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


Tips for heading back to the office

Commuting, Zoom rooms and reconnecting with colleagues - we have compiled some top tips to help your return to the office environment.

16th Jun 2021 | Feature

CITMA Paralegal representative review

How have trade mark support staff adapted to working remotely, online learning and Brexit – CITMA Paralegal representative Kane Ridley provides his thoughts on a very different year.

8th Jun 2021 | Feature

The UK’s future IP exhaustion regime

Have your say on the future IP exhaustion regime in the UK. The UK IPO has launched its formal consultation on the topic.

7th Jun 2021 | News

UK designs hit record highs

UK design applications surged to new highs in April 2021 the latest official data from the UK IPO reveals.

3rd Jun 2021 | News

China joins TMview

32 million registered Chinese national trade marks are now available to search on TMview in a landmark collaboration between the EUIPO and the China National Intellectual Property Administration (CNIPA).

21st May 2021 | News

Trade mark and design handbooks move online

The CITMA and CIPA trade mark handbooks are now available through Thomson Reuters’ ProView app as ebooks – free trials are available until 15th June.

18th May 2021 | News

New records for UK trade marks set

Demand for UK trade marks and designs continues to surge post-Brexit, with applications up by more than 100% in March 2021 according to the latest official figures.

17th May 2021 | News

Practical steps to implement better mental health support

Supporting mental health in the workplace is a duty and responsibility for employers, yet many organisations find it difficult to know where to start.

14th May 2021 | Feature
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