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.  

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

Introducing Eve, your CITMA student representative

Eve Brown of Marks & Clerk was recently selected as the student representative on CITMA's Council

8th Apr 2020 | Feature

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. 

Confusion is a complex concept

The courts are bound to take in the bigger picture, writes Beverley Potts. [2021] EWCA Civ 425, UK Gymnastics Ltd, UK Gymnastics Affiliation Ltd & Christopher Adams v British Amateur Gymnastics Association, Court of Appeal, 24th March 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Cheesed off

The latest appeal related to Halloumi has amounted to nothing, Ellie Wilson reports. T-282/19, Foundation for the Protection of the Traditional Cheese of Cyprus named Halloumi v EUIPO, General Court, 24th March 2021

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Safety Bull takes all

For Peter Collie, this case is an interesting illustration of conceptual meaning’s role in finding indirect confusion. O/097/21, BULL (Opposition), UK IPO, 9th February 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | Case comment

Present and corrected

Charlotte Wilding highlights the danger of relying solely on dictum. B 3 017 194, Lululemon Athletica Canada Inc. v Shenzhen Jia Li Fu Kang Logistics Co. Ltd, EUIPO, 23rd March 2021.

18th Jun 2021 | 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.   

Domain name disputes

Andrew Clemson shared his key tips for handling effective domain name disputes.

15th Jun 2021 | Event presentation

Transactions and Recordals

In this Paralegal webinar we highlighted the significance of license recordals to your role as a paralegal and best practice for recording them at the UK IPO and WIPO.

10th Jun 2021 | Event presentation

Implementing better mental health support in the workplace

Graham McCartney, co-founder of the charity Jonathan’s Voice, provided information and practical ideas on how leaders can put measures in place to ensure that workplaces are mentally healthy.

12th May 2021 | Event presentation

There's more to law than IP

Douglas Roberts talked us through the key moments when you should seek further input from a solicitor regarding non-IP aspects of the law.

28th Apr 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 May 21

Read the May/June issue of CITMA Review online.

22nd Apr 2021 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review March

Read the March/April issue of CITMA Review online.

12th Feb 2021 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review December

Read the December issue of CITMA Review online.

30th Nov 2020 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review October

Read the October issue of CITMA Review online.

19th Oct 2020 | CITMA Review
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