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  • Apple loses iPhone trademark in Brazil

    On 13 February 2013 Brazilian law-makers ruled that Apple has lost exclusive rights to use the iPhone trademark in the country. Apple’s adversary is Gradiente Eletrônica, a local company that…

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    Awapatent nominated for EPO work in MIP’s global shortlist

    The international IP magazine Managing Intellectual Property has now released the shortlist for Global Awards 2013. Awapatent is nominated in two categories: “Sweden” and “EPO work”. The award “EPO work”…

  • Signing of the Unified Patent Court agreement

    The international agreement for establishing a Unified Patent Court (UPC) was signed on 19 February in Brussels. It will ensure the uniform applicability of patent law throughout the territories of…

  • Apple seeks to protect iPad trademark in China

    China is Apple’s most important market, which has led to the company building support for unique Chinese functions and services into its iOS operative system. Now, Apple is making vigorous…

  • EU Commission eager to protect know-how

    The EU Commission has announced a consultative investigation into the protection of business-related and research-related know-how. The study follows the Commission’s report on trade secrets and parasitic copying (look-alikes), and…

  • Community Design celebrates tenth anniversary

    The European trademark authority (OHIM) is set to pass a key milestone in 2013 with the tenth anniversary of the first Registered Community Design (RCD) which was effected on 1…

  • Record numbers of European patent filings in 2012

    European patent filings reached record highs in 2012. Last year the European Patent Office (EPO) received around 258,600 applications – 5.7 % more than in the previous year. The number…

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    Awapatent maintains its positions in the World IP Survey 2013

    For the 20th time The World IP Survey has now been published by the international IP magazine Managing Intellectual Property. The survey contains rankings of the leading law firms and…

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    New employee Yuan Qi intensifies Awapatent’s China venture

    Awapatent’s ambition to strengthen its position in China intensifies, as the company’s China team expands. The team increases its country-specific expertise through the recruitment of Ms. Yuan Qi, who will…

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    Awapatent and CEO Magnus Hallin top-ranked in WTR 1000 (2013)

    In the international directory “World Trademark Review 1000 – The World’s leading Trademark Professionals” Awapatent Sweden has been recommended in the gold band category (top end) and Awapatent Denmark has…