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    INTA: Cost of counterfeiting and piracy to hit $4.2 trillion in five years

    The negative impacts of counterfeiting and piracy will drain $4.2 trillion from the global economy by 2022, according to a new report from International Trademark Association (INTA) and ICC's Business Action to Stop Counterfeiting and Piracy (BASCAP). The report estimates that the global economic…

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    Awapatent proud partner of vc2vc, SwedenBIO

    March 8-9 SwedenBio will host vc2vc, a partnering event between investors and the Life Science sector. Awapatent is a proud partner at this event together with Vinge and Nasdaq. The two-day program consists of organized partnering, presentations by distinguished speakers and networking. The event will…

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    Awapatent shortlisted for MIP Global Awards

    The shortlists for Managing IP Global Awards 2017 have just been released and we are happy to announce that Awapatent has been shortlisted in the category Prosecution for both Denmark and Sweden. The award ceremony will be held at the Savoy Hotel in London on 9 March.

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    IP Stars rankings: Awapatent climbs tier for Trademark contentious in Sweden

    In the latest edition of MIP's (Managing IP) IP Stars , Awapatent has climbed to Tier 3 in the category Trademark Contentious (Sweden). In 2016, the firm was ranked in Tier 4 in the same category. Awapatent remains strong in Tier 1 in the category Trademark Prosecution (Sweden). In Denmark, Awapatent…

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    G1/15: Reasoned decision on priority issued by EPO’s Enlarged Board

    Today, the reasoned decision in case G1/15 at the European Patent Office’s highest appeal instance, the Enlarged Board of Appeal (EBA), was finally issued after the conclusion and order had previously been communicated on 29 November 2016 ( as reported at the time ). The order stated that partial…

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    Awapatent present at Green Tech Challange

    As partners of the Green Tech Challenge, www.greentechchallenge.eu , Awapatent will be present at the challenge taking place in Berlin this week. During the Green Tech Challenge the participating startups are being mentored and trained in various fields in a two week growth program. Awapatent contributes…

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    Swedish Judge appointed President of the Boards of Appeal

    Carl Josefsson, currently serving as Senior Judge of Appeal at the Svea Court of Appeal, has been appointed the first President of the EPO’s Boards of Appeal (BoA) by the Administrative Council of the EPO. This was announced in December and Josefsson will begin his new commission on 1 March, 2017…

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    Amra secures $9M investment

    A big congratulations to our client Amra for securing an 80 million SEK ($9M) risk venture investment from Pfizer, Novo Nordisk and Industrifonden. In December 2016, Amra also won first prize at the DI Digitals Startup Tour. The Linköping based company transforms MR images into precise body composition…

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    Sweden – 2nd most innovative economy in the world

    Only South Korea beats Sweden in the 2017 Bloomberg Innovation Index, which scores the world’s most innovative economies based on factors such as R&D intensity, high-tech density and patent activity. Sweden is closely followed by Germany, Switzerland and Finland. Read more about the index.

  • Also in 2017 Awapatent and AWA Asia stay at the top of WTR 1000

    In Awapatent and AWA Asia we are very proud of the results from the latest edition of the international directory World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals. Once again we are recognized as one of the most international and prominent IP firms.

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