November

  • , General news

    Long-awaited decision from the EPO Enlarged Board of Appeal concerning multiple priorities

    In an order dated 29 November 2016, the Enlarged Board of Appeal of the EPO has decided that partial priority may not be refused for generic "OR"-claims. The order in G 1/15 is as follows. Under the EPC, entitlement to partial priority may not be refused for a claim encompassing alternative subject-matter…

  • , UP/UPC

    UPC might start 2017 after all

    Today, the UK minister for Intellectual Property announced that the UK government is proceeding with preparations to ratify the Unified Patent Court Agreement ( https://www.gov.uk/government/news/uk-signals-green-light-to-unified-patent-court-agreement ). "Following the announcement today, the UK…

  • Awapatent in Copenhagen moves to new premises

    As of Monday 28 November the Awapatent Copenhagen office moves to a new location but remains in the heart of Copenhagen. The new visiting and postal address is: Strandgade 56, 1401 Copenhagen K. E-mail addresses and phone numbers remain unchanged. We are looking forward to welcoming you in our…

  • , Awa news

    Video: Stephen Hawking speaks about poor child health

    Swedish non-profit organization and royal initiative GEN-PEP raises awareness of the dangers of physical inactivity and poor diet among children - two leading causes of premature death today. They asked world-renowned Professor Stephen Hawking to speak on behalf of the cause. Hear what he has…

  • , General news

    More women file patent applications but gender gap persists

    According to a new study from WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization), 29% of all international patent applications filed via the organization in 2015 included a female inventor. This is a significant increase from 1995, when the number was just 17%, but the undeniable gender gap persists…

  • , Awa news

    Awapatent's Växjö office moves premises

    Awapatent's Växjö office has moved to Sweden's fourth World Trade Center located in the heart of the city's new station area. "Our new office offers an inspiring workplace, great possibilities to meet clients and a nice view of the city centre of Växjö," says Magnus Ungsten , European Patent Attorney…