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We did the London Legal Walk

On the 18th of October, CITMA took part in a 10km walk across London to raise money for the London Legal Support Trust.

19th Oct 2021 | News

Autumn Conference 2021: day two round up

How to break a deadlock in a mediation and the key tools to reach a settlement – were important take aways from the concluding day of our Autumn Conference

15th Oct 2021 | News

Autumn Conference 2021: day one round up

Our speakers covered a wide range of topics, including the roles of innovation and reputation, at the first day of our Autumn Conference.

14th Oct 2021 | News

Supporting non-traditional families

A new network supporting those in non-traditional families with practical advice and the opportunity to share experiences has been launched by IP Inclusive.

13th Oct 2021 | News
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Deadline looms for pending EU rights

Earlier UK filing dates for some 70,000 trade marks are still eligible to claimed with the deadline just six weeks away.

19th Aug 2021 | News

UK IPO's warning about priority filings

Just ten weeks remain until the filing deadline for UK priority applications based on rights that were pending at the EUIPO on 1st January 2021.

21st Jul 2021 | News

May 2021 - post-Brexit Q&A

Five months on from the end of the Brexit transition period we wanted to tie up some of the loose ends and provide as much clarity as possible on some of the technical points we have been raising with the UK IPO on your behalf.

12th May 2021 | Brexit

UK IPO extends bulk change of address service

The UK IPO has announced that it is extending its bulk change of address service until 30th September 2021.

15th Mar 2021 | News
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The benefits of keeping disputes out of court

Litigation can be a lengthy and costly way to tackle intellectual property disputes, but it is not the only way for opposing parties to resolve their differences.

19th Oct 2021 | Feature

Managing reputations in the world of IP

Whether you are protecting a famous caterpillar-shaped cake from imitators or defending a family firm’s trade marks against a multinational brand, litigation attracts a much broader audience beyond those directly involved.

19th Oct 2021 | Feature

Black History Month: Working for an inclusive future

What does the legacy of Black history mean for you? Our panel shared their experiences and views.

19th Oct 2021 | Feature

Promoting diversity & inclusion in law – becoming an Appointed Person

“If you are interested in the judiciary in any capacity, becoming an Appointed Person is a uniquely good first step.”

30th Sep 2021 | Feature

CITMA Review

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

CITMA Review - September 21

Read the September/October issue of CITMA Review online.

20th Aug 2021 | CITMA Review

Power element has limited force

Charlotte Wilding explains the basis of a partial success for Infineon.

19th Aug 2021 | CITMA Review

Smart move?

Katharina Barker raises some interesting questions about future defensibility.

19th Aug 2021 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review July 21

Read the July/August issue of CITMA Review online.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review
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Case comments

Court offers clear vision

The BoA was fully entitled to its decision on confusion, reports Eleni Mezulanik.

19th Aug 2021 | Case comment

GPC plays it straight

For one polo club, a successful defence proved fairly simple, says Simon Miles.

19th Aug 2021 | Case comment

Confusion is a complex concept

The courts are bound to take in the bigger picture, writes Beverley Potts. [2021] EWCA Civ 425, UK Gymnastics Ltd, UK Gymnastics Affiliation Ltd & Christopher Adams v British Amateur Gymnastics Association, Court of Appeal, 24th March 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Cheesed off

The latest appeal related to Halloumi has amounted to nothing, Ellie Wilson reports. T-282/19, Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO, General Court, 24th March 2021

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment
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