January

  • , Awa news

    Awapatent present at Green Tech Challenge

    As partners of the Green Tech Challenge, www.greentechchallenge.eu , Awapatent will be present at the challenge taking place in Berlin this week. During the Green Tech Challenge the participating startups are being mentored and trained in various fields in a two week growth program. Awapatent contributes…

  • , General news

    Swedish Judge appointed President of the Boards of Appeal

    Carl Josefsson, currently serving as Senior Judge of Appeal at the Svea Court of Appeal, has been appointed the first President of the EPO’s Boards of Appeal (BoA) by the Administrative Council of the EPO. This was announced in December and Josefsson will begin his new commission on 1 March, 2017…

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    Amra secures $9M investment

    A big congratulations to our client Amra for securing an 80 million SEK ($9M) risk venture investment from Pfizer, Novo Nordisk and Industrifonden. In December 2016, Amra also won first prize at the DI Digitals Startup Tour. The Linköping based company transforms MR images into precise body composition…

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    Sweden – 2nd most innovative economy in the world

    Only South Korea beats Sweden in the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which scores the world’s most innovative economies based on factors such as R&D intensity, high-tech density and patent activity. Sweden is closely followed by Germany, Switzerland and Finland. Read more about the index.

  • , Awa news

    Also in 2017 Awapatent and AWA Asia stay at the top of WTR 1000

    In Awapatent and AWA Asia we are very proud of the results from the latest edition of the international directory World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. Once again we are recognized as one of the most international and prominent IP firms.

  • , UP/UPC

    The 2017 UPC Christmas present

    The preparatory committee of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) has today, January 16, announced that the UPC may become operational in December 2017. The committee also announced that they expect the provisional application phase to start at the end of spring 2017, presumably in May. Last year the…

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    AWA Innovation – another new business area in the AWA Group

    AWA Innovation is the name of a new business area in the AWA Group, starting in January 2017.

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    Houdini wins H&M and ELLE Conscious Award 2017

    We are proud to congratulate our client Houdini for winning the prestigious H&M and ELLE Conscious Award 2017 at the ELLE-galan. Houdini is a Swedish outdoor company offering a range of functional and sustainable clothing garments.

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    Awapatent’s corporate responsibility during 2017

    During 2017 Awapatent will continue supporting three international charity and humanitarian organisations; SOS Children’s Villages, Team Rynkeby and Médecins Sans Frontières.

  • , General news

    All time high number of trademark applications in the US

    Last year saw a record level of American trademark filings, rising by 5.2% from 2015, according to the USPTO’s (United States Patent and Trademark Office) Performance and Accountability Report for fiscal year 2016. In addition, the number of trademark proceeding to registration rose by almost 10%…

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