Awapatent is a leading consultancy firm in intellectual property with presence in both Europe and Asia (under the brand AWA Asia). We use our legal and technical expertise to help our clients turn their ideas and innovations into business opportunities.

  • Creating IP rights

    Patents, Trademarks, Designs, Utility models, Community Trademark, Registered Community Design, Unitary Patent

  • Renewal of IP rights

    Renewal of patent rights, Renewal of trademark rights, Renewal of design rights

  • Dispute resolution

    Patent infringement and invalidity disputes, Trademark disputes, EPO oppositions, Design disputes, Trade secret disputes

  • IP management

    Searches & analyses, Freedom to operate investigations, Monitoring, IP strategy, Valuation services, IPR Forum

  • Licensing & contracts

    IP due diligence, Agreements, Open innovation, Trade secrets, Employee's rights to inventions

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Revised PACE programme from 1 January 2016

The programme for accelerated prosecution of European Patent Applications (PACE) allows applicants to request that the European Patent Office (EPO) processes their application rapidly. The request must be filed in writing, but will be excluded from file inspection. In certain technical fields there has been constraints on how fast the EPO has been able to process the applications, due to the number of incoming PACE applications. Therefore, as a general recommendation…