<patent> Patent Number (in a citation)

In a bibliographic citation (<element-citation> or <mixed-citation>) or a citation to a related object (<related-object>), this element holds identification information for a patent.

Base Attributes

Models and Context
May be contained in
Text, numbers, or special characters, zero or more
Content Model
<!ELEMENT  patent       (#PCDATA %patent-elements;)*                 >
Expanded Content Model


Tagged Sample

In a citation of type “patent”

<mixed-citation publication-type="patent"
 ><person-group person-group-type="inventor"
 <source>Cryptographic Method and Apparatus 
  for Public Key Exchange with Authentications</source>, 
 <patent country="US">U.S, Patent no. 4,956,863</patent>, 
 <month>Sept.</month> <day>11</day>,