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.  

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

Hello, IPO!

What did a group of newly qualified attorneys learn from going behind the scenes in Newport?

8th Jun 2020

Can you move jobs after only a short time in training as a trade mark attorney?

Can you move jobs after only a short time in training as a trade mark attorney? Pete Fellows says ‘yes’ but then adds a whole lot of caveats and advice. It’s never simple is it?

14th Jun 2019 | 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. 

Face race

Facebook’s solid reputation swung the decision, writes Kasongo Swana

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Game over for Sony

Showing the same letters in the same sequence does not lead straight to visual similarity, warns Sarah Husslein

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

It’s a lock

Abdulmalik Lawal reports on a decision in favour of Huawei which took a strict stance on similarity

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Spirited dispute

The arguments around use of an angelic mark are summarised by Briffa

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment
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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.   

UK case law update

Victoria Jones of 3PB dissected the biggest UK IP cases from this year and what they mean for you and your clients.

15th Dec 2021 | Event presentation

Mediation Seminar

Exclusively available to Mediation Seminar delegates. Our seminar helped uncover the importance of mediation as a way of resolving potential trade mark oppositions.

30th Nov 2021 | Event presentation

Renewals and maintenance

Edward Brightly of Stobbs IP highlighted the major African regional requirements for trade mark renewals, allowing you to approach different markets with ease.

25th Nov 2021 | Event presentation

Disability History Month

Our panel discussed what Disability History Month means to them and what positive changes could be made by your organisation to improve disability inclusion. 

24th Nov 2021 | Event presentation
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CITMA Review

Our magazine gives you features and case comments that will help you enhance your knowledge. 

CITMA Review November 2021 PDF

Read the full copy of your November 2021 CITMA Review

8th Nov 2021 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review - September 21

Read the September/October issue of CITMA Review online.

20th Aug 2021 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review July 21

Read the July/August issue of CITMA Review online.

18th Jun 2021 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review May 21

Read the May/June issue of CITMA Review online.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review
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Case comments

Face race

Facebook’s solid reputation swung the decision, writes Kasongo Swana

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Game over for Sony

Showing the same letters in the same sequence does not lead straight to visual similarity, warns Sarah Husslein

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

It’s a lock

Abdulmalik Lawal reports on a decision in favour of Huawei which took a strict stance on similarity

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment

Spirited dispute

The arguments around use of an angelic mark are summarised by Briffa

4th Jan 2022 | Case comment
More case comments