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19 AWA attorneys recommended as the world’s leading patent professionals

IAM has released the 2020 edition of the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

For the first time, Dieter Heck and Eric Van Malderen from Pronovem (Part of the AWA Group) in Belgium have been included in the rankings along with Kim Garsdal Nielsen, Michael Bech Sommer and Helle Friis Svenstrup from AWA’s Copenhagen office.

These five recommended individuals join Xiaofan Chen from AWA Asia in Beijing, Eva Carlsson, Sidsel Hauge and Mikkel Roed Trier in Denmark and Inga-Lill Andersson, Sören Giver, Mikael Henriksson, Peter Kenamets, Urban Lind, Fredrik Lüning, Julia Mannesson, Niklas Mattsson, Mattias Pierrou and Charlotta Vink from across AWA’s Swedish offices.

Spanning litigation as well as prosecution categories and spread out across four countries, AWA has a total of 19 attorneys listed as recommended individuals by IAM.

In addition to the individual rankings, for the first time Pronovem has been recongised as a recommended firm in Belgium, joining AWA in China and Denmark. In Sweden, the practice is recommended for prosecution and litigation.

AWA was also recognised in the international category for firms which have established a global presence and in the European Patent Office (EPO) category. Eva Carlsson and Niklas Mattsson were further listed in the EPO category as recommended individuals.

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