January

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    Awapatent sponsors Zennström Green Mentorship Award

    Awapatent will sponsor the Zennström Green Mentorship Award during 2015 with IP advice and mentorship.

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    Norway joined the London agreement

    On 1 January 2015, the London agreement entered into force in Norway. This means that it is no longer necessary to translate European patents in order to validate the patents in Norway – it is only necessary to translate the claims into Norwegian. European patents issued in German or French must be…

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    European patents in Morocco from March 2015

    Starting on 1 March 2015, anyone filing a European patent application will be able to request validation for Morocco. European applications and patents validated for Morocco will have the same legal effects there as Moroccan ones and will be subject to Moroccan patent law. This means that Morocco…

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    Increasing number of patent filings to the EPO

    According to preliminary data from the European Patent Office (EPO), the number of patent filings received by the office last year increased by around 3% to more than 273 000. This is a new all-time high and the fifth year in a row with growing number of filings. Much of the growth is coming from…

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    Open innovation article by Awapatent attorney in NIR

    Patrik Andersson , Associate at Awapatent, has published an article about how to manage IP in Open Innovation in the legal periodical Nordiskt Immateriellt Rättsskydd (NIR). The article is based on his master thesis at the Stockholm University, Faculty of Law. Read the article here: Download (PDF…