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FMCG Patents

Harnessing science to predict the future in food and drink, beauty and wellness

Patents are the largest library of scientific information in the world. Our partnership with Mintel has unlocked a fresh audience for Cipher intelligence. For those working in research and innovation, predictive analysis is a vital component. Never has nutrition and wellness been more important.

Partnering with Mintel

Working with Cipher will allow our experts at Mintel to harness the power of AI to understand faster and earlier how the food and drink and beauty and personal care industries could develop, and will help future-proof our clients’ businesses.

Peter Haigh, CEO, Mintel

Building a Taxonomy for FMCG

A Taxonomy for patented technologies in Food & Drink could include the following:

  • Claim
  • Ingredients
  • Technology

Download the Cipher Food & Drink Taxonomy example below.

Find out more about our offer to get access to Mintel Patent Watch reports. Listen to the latest podcast that features how Cipher’s data can support in identifying trends in the FMCG sector.

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Food & Drink Taxonomy Example

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Food & Drink Taxonomy Example

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The close partnership between Cipher and Mintel now means all Cipher FMCG module customers have access to all the Mintel Patent Watch reports, as part of your Cipher subscription.
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Find out how Cipher can build your taxonomy using classifiers:

  • Matching to your view of the patent landscape
  • Your own taxonomy is accurate, fast and repeatable
  • It’s easy to use,  saves time and reduces costs.

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Justify patent budgets to CFOs and others to communicate the impact of your investment.

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Automate manual reviews for efficient execution of M&A and licensing transactions.

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