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


The Smiley Company offers a case study on how to raise IP awareness with a simple brand

Kelly Saliger draws on the history of the Smiley Company to demonstrate how brand protection and licensing are integral to brand monetisation using a simple case study to raise awareness of intellectual property.

12th Apr 2024 | Feature
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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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CITMA Council election results 2024

Congratulations to the members who have been elected to sit on our governing Council following recent elections.

28th Mar 2024 | News
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Spring Conference 2024 picture gallery

Some 200 speakers, delegates and exhibitors from 25 countries joined forces for a range of interactive sessions, networking opportunities and volunteering.

26th Mar 2024 | News
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New report reveals UK’s potential for intellectual property-backed lending to SMEs

A report launched by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) unveils the UK's promising landscape for IP-backed lending, shedding light on the emergence of new financing avenues for UK businesses.

26th Mar 2024 | News
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In memoriam: Jytte Inger Christensen (Yan)

With sadness, we announce the passing of Jytte Inger Christensen, a well-respected member of the trade mark community and known as Yan to her colleagues and friends.

26th Mar 2024 | News
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Spring Conference 2024: Sessions roundup

We brought great minds from across our profession together to discuss and investigate the role of AI and technology in the future of intellectual property practice.

22nd Mar 2024 | Feature
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