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Find out how a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney will help you to navigate intellectual property law.
Read fascinating and entertaining insight into intellectual property.
As the clock struck midnight and 2023 came to a close, so too did the copyright protection afforded to the earliest version of Mickey Mouse – does that mean anyone can now use and make money from this iconic character?
The battle between Adidas and Puma goes way beyond the fashion world.
With an estimated 4.48 billion social media users worldwide, it is unsurprising that counterfeiters have found a way to use social media platforms to promote and create additional lucrative sales channels.
Intellectual property is all about innovation and progress - like a designer who created the ‘New Look’ and moved fashion forwards into a new decade.
Earn CPD and network with the IP profession at our events.
Read analysis from recent trade mark cases.
Not all evidence showed sufficient connection, writes Tim Greenwood.
David Birchall reports on how a business that began proceedings ended up losing its own rights.
Amelia Skelding explains the weaknesses in the Opponent’s attack.
Robert Franks reflects on a bad outcome for the Applicant.
Read the latest news and features.
An update on this month’s practice points by our Law and Practice Committee.
“A new Trade Mark Attorney joined the team and asked me one day why I had never considered qualifying as an attorney myself - and I found that I didn’t have a very good answer."
Our annual charity quiz saw the team from Abel + Imray walk away victorious, with a perfect score of 126 points.
Nominations for CITMA Council and the CITMA Paralegal representative are now open to all eligible CITMA members.