Taught course

Certificate in Trade Mark Law and Practice

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Centre for Commercial Law Studies - CCLS
Qualifications
Cert

Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 honours degree

Months of entry

September

Course content

The Certificate in Trade Mark Law & Practice is a requirement for those wishing to qualify as Trade Mark Attorneys but it is also open to students who want to get a good understanding of national, European, and international trade mark law at an advanced level. The Certificate in Trade Mark Law & Practice programme has been specifically designed in close co-operation with the Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (ITMA) for the trainee agent.

This new programme will start on 12 September 2011 and run as a two week intensive course, followed by ten two-day sessions between October and April, with exams taking place in the summer examination period 2012.
Programme outline

The Certificate in Trade Mark Law & Practice programme consists of four compulsory 15-credit modules:

* Foundations of Law for Trade Mark Practice
* Trade Mark Law & Practice A
* Trade Mark Law & Practice B
* Designs and Copyright Law

Students will begin their study of the programme with an intensive two-week induction period of full-time teaching on Foundations of Law for Trade Mark Practice, introductory elements of the Designs and Copyright Law and Trade Mark Law & Practice A modules. These will be conducted in mid September.

Students will then proceed to study the remainder of the Trade Mark Law & Practice A module, Designs and Copyright Law modules, and Trade Mark Law and Practice B between October and April
Assessment

Three-hour 15-minute paper for each module. Closed book examinations operate for all modules.
Entry requirements

Minimum 2.2 honours degree

Overseas applicants will be required to demonstrate a proficiency in the English language (IELTS).

Qualification and course duration

Cert

full time
12 months
part time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Sharon Watson
Email
ccls-ip@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
44 (0)20 7882 8098