November

  • , General news

    US university auctions patents

    Pennsylvania State University – or Penn State – in Philadelphia, USA, plans to auction some of its patents deriving from faculty research in various technical fields. The buyers will get the licensing rights to the patents.

  • , General news

    Faster examination of community trademarks

    Starting 24 November, the European Union trademark authority (OHIM) offers trademark applicants the opportunity to have their applications examined and published faster. The accelerated procedure is called Fast Track and according to the OHIM, applications can be published in half of the time or less…

  • , General news

    Spain's challenge to the Unitary Patent package rejected

    The Advocate General proposes to dismiss Spain's challenges to the creation of the Unitary Patent package on the grounds that unitary protection is expected to provide a genuine benefit in terms of uniformity and integration, whilst the choice of languages reduces translation costs considerably and…

  • , Awa news

    Awapatent ranked #1 among Sweden's IP consultants

    The 2014 edition of business magazine Affärsvärlden's Consulting Guide (Konsultguiden) has recently been released. Just like the last few years Awapatent is at the very top of the list. The Consulting Guide provides a summary of the Swedish consulting industry.

  • , General news

    Google and LG co-operate on patents

    Google and Korean electronics company LG Electronics have signed a long-term patent cross-licensing agreement covering a broad range of products and technologies. The agreement covers the two companies' existing patents as well as those filed over the next 10 years. Google has previously entered…

  • , Awa news

    Awapatent’s successful client Heliospectra receives the first US patent

    Awapatent's client Heliospectra has received its first US patent approval. The company has several patent applications pending and this is the first one to be approved in the important United States market.