Nottingham Law School

Nottingham Trent University

Trade Mark Practice

This course, designed by Nottingham Law School in conjunction with CITMA, is focused on the development of the knowledge base and professional skills required of the trade mark attorney.Built upon teaching and assessment methods used to train solicitors and barristers, the course focuses on the outcomes required of the practitioner in a post Legal Services Act world. **The new course:** - has been designed specifically for CITMA trainees and has been approved by CITMA / IPREG - is skills-based and built upon the same course delivery techniques as the Legal Practice Course for solicitors and the Bar Professional Training Course for barristers - is designed to use a variety of teaching techniques such as interactive lectures, role play and case study exercises and facilitated discussion groups - is essentially practical, based on an experiential or learning by doing method of delivery - uses an eLearning platform called NOW, to enable you to stay in touch with the Law School throughout the course - utilises the skills of practicing trade mark attorneys addition to members of Nottingham Law School faculty (a number of practicing trade mark attorneys have undertaken a course called Train the Trainers to enable them to develop their skills as tutors in readiness for the course) - uses a method of rotating assessments meaning that some assessments are taken and then banked by the student during the course - carries university credits and is also graded, like the Nottingham Law School LPC, into Distinction, Commendation and Pass - recognises that you will be in private practice or working in-house during the course and seeks to enable you to apply your knowledge and skills to your own practice as soon as possible.

Entry requirements

Professional Certificate: Applicants should normally have either: successfully undertaken a course of study in trade mark law approved for the purpose by the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys and have employment in trade mark related practice (defined as a trademark attorney's office, solicitor's office, barristers chambers, or the relevant department of a company, public authority or other public sector organisation, or a professional body); or in the opinion of the Programme Leader and of the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys, have equivalent qualifications or experience that equips them to complete the course successfully.

Assessment methods

Assignments.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Professional Certificate Part-time October 2019 8,160 per Year 1 (EU) 1 Years
Professional Certificate Part-time October 2019 8,160 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years
Professional Certificate Part-time October 2019 8,160 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 Years
Professional Certificate Part-time October 2019 8,160 per Year 1 (England) 1 Years
Professional Certificate Part-time October 2019 8,160 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 Years
Professional Certificate Part-time October 2019 8,160 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
City Campus NG1 4FQ East Midlands

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NTU Admissions
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