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.  

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. 

Grey area gains ground

Adrian Dykes fills us in on why the idea of descriptiveness was not quite black and white. T-133/19, Off-White LLC v EUIPO, General Court, 25th June 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

A view to TKIL

Emily Scott outlines a decision that got decidedly personal. [2020] EWHC 2078 (Ch), Turbo-K Ltd v Turbo-K International Ltd & Others, High Court, 5th August 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

Door closes on butler mark

Presumption of patronage was the problem, reports Robecca Davey. O/404/20, Grant Harrold v The Lord Chamberlain, UK IPO, 24th August 2020

30th Nov 2020 | Case comment

Karma confusion

The consumer would see the connection, explains Gavin Stenton. O/442/20, KARMA (Opposition), UK IPO, 11th September 2020

30th Nov 2020 | 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.   

Mental Health Matters: a proactive approach

Penny Aspinall provided key insight and advice into how you can maintain your mental wellbeing.

18th Jan 2021 | Event presentation

CITMA Paralegal Seminar 2020

Exclusively available to our Paralegal Seminar delegates. Our expert panel of speakers equipped you with the tools needed to become a master at overcoming registration obstacles and fighting successful oppositions.

25th Nov 2020 | Event presentation

UK case law update

Jade MacIntyre gave an insightful and in-depth talk, examining a number of key legal cases from 2020 and their relevance to you and your clients.

24th Nov 2020 | Event presentation

Trade mark career stories

As part of Careers in Ideas week and to drive greater representation at entry-level, we hosted an exciting careers webinar to offer advice and support to students and career-changers aspiring to become a trade mark attorney.

20th Nov 2020 | 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 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

CITMA Review September

Read the September issue of CITMA Review online.

1st Sep 2020 | CITMA Review

CITMA Review July

Read the July issue of CITMA Review online

20th Jul 2020 | CITMA Review
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