Utmärkelser och rankningar

Vi strävar efter att vara den bästa aktören inom IP, Intellectual Property, och under årens lopp har vi skördat många utmärkelser för vårt arbete och fått höga placeringar i flera nationella och internationella rankningar.

2016

IAM Patent 1000
The number of Awapatent’s IP attorneys included in the renowned guide IAM Patent 1000 – The World’s Leading Patent Professionals 2016 increases every year. The latest edition has just been released and we are proud to read about the praise for our skilled attorneys.

Sweden
Awapatent AB as a firm is "Highly recommended" in the field of prosecution. An example of a comment from the IP industry: “… the established international player is a smart choice for globetrotting businesses. It sets the benchmark for prosecution …”.

In addition to this, the following attorneys are recommended for their prosecution skills: Inga-Lill Andersson, Sören Giver, Mikael Henriksson, Urban Lind, Julia Mannesson and Niklas Mattsson.

Awapatent as a firm is "Ranked" in the field of litigation, and in the individual litigation ranking we find one of our attorneys at law: Peter Kenamets.

Denmark
Awapatent A/S as a firm is "Highly recommended" in the field of prosecution. In addition to this, the following attorneys are recommended for their prosecution skills: Eva Carlsson,Sidsel Hauge and Peter Indahl.

Examples of reviews from the industry: “… it [Awapatent] serves up innovative, forward-thinking strategies that are commercially attuned to clients’ goals” and “Success in European Patent Office (EPO) oppositions has also been commonplace of late”.

WTR 1000
In the 2016 edition of the international directory World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s Leading Trademark Professionals, Awapatent as a group is recommended in the international ranking for being “one of Europe’s top IP specialists” and for the fact the Awapatent “always keeps pace with commercial trends: as many European brand owners look to expand their Asian business portfolios, it has responded by opening offices in Hong Kong and Beijing”.

Awapatent AB is recommended in the gold category in the general ranking of Swedish firms, in the bronze category for Enforcement and litigation, and in the gold category for Prosecution and strategy.

Awapatent A/S is recommended in the silver category in a general ranking of Danish firms and AWA Asia is recommended in the Chinese ranking for foreign firms.

In the individual rankings Magnus Hallin, CEO of Awapatent, is recommended for Prosecution and strategy. Ai-Leen Lim, CEO of AWA Asia, is recommended in the gold category and praised for her “consistently excellent work”. Anette Rasmussen, Attorney at law at Awapatent A/S, was recommended in the bronze category for Enforcement and litigation as well as for Prosecution and strategy.

MIP
In MIP’s international rankings “IP Stars 2016”, where top firms in over 70 jurisdictions are ranked for their patent andtrademarkwork, Awapatent keeps the top positions from previous years in Sweden and Denmark.

The leading IP firms of each country are listed in up to 4 different tiers.
The 2016 rankings for Awapatent:

Awapatent Sweden:

  • tier 1 in the “Patent Prosecution” category
  • tier 2 in the “Patent Contentious Work” category
  • tier 1 in the “Trademark Prosecution” category
  • tier 4 in the “Trademark Contentious Work” category

Awapatent Denmark:

  • tier 2 in the “Patent Prosecution” category
  • tier 1 in the “Trademark Prosecution” category
  • tier 3 in the “Trademark/Copyright Contentious” category

AWA Asia:

  • tier 2 in “Trademark – Foreign firms” category

The IP Stars rankings are based on extensive research carried out by the MIP research teams each year. The researchers obtain information from thousands of firms and their clients by phone, online surveys, email and in face-to-face meetings. Among the attributes assessed are: the firm’s workload, the quality of work, and the strength of the IP team.

Read more about MIP's "IP Stars rankings".

IP Stars Handbook
In "IP Stars Handbook – Trademark and Copyright 2016"Awapatent is ranked for China, Denmark and Sweden. As individuals Ai-Leen Lim, CEO and Principal Counsel of AWA Asia and Magnus Hallin, CEO of AWA Group are ranked as “IP stars”. In the same publication Ai-Leen Lim is also listed among the “Top 250 Women in IP”.

China
In the category "China – Foreign firms – Trademark" AWA Asia is ranked in tier 2.
AWA Asia makes its debut in this listing.

Denmark
In the category "Denmark – Trademark – Prosecution" Awapatent appears in tier 1.

In the category "Denmark – Trademark – Contentious/Copyright" Awapatent is ranked in tier 3.

Praised attorneys are Anette Rasmussen, Claus Marcussen and Henriette Rasch.

Sweden
In the category "Sweden – Trademark – Prosecution" Awapatent appears in tier 1.

In the category "Sweden – Trademark – Contentious" Awapatent is ranked in tier 4.

Attorneys highlighted are Robin Berzelius, Kristina Fredlund and Martin Tranälv.

Expert Guides - Trademark
For the first time two lawyers of the AWA Group have been included in “Expert Guides – Trademark”, namely:

Several of Awapatent’s IP attorneys have previously been listed in “Expert Guides – Patent”.

Who’s Who Legal
Four of Awapatent's/AWA Asia’s attorneys have been included in the Who's Who Legal: Trademarks 2016 guide which places them among the world's leading trademark lawyers.
For the second consecutive year, Martin Tranälv, Attorney at Law at Awapatent, and Ai-Leen Lim, CEO of AWA Asia, are listed in the trademark guide, while UIf Willquist, European Trademark Attorney, and Mette Bender, Attorney at Law are new names from Awapatent.

World IP Review
Inga-Lill Andersson (Awapatent Sweden), Peter Indahl (Awapatent Denmark) and Ai-Leen Lim (AWA Asia) have been selected as “WIPR Leaders 2016” by World IP Review.