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

New IP Minister takes up position

George Freeman MP has been appointed as the new Minister for Intellectual Property (IP) following the recent government reshuffle.

21st Sep 2021 | News

The changing role of social justice in trade marks

In response to social media and shifting societal values, predicting changes in how a trade mark will be perceived has become an invaluable skill.

14th Sep 2021 | Feature

Can you register a trade mark for ‘weed?’

Given the ongoing trend of legalisation for cannabis and cannabis-derived products observed in the EU in recent years, it is only logical that many are beginning to invest in the market as a serious profit opportunity.

14th Sep 2021 | Feature

CITMA Paralegal course success

Congratulations to the 110 candidates who successfully passed the 2020/2021 CITMA Paralegal Course exam.

14th Sep 2021 | News

IPReg accredits higher rights course

Having had its Higher Rights Advocacy Certificate course accredited, Nottingham Law School (NLS) is ready to accept expressions of interest from any attorneys holding the Higher Court Litigation Certificate.

13th Sep 2021 | News

UK IPO launches new IP support scheme

The government will pay up to £5,000 to help SMEs protect and commercialise their IP as part of a new strategy to support a post-pandemic recovery.

26th Aug 2021 | News

Walking in support of legal aid

We are delighted to join this year’s London Legal Walk, raising money for the London Legal Support Trust.

24th Aug 2021 | News

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
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