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Current Version 2.5

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Changes between v2.4 and v2.5

Changes to patent-document.dtd:

1. Added CPCI to the list of allowed values for attribute scheme of element classification-cpc

old:

<!ATTLIST classification-cpc
  %dfltattrs;
  scheme (CPC|CPCNO) #REQUIRED
  rank CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST classification-cpc
  %dfltattrs;
  scheme (CPC|CPCNO|CPCI) #REQUIRED
  rank CDATA #IMPLIED
>

2. Changed the definition of element classifications-cpc so that child element classification-cpc is no longer required

old:

<!ELEMENT classifications-cpc (classification-cpc+, combination-sets?)>

new:

<!ELEMENT classifications-cpc (classification-cpc*, combination-sets?)>

Changes to citations.dtd:

1. Changed the definition of elements author and subname to allow complete name and addressbook information

old:

<!ELEMENT cit:author (%nam;) >
<!ELEMENT cit:subname (#PCDATA) >

new:

<!ELEMENT cit:author (%nam; | addressbook) >
<!ELEMENT cit:subname (%nam; | addressbook) >

2. Added attribute subname-type to element subname

new:

<!ATTLIST cit:subname 
  subname-type (editor | translator | other-subname-type ) 'editor'
>

3. Fixed date reference in element conference

old:

<!ELEMENT cit:conference (text | (cit:conftitle, cit:date?, cit:confdate?, cit:confno?, cit:confplace?, cit:confsponsor*)) >

new:

<!ELEMENT cit:conference (text | (cit:conftitle, date?, cit:confdate?, cit:confno?, cit:confplace?, cit:confsponsor*)) >


Older Versions

Version 2.4

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Changes between v2.3 and v2.4

Changes to patent-document.dtd:

1. Added new element combination-sets as an optional child of classifications-cpc and added optional attribute rank to classification-cpc

old:

<!ELEMENT classifications-cpc (classification-cpc+)>
<!ATTLIST classifications-cpc
  %dfltattrs;
>

<!ELEMENT classification-cpc (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST classification-cpc
  %dfltattrs;
  scheme (CPC|CPCNO) #REQUIRED
>

new:

<!ELEMENT classifications-cpc (classification-cpc+, combination-sets?)>
<!ATTLIST classifications-cpc
  %dfltattrs;
>

<!ELEMENT classification-cpc (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST classification-cpc
  %dfltattrs;
  scheme (CPC|CPCNO) #REQUIRED
  rank CDATA #IMPLIED
>

<!ELEMENT combination-sets (combination-set+)>
<!ELEMENT combination-set (classification-cpc+)>
<!ATTLIST combination-set
  %dfltattrs;
  group CDATA #REQUIRED
>

2. Added new img-format values gif and bmp for element img

old:

<!ELEMENT img EMPTY >
<!ATTLIST img
  id CDATA #IMPLIED
  file CDATA #REQUIRED
  wi CDATA #IMPLIED
  he CDATA #IMPLIED
  img-content (abstract-drawing | ad |
               chem             | cf |
               clip             | ci |
               program-listing  | cp |
               dna              | dn |
               drawing          | dr |
               undefined             |
               figure           | fg |
               graph            | gr |
               math             | mf |
               page             | pa |
               photograph       | ph |
               search-report    | sr |
               table            | tb |
               character        | tx |
               flowchart             |
               undefined-char   | ff |
               undefined-image  | ui
             ) 'drawing'
  img-format (jpg|tif|st33|st35|pdf) #REQUIRED
  orientation (portrait|landscape|unknown) 'unknown'
  inline (yes|no) 'no'
  alt CDATA #IMPLIED
  url CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ELEMENT img EMPTY >
<!ATTLIST img
  id CDATA #IMPLIED
  file CDATA #REQUIRED
  wi CDATA #IMPLIED
  he CDATA #IMPLIED
  img-content (abstract-drawing | ad |
               chem             | cf |
               clip             | ci |
               program-listing  | cp |
               dna              | dn |
               drawing          | dr |
               undefined             |
               figure           | fg |
               graph            | gr |
               math             | mf |
               page             | pa |
               photograph       | ph |
               search-report    | sr |
               table            | tb |
               character        | tx |
               flowchart             |
               undefined-char   | ff |
               undefined-image  | ui
             ) 'drawing'
  img-format (jpg|tif|st33|st35|pdf|gif|bmp) #REQUIRED
  orientation (portrait|landscape|unknown) 'unknown'
  inline (yes|no) 'no'
  alt CDATA #IMPLIED
  url CDATA #IMPLIED
>

3. Added new element declassified-date as an optional child of dates-of-public-availability

old:

<!ELEMENT dates-of-public-availability (gazette-date?,
                                        application-publication-date?,
                                        grant-publication-date?,
                                        intention-to-grant-date?,
                                        registered-date?,
                                        republication-date?,
                                        search-report-publication-date?,
                                        search-report-dispatch-date?,
                                        corrected-search-report-dispatch-date?,
                                        coming-into-force-date?,
                                        preceding-publication-date?,
                                        amended-publication-date?,
                                        corrected-publication-date?,
                                        declassified-date?) >

new:

<!ELEMENT dates-of-public-availability (gazette-date?,
                                        application-publication-date?,
                                        grant-publication-date?,
                                        intention-to-grant-date?,
                                        registered-date?,
                                        republication-date?,
                                        search-report-publication-date?,
                                        search-report-dispatch-date?,
                                        corrected-search-report-dispatch-date?,
                                        coming-into-force-date?,
                                        preceding-publication-date?,
                                        amended-publication-date?,
                                        corrected-publication-date?,
                                        declassified-date?) >

<!ELEMENT declassified-date (date, bulletin-number?) >

4. Changed the definition of patent-document to allow multiple legal-status, copyright, and keywords (new element) children

old:

<!ELEMENT patent-document (doc-page+ |
                           (bibliographic-data,
                            abstract*,
                            description*,
                            claims*, amended-claims*, amended-claims-statement*,
                            drawings?,
                            attachments-external?,
                            search-report-data*,
                            legal-status?,
                            extended-patent-family?,
                            revision-history?,
                            copyright?))>

new:

<!ELEMENT patent-document (doc-page+ |
                           (bibliographic-data,
                            abstract*,
                            description*,
                            claims*, amended-claims*, amended-claims-statement*,
                            drawings?,
                            attachments-external?,
                            search-report-data*,
                            keywords*,
                            legal-status*,
                            extended-patent-family?,
                            revision-history?,
                            copyright*))>

<!-- Keywords -->
<!ELEMENT keywords (keyword-set+) >
<!ATTLIST keywords
  %dfltattrs;
  lang CDATA #REQUIRED
  format (%fmtattrs;) 'original'
>

<!ELEMENT keyword-set (keyword+) >
<!ATTLIST keyword-set
  technical-field CDATA #IMPLIED
  subjects-number CDATA #IMPLIED
>

<!ELEMENT keyword (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST keyword
  sequence CDATA #IMPLIED
  pfq CDATA #IMPLIED
  dvalue CDATA #IMPLIED
>

5. Added new attribute copyright-ref to entity dfltattrs and new attribute copyright-id to element copyright

old:

<!ENTITY % dfltattrs "
  id ID #IMPLIED
  mxw-id CDATA #IMPLIED
  status (n|new|c|corrected|d|deleted) 'new'
  load-source CDATA #IMPLIED
  ref-ucid CDATA #IMPLIED
">

<!ELEMENT copyright (#PCDATA) >

new:

<!ENTITY % dfltattrs "
  id ID #IMPLIED
  mxw-id CDATA #IMPLIED
  status (n|new|c|corrected|d|deleted) 'new'
  load-source CDATA #IMPLIED
  ref-ucid CDATA #IMPLIED
  copyright-ref CDATA #IMPLIED
">

<!ELEMENT copyright (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST copyright
  copyright-id CDATA #IMPLIED
>

6. Changed the definition of element linked-indexing-code-group to allow two new child elements main-linked-indexing-code and sub-linked-indexing-code, and added required attribute group

old:

<!ELEMENT linked-indexing-code-group (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST linked-indexing-code-group
  %dfltattrs;
>

new:

<!ELEMENT linked-indexing-code-group (main-linked-indexing-code, sub-linked-indexing-code*) >
<!ATTLIST linked-indexing-code-group
  %dfltattrs;
  group CDATA #REQUIRED
>

<!ELEMENT main-linked-indexing-code (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST main-linked-indexing-code
  %dfltattrs;
>

<!ELEMENT sub-linked-indexing-code (#PCDATA) >
<!ATTLIST sub-linked-indexing-code
  %dfltattrs;
>

7. Added new element administrative-division to entity adr

old:

<!ENTITY % adr "((address-1? , address-2? , address-3? , mailcode? , pobox? ,
room? , address-floor? , building? , street? , city? , county? , state? ,
postcode? , country?) | text)" >

new:

<!ENTITY % adr "((address-1? , address-2? , address-3? , mailcode? , pobox? ,
room? , address-floor? , building? , street? , city? , county? , state? ,
postcode? , country? , administrative-division?) | text)" >

<!ELEMENT administrative-division (#PCDATA) >

8. Added optional attribute class to element legal-event

old:

<!ELEMENT legal-event (dtext | legal-event-body)? >
<!ATTLIST legal-event
  %dfltattrs;
  code CDATA #REQUIRED
  country CDATA #REQUIRED
  date CDATA #REQUIRED
  impact CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ELEMENT legal-event (dtext | legal-event-body)? >
<!ATTLIST legal-event
  %dfltattrs;
  code CDATA #REQUIRED
  country CDATA #REQUIRED
  date CDATA #REQUIRED
  impact CDATA #IMPLIED
  class CDATA #IMPLIED
>

9. Added optional child statistical-information to element technical-data, moved elements number-of-claims and exemplary-claim, and added new element number-of-pages to statistical-information

old:

<!ELEMENT technical-data ((classification-ipc | classification-locarno)*,
                          classifications-ipcr?, classification-national?,
                          classification-ecla*, classifications-cpc?,
                          f-term-info?,
                          invention-title*,
                          citations?,
                          figures?, number-of-claims?, exemplary-claim?,
                          field-of-search?)>

new:

<!ELEMENT technical-data ((classification-ipc | classification-locarno)*,
                          classifications-ipcr?, classification-national?,
                          classification-ecla*, classifications-cpc?,
                          f-term-info?,
                          invention-title*,
                          citations?,
                          figures?,
                          field-of-search?,
                          statistical-information?)>

<!ELEMENT statistical-information (number-of-pages?, number-of-claims?, exemplary-claim?)>
<!ELEMENT number-of-pages (#PCDATA)>

10. Added new external file citations.dtd and moved all elements related to citations into this new file

new:

<!-- Content definitions for all elements related to citations --> 
<!ENTITY % citations SYSTEM "citations.dtd" > 
%citations;

New file citations.dtd:

This new file contains all of the definitions for elements related to citations including a new namespace that has been added to support rich citations.

Version 2.3

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Changes between v2.2 and v2.3

Changes to patent-document.dtd:

1. Added optional child element effective-date to application-reference

old:

<!ELEMENT application-reference (document-id+) >

new:

<!ELEMENT application-reference (document-id+, effective-date?) >
<!ELEMENT effective-date (date) >

2. Added new included file autags.dtd defining a new child element autags of office-specific-data

old:

<!ELEMENT office-specific-data (eptags|ustags)*>

new:

<!-- AU register content definitions --> 
<!ENTITY % aut SYSTEM "autags.dtd" > 
%aut;

<!ELEMENT office-specific-data (autags|eptags|ustags)* >

new included file autags.dtd:

<!ELEMENT autags (
  au-opi-date?,
  au-opi-published-in-journal-date?,
  au-exam-details?,
  au-acceptance-details?,
  au-certification-details?,
  au-sealing-details?,
  au-extensions-of-term?,
  au-fee-history?,
  au-oppositions-and-disputes?,
  au-re-examinations?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-exam-details (
  au-direction-date?,
  au-third-party-examination-request-date?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-acceptance-details (
  au-acceptance-date?,
  au-acceptance-published-date?,
  au-final-acceptance-date?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-certification-details (
  au-certified-date?,
  au-final-certification-date?,
  au-certified-published-date?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-sealing-details (
  au-sealing-date?,
  au-sealed-published-date?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-extensions-of-term (au-extension-of-term+)>
<!ELEMENT au-extension-of-term (
  au-final-expiry-date?,
  au-extension-of-term-application-filing-date?,
  au-extension-of-term-acceptance-date?,
  au-extension-of-term-acceptance-published-date?,
  au-extension-of-term-granted-date?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-fee-history (
  au-date-paid?,
  au-paid-to-date?,
  au-next-fee-due?,
  au-last-agency-address?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-oppositions-and-disputes (
  au-current-oppositions-and-disputes?,
  au-completed-oppositions-and-disputes?
)>

<!ELEMENT au-current-oppositions-and-disputes (au-opposition+)>
<!ELEMENT au-completed-oppositions-and-disputes (au-opposition+)>

<!ELEMENT au-opposition (
  au-proceeding-type?,
  au-proceeding-status?,
  au-proceeding-result?,
  au-opposition-dispute-parties?,
  au-opposition-dispute-agent?,
  au-opposition-dispute-agent-address?
)>
<!ATTLIST au-opposition
  sequence CDATA #REQUIRED
>

<!ELEMENT au-opposition-dispute-parties (au-opposition-dispute-party-name+)>
<!ELEMENT au-opposition-dispute-party-name (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST au-opposition-dispute-party-name
  sequence CDATA #REQUIRED
>

<!ELEMENT au-re-examinations (au-re-examination+)>
<!ELEMENT au-re-examination (
  au-re-examination-status?,
  au-re-examination-request-date?
)>
<!ATTLIST au-re-examination
  sequence CDATA #REQUIRED
>


<!ELEMENT au-opi-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-opi-published-in-journal-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-date-paid (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-paid-to-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-next-fee-due (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-last-agency-address (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-direction-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-third-party-examination-request-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-acceptance-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-acceptance-published-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-final-acceptance-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-certified-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-final-certification-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-certified-published-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-final-expiry-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-extension-of-term-application-filing-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-extension-of-term-acceptance-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-extension-of-term-acceptance-published-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-extension-of-term-granted-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-sealing-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-sealed-published-date (date)>
<!ELEMENT au-proceeding-type (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-proceeding-status (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-proceeding-result (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-opposition-dispute-agent (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-opposition-dispute-agent-address (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-re-examination-status (#PCDATA)>
<!ELEMENT au-re-examination-request-date (date)>

3. Changed definition of element relation to allow multiple document-id children

old:

<!ELEMENT relation (document-id | (child-doc, parent-doc)) >

new:

<!ELEMENT relation (document-id+ | (child-doc, parent-doc)) >

4. Added new relation types later-filed-application and provisional

old:

<!ELEMENT relation (document-id+ | (child-doc, parent-doc)) >
<!ATTLIST relation
  type (a-371-of-international | addition | division | division-into | continuation | continuation-in-part |
        continuing-reissue | reissue | us-divisional-reissue | reexamination |
        us-reexamination-reissue-merger | substitution | us-provisional-application |
        utility-model-basis | correction | related-publication | previously-filed-application) #REQUIRED
>

new:

<!ELEMENT relation (document-id+ | (child-doc, parent-doc)) >
<!ATTLIST relation
  type (
    a-371-of-international          |
    addition                        |
    continuation                    |
    continuation-in-part            |
    continuing-reissue              |
    correction                      |
    division                        |
    division-into                   |
    later-filed-application         |
    previously-filed-application    |
    provisional                     |
    reexamination                   |
    reissue                         |
    related-publication             |
    substitution                    |
    us-divisional-reissue           |
    us-provisional-application      |
    us-reexamination-reissue-merger |
    utility-model-basis
  ) #REQUIRED
>

Note: over time relation type us-provisional-application will be phased out in favor of type provisional

5. Changed attribute reel-frame of element reassignment from REQUIRED to IMPLIED

old:

<!ATTLIST reassignment
  %dfltattrs;
  reel-frame CDATA #REQUIRED
  recorded-date CDATA #REQUIRED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST reassignment
  %dfltattrs;
  reel-frame CDATA #IMPLIED
  recorded-date CDATA #REQUIRED
>

6. Changed citation source name SUPP to SUP

old:

<!ATTLIST source
  %dfltattrs;
  name (OTH|CH2|SUPP|ISR|APP|SEA|115|EXA|OPP|PRS|APL|FOP|TPO|UNKNOWN) #REQUIRED
  created-by-npl (Y|N) "N"
  category CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST source
  %dfltattrs;
  name (OTH|CH2|SUP|ISR|APP|SEA|115|EXA|OPP|PRS|APL|FOP|TPO|UNKNOWN) #REQUIRED
  created-by-npl (Y|N) "N"
  category CDATA #IMPLIED
>

7. Added element sequence-cwu to ptext entity parameter

old:

<!-- The contents of a paragraph or other block-level text element -->
<!ENTITY % ptext "
#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sub | sup |smallcaps |
br | pre | dl | ul | ol | sl | crossref | figref | patcit |
nplcit | bio-deposit | img | imgref | chemistry | maths | tables | table-external-doc
">

new:

<!-- The contents of a paragraph or other block-level text element -->
<!ENTITY % ptext "
#PCDATA | b | i | u | o | sub | sup |smallcaps |
br | pre | dl | ul | ol | sl | crossref | figref | patcit |
nplcit | bio-deposit | img | imgref | chemistry | maths |
tables | table-external-doc | sequence-cwu
">

8. Added new included file ifi-annotated-data.dtd defining a new child element ifi-annotated-data of bibliographic-data

old:

<!ELEMENT bibliographic-data (publication-reference,
                              us-sir-flag?,
                              application-reference?,
                              priority-claims?,
                              dates-of-public-availability?,
                              rule-47-flag?,
                              term-of-grant?,
                              technical-data?,
                              related-documents?,
                              parties?,
                              international-convention-data?,
                              designated-states?,
                              office-specific-data?,
                              ifi-integrated-content?) >

new:

<!-- The IFI annotated data definitions -->
<!ENTITY % ifiad SYSTEM "ifi-annotated-data.dtd" >
%ifiad;

<!ELEMENT bibliographic-data (publication-reference,
                              us-sir-flag?,
                              application-reference?,
                              priority-claims?,
                              dates-of-public-availability?,
                              rule-47-flag?,
                              term-of-grant?,
                              technical-data?,
                              related-documents?,
                              parties?,
                              international-convention-data?,
                              designated-states?,
                              office-specific-data?,
                              ifi-integrated-content?,
                              ifi-annotated-data?) >

new included file ifi-annotated-data.dtd:

<!ELEMENT ifi-annotated-data ( pharmaceuticals )> 
<!ELEMENT pharmaceuticals ( pharmaceutical+ )> 
<!ELEMENT pharmaceutical ( strengths? )> 
<!ATTLIST pharmaceutical
  %dfltattrs;
  ingredient CDATA #REQUIRED 
  brand CDATA #IMPLIED
  form CDATA #IMPLIED 
  route CDATA #IMPLIED 
> 
<!ELEMENT strengths ( strength+ )> 
<!ELEMENT strength (#PCDATA)>


Changes to ifi-integrated-content.dtd:

1. Added child element office-patent-status to element ifi-integrated-content

old:

<!ELEMENT ifi-integrated-content (
  ifi-patent-status,
  ifi-parties?,
  ifi-indexing-codes?,
  ifi-claims-summary?
)>

new:

<!ELEMENT ifi-integrated-content (
  ifi-patent-status,
  office-patent-status?,
  ifi-parties?,
  ifi-indexing-codes?,
  ifi-claims-summary?
)>

<!ELEMENT office-patent-status (office-patent-status-description)>
<!ATTLIST office-patent-status
  %dfltattrs;
  under-opposition (yes|no) #IMPLIED
  expiration-date CDATA #IMPLIED
>
<!ELEMENT office-patent-status-description (#PCDATA)>
<!ATTLIST office-patent-status-description
  country CDATA #REQUIRED
>

2. Added allowed value U to attribute term-type

old:

<!ENTITY % ifiindexingattrs "
  term-type (F|G|C) #REQUIRED
">

new:

<!ENTITY % ifiindexingattrs "
  term-type (C|F|G|U) #REQUIRED
">

Changes to seqlst.dtd:

1. Changed sequence-cwu children publication-reference and number to optional

old:

<!ELEMENT sequence-cwu  (publication-reference, number,(sequence-list-old-rules | sequence-list-new-rules | table )) >

new:

<!ELEMENT sequence-cwu  (publication-reference?, number?, (sequence-list-old-rules | sequence-list-new-rules | table )) >


Version 2.2

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Changes between v2.1 and v2.2

Changes to patent-document.dtd:

1. Added citation source name TPO (Third Party Observation)

old:

<!ATTLIST source
  %dfltattrs;
  name (OTH|CH2|SUPP|ISR|APP|SEA|115|EXA|OPP|PRS|APL|FOP|UNKNOWN) #REQUIRED
  created-by-npl (Y|N) "N"
  category CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST source
  %dfltattrs;
  name (OTH|CH2|SUPP|ISR|APP|SEA|115|EXA|OPP|PRS|APL|FOP|TPO|UNKNOWN) #REQUIRED
  created-by-npl (Y|N) "N"
  category CDATA #IMPLIED
>

2. Added attribute applicant-category to element applicant

old:

<!ATTLIST applicant
  %dfltattrs;
  format (%fmtattrs;) 'original'
  sequence CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST applicant
  %dfltattrs;
  format (%fmtattrs;) 'original'
  sequence CDATA #IMPLIED
  applicant-category CDATA #IMPLIED
>

3. Removed extra occurrence of element sequence-list-text in declaration for element description

old:

<!ELEMENT description (invention-title?,
  (technical-field | background-art |disclosure | description-of-drawings | best-mode | mode-for-invention | industrial-applicability |
   sequence-list-text | summary-of-invention | description-of-embodiments |reference-signs-list | reference-to-deposited-biological-material |
   citation-list | sequence-list-text | (heading|img|imgref|p)*)+)
>

new:

<!ELEMENT description (invention-title?,
  (technical-field | background-art |disclosure | description-of-drawings | best-mode | mode-for-invention | industrial-applicability |
   summary-of-invention | description-of-embodiments | reference-signs-list | reference-to-deposited-biological-material |
   citation-list | sequence-list-text | (heading|img|imgref|p)*)+)
>

4. Changed content model for element disclaimer to make child element date optional and moved attribute text to an optional child element

old:

<!ELEMENT disclaimer (date) >
<!ATTLIST disclaimer
  text CDATA #FIXED "This patent is subject to a terminal disclaimer"
>

new:

<!ELEMENT disclaimer (date?, text?) >

5. Added attribute linkage-type to element priority-claim

old:

<!ATTLIST priority-claim
  %dfltattrs;
  ucid CDATA #IMPLIED
  kind (national|regional|international) #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST priority-claim
  %dfltattrs;
  ucid CDATA #IMPLIED
  kind (national|regional|international) #IMPLIED
  linkage-type CDATA #IMPLIED
>

Changes to ifi-integrated-content.dtd:

1. Added attribute terminal-disclaimer to ifi-patent-status

old:

<!ATTLIST ifi-patent-status
  %ifidfltattrs;
  anticipated-expiration CDATA #IMPLIED
  adjusted-expiration CDATA #IMPLIED
  regulatory-extension (yes) #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST ifi-patent-status
  %ifidfltattrs;
  anticipated-expiration CDATA #IMPLIED
  adjusted-expiration CDATA #IMPLIED
  regulatory-extension (yes) #IMPLIED
  terminal-disclaimer (yes) #IMPLIED
>

Version 2.1

Description

Link

Extract DTD (v2.1)

patent-document-v2.1.tar.gz

Extract DTD (v2.1) packaged with XSD conversions

patent-document-v2.1-w3c.tar.gz

Changes between v2.0 and v2.1

Changes to patent-document.dtd:

1. Added USPTO Official Gazette data

old:

<!ELEMENT ustags EMPTY>

new:

<!ELEMENT ustags       ( us-gazette? )>

<!ELEMENT us-gazette ( us-adverse-decisions?,
                       us-certificates-of-correction?,
                       us-disclaimers?,
                       us-expirations?,
                       us-extensions?,
                       us-reexaminations?,
                       us-reinstatements?,
                       us-reissues? )>

2. Add assignee enable/disable dates (CA only)

old:

<!ATTLIST assignee
  %dfltattrs;
  format (%fmtattrs;) 'original'
  us-assignee-type CDATA #IMPLIED
  sequence CDATA #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST assignee
  %dfltattrs;
  format (%fmtattrs;) 'original'
  us-assignee-type CDATA #IMPLIED
  sequence CDATA #IMPLIED
  enabled CDATA #IMPLIED
  disabled CDATA #IMPLIED
>

3. Added child-pct-document to child-doc

old:

<!ELEMENT child-doc (document-id+) >

new:

<!ELEMENT child-doc (document-id+, child-pct-document?) >

4. Changed attribute fvid of publication-reference from REQUIRED to IMPLIED

old:

<!ATTLIST publication-reference
  %dfltattrs;
  ucid CDATA #REQUIRED
  fvid CDATA #REQUIRED
  entity-status (micro|small|large|unknown) #IMPLIED
>

new:

<!ATTLIST publication-reference
  %dfltattrs;
  ucid CDATA #REQUIRED
  fvid CDATA #IMPLIED
  entity-status (micro|small|large|unknown) #IMPLIED
>

Note: Element publication-reference is found in the new us-gazette container and @fvid will not be present there. It will still always be populated in the main publication-reference element of the document. 

5. Added continued prosecution flag (@cpa) to parent-doc

old:

<!ATTLIST parent-doc
  ucid CDATA #REQUIRED
  psta (granted|pending|abandoned|SIR|unknown) 'unknown'
>

new:

<!ATTLIST parent-doc
  ucid CDATA #REQUIRED
  psta (granted|pending|abandoned|SIR|unknown) 'unknown'
  cpa  (yes) #IMPLIED
>

Changes to ifi-integrated-content.dtd:

1. Added four new attributes to ifi-integrated-content

new:

<!ATTLIST ifi-integrated-content
  publication-type CDATA #IMPLIED
  accession-number CDATA #IMPLIED
  document-category CDATA #IMPLIED
  subject-area CDATA #IMPLIED
>
attributedescriptionexample
publication-typetype of publicationApplication, Grant
accession-numberlegacy IFI unique identifier06783499
document-categorypublication kind descriptorDesign, Utility
subject-areaclassification area descriptorMechanical, Chemical


2. Added three additional indexing term groups (ifi-category-terms, ifi-collection-terms, ifi-business-method-terms)

old:

<!ELEMENT ifi-indexing-codes (
    ifi-uniterm-fragment-indexing-codes |
    ifi-general-term-indexing           |
    ifi-cdb-fragment-term-links         |
    ifi-compound-term-indexing
  )*
>

new:

<!ELEMENT ifi-indexing-codes (
    ifi-uniterm-fragment-indexing-codes |
    ifi-general-term-indexing           |
    ifi-cdb-fragment-term-links         |
    ifi-compound-term-indexing          |
    ifi-category-terms                  |
    ifi-collection-terms                |
    ifi-business-method-terms
  )*
>


3. Changed ifi-patent-status and ifi-patent-status-description to allow multiple country-specific status values

old:

<!ELEMENT ifi-patent-status (ifi-patent-status-description, ifi-term-extension?)>

<!ATTLIST ifi-patent-status-description
  %ifidfltattrs;
>

new:

<!ELEMENT ifi-patent-status (ifi-patent-status-description+, ifi-term-extension?)>

<!ATTLIST ifi-patent-status-description
  %ifidfltattrs;
  country CDATA #IMPLIED
>