June

  • Canada part of the Madrid Protocol as of June 17th 2019.

    A number of legislative amendments in Canada has enabled the country to enter the Madrid Protocol. This allows foreign trademark applicants to designate Canada as part of an international trademark application as opposed to having to file a separate national application in Canada. Trademark holders…

  • Five from AWA, AWA Asia and AWA Strategy named as world’s leading IP strategists

    We are pleased to announce that Joakim Hammarsjö from AWA, Ai-Leen Lim from AWA Asia, and Thomas Ewing , Martin Jansson and Henrik Olsson from AWA Strategy have been identified by the IAM Strategy 300 in the 2019 edition of the World’s Leading IP Strategists. The IAM Strategy 300 commented…

  • Introducing our expanded foothold in Europe – Pronovem joins the AWA Group

    AWA – a leading intellectual property consultancy firm is pleased to announce its expansion in Europe as intellectual property group Pronovem in Belgium, Switzerland and the Netherlands joins the AWA Group. As of today, the Pronovem offices in these jurisdictions become fully a part of the AWA Group…

  • AWA and AWA Asia shine in IAM Patent 1000 rankings

    Leading industry publication IAM has released the 2019 edition of the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals . Below is summary of the rankings for AWA and AWA Asia by jurisdiction. China For the first time, AWA Asia has been ranked in the China foreign firms category and…

  • AWA Asia’s patent team expands with new hire Hai Liu

    We are pleased to announce that Hai Liu will join AWA Asia as a Senior Patent Attorney. Hai is a China qualified patent attorney and brings over a decade of experience working with China patents to the team in Beijing. Educated in both China and the US, his technical experience and focus lies…