Meet the officers
Our team of officers are elected by our governing Council to lead CITMA. They all serve two-year terms.
Tania Clark, President
020 7940 3600
Tania began her legal profession working in the IP departments of firms of solicitors and in house for a subsidiary of Total. Tania has been a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney for the last 15 years and worked for two other major firms of trade mark and patent attorneys before joining Withers & Rogers LLP in 2006.
Tania is recognised in the World Trade Mark Review 1000 for 2018 for her knowledge of “international brand protection” along with “her talent for putting disputes to bed”.
Richard Goddard, First Vice-President
020 7948 3110
Richard is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at BP p.l.c., where his work includes advising on the registration, enforcement and licensing of trade marks and designs. Richard joined the profession in 2003, working in private practice for several years before moving in-house.
Rachel Wilkinson-Duffy, Second Vice-President and Treasurer
020 7919 1392
Rachel started her legal career at a trade mark attorney firm before moving to Baker McKenzie in 2007, where she practices as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, Litigator & Advocate. Her clients include those in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and fashion industries and she regularly assists NGOs in a number of sectors on a pro bono basis. She has been involved in CITMA's Law & Practice Committee for many years.
Kate O’Rourke MBE, Immediate Past-President
020 7203 5011
Kate is a solicitor and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney, with over 20 years' experience in relation to trade mark and related copyright, design and internet matters. She leads the Trade Mark Registration and Protection team at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP and her work includes advising on the adoption, registration and enforcement of trade marks internationally. Many of Kate's clients are in the leisure and retail industries with interests across the globe.