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In the U.S. there is a type of claim called a Markush claim. The conventional wording is : "selected from the group consisting of A, B, and C." So, if it correctly defines your minimum configuration, you could say, "a container containing at least two marbles where at least one marble is blue and at least one marble is of a color selected from the group ...


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You know, english grammar applies to patents. Sure, comprising etc sound like patent language, but honestly you can write “it has this and or that and at least this and maybe that“ into a claim. Standard wording is about structure of writing. You don't want to invent new words every time you write a patent. Now, to answer your question, comprising is the ...


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