"specification" usually refers to the whole document including the claims
Beside each item on a patent cover sheet there is a number inside a square bracket. These numbers, the INID codes, are international standards that identify the type of element in a patent document for most countries in the world. Below are a select list of categories, for the complete list of the codes refer to Appendix 1 in WIPO Standard ST.9.
 Patent Number
 Document Type
 Application Number
 Date of Patent Filing
 Date of Patent Publication/Issue
 International Patent Classification
 Domestic or National Classification
 Invention Title
 Abstract or Claim
 List of Prior Art Documents (aka References Cited)
 Name(s) of applicant(s)
 Name(s) of inventor(s)
 Name(s) of grantee(s), holder(s), assignee(s) or owners(s)
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