The power to make better strategic decisions
Cipher is the world’s most advanced patent analysis software. Unlock the largest library of scientific information by harnessing the latest advances in machine learning. Cipher can analyse and compare one million patent owning organisations, fast. Cipher is the only software which can be tailored to create landscapes based on your patented technologies, providing a fresh source of competitive intelligence.
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Solutions we provide
Cipher extracts insight from patent data to support your strategic decisions:
Identify Patent Risk
Cipher provides unique sector risk reports with comprehensive patent litigation and trend data. Discover new ways to understand risks in your sector, supply chain or new markets. It’s a comprehensive way to understand new entrants, in new territories and new technologies. We’ll help you identify vulnerability before somebody else does.
Manage Patent Costs
Cipher integrates cost data to calculate and project the costs of obtaining and maintaining patent portfolios. Charts and analysis enhances your ability to compare your spend over time and across geographies. The capability to benchmark against other similar organisations completes the picture often hidden from view.
Monitor the Competition
Cipher provides a full suite of analytics necessary for both a high level or granular analysis of the patenting activity of others. Conduct searches by reference to organisations or technologies. Design custom taxonomies using Cipher’s industry leading classifier algorithms. Generate charts, share results or export analysis – delivering the flexibility you need.
There’s a better way to communicating the importance of patents. Cipher offers a perfect blend of comprehensive data and powerful visualisations. Customise your dashboards, reports and metrics to the analysis you need and save time with regular reports. Equip your team with the ability to respond to urgent requests for data instantly.
Pricing One-off reports to enterprise subscription
Subscriptions Many of the world’s leading brands use Cipher to gain critical IP business intelligence everyday. A Cipher subscription offers the most cost-effective way to manage your portfolio, monitor competition, navigate risk and make the most of your investment.Request a quote
Projects Want to get critical insights into a new technology? Or to fast track due diligence for an M&A or licensing deal? Need a health check to navigate portfolio risk or help refining your patenting strategy? We make it easy and cost-effective with one-off reports and project pricing.Find out more
The Cipher Solutions team delivers bespoke projects. This is a great way to benchmark our capabilities against existing solutions. We focus specifically on your return on investment (ROI). Example of report types include:
Competitive intelligence report
provides an objective comparison with competitors and new entrants. Many Cipher’s charts and visulasations have been optimised to meet increased demand for this information.
Due diligence report
identifies the key issues that can affect value and risk across a range of M&A and licensing deals, saving both time and cost in this previously labour intensive task.
benchmarks your patenting strategy using customisable metrics including activity, territory, citations and cost.
Technology landscape report
harnessing Cipher’s unique approach to classification, a landscape report identifies trends by owner and over time, with the ability to focus on new entrants or specific regions.
Industry spotlight Financial Services
While the banking sector has historically been slow to engage with patents, this is set to change as banks transform into technology companies to meet the challenges of Blockchain and the disruptive influence of all that is Fintech
Industry spotlight Automotive
Built on an industry defined taxonomy of over 150 automotive technologies, Cipher Automotive offers a unique insight into the future of the car
Industry spotlight Aerospace + Defence
Cybersecurity, autonomous craft on land, air and sea and advances in human machine interfaces are just some of the technologies set to disrupt
Client spotlight Ocado Group PLC
“As a leading technology company we need instant answers to who’s doing what. Cipher helps us navigate complex patent landscapes”
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Client spotlight MAHLE
“Cipher Automotive makes unique use of artificial intelligence, and has excellent customer service which together improve the accessibility of complex patent data”
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Client spotlight BorgWarner
“With Cipher in a few hours, I can produce a report that used to cost me $20,000 to do on the outside, and it’s far more relevant and useful than the $20,000 report I used to pay for”
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Client spotlight ARM
“It is no longer possible to keep abreast of all the competitor patent activity, at any reasonably cost. Cipher has helped us assess what’s going on and take advantage of the latest advances in data science applied to patent data”
Client spotlight BAE Systems
"The real way Cipher helps us is that it is such an easy tool to use”
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