AWA is a leading intellectual property firm with 19 offices across Europe and Asia in Belgium, China, Denmark, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and Switzerland. They provide clients with strategic advice and durable solutions to secure innovations, protect brands, and develop solid intellectual property portfolios. AWA’s full-service offering includes prosecution, dispute litigation, aftermarket services, legal advice, strategy, and commercialization. Our IP professionals are experts in patents, trademarks, designs, copyright, and domain names – all as passionate about your inventions and brands as you are. 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 and the experience we bring to all our clients.