Forresters is delighted to announce the promotion of four patent attorneys, including two new Partners and two new Senior Associates.
Charlotte Sunderland and Jagvir Purewal have been promoted to Partner, bringing the total number of Partners at Forresters to 23. Kate Selwyn and Ryan Mitchell have been promoted to Senior Associate.
Charlotte and Ryan are based in the Forresters office in London and Kate is in the Birmingham office. All three are members of the life sciences team and joined Forresters as trainees. Jagvir is based in the Birmingham office and is part of the technology and engineering team. He joined Forresters in 2012.
Matt Shaw, Managing Partner, said: “I’d like to offer my wholehearted congratulations to Charlotte, Jagvir, Kate and Ryan on their promotions, which are richly deserved. At Forresters, we have a strong culture of developing talent and providing a clear path for career progression. These promotions reflect many years of hard work and excellent client service.”
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 trade mark registrations internationally, our trade mark team frequently handle 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.