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About Trade Mark Law and Practice, PG Cert - at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

This programme has been designed to meet the requirements of the Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA) and the Intellectual Property Regulation Board (IPReg) for those wishing to pursue a career as a trade mark attorney. The course is also valuable if you want to understand national, European and international trade mark law at an advanced level.

  • Study at a top UK law school 
  • Teaching by leading trade mark and intellectual property practitioners
  • Part-time course, designed so you can study while you work
  • Gain a solid basis for further specialisation in trade mark law

Application deadline

The deadline to apply for this programme is Monday 21 August 2023 for international and home applicants.

This Certificate programme commences in early September. There will be a one week Programme induction, followed by one-week intensive course covering the Fundamentals of English law and Professional Ethics. This is taught Monday -Thursday usually with two classes per day. See below for further details. 

Structure

Teaching runs over two semesters and contains 4 compulsory modules - three in Semester 1 and one in Semester 2.

Teaching is usually over 2 set days a week

Module exemption (this process is now closed for 2023 entry)

Students can apply for a module exemption in respect to following module under the criteria set out below.

IPLC134 Fundamentals of Law and Professional Ethics

Students must have, within the last 5 years, obtained a Law Degree (LLB min 2:2) awarded by a UK Higher Education Institute, or a law qualification recognised by the Law Society or the Law Society of Scotland for the purposes of practicing as a solicitor in England and Wales or in Scotland (LPC/GDL etc).

Students with agreed exemption will not have to attend the Law element of the module but will still be required to undertake the Professional Ethics element and the assessment for this part of the module.

For an application form, please contact pglaw-enquiries@qmul.ac.uk.

The closing date for the receipt of completed applications and evidence is 31 July 2023. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

The total fee for the Certificate will be reduced should the exemption be granted. For 2023 the fee reduction will be £1500 (subject to change for 2024 entry).

If you require further information please contact: pglaw-enquiries@qmul.ac.uk.

Learn more about Trade Mark Law and Practice, PG Cert - at Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary, University of London (QMUL)

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Notes about fees for this course

Part-time study

September 2024 | 9 months

  • Home: TBC
  • Overseas: TBC

Conditional deposit

Home: Not applicable

Overseas: £2000
Information about deposits

Entry requirements

UK

Degree requirements

A 2:2 or above at undergraduate level

Find out more about how to apply for our postgraduate taught courses.

Visit the course page for international entry requirements.

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