Category: AWA Blog

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Sweden aligns Trademarks Act with EU regulations

On 7 November 2018 the Riksdag (supreme decision-making body of Sweden) voted in favour of modernising and simplifying the

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How blockchain can change how we view IP rights

Blockchain has lately risen in popularity with uses such as the cryptocurrency Bitcoin, and new applications are implemented or

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Client-attorney privilege for non-US attorneys: Can clients trust that privileged communications with their patent attorneys will not be disclosed in US courts?

The legal situation in the US concerning client-attorney privilege for patent attorneys has seen some development in recent years.

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Co-inventorship to a patent had not been proved

On 10 October 2018 the Eastern High Court in Denmark gave judgement in a case between Coloplast and Hollister, regarding

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The Banksy stunt: The copyright holder’s right to shred the artwork

I don’t think anyone has missed the extraordinary event at the Sotheby’s auction in London a couple of weeks

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Bracing ourselves for a “no Brexit deal”?

The point of no return, the date of jumping off the cliff, the end of the conveyor belt, or

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Beijing, China

China’s innovation rise – patent landscape review and outlook

For the first time in 11 years China broke into the world’s top 20 most innovative economies in the

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Creating an effective FinTech IP strategy

AWA Asia’s IP strategy and patent team in Beijing looks at the China FinTech market, discusses available IP protection

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Adoption of the copyright directive in the digital single market – Should we be scared or delighted?

On 12 September 2018, the European Parliament voted on the much debated copyright directive – and this time around

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Denmark makes the IPR taskforce set down by the Public Prosecutor for Serious Economic Crime permanent

Since November 2017, all filings for criminal investigation regarding IPR crime in Denmark have on a trial basis been

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