CITMA blog

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


Discover the role of a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney

You could be checking intellectual property on a superstar’s tattoos one day, and pursuing criminal counterfeiters the next – the role of a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney is varied and fascinating.

21st Apr 2022 | Blog

Cosmetics and Copyright – Battling the Copycats

Just like the fashion industry, the cosmetic industry is seeing more and more copycat products.

12th Apr 2022 | Blog

Clothing trade marks reach new peaks

In mid-2021, the plight of a small Welsh clothing company was reported on by various news outlets.

23rd Mar 2022 | Blog

Jif, Cif: What if trade marks differ around the world?

With foresight and planning, harmonising your trade marks globally can open up a world of opportunity.

23rd Feb 2022 | Blog

Disney: the ultimate brand defender?

Disney has the ability to take a fairy tale of good versus evil and turn it into a multi-billion-dollar brand, without the assistance of a fairy godmother.

10th Feb 2022 | Blog

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
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