CITMA blog

Read insight into why trade marks are important to you. Expert analysis provided by our members. 


But that’s my name!

Although your name can work as a strong brand identifier, there are also potential problems and obstacles to bear in mind.

11th Jan 2022 | Blog

How to stop your brand from being counterfeited this festive season

“Holidays are coming….holidays are coming…”

16th Dec 2021 | Blog

Copyright and Christmas ads

Tis the season to be jolly… but not when copyright and trade mark rights come into conflict with Christmas TV ads.

3rd Dec 2021 | Blog

IP essentials for small businesses

For small businesses, it can be easy to overlook the potential value of intellectual property. We solve some common misconceptions.

22nd Nov 2021 | Blog

The importance of considering IP from the outset

How could considering IP at an early stage help you later on?

10th Nov 2021 | Blog

Walking the line between inspiration and imitation in fashion

There is a fine line between inspiration and imitation, which we all too often see crossed.

1st Nov 2021 | Blog

Copyright and designs in fashion

How does intellectual property work in the fashion industry? An IP expert from Chanel talks us through.

21st Oct 2021 | Blog

Can trade marks and cultural significance coexist?

Why do brand owners keep on making the mistake of trying to register trade marks for names with cultural significance? Yoruba is one that millions have a personal connection with.

6th Oct 2021 | Blog
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