CIPA/CITMA New Students Induction Day 2018

CIPA/CITMA New Students Induction Day 2018

Event information

CIPA/CITMA New Students Induction Day 2018
Capacity 50
Start date Friday, January 26, 2018 09:30 AM
End date Friday, January 26, 2018 05:30 PM
Venue CIPA, CIPA, Halton House, 20-23 Holborn, London, EC1N 2JD
Price Non Member £36.00 (Includes £6.00 VAT)
Member £36.00 (Includes £6.00 VAT)
If you have joined the profession in the last 18 months then our induction day is for you!

This day will be a chance to learn more about CIPA, CITMA and IPReg and will include:

10.00 - 10.10

Welcome & Introduction

Stephen Jones, CIPA President


10.10 - 10.50

The commercial context of intellectual property

John Kennedy, Wildbore & Gibbons LLP


10.50 - 11.10

The basics of client care

Matt Dixon, HGF Limited, CIPA Council


11.10 - 11.40

An introduction to professional ethics

Will Arends, Partner, Marks & Clerk LLP


11.40 - 12.00

Refreshment Break


12.00 - 12.20

How to deal with complaints and mistakes

Matt Dixon, HGF Limited, CIPA Council


12.20 - 12.50

Financial and other business basics: the IP attorney as a cost centre and income generator; the attorney as part of a corporate team

Matt Dixon, HGF Limited, CIPA Council


12.50 - 13.50

Lunch Break


13.50 - 14.50

Introduction to CIPA and CITMA

Discussions lead by:

Lee Davies, CIPA Chief Executive

Julia Florence, CIPA Vice President

Keven Bader, CITMA CEO

Kate O'Rourke, CITMA President

Sarah Jane Paines, Informals Honorary Secretary


14.50 - 15.20

Stress, and other problems you might come across during your training

Darren Smyth, EIP Europe LLP

Emily Collins Kilburn & Strode LLP


15.20 - 15.40

Refreshment Break


15.40 - 16.20

CIPA and CITMA systems for training and qualification.

Julia Gwilt, Appleyard Lees LLP. Patent Examination Board

Mark Bearfoot, CITMA Council


16.20 - 16.50

Introduction to IPReg:

Steve Gregory; IPReg Lay Board Member & Acting Chair

16.50 - 17.00

Closing remarks

Stephen Jones, CIPA President

It is also an excellent opportunity for trainees to meet and share experiences, particularly for those based outside of London.
Kindly note that in order to attend this event, you must be a Student member of CIPA or CITMA
This event is now fully booked - to join the waiting list please email