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Gender Diversity in Inventorship – How do European countries compare?

There is no doubt that innovation is a driver of national competitiveness (which includes economic and technological competitiveness and national security).

In this highly uncertain time with increasing inflation, continued pandemic fears, a war in Ukraine, and constant supply chain issues, companies and countries are looking for any way they can maintain or increase both jobs and economic prosperity.

Increasing diversity in inventorship provides both.

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Gender Diversity in Inventorship

This report analyses three separate trends:

  1. Women inventor rate
  2. Women contributor rate
  3. Women-only rate

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in IP

Episode 9 in Season 2 of the Cipher Vision Podcast series featured Mike Binns and Braxton Davis, both Associate General Counsel at Meta,

Mike and Braxton shared with us their experience pioneering DEI in the workplace and the current initiatives that they are working on, including Advancing Diversity Across Patent Teams (ADAPT) and The National Council on Patent Practicum (NCPP).

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in IP
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Cipher Corporate Responsibility

We care deeply about our people and the IP ecosystem. Through our technology and our people we aim to lead in our industry, advance the IP ecosystem, and support our local communities in the best way we can.

Our responsibility is to:

  • Create a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Impact the IP ecosystem through transparency, education and leadership
  • Lead by example, act according to our values, and do what is right.
Cipher’s Environmental, Social and Governance initiatives
The Cipher team by the River Thames in June 2022 for a beach clean

Insights & Events

CIP Forum 2023

Nigel Swycher, CEO, Cipher will be participating in the panel, The Future of IP in an Interconnected World at 1:45pm to 2:45pm on Tuesday, 3 October. 
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Europe’s Chemicals Industry: The Benefits and Risks Posed by the UPC

Examining the patent landscape of the chemicals industry in Europe following the establishment of the Unified Patent Court (UPC).
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LOT Network BRIDGE Members Meeting 2023

We attended BRIDGE, LOT Network’s annual members meeting on Wednesday 27th September.
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Key Patent Innovations and the BlackBerry portfolio

Following its acquisition by Key Patent Innovations, we revisited our analysis of the BlackBerry patent portfolio, identifying the areas at risk.
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Webinar Replay | How to Justify Your Patent Budget

How do you justify your patent budget to executives? Watch our webinar recording for insight on how you can confidently manage your spending.
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How innovation affects revenue for Big Tech

Big Tech firms thrive on innovation, and patents play a crucial role. Our analysis tracks the activity of Apple, Google, Microsoft and others over the last 20 years.
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