Before you run your report, Cipher will ask you to select clustering and 'group by owner'.

Cipher will generate technology clusters from all of the patent families returned from you search query. 

For example, the following search query returns 2,398 patent families:

(wireless OR (wire AND less)) AND (headphone* OR (head AND phone*))

Cipher will group the 2,398 patent families into technology clusters if clustering is selected.

Group by owner:
When selecting ‘group by owner’ Cipher will present separate organisations that own the patents found from your search query.

When deselecting ‘group by owner’, Cipher will generate a report that will display patent families as part of one single portfolio.

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