AWA is a leading consultancy firm in intellectual property with 370 employees across 19 offices in Belgium, China, Denmark, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden and Switzerland. Our clients are innovative companies, ranging from local start-ups to global giants. No matter the size or industry, we help our clients create business out of their ideas and innovations.
AWA was founded in 1897 by the Swedish engineer Anders Wilhelm Anderson. His initials form our company name and remind us of our proud history.
We provide a full-service offering in prosecution, dispute litigation, aftermarket services, legal advice, strategy and commercialisation. Our 180 patent attorneys, attorneys-at-law and other IP professionals are experts in IP strategy and legal patents, trademark, design, copyright and domain names.
Our intellectual property expertise supports the companies of today to build the prosperity of tomorrow.
Part of the AWA Group, AWA Asia stands for a strong value proposition that consists of an East-meets-West approach with a bilingual and bicultural team of IP professionals.
AWA Asia’s head office is in Hong Kong, a location known for its successful business environment, world-class infrastructure and effective legal system. AWA Asia has direct filing capabilities before the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Department. Our Beijing office is also a licensed trademark agency, allowing us to file and enforce trademarks directly before the China Trademark Office and the administrative authorities. Our Beijing team also provides a full range of patent services.
Our team of PRC-qualified trademark and patent attorneys have the technical knowledge and experience to support and manage our client’s IP needs through China’s multifaceted legal environment.
Our vision is to be the first choice for clients and dedicated people everywhere by developing the market – together
ADIPA, AIPPI, APAA, ECTA, epi, FICPI, INTA, The Lawyer Network, LES Scandinavia, MARQUES, SEPAF, Union
Last updated 7th March 2021