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MedTech

Strategic insight for the next generation of diagnosis and treatment for data driven healthcare

The fusion of technologies are blurring the lines between the physical, digital, and biological worlds.

We have vast experience in analysing data across the broad range of patented technologies underpinning this transformation.

This ranges from AI and machine learning to the ‘Internet of Things’, making it possible for us to support you in understanding the patent landscape and in developing your patent strategy.

Building a Taxonomy for MedTech

A Taxonomy for patented technologies in MedTech and Life-sciences can include the following:

  • AI in biotech
  • 3D Bioprinting
  • Bio-digital twin
  • Bioprocessing
  • IoT in healthcare
  • Gene editing
  • Healthcare management

Example of a MedTech Taxonomy

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MedTech taxonomy

Types of classifiers that should be included in MedTech Taxonomy include:

  • 3D Bio-printing
  • Drug development
  • Medical imaging

Insights and Events

Acacia acquires Biotech Stakes: an insight into the companies and patents behind the deal

On 5th June, a portfolio of shares in 19 life science companies was sold to Acacia Research for up to £224 million. Who else and which patents are involved?
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Medtech – where patents are a matter of life and death

There is a curious fact at the heart of MedTech. Against a backdrop of ageing populations, people living longer and a growing middle class (China in particular), the sector’s future is undoubtedly bright.
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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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Technology

Navigate complex landscapes when every company is a technology company.
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With Cipher you can…

Portfolio Optimisation connecting cogs

Optimise your portfolio

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

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Competitive Intelligence

Gather competitor intelligence

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

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Cross Licensing

Model cross licensing

Combine patent and revenue data to determine rational licensing outcomes.

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Manage your budget

Justify patent budgets and communicate the impact of your investment.

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Conduct due diligence

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

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Tackle inbound patent assertion

Be prepared with evidence to create a fast and effective threat assessment.

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Benchmark your portfolio

Assess your portfolio in comparison to other owners through your technology lens.

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Monetise your portfolio

Identify opportunities to create value through licensing or sale of patent assets.

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Predict technology trends

Track new technologies and discover the unknown owners of future innovation.

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Create Risk Mitigation Strategies

Understand the materiality of your threats to define your risk mitigation strategy.

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Improve your patent strategy now

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