Reminder – Special Lecture TONIGHT

A quick reminder that there will be a special lecture this evening on “The Practical Impact of the Code of Conduct and Ethics in the Profession” at 5:30 pm in CIPA Hall.

Trainees and newly-qualified members are encouraged to attend.  1 hour of CPD is available.

There are still a few places remaining, so please e-mail Simone Ferrara to register your interest.


Special lecture: “Code of Conduct and Ethics in the Profession”

There will be a special lecture delivered by IPReg on Tuesday 17 July at 17:30 in CIPA Hall.  CPD points are available for those who are qualified (the event is open to pre-qualification members too).

The lecture is free, but please email Simone Ferrara to register your interest if you plan to attend.

Tickets remaining for Judge Rader / Sir Robin Jacob event

There are still (at the time of writing) 16 free tickets remaining for the event at 6 p.m. tomorrow, Tuesday 26 June at UCL’s Faculty of Laws, which offers a rare opportunity to hear Judge Randall Rader of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Sign up here if you’re interested!

Free event – Sir Robin Jacob and Judge Randall Rader

On 26 June there is an opportunity to attend a conversation being hosted at University College, London, between Randall Rader (Chief Judge of the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit) and Sir Robin Jacob (no introduction required!).

Tickets are free but limited in number.  Sign up, and view event details, at

Sir Robin informs us that “you would be mad not to attend” – but please note that attendance is limited to those aged 35 and under.

CPD points are a possibility but remain TBC.

Free ITMA / CIPA Social Event

There will be a free social event for CIPA and ITMA student members on Thursday 12th April 2012 from 5.30pm – 9.00pm at Olswang (map here), hosted by the ITMA Education & Training Committee.

This will include a short presentation on the educational options available to everyone following publication of the JEB exam results. 

Representatives from Queen Mary, University of London (QM) and Nottingham Law School (NLS) will also be giving presentations regarding the courses that they provide in the trade mark attorney qualification process.

The evening will provide an opportunity to socialise with fellow student members, swap ideas and news and ask questions of the E&T Committee, QM and NLS.

If you would like to attend, please email Gillian Rogers at and she will confirm your place.