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.  

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Career paths: The route from formalities to Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

“A new Trade Mark Attorney joined the team and asked me one day why I had never considered qualifying as an attorney myself - and I found that I didn’t have a very good answer."

13th Feb 2024 | Feature
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IP education turns a page

A series of fresh viewpoints on teaching IP.

11th Jan 2024 | CITMA Review feature
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Give them a warm welcome; Tips for new starters

Tips for helping new starters feel at home

11th Jan 2024 | CITMA Review feature
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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
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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
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Max‑impact presenting

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

14th Nov 2022 | CITMA Review 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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Clarifying the confusion: a practical guide to likelihood of confusion

Acquire a comprehensive understanding of what likelihood of confusion means in trade mark proceedings.

12th Jun 2024 | Event presentation
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The impact of AI on IP law in the world of fashion

In this London lecture, our speakers shared the key challenges relating to IP infringement by AI.

6th Jun 2024 | Event presentation
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The UK trade mark landscape post-Brexit

Our panel delved into the many changes impacting trade mark protection and enforcement in the UK; providing you with the tools needed to navigate the new trade mark regime effectively.

9th May 2024 | Event presentation
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Practical aspects of the Madrid International Registration of Marks

Uncover the advantages that the digital realm brings to the table, making your experience with the Madrid System more streamlined and efficient.

25th Apr 2024 | Event presentation
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Keep it clean

Amy Bell suggests ways to reduce money laundering risk.

30th Apr 2024 | CITMA Review feature
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Pink power

Roshani Muniweera discovers how an IP-led strategy has taken a toy company to the big screen and beyond

30th Apr 2024 | CITMA Review feature
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Navigating the digital frontier

CITMA welcomed members and guests to an interactive and informative event.

30th Apr 2024 | CITMA Review feature
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Letter from the UK IPO: Unlocking business value through IP

We’re helping small firms make the most of their IP assets.

30th Apr 2024 | CITMA Review feature

Case comments

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Click win collected

Pandemic-related pleas didn’t derail a Subway win, reports Eve Duggan O/0004/24, Subway IP LLC v NVK Ltd, UK IPO, 4th January 2024

30th Apr 2024 | Case comment
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Not on my watch

Platform providers have new reason to be wary, warns Joe Francké [2023] EWCA Civ 1478, Montres Breguet SA & others v Samsung Electronics Co Ltd & another, Court of Appeal, 15th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment
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Court sees dairy distinction

Jasmine Lalli wonders if this decision will embolden plant-based food companies [2023] EWHC 3204 (Ch), Oatly Ab v Dairy UK Ltd, High Court, 14th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment
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Watching the clock

This appeal raises a timely issue, writes Flora Hachemi [2023] EWCA Civ 1451, Industrial Cleaning Equipment v Intelligent Cleaning Equipment, Court of Appeal, 6th December 2023

29th Apr 2024 | Case comment
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