Celebrating 2023’s CITMA awards winners

4th Dec 2023

The CITMA awards are our chance to celebrate the top trade mark students in the country. We are delighted to announce the 2023 winners.

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The awards are presented annually to high-achieving students on the trade mark attorney qualification courses at Queen Mary University of London, Bournemouth University, Brunel University and Nottingham Law School. 

The CITMA awards for the highest mark achieved by a Student member on:

Intellectual Property Higher Courts Advocacy Certificate at Nottingham Law School

Kashif Syed, Beck Greener

Trade Mark Law and Practice Postgraduate Certificate at Queen Mary University of London:

Alexander Sutcliffe, Reddie & Grose

Postgraduate Certificate in IP at Bournemouth University:

Lauren Fisher, Boult Wade Tennant

Professional Certificate in Trade Mark Practice course at Nottingham Law School:

Hannah Cramp, Stobbs

Intellectual Property Law Postgraduate Certificate at Brunel University:

Daniella Garvey, Fox Williams LLP

The Roy Scott Award for the highest mark achieved on the CITMA Paralegal Course, sponsored by Abion:

Lily Hilton-Allen, Konexo

What the winners had to say

Lily Hilton-Allen

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“When I joined The Branding Group at Konexo as a trade mark administrator in 2022, I had no experience with working in IP.

Therefore, it means a lot to me to be receiving the Roy Scott Award, as it confirms that all of the hard work throughout the CITMA Paralegal Course has been worth it, and hopefully, an exciting career path lies ahead.”

Alex Sutcliffe

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“I am grateful and pleasantly surprised to be receiving this award.

“The teaching we received on the Queen Mary postgraduate course was relevant to my everyday work with clients, expanded my understanding of the law, and has proved a useful asset as I progress towards qualifying as a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney.”

Lauren Fisher

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"I'm delighted to receive the award. I really enjoyed the course, and am looking forward to continuing my training."



Hannah Cramp

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“It has been a difficult route to qualification, so qualifying with the top grade is particularly meaningful.

“Anyone that works and studies at the same time knows how hard it can be, but I am glad my years of hard work have paid off.

“I’d like to thank my team at Stobbs IP and especially Yana Zhou, for all her support and encouragement along the way.”