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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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

IP education turns a page

A series of fresh viewpoints on teaching IP.

11th Jan 2024 | CITMA Review feature

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

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

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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LGBTQ+ History Month - Out in the Office

Learn new ways to make your workplace environment one of inclusivity and celebration.

28th Feb 2024 | Event presentation
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Protecting and enforcing IP rights across Africa

Learn a simple, practical approach to filing and enforcement across the continent.

25th Jan 2024 | Event presentation
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EU case law update

Discover the impact of key recent EU case law decisions for both you and your clients.

7th Dec 2023 | Event presentation
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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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CITMA Review features:

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Keeping the peace

Carol Nyahasha explains the core principles behind brand co-existence

27th Feb 2024 | CITMA Review feature

Letter from IP inclusive: Allyship: what, who and when?

Andrea Brewster returns to a subject that will stay top of the agenda.

27th Feb 2024 | CITMA Review feature

Insider February 2024

CITMA news and updates.

27th Feb 2024 | CITMA Review feature

Reverse thinking

A fresh approach to mentoring can be a step forward for your firm, suggests Rachael O’Connor.

27th Feb 2024 | CITMA Review feature

Case comments


Omega’s missing link

Not all evidence showed sufficient connection, writes Tim Greenwood.

27th Feb 2024 | Case comment

The party’s over

David Birchall reports on how a business that began proceedings ended up losing its own rights.

27th Feb 2024 | Case comment

Predator in parts

Amelia Skelding explains the weaknesses in the Opponent’s attack.

27th Feb 2024 | Case comment

Anno horribilis

Robert Franks reflects on a bad outcome for the Applicant.

27th Feb 2024 | Case comment
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