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The latest news from CITMA and around the world of intellectual property. 


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We have launched our new website. Take a look at some of the key new features.

16th Oct 2018 | News

Government commits to 'cloning' EU trade marks and designs

The UK Government committs to 'cloning' all EU trade marks and designs onto the UK registers on Brexit, even if there is no deal.

25th Sep 2018 | News

CITMA Paralegal Course results 2018

Congratulations to the 86 candidates who passed the CITMA Paralegal Course following June’s exam. 

24th Aug 2018 | News

Significant rise in UK trade mark and design registrations

A significant increase in UK trade mark and design registrations were overseen by the Intellectual Property Office (IPO) in 2016, including large increases from international organisations.

15th Aug 2018 | News

Canada to join Hague System for international designs

Canada will be part of the system for protecting industrial designs internationally from November this year.

26th Jul 2018 | News

Lord Smith to be the new Chair of IPReg

The Rt Hon Lord Smith of Finsbury (Chris Smith) will be the new Chair of The Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg).

26th Jul 2018 | News

Government updates position on rights of representation

The UK Government is seeking an arrangement whereby UK and EU legal representatives can jointly support clients with cases before EU institutions post-Brexit.

24th Jul 2018 | News

Government gives further reassurance of EU trade marks in the UK

The UK Government has given further reassurances to business that EU intellectual property rights will continue to be protected in the UK post-Brexit, and in a further development, at no-cost.

20th Jul 2018 | News
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