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. 

Resale value recognised

This preliminary ruling clarifies genuine use principles, says Aaron Hetherington. C-720/18 and C-721/18 (joined), Ferrari SpA v DU, CJEU, 22nd October 2020.

12th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Watch and learn

Leanne Gulliver rounds up the lessons from an unsuccessful appeal on behalf of a famous F1 name. R 351/2020-4, 44IP Ltd v Hamilton International AG, EUIPO, 20th October 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Important finding for fashionistas

The law has developed notably with regards to passing off, writes Khemi Salhan. EWHC 3032 (IPEC), Freddy SpA v Hugz Clothing & Others, IPEC, 19th November 2020.

11th Feb 2021 | Case comment

Searching questions remain

Cameron Malone-Brown looks at how the UK’s exit from the EU may affect future adjudication on online advertising. EWHC 2564 (IPEC), Pliteq Inc & Another v iKoustic Ltd & Another, IPEC, 2nd October 2020.

11th Feb 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.   

International Women's Day

For International Women's Day, our panel discussed their experiences in calling out gender bias and inequity.

8th Mar 2021 | Event presentation

Searching and clearance

Presented by Amelia Skelding, this was an opportunity to gain valuable insight into the obstacles you may face when conducting a trade mark clearance search and how to overcome them.

24th Feb 2021 | Event presentation

The perils of co-existence agreements

Michael Edenborough QC, explained just why there are “no such things” as co-existence agreements - they are actually separation agreements.

10th Feb 2021 | Event presentation

UK IPO Brexit panel

Senior officials from the UK IPO shared their insight into how your work as a CITMA Paralegal will be affected by Brexit.

26th Jan 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 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

CITMA Review September

Read the September issue of CITMA Review online.

1st Sep 2020 | CITMA Review
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