Category: Insights

MedTrace receives $30 million investment fuelling US expansion and new business area

AWA’s client MedTrace Pharma A/S has received nearly $30 million from Swiss-based Swisscanto Invest and Danish investors ATP and

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Lego’s compensation increased tenfold by appeal court

On 1 April 2020 the Guangdong Higher People’s Court announced that it had awarded Danish toymaker Lego Rmb30 million

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China’s president pledges stronger IP enforcement

China’s president Xi Jinping has reiterated the country’s commitment to strengthening intellectual property protection and enforcement through higher damages

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The Business of IP – Understanding and Creating Value: Part 3 – Mergers and Collaborations

In this six-part series, Anders Isaksson explores some of the critical factors and motivators for why companies, small or

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White Paper – The Business Case for a Circular MedTech Sector

This whitepaper demonstrates that the efforts of private companies towards circularity can in fact lead to a more sustainable

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CellaVision acquires exclusive rights to novel microscopy technology

AWA’s client CellaVision has signed an agreement to acquire the exclusive rights to a patent portfolio on Fourier Ptychographic

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EPO releases Patent Index 2020: Applications stable despite pandemic, healthcare innovation soars and the US tops geographic origin of applications outside of Europe

The European Patent Office (EPO) released its Patent Index 2020 this week. Despite the coronavirus pandemic, filings remained stable

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After seven years China and EU sign investment agreement

Ai-Leen Lim considers some of the highlights from the Comprehensive Agreement on Investment between China and the EU. Agreement

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China’s highest court awards largest ever damages in Vanillin trade secrets case

The Supreme People’s Court (SPC) handed down its decision on February 26, 2021. Almost immediately, the business and intellectual

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Swissness

Swissness – recent developments in protecting the “Swiss” brand

It is no secret that Swiss products and services enjoy a great reputation both at home and abroad. They

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