abst-solution id ID #IMPLIED >  

Element abst-problem
diagram
description The alleged problem that the invention purports to solve Recommended id = 'absp'
attributes id
uses p
used by abstract
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
source
<!-- The alleged problem that the invention purports to solve Recommended id = 'absp'-->
<!ELEMENT abst-problem (p+)>
<!ATTLIST abst-problem id ID #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 abst-problem, abstract, abst-solution, additional-info, advantageous-effects, background-art, best-mode, citation-list, description, description-of-drawings, description-of-embodiments, disclosure, embodiments-example, industrial-applicability, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, mode-for-invention, non-patent-literature, patent-literature, reference-signs-list, reference-to-deposited-biological-material, replace-object, sequence-list-text, summary-of-invention, technical-field, tech-problem, tech-solution
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 claim-text, 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 claim-text, 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 claim-text, 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 abstract-figure, chemistry, claim-text, dd, figure, 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 claim-text, 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 claim-text, 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, indications, 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 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 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 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, lack-of-novelty, 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 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 claim-text, dd, li, p
content character data
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
space Enumeration no (default)   preserve  default     
listing-type Enumeration Yes   sequence  program-listing  other     
source
<!-- This element is one method to identify content consisting of text objects that require preservation (pre) of their whitespace in order to preserve internal logical relationships. (e.g., sequence listing fragments, computer program listings)-->
<!ELEMENT pre (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST pre id ID #IMPLIED xml:space (preserve | default ) #IMPLIED listing-type (sequence | program-listing | other ) #REQUIRED >  

Element u
diagram
description Underscore: style - single is default
attributes style
uses b, i, smallcaps, sub, sup
used by b, claim-text, crossref, dd, dt, figref, heading, i, invention-title, li, othercit, p, smallcaps, statement, 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, claim-text, crossref, dd, dt, figref, heading, i, invention-title, li, othercit, p, smallcaps, statement, 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 doc-page
diagram
description doc-page - DOCument or PAGE This is primarily to be used when data for the whole or major sections of an application are in image format OR other formats such as pdf. Page range attributes are given when required pp - page range ppf - first page ppl - last page (for pdf). The 'img' may also be used for complete pages, e.g. in drawings Recommended id = docp0001, docp0002, etc.
attributes id, he, wi, type, alt, pp, ppf, ppl, file, ocr, color, orientation
uses Does not use other elements.
used by abstract, amend-body, amend-statement, biological-material-doc, claims, description, drawings, front-page, insert-after-object, insert-before-object, lack-of-novelty, pct-art17.2a, pct-rule91-1f, priority-claim-considered-not-made, replace-object, sequence-list-doc, wo-search-report
content empty
occurrence
Attribute Datatype Required Values Default Comments
id ID no (default)      
he string (default) Yes      
wi string (default) Yes      
type Enumeration Yes   jpg  pdf  tif     
alt string (default) no (default)      
pp string (default) no (default)      
ppf string (default) no (default)      
ppl string (default) no (default)      
file string (default) Yes      
ocr string (default) no (default)      
color Enumeration no (default)   color  bw     
orientation Enumeration no (default)   portrait  landscape  portrait    
source
<!-- doc-page - DOCument or PAGE This is primarily to be used when data for the whole or major sections of an application are in image format OR other formats such as pdf. Page range attributes are given when required pp - page range ppf - first page ppl - last page (for pdf). The 'img' may also be used for complete pages, e.g. in drawings Recommended id = docp0001, docp0002, etc.-->
<!ELEMENT doc-page EMPTY>
<!ATTLIST doc-page id ID #IMPLIED he CDATA #REQUIRED wi CDATA #REQUIRED type (jpg | pdf | tif ) #REQUIRED alt CDATA #IMPLIED pp CDATA #IMPLIED ppf CDATA #IMPLIED ppl CDATA #IMPLIED file CDATA #REQUIRED ocr CDATA #IMPLIED color (color | bw ) #IMPLIED orientation (portrait | landscape ) 'portrait' >  

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

Element type-of-correction
diagram
description Type of correction. (ST.32:B667)
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by wo-correction
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Type of correction. (ST.32:B667)-->
<!ELEMENT type-of-correction (#PCDATA)>  

Element indications
diagram
description indications relate to the bio-deposit in the application body
attributes
uses additional-indication, all-designations, bio-deposit, designated-states, para-number, separate-indications
used by biological-material-doc
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- indications relate to the bio-deposit in the application body-->
<!ELEMENT indications (para-number , (bio-deposit , additional-indication? , (all-designations | designated-states) , separate-indications?))>  

Element separate-indications
diagram
description Separate furnishing of indications
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by indications
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Separate furnishing of indications-->
<!ELEMENT separate-indications (#PCDATA)>  

Element additional-indication
diagram
description Additional indication information for the deposit
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by indications
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Additional indication information for the deposit-->
<!ELEMENT additional-indication (#PCDATA)>  

Element para-number
diagram
description Indications relate to the bio-deposit in the application body at paragraph number
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by indications
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Indications relate to the bio-deposit in the application body at paragraph number-->
<!ELEMENT para-number (#PCDATA)>  

Element file-reference-id
diagram
description Applicant's or agent's file reference, if desired, 12 characters maximum
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by biological-material-doc, 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 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, indications, inventor, lack-of-novelty
content a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Indication of specific Contracting States in or for which the applicant is seeking protection for his invention (Rule 4.9(a))-->
<!ELEMENT designated-states (country* , (region , country+)*)>  

Element region
diagram
description The region for which protection or exclusion (depending upon context) is desired.
attributes
uses country
used by designated-states, designated-states-as-inventor, 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 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, indications, lack-of-novelty
content empty
occurrence
source
<!-- All designations permitted by the Treaty are made (Rule 4.9(b))-->
<!ELEMENT all-designations EMPTY>  

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

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

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

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

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

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

Element priority-claim-considered-not-made-doc
diagram
description Document (e.g., XML) containing information relating to a priority claim considered not made.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by priority-claim-considered-not-made
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Document (e.g., XML) containing information relating to a priority claim considered not made.-->
<!ELEMENT priority-claim-considered-not-made-doc (#PCDATA)>  

Element pct-rule91-1f-doc
diagram
description Document (e.g., XML) containing information relating to PCT Rule 91-1f.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by pct-rule91-1f
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- Document (e.g., XML) containing information relating to PCT Rule 91-1f.-->
<!ELEMENT pct-rule91-1f-doc (#PCDATA)>  

Element art17.2a-doc
diagram
description A document (e.g., XML) containing information relating to article 17.2a.
attributes
uses Does not use other elements.
used by pct-art17.2a
content character data
occurrence
source
<!-- A document (e.g., XML) containing information relating to article 17.2a.-->
<!ELEMENT art17.2a-doc (#PCDATA)>  

Element statement
diagram
description Statement concerning amendments (PCT Article 19.1, PCT Rule 46.4)
attributes
uses b, i, o, sub, sup, u
used by amend-statement
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- Statement concerning amendments (PCT Article 19.1, PCT Rule 46.4)-->
<!ELEMENT statement (#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sup | sub)*>  

Element claim-text
diagram
description The text of the claim; also used for for sub-para indentation
attributes
uses b, br, chemistry, claim-ref, claim-text, crossref, figref, i, img, maths, o, pre, smallcaps, sub, sup, tables, u
used by claim, claim-text
content character data and a sequence of elements
occurrence required (default)
source
<!-- The text of the claim; also used for for sub-para indentation-->
<!ELEMENT claim-text (#PCDATA | claim-text | claim-ref | b | i | u | o | sup | sub | smallcaps | br | pre | crossref | figref | img | chemistry | maths | tables)*>  

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.