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.
-- 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:
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Ocado Group plc
Buildings One & Two Trident Place
Tel: +44 (0)1707 228 000
Ocado Group plc LEI: 213800LO8F61YB8MBC74
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