August

  • , Awa news

    Opportunity to hear Swedish IP judges comment on trademark law at MARQUES’ ‘Meet the judges’ event

    On 10 October, MARQUES will host the event 'Meet the judges'. Come and listen to Swedish judges from e.g. PMD and the appeal court PMÖD, in a trademark law context, comment on - new procedural rules, the issue of the Patent and Registration Office's role as party in appeal cases re. registration…

  • , Awa news

    Martin Jansson joins AWA Strategy

    AWA Strategy welcomes Senior IP Strategist Martin Jansson to the Gothenburg-based team. Prior to joining AWA Strategy, Martin spent 14 years working with IP in the industrial sector in various positions and different aspects of IP. The past eight years he was the Head of IP Strategy & Intellectual…

  • , Awa news

    We welcome new colleagues to AWA

    The AWA family is expanding and we are very happy to welcome IP professionals Josefin Alvén, Cathrin Johansson, Ylva Strandberg, Päivi Emilia Leino, Daniel Enetoft and Nora Spjuth to our firm. Josefin Alvén is Vice President, Business Area Manager West Sweden at AWA. She has a background both from…

  • , General news

    Apple tops PTAB petitioner list

    Apple was the number one filer of petitions in Q1 2018 as they went from 28 filed petitions in the second half of 2017 to 53 in the first half of 2018, says a new report from PTAB (Patent Trial and Appeal Board). Samsung and LG are in joint second place with 40 filed petitions each. The PTAB has…

  • , Awa news

    Three new EPAs at AWA

    We are happy to congratulate three of our patent attorneys for having passed this year's European Qualifying Examination (EQE). Linlin Zheng (Linköping), Carl-Johan Eklund (Göteborg), and Nora Spjuth (starting at AWA in Stockholm on 3 September) are now qualified European Patent Attorneys (EPAs). AWA…

  • , UP/UPC

    Bulgaria one step closer to the Unified Patent Court

    Bulgaria has now deposited its instrument of ratification of the Unified Patent Court (UPC) Agreement's Protocol on Provisional Application (PPA) on 24 July 2018, with the EU Council's General Secretariat. Bulgaria ratified the UPC Agreement already on 3 June 2016, and consequently signed the PPA on…