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Henrik Olsson, Partner with Awapatent AB to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Strategic IP Portfolio Management: Your Guide in 2017

New York, NY, March 24, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Henrik Olsson, Partner with Awapatent AB will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Strategic IP Portfolio Management: Your Guide in 2017.” This event is scheduled for April 19, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm (ET).

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About Henrik Olsson

Henrik is responsible for the business area AWA Strategy. In a broad perspective, his experience include developing and supporting clients’ IP operations with clear commercial and business acumen. By taking a starting point at a strategic level and via tangible and efficient IP management activities, a company’s business position is strengthened. At a more detailed level, this includes design, implementation and execution of IP Strategies; design and review of IP infrastructures including processes, incentive mechanisms including inventor remuneration, KPIs, benchmarking, roles, competence needs, organization and governance.

Further, Henrik has unique insights in business analyses to evaluate contribution from IP in a given business environment, e.g. funding, venture capital, SWOT from IP perspective for companies, products and technologies e.g. in relation to business models and markets, M&As, divestments and due diligences.

Henrik has had several top managerial IP positions in large companies with staff responsibility, leading to a global experience and competence in the IP management field.

About Awapatent

Awapatent is a leading consultancy firm in intellectual property with presence in both Europe and Asia.

Our clients are innovation-intensive companies, ranging from startups to owners of the world’s most well-known brands and patent portfolios. We help them turn their ideas and innovations into business opportunities.

Our 165 patent attorneys, attorneys-at-law and other IP pros are experts in IP strategy and legal services as well as patents, trademark, design, and copyright.

Awapatent was founded in 1897 and has today 300 employees at 16 offices in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and China. In 2016 we reported sales of EUR 65.7 million.


Managing intellectual property innovations with the right procedures and processes has always been a struggle for IP owners all around the globe. Ensuring that the innovations will turn into valuable patent rights has always been a challenge.

To enhance patent protection while reducing risks and minimizing unwanted costs, patent professionals in IP portfolio management and IP owners need to understand the key elements of portfolio management and the appropriate IP tools to use.

In this LIVE Webcast a panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth analysis of the fundamentals as well as recent developments in IP Portfolio Management. Speakers will highlight best practices and practical tips on how to avoid risks and potential pitfalls in managing and innovating intellectual properties.

Key topics include:

- IP Portfolio Management: An Overview
- Risks and Legal Challenges
- Scope and Limitations
- Recent Court Decisions
- IP Portfolio Management Strategies
- Trends and Developments

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