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Ocado Group PLC - Statement regarding Autostore

RNS Number : 8411A
Ocado Group PLC
01 October 2020
 

OCADO GROUP PLC

 

Response to Autostore

 

1 October 2020

 

Ocado Group plc ("Ocado") notes the press release from Autostore today. Ocado confirms it has not received any papers in relation to these claims and this is the first we have heard of this new claim.  We are not aware of any infringement of any valid Autostore rights and of course we will investigate any claims once we receive further details.

 

We have multiple patents protecting the use of our systems in grocery and we are investigating whether Autostore has, or intends to infringe those patents. We will always vigorously protect our intellectual property.

 

 

Contacts

●     Duncan Tatton-Brown, Chief Financial Officer, Ocado Group plc, on 01707 228 000

●     David Shriver, Director of Communications, Ocado Group plc, on 01707 228 000

●     Martin Robinson at Tulchan Communications on 020 7353 4200

 

 

The person responsible for arranging the release of this announcement:

 

Neill Abrams

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary

Ocado Group plc

Buildings One & Two Trident Place

Mosquito Way

Hatfield

Hertfordshire

AL10 9UL

Tel: +44 (0)1707 228 000

Email: [email protected]

 

Ocado Group plc LEI: 213800LO8F61YB8MBC74

 

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