20-minute vodcasts

Filmed specially for you, our student vodcast series covers soft skills and wellbeing topics to help you now and in the future. We have sourced experts who in 20 minutes share their essential insight with you.  

How to prepare for client meetings

Meetings with existing clients and to win new business will be an important part of your daily working life. Feel confident and learn what to say and how to follow-up with business development expert Bernard Savage from Size 10½ Boots

Developing your career

How do you move on up in a career in IP? How quickly should you expect to progress? What should you be doing to help you achieve your goals? We asked IP recruiter Pete Fellows to answer these questions.

Mental wellbeing

We know juggling your study with training on the job can be intensive. We asked Ann Charlton from legal wellbeing charity LawCare to give you some pointers on how to look out for the mental wellbeing of yourself and those around you. 

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Features

Read insight written with you and all our student members in mind.  

Professional development: Six ways to prospect effectively while WFH

Bernard Savage shows us how to keep visibility high in hybrid times

3rd May 2022 | CITMA Review

How to make a winning return to in-person networking

Networking in person is back – but some professionals may be unsure about returning to the fray. Here are some thoughts on how to put the people you network with at ease.

7th Mar 2022 | Feature

Own your career development: seven tips for building your dream career in IP

The trade mark sector is a rich and vibrant part of the legal industry and there are a huge variety of career routes.

10th Nov 2021 | Feature

How to say no – without sounding negative

As a new starter, it can be difficult to turn down colleagues’ requests – especially when you’re trying to come across as a team player

23rd Jun 2021 | Feature

‘Should I take a sandwich year?’

Becky Campbell, now a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney for Marks & Clerk LLP, shares her thoughts on the positives and negatives of taking time in the middle.

23rd Jun 2021 | Feature

What I wish I knew when I was a trainee

Mark Caddle, now a partner at Withers & Rogers, shares his time as a trainee and what his advice would be to his younger self.

13th Oct 2020 | Feature

Five questions with Eve Brown

It’s not easy balancing study, exams, work and your personal life. We get the low-down on how student representative Eve Brown manages it all.

12th Oct 2020 | Feature

Case comments

Expand your knowledge of key IP cases with insight from peers across the profession. You can also dip into our archive to find cases from the past few years. 

Unkindest cut

Charlie Bond reports on why a mark didn’t sufficiently stand out

3rd May 2022 | Case comment

eBay is hard to beat

A big reputation paid off, says Gavin Stenton

3rd May 2022 | Case comment

Intimate details

Theresa Castle lays bare the facts in a dispute between two healthcare marks

3rd May 2022 | Case comment

Case for caution

​​​​​​​Post‑Brexit complexity means continuing to tread carefully, suggests Tania Clark

3rd May 2022 | Case comment
More case comments

Webinar and lecture recordings

Our events will provide you with additional insight into key IP topics. We record our events so you can watch them on-demand.   

CITMA Webinar - Unfair competition and unregistered rights in the EU

Our speakers offered a broad overview on national unfair competition law nuances from a practitioner’s view in France, Germany, and Italy.

22nd Mar 2022 | Event presentation

The role of a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

Covering the basics of what a trade mark attorney does and how you can become one, this webinar offered you a look at a fruitful and varied possible career.

11th Mar 2022 | Event presentation

International Women's Day

Our speakers shared their own advice to women who want to succeed, grow and develop in the IP profession to become future leaders.

8th Mar 2022 | Event presentation

IPReg review of regulatory arrangements

Fran Gillon, Emily Lyn and Shelley Edwards lead a discussion focusing on IPReg’s review of regulatory arrangements which is now out for consultation.

3rd Mar 2022 | Event presentation
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CITMA Review features:

ADR : Anyone for ENE?

Denise McFarland explains why it is time to give a lesser‑known form of dispute resolution its due

3rd May 2022 | CITMA Review

UKTMs: Moving beyond Brexit

Robert Reading has dissected last year’s UK filing numbers and delivers his trend highlights

3rd May 2022 | CITMA Review

Strategy: Token efforts

NFTs are the talk of the town. But how do they intersect with IP strategy? Our authors explain

3rd May 2022 | CITMA Review

Professional development: Six ways to prospect effectively while WFH

Bernard Savage shows us how to keep visibility high in hybrid times

3rd May 2022 | CITMA Review

Case comments

Unkindest cut

Charlie Bond reports on why a mark didn’t sufficiently stand out

3rd May 2022 | Case comment

eBay is hard to beat

A big reputation paid off, says Gavin Stenton

3rd May 2022 | Case comment

Intimate details

Theresa Castle lays bare the facts in a dispute between two healthcare marks

3rd May 2022 | Case comment

Case for caution

​​​​​​​Post‑Brexit complexity means continuing to tread carefully, suggests Tania Clark

3rd May 2022 | Case comment
More case comments