AWA is a leading intellectual property firm with over 350 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. AWAs IP professionals are specialists in patents, trademarks, designs, copyright and domain names.
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 combined on-the-ground offering across Europe (Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland) including EPC, EUTM, RCD, Benelux filing and prosecution capabilities, and Greater China (Beijing and Hong Kong) with full China market entry capabilities through AWA Asia.