CITMA officers

Kate-thumbnailKate O’Rourke MBE,

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. 


Tania Clark,
1st Vice-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.

Richard-Goddard-thumbRichard Goddard,
2nd Vice-President

020 7948 3110

Richard is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney at BP plc, where his work includes advising on the registration and enforcement of trade marks and designs, and the licensing of trade marks. Richard joined the profession in 2003, working in private practice for several years before moving in-house. Richard has been involved in running the CITMA Paralegal Course for several years.


Clare Jackman,

020 7444 2235

Clare is an intellectual property lawyer and Chartered Trade Mark Attorney based in London. She focuses on all aspects of UK, European and International brand protection involving clearance searching, filing, prosecution and portfolio management. Clare also handles designs and domain name registration and management. She also advises in relation to copyright issues and IP aspects of transactions and commercial contracts.


Chris McLeod,
Immediate Past President

020 7936 8800

Chris is a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and an authorised representative at the EUIPO, with over 30 years’ experience in the field of trade marks, designs and copyright. He has been active in CITMA for over 15 years - serving as president from 2014 to 2016.