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CITMA Paralegal Representative Review: 2023

With 2024 well underway, newly re-elected CITMA Paralegal Representative Kane Ridley looks back on a packed year.

3rd Apr 2024 | Feature
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“Use it or lose it”: filing declarations of use with the USPTO

What do best practices and considerations for trade mark maintenance in the US entail?

3rd Apr 2024 | Feature
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Career paths: The route from formalities to Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

“A new Trade Mark Attorney joined the team and asked me one day why I had never considered qualifying as an attorney myself - and I found that I didn’t have a very good answer."

13th Feb 2024 | Feature
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Mental health awareness: the paralegal perspective

Being a paralegal can be high-pressure and high-stakes – managing that pressure is key for a healthy approach to the role.

10th Oct 2023 | Feature
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Managing your IP portfolio workflow

Tips and tricks for managing your IP portfolio and workload effectively is a key skill for any IP professional, and we’ve got the tips and tricks to help you make it happen.

9th Oct 2023 | Feature
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Paralegal Conference 2023 photo gallery

View a selection of the photos from our inaugural Paralegal Conference.

9th Oct 2023 | News
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CITMA Paralegal Conference roundup

Some 130 CITMA Paralegals gathered for a packed day of learning and networking at our inaugural CITMA Paralegal Conference in London.

9th Oct 2023 | Feature

How to thrive as a paralegal

How to safeguard your mental wellbeing at work.

30th Aug 2023 | CITMA Review feature

CITMA Paralegal CPD guidelines 

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CITMA Paralegal guidance and regulations

Guidance for CITMA Paralegals on completing CPD requirements

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CITMA Paralegal CPD and in-house meetings

Guidance on claiming CPD for in-house meetings.

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Record your CPD hours

Download our spreadsheet to record your CPD hours.

CITMA Paralegal Competency Framework 

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CITMA Paralegal Competency Framework

The CITMA Paralegal competency framework outlines the key skill sets of a CITMA Paralegal. 

CITMA Paralegal events 

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CITMA Paralegal Webinar - Clarifying the confusion: a practical guide to likelihood of confusion

12th Jun 2024 | Paralegal event
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Watch past CITMA Paralegal events 

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Update on Chinese trade mark filings

As the trade mark landscape in China continues to evolve, bring your knowledge up to speed at our latest CITMA Paralegal webinar on this area.

14th Jul 2022 | Event presentation
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Everyday controls for staying on top of data protection

Sharing tips to ensure safe handling of client data and compliance with GDPR, this session honed a key skill for paralegals.

25th May 2022 | Event presentation
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CITMA Paralegal Webinar - Brexit and the impact on trade marks

Our speakers analysed the key challenges and changes faced since 2021.

17th Feb 2022 | Event presentation
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Renewals and maintenance

Edward Brightly of Stobbs IP highlighted the major African regional requirements for trade mark renewals, allowing you to approach different markets with ease.

25th Nov 2021 | Event presentation
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Paralegal Seminar

Exclusively available to our Paralegal Seminar delegates. We uncovered how best to manage change at our annual CITMA Paralegal Seminar.

12th Oct 2021 | Event presentation
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Oppositions and disputes

This webinar gave a commercial and strategic perspective on trade mark oppositions and their role within a client’s broader portfolio management.

22nd Sep 2021 | Event presentation
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Transactions and Recordals

In this Paralegal webinar we highlighted the significance of license recordals to your role as a paralegal and best practice for recording them at the UK IPO and WIPO.

10th Jun 2021 | Event presentation
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How to make your soft skills work hard for you

Our panel of speakers set out some top tips to improve your organisation and people skills and help you fulfill your career ambitions as a CITMA Paralegal.

20th Apr 2021 | Event presentation
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CITMA Paralegal Course 

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CITMA Paralegal Course

Our Paralegal Course is the official qualification for the trade mark paralegal profession.

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CITMA Paralegal Course 2023 results

On this year's course? Click the link below to access the CITMA Paralegal Course student hub

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CITMA Paralegal jobs 

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