September

  • , General news

    Monkey selfies: animals cannot own copyright

    One of the most popular news stories this summer was the ape that swiped the camera from a wildlife photographer to take a series of photos of itself – selfies. When one of the photos ended up on Wikimedia Commons, a database of images that are free for anyone to use, the photographer protested, asking…

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    More European Patent Attorneys than ever at Awapatent

    Another three of Awapatent's patent attorneys recently passed the European Qualifying Examination (EQE), thus earning the title of European Patent Attorney (EPA). This means that Awapatent now has 66 EPAs in total, which is all-time-high and more than any other Nordic IP firm right now.

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    Apple and Samsung end patent disputes outside of the United States

    Apple and Samsung recently agreed to withdraw all pending patent and registered design disputes between their companies in all countries except the United States. This includes disputes in the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Australia, Japan and South Korea. Before the summer…

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    The Awapatent Foundation gives a scholarship of EUR 125,000 to research on IP investments

    The board of "Awapatent Foundation for the Promotion of Scientific Research" has decided to give a scholarship of EUR 125,000 to Ove Granstrand and Marcus Holgersson at Chalmers University of Technology.

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    Awapatent welcomes ten new trainees

    Awapatent's trainee programme for prospective patent attorneys starts this week. Ten graduates and PhDs will be trained for a year in intellectual property law and learn the strategic and tactical knowledge required to become a successful patent attorney.