A CITMA careers webinar
to mark National Careers Week 2022
Friday 11 March 2022
12.30 – 1.30 pm
To mark National Careers Week, from 7 to 12 March 2022, the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) have organised a free webinar to introduce trade mark careers to would-be recruits. They’ve invited supporters of our Careers in Ideas outreach campaign to share the event details with anyone they know who might be interested in becoming a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney. Please do spread the word as widely as you can, in particular to school and university students who haven’t yet had much contact with the IP professions.
Brands and trade marks are key to every industry and business. Discover the wide range of career opportunities that this flourishing legal sector can offer you.
To learn more about the profession, join the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) for this introductory session on the world of intellectual property. Covering the basics of what a trade mark attorney does and how you can become one, the webinar will offer you a look at a fruitful and varied possible career.
Speaker Mark Bearfoot will explore different routes into the industry, inspired by his own unusual career path. He’ll help you gain insight into the community of trade mark professionals that CITMA can offer you, and the networking and career development opportunities that they provide.
- How to become a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney and the different routes into the profession.
- What a Chartered Trade Mark Attorney does and why it’s relevant to business and society.
- An understanding of what CITMA does and how it supports Chartered Trade Mark Attorneys.
Meet your speaker
Mark Bearfoot is Senior Legal Director at Tommy Hilfiger where he is responsible for leading their global IP and brand protection programme. He began his career working in IP law firms, including FieldFisher, Nucleus IP and Rouse, before making the move in-house to join The Coca-Cola Company in 2006 where he assisted in the management of their IP portfolio across Europe. He later moved to Harley-Davidson where he led their IP enforcement program for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
This webinar is free of charge, including to non-members of CITMA.