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


Re-registered international designs now available

International designs designating the EU that were registered before 1st January 2021 are now available to view or search on the UK register.

25th Feb 2021 | News

Pushing back on perfectionism and presenteeism

“Don’t feel guilty about taking time off. It is the responsible thing to do.” We take a look at how to remedy some of the situations that can make it hard for us to switch off from work.

22nd Feb 2021 | Feature

What next? Looking at a post-Brexit future

Will there be a rise in oppositions? Could the UK become a smugglers’ paradise? We asked Michael Edenborough QC to give his views on what the UK’s IP will look like post-Brexit.

22nd Feb 2021 | Feature

IPEC marshalling scheme

The opportunity for Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys to shadow Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (IPEC) judges is now open for this year.

18th Feb 2021 | News

Exhaustion end game

“Things have not started well.” With no reciprocal recognition in place Michael Silverleaf QC shares his take on the issue with exhaustion of rights post-Brexit.

8th Feb 2021 | Feature

Providing support for anxiety

LawCare provided emotional support to some 1,000 legal professionals in the past year, with anxiety accounting for a rise in calls to the support service.

3rd Feb 2021 | News

Beyond Brexit: how is trade mark paralegal work affected?

One month on from the end of the Brexit transition – what are the key things CITMA Paralegals should know about what has changed? We asked the UK IPO to explain.

2nd Feb 2021 | Feature

Changes to trade mark application form

The UK IPO has enhanced and improved the trade mark application form eTM3.

28th Jan 2021 | News
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