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    More than half of Sweden’s companies cannot find the right R&D competence

    When R&D managers at 200 Swedish companies were asked about the main obstacles for developing their R&D business in Sweden, 64% of them highlighted the lack of right competence. This is one of the interesting results from Awapatent’s Innovation Barometer 2017 . The survey also shows that…

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    Get moving with Awapatent and Generation Pep!

    To encourage a psychically active and healthy lifestyle, Awapatent invites you to join us for Generation Pep’s initiative “Upp och hoppa, Sverige!” (Get moving Sweden!) today, 31 January. Sedentary is a global problem. In Sweden, we spend nine hours a day sitting down on average. Too much sedation…

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    Awapatent’s corporate responsibility 2018

    During 2018 Awapatent will continue supporting three international charity and humanitarian organisations; Team Rynkeby , SOS Children’s Villages and Médecins Sans Frontières . All three of them have values and goals in line with Awapatent’s own core values, core purpose and business idea:…

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    Awapatent remains strong in WTR 2018 rankings

    In the 2018 WTR (World Trademark Review) rankings, Awapatent and AWA Asia have gone from strength to strength. Awapatent as a group is recommended in the international listing joining 21 other carefully selected firms worldwide: “Awapatent has successfully positioned itself as a thoroughly modern…

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    Swedish companies increase investments in new business areas

    Innovation barometer 2017 shows a positivism among Sweden’s IT/telecom, manufacturing, and pharma/medtech/biotech companies.As many as 9 out of 10 companies plan R&D investments at the same or higher level as in 2017. More than 20% of them will invest in new business areas, which is a higher rate…

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    Veteran IP strategist Thomas Ewing joins Awapatent’s growing IP strategy group

    Thomas Ewing will work with Henrik Olsson to further grow the strategy group’s expanding list of Scandinavian and international clients. He will be based in Awapatent’s Gothenburg office. “With Tom onboard, we are set for a rapid expansion of our strategy services throughout Europe, Asia, and the…

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    New Director General of the Swedish Patent and Registration Office appointed

    Peter Strömbäck has been appointed as Director General of the Swedish Patent and Registration Office by the Swedish government. He will start his new position on 12 March 2018. The appointment is valid for six years, i.e. until 2024. Strömbäck is currently the Director General of Swedac.

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    Awapatent top filer in Sweden

    Awapatent tops the list for the number of international patent filings in Sweden, according to the Annual PCT report from MIP (Managing Intellectual Property). Between 2014 and 2017, the firm filed a total of 742 applications - almost twice as many as the first runner up on the list with a number…

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    EPO: Patent applications show development of smart technology

    European patent applications related to smart connected objects have increased by an impressive 54% in the last three years, says “Patents and the Fourth Industrial Revolution”; the first European Patent Office (EPO) landscanding study on the subject. The study has been conducted in co-operatoon…

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    WIPO study gives first-ever statistics on intangible capital

    Almost one third of the value of manufactured goods sold comes from 'intangible capital', e.g. technology and design, says a new WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organization) study. According to the figures, intangible capital contributes twice as much as machinery, buildings and other tangible…

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