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


UK is world’s best for trade mark protection

The UK continues to have the world's best framework for the protection of trade marks according to the 2021 Global Intellectual Property Index.

29th Mar 2021 | News

Virtual hearings will be a feature of the future

“It is clear that remote hearings are here to stay in at least one form or another,” intellectual property judge Mr Justice Mellor told our Spring Conference.

26th Mar 2021 | News

Spring Conference – day two

The areas most likely to see post-Brexit case law divergence and a rise in UK international trade mark designations – a couple of the key topics discussed on day two of our Spring Conference.

26th Mar 2021 | News

Spring Conference – day one

Attendees and speakers discussed and debated key post-Brexit issues including exhaustion and changes at the UK IPO on day one of our virtual Spring Conference.

25th Mar 2021 | News

Post-Brexit surge in demand for UK trade marks

There has been a large increase in demand for UK trade marks and registered designs since Brexit, the UK IPO confirmed at our Spring Conference.

25th Mar 2021 | News

How to create a workplace that supports mental health

How can senior leaders in IP implement strategies that create a healthy workplace for colleagues? A new guide from mental health charity Jonathan’s Voice shares some best practice.

19th Mar 2021 | News

UK IPO extends bulk change of address service

The UK IPO has announced that it is extending its bulk change of address service until 30th September 2021.

15th Mar 2021 | News

Choose to challenge: taking the initiative

Challenging obstacles to career progression for women, our International Women’s Day panel challenged and laid out some ideas for things that need to change in the IP sector.

11th Mar 2021 | Feature
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