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

With about 300 employees, including 160 IP attorneys (of which more than 60 are European Patent Attorneys), we have more experts ready to be at your service…

We know your business. Awapatent's experts work with clients in a wide range of sectors and areas of technology. We have the industry knowledge and experience…

We strive to be the champion in IP for every client and over the years our work has been continuously awarded in different national and international rankings.

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Gorilla moves

Does your attorney suddenly start acting like a gorilla before, or even during, an oral hearing before the European patent office? Don’t worry, it’s (probably) part of a very deliberate plan to let you walk away as the winner. But let me get back to that in a while. First, I want to tell you a little bit about the mock-trial I just attended in Strasbourg, as preparation to become a European patent litigator before the new Unitary Patent Court (UPC). This…