April

  • , General news

    UK ratifies the UPC

    Today, 26 April 2018, it was announced that the United Kingdom has ratified the Unified Patent Court (UPC) agreement. This brings the court another step closer to becoming a reality. The UPC would be welcome news to many of our clients, since it will bring major advantages both in terms of cost…

  • Top 250 Women in IP: Ai-Leen Lim, Anette Rasmussen and Inga-Lill Andersson listed

    Managing Intellectual Property’s (MIP) has selected Ai-Leen Lim, Anette Rasmussen and Inga-Lill Andersson as three of the world’s Top 250 women in IP in their 2018 rankings. Whereas Ai-Leen Lim was listed for the third consecutive year, Anette Rasmussen and Inga-Lill make new additions to well-renowned…

  • World Intellectual Property Day 2018 highlights women inventors

    New statistics from WIPO show an all-time-high rate of female inventors as World IP Day celebrates women ‘driving a positive change across the globe’ today on 26 April. The gender gap does, however, still persist. Women are mostly represented in the fields of biotechnology, pharmaceuticals and chemistry…

  • Mehrdad Mahdjoubi finalist for European Inventor Award 2018

    Industrial designer Mehrdad Mahdjoubi is shortlisted for EPO’s European Inventor Award 2018 for his invention Oas. Mehrdad’s company Orbital Systems , which was founded in 2012, is a client of Awapatent’s. His invention Oas, which is the world’s first closed-loop shower, consumes up to 90% less…

  • The Legal 500 recommends Awapatent

    Awapatent (Sweden) and AwaLaw (Denmark) have both been recommended in the categories Intellectual Property Law and Media and Intellectual Property for in The Legal 500 Europe, Middle East & Africa 2018 rankings. In addition, Fredrik Lüning , Martin Tranälv , Peter Kenamets , Robin Berzelius…