Patent

Description:A set of exclusive rights granted by a sovereign state to an inventor or assignee for a limited period of time in exchange for detailed public disclosure of an invention. Source: Wikipedia
Examples:openaire_cerif_xml_example_patents.xml
Representation:XML element Patent; the rest of this section documents children of this element
CERIF:the ResultPatent entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent)

Internal Identifier

Use:mandatory (1)
Representation:XML attribute id
CERIF:the ResultPatentIdentifier attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.ResultPatentIdentifier)

Type

Description:

The type of the patent (currently just one option)

Use:

mandatory (1)

Representation:

XML element Type from namespace https://www.openaire.eu/cerif-profile/vocab/COAR_Patent_Types

CERIF:

the ResultPatent_Classification (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_Classification)

Vocabulary:

Patent types extracted from the COAR Resource Types concept scheme: Types of patents as extracted from the COAR Resource Types concept scheme (http://vocabularies.coar-repositories.org/documentation/resource_types/, the term ‘patent’ only).

Title

Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Title as a multilingual string
CERIF:the ResultPatent.Title attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.Title)

VersionInfo

Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element VersionInfo as a multilingual string
CERIF:the ResultPatent.VersionInfo attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.VersionInfo)

RegistrationDate

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element RegistrationDate
CERIF:the ResultPatent.RegistrationDate attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.RegistrationDate)

ApprovalDate

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element ApprovalDate
CERIF:the ResultPatent.ApprovalDate attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.ApprovalDate)

CountryCode

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element CountryCode
CERIF:the ResultPatent.CountryCode attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.CountryCode)

Issuer

Description:The issuer of the patent: the patent office
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Issuer with embedded XML element OrgUnit
CERIF:the OrganisationUnit_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/OrganisationOutputContributions#PatentIssuer semantics

PatentNumber

Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element PatentNumber
CERIF:the ResultPatent.PatentNumber attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.PatentNumber)

Inventors

Description:The inventors of this patent
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element Inventors with ordered embedded XML elements Inventor

Inventor

Description:The inventor: The actual devisor of an invention that is the subject of a patent.
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Inventor with embedded XML element Person optionally followed by one or several Affiliation elements
CERIF:the Person_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/PersonOutputContributions#Inventor semantics

Holders

Description:The holders of this patent
Use:optional (0..1)
Representation:XML element Holders with ordered embedded XML elements Holder that can contain an embedded organisation unit or person

Holder

Description:The patent rights holder, also known as the patentee or assignee
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Holder with embedded XML element OrgUnit or Person
CERIF:the Person_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Person_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/PersonOutputContributions#PatentHolder semantics; the OrganisationUnit_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#OrganisationUnit_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/OrganisationOutputContributions#PatentHolder semantics

Abstract

Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Abstract as a multilingual string
CERIF:the ResultPatent.Abstract attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.Abstract)

Subject

Description:The subject of the patent from a classification
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Subject containing the classification identifier and having a scheme attribute to specify the classification scheme identifier
CERIF:the ResultPatent_Classification (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_Classification)

Keyword

Description:A single keyword or key expression. Please repeat to serialize separate keywords or key expressions.
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Keyword as a multilingual string
CERIF:the ResultPatent.Keywords attribute (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent.Keywords)

OriginatesFrom

Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element OriginatesFrom with embedded XML element Project or Funding
CERIF:the Project_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#Project_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Project_Output_Roles#Originator semantics; the ResultPatent_Funding linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_Funding) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Funding_Output_Roles#Originator semantics

Predecessor

Description:Patents that precede (i.e., have priority over) this patent
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element Predecessor with embedded XML element Patent
CERIF:the ResultPatent_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Inter-OutputRelations#Predecessor semantics (direction :1)

References

Description:Result outputs that are referenced by this patent
Use:optional, possibly multiple (0..*)
Representation:XML element References with embedded XML element Publication or Patent or Product
CERIF:the ResultPatent_ResultPublication linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_ResultPublication) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Inter-OutputRelations#Reference semantics (direction :1); the ResultPatent_ResultProduct linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_ResultProduct) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Inter-OutputRelations#Reference semantics (direction :1); the ResultPatent_ResultPatent linking entity (https://w3id.org/cerif/model#ResultPatent_ResultPatent) with the https://w3id.org/cerif/vocab/Inter-OutputRelations#Reference semantics (direction :1)