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Our conference rises to the challenge

Never has a conference theme been more appropriate. We go behind the scenes of an event that met this year’s unique circumstances head-on.

30th Nov 2020 | News

CITMA nominated for two awards

Our successful campaign to change rules on UK IPO address for service and a video series promoting our members have been nominated for two leading industry awards.

27th Nov 2020 | News

Changes to address for service set to become law

The legal means to bring in changes to the UK IPO address for service rules has today been laid in Parliament.

23rd Nov 2020 | News

Government confirms change to address for service rules

New trade mark, design and patent applications and oppositions from January 2021 will need a UK address for service the Government has confirmed.

19th Nov 2020 | News
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Brexit

Changes to address for service set to become law

The legal means to bring in changes to the UK IPO address for service rules has today been laid in Parliament.

23rd Nov 2020 | News

Government confirms change to address for service rules

New trade mark, design and patent applications and oppositions from January 2021 will need a UK address for service the Government has confirmed.

19th Nov 2020 | News

Unregistered design rights – are your clients ready?

There will be a real day-to-day change to the level of coverage unregistered design rights provide businesses post-Brexit, as John Coldham explains.

9th Nov 2020 | News

Latest EUIPO information

With less than two months until the end of the Brexit transition period, we are keen to provide you with the latest information on what the picture will be post December 2020. 

6th Nov 2020 | Brexit
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Features

Brexit: Charting the territories

Martin Chinnery explores the post-transition standing of trade mark rights in some key self-governing jurisdictions.

30th Nov 2020 | Feature

Analysis: The shape of the future?

As we reach the end of the CJEU’s supremacy in the UK, Dan Bailey reflects on whether INEOS has altered the road ahead for automotive trade mark rights

30th Nov 2020 | Feature

Brand strategy: Revolution = Evolution

Adjoa Anim reflects on the historic wave of brand rethinks following recent anti-racism protests.

30th Nov 2020 | Feature

Perspective: Focus on faith

Colin Bailey challenges us all to engage with the subject of culture and belief in the workplace

30th Nov 2020 | Feature

 

Coronavirus updates

UK IPO announces temporary fee change

Fees for extensions, late renewals and more will be reduced from 30th July.

3rd Jul 2020 | News

UK IPO deadline extensions to end

The UK IPO has announced its ‘interrupted days’ will finish on 29th July.

22nd Jun 2020 | News

CITMA update: COVID-19

Read what we’re doing in relation to COVID-19 and what it means for you.

5th Jun 2020 | News

Interrupted days continue at the UK IPO

The UK IPO will review its 'interrupted days' period on 22nd June.

1st Jun 2020 | News
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Case comments

Grey area gains ground

Adrian Dykes fills us in on why the idea of descriptiveness was not quite black and white. T-133/19, Off-White LLC v EUIPO, General Court, 25th June 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

A view to TKIL

Emily Scott outlines a decision that got decidedly personal. [2020] EWHC 2078 (Ch), Turbo-K Ltd v Turbo-K International Ltd & Others, High Court, 5th August 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

Door closes on butler mark

Presumption of patronage was the problem, reports Robecca Davey. O/404/20, Grant Harrold v The Lord Chamberlain, UK IPO, 24th August 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

Karma confusion

The consumer would see the connection, explains Gavin Stenton. O/442/20, KARMA (Opposition), UK IPO, 11th September 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment
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CITMA Review

Our magazine gives you features and case comments that will help you enhance your knowledge. 

CITMA Review December

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