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

IAM has released the 2021 edition of the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

For the first time, Joacim Lydén in Sweden, Marc Lerho in Belgium and Vibeke Warberg Rohde in Denmark have been included in the rankings.

Joacim, Marc and Vibeke join Xiaofan Chen in China, Dieter Heck and Eric Van Malderen in Belgium, Eva CarlssonSidsel Hauge, Helle Friis Svenstrup, Kim Garsdal NielsenMichael Bech Sommer and Mikkel Roed Trier in Denmark and Inga-Lill AnderssonSören GiverMikael Henriksson, Peter Kenamets, Urban LindFredrik LüningJulia MannessonNiklas MattssonMattias Pierrou and Charlotta Vink from Sweden.

Spanning litigation as well as prosecution categories and spread across four countries and two continents, AWA has a total of 22 attorneys listed as recommended individuals in the IAM Patent 1000.

In addition to the recommended individual rankings, our patent prosecution practice was recognised in Belgium, China, Denmark and Sweden. In Sweden, the litigation practice was also recommended.

AWA was also recognised in the international category for firms that 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.

The IAM Patent 1000 is the definitive resource for those seeking to identify world-class individual and firm-wide private practice patent expertise. The guide was compiled following an extensive research process which included reviewing detailed firm submissions and interviews with numerous attorneys-at-law, patent attorneys and in-house counsel.

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