Kate O’Rourke MBE,
020 7203 5011
Kate is a solicitor and 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.
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 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.
020 7948 3110
Richard has been a 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, since 2009. Richard joined the profession in 2003, working in private practice for several years before moving in-house. Richard chairs the CITMA Publications and Communications Committee, and has been involved in running CITMA's Trade Mark Administrators' Course for several years.
020 7444 2235
Clare is an intellectual property lawyer and 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.
Immediate Past President
020 7936 8800
Chris is a registered 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.