Forresters are pleased to welcome their new Chief Operating Officer, Yolanda Zollinger.
Yolanda has over 20 years of experience in the legal industry including experience as a lawyer in private practice, in-house and in the provision of off-shore legal services, experience in business development and law firm management.
In her new role as COO, Yolanda will play a key part in strengthening collaboration across the firm and promoting greater synergy in all areas of the business, spearheading progress towards greater expansion and growth as Forresters continues to provide exemplary service to clients.
“I am excited to be joining Forresters’ dynamic team as their new COO,” said Yolanda. “I have spent the last decade working in law firm management, and I am confident that I can put that experience to good use here. I look forward to meeting colleagues across our offices and rapidly getting up to speed with the business.”
Managing Partner Matt Shaw also commented: “We are delighted to welcome Yolanda to the team at Forresters. Her extensive experience will be immensely helpful as we continue to strive for excellence and future success.”
Forresters is a leading full service intellectual property firm with an international client base. We have offices in the UK (Birmingham, Liverpool, London) and Germany (Munich) and excellent relationships with a wide network of associates allowing us to provide a comprehensive worldwide service.
We are proud of our long-standing reputation in delivering clear, sensible and practical advice to clients looking to protect and enforce their IP. Our team consists of more than 60 IP professionals, including 23 partners, across four offices.
Our patent specialists come from a variety of backgrounds, covering every area of technology. We have extensive experience in Oppositions and Appeals at the EPO.
In addition to obtaining trademark registrations internationally, our trademark team frequently handles contentious matters. We have a deep understanding of the differences in procedural matters between the UK and EU IP offices and post-Brexit, we are well-placed to assist with clients who require a pan-European enforcement approach.