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Name change for the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA)

17 November 2016

The Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA), the organisation, which represents the interests of the trade mark and design profession will be changing its name with effect from Thursday 24 November. Going forward the organisation will be known as The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) following the grant of a Royal Charter back in April 2016.

Tania Clark, Partner in our Trade Mark group, was appointed Vice President of ITMA in April 2016 and will serve a two year term. Tania commented “this is a significant milestone for the institute and the trade mark profession as a whole and I am delighted to be involved during this exciting transition period for CITMA.”

For further information about the organisation and for details about membership, please click on the link here.


If you require further information on anything covered in this briefing, please contact Tania Clark (; +44 207 940 3600) or your usual contact at the firm. This publication is a general summary of the law. It should not replace legal advice tailored to your specific circumstances.

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