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Industrial Automation

Embracing the fourth industrial revolution

With over 20 billion connected devices by 2025, the technologies at the heart of Industry 4.0 will impact everything and everyone. We have a proven track record of supporting companies working at the forefront of technologies such as robotics, sensors, 3D printing and AI/Machine Learning.

As a leading technology company, we need instant answers to who’s doing what. Cipher helps us navigate complex patent landscapes.

Lucy Wojcik, Head of IP, Ocado

Building a Taxonomy for Industrial Automation

A Taxonomy for patented technologies in Industrial Automation could include the following:

  • 3D Printing
  • Control Systems and connectivity
  • Digital Factory
  • Motors and Drives
  • Robotics
  • Sensor Technology

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Collaborative Robotics

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Digital Twin

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Case Studies

Ocado on balancing IP protection with mitigation of patent risk and conflict

Head of IP, Lucy Wojcik, talks about the need instant answers to who’s doing what and how Cipher helped Ocado implement a world class IP strategy.
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BAE Systems on the importance of competitive intelligence in disruptive technology environments

Chief Counsel for Intellectual Property and Technology Law, Dr. Bobby Mukherjee, explains how his IP team uses Cipher to help communicate the importance of IP internally and to navigate complex technology landscapes.
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ARM on classifiers and managing patent budgets

Rob Calico, VP Litigation and IP, discusses the challenges of managing a sophisticated portfolio in a fast-moving technology environment, and how Cipher has helped them manage their patenting strategy and budgets.
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Custom Taxonomy

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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Ensure you have the right portfolio to meet your strategic patenting objectives.

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Understand who’s doing what by automating patent to technology mapping.

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