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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We will be bringing you more insight and support. Please let us know what you'd be interested in seeing here.


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

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What’s the point of networking? Identifying outcomes and goals

Networking can seem a daunting prospect, especially at the start of your career. However, going in with some clear goals in mind can lend some much needed confidence.

16th May 2023 | Feature

Failure: How to move forward

Success isn’t always a straight path, so what steps can students take when they encounter setbacks in their learning journey?

27th Feb 2023 | CITMA Review feature
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Why mentoring matters

Carol Nyahasha draws on her own experience to demonstrate the power of personal support in the profession.

10th Jan 2023 | CITMA Review feature

Max‑impact presenting

Bernard Savage sets out how to make every conversation a conversion.

14th Nov 2022 | CITMA Review feature

Mentoring: the priceless relationship that can transform your IP career

You don’t have to go it alone as you build your career as a trade mark attorney. Finding a mentor can unlock your potential in ways you never imagined.

4th Nov 2022 | Feature

Course correct

Our concise guide makes it simpler for firms and trainees to navigate the qualification choices.

25th Aug 2022 | CITMA Review feature
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Early career practitioners: options after qualification

We investigate the career routes taken by three recently qualified practitioners and what these choices can mean for their progression.

11th Jul 2022 | Feature

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.   

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U.S. declarations of use update

Sahil Malhotra explored the importance of U.S. filing requirements, including timely filings, pertinent information, and the proper specimen requirement.

30th Nov 2023 | Event presentation
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IPReg requirements for transparency about costs and financial benefits

This joint event with IPReg, CIPA and CITMA will support you in achieving compliance with the new requirements.

22nd Nov 2023 | Event presentation
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UK case law update

Becky Knott highlighted several of the key legal cases from 2023, discussing their relevance to IP owners and their advisors.

15th Nov 2023 | Event presentation
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CITMA Seminar for Litigators

Exclusively available to Seminar for Litigators delegates. Our series of six sessions was carefully developed to ensure that you gain a holistic understanding of today's most important questions in litigation practice.

10th Nov 2023 | Event presentation
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CITMA Review features:

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And yet they move: A story of IP and technology assessment - sponsored content

In association with Dennemeyer IP Consulting

15th Nov 2023 | CITMA Review feature
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Pause over for pro bono

Kate O’Rourke celebrates the relaunch of a vital tool in the fight for equal access to IP justice

13th Nov 2023 | CITMA Review feature
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Golden age thinking

Ashwin Julka brings us up-to-date on the evergreen trend for nostalgia branding

13th Nov 2023 | CITMA Review feature
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Negligence claims: No more?

Redvers Cunningham of PAMIA provides his pointers for avoiding issues over professional advice

13th Nov 2023 | CITMA Review feature

Case comments


Lost in a crowd

Horse and rider motifs yet again reared their heads in court, writes Lucy Singer

13th Nov 2023 | Case comment
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No love lost

Stephanie Taylor shares why a heart-shaped motif was not found to be novel

13th Nov 2023 | Case comment
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Slippery issue

Henry Schlaefli stresses the risks of submitting arguments that could damage your own case

13th Nov 2023 | Case comment

Human hand still holds sway

A US court has ruled autonomous AI output is not protected under copyright law, reports Erika Coccia

13th Nov 2023 | Case comment
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