Yvonne Onomor is the fifth member of staff to join the company’s growing London office which celebrates two years of business in the city this Spring. With more than fifteen years legal experience she most recently worked at CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP in London and specialises in brand awareness and protection in the commercial sector , with client expertise spanning telecommunications, broadcast and luxury goods. Having worked and lived in both London and Paris she has also been employed by Baker & McKenzie LLP and Cabinet Plasseraud, beginning her career in IP as a trainee at Cabinet Hirsch & Associes, before working as a Paralegal at Clifford Chance.
Yvonne is highly skilled in providing advice and commercially-focused IP solutions and strategies across all areas of protection and enforcement. Her role at Wynne-Jones will see her support the firm’s leading Trade Mark Attorney, Victor Caddy, and focus on strengthening the output of the trade mark team through the introduction of new working practices that deliver optimal client satisfaction.
Xuesong Yang joins Wynne-Jones’ Cardiff office which now boasts more than a dozen staff and is overseen by long-serving European Patent Attorney and Partner, Elliott Davies. Xuesong began her career in China as a technician and mechanical test engineer and qualified more than eight years ago. Her technical expertise spans civil and environmental, chemical and material engineering across local, multinational and oversees businesses. Fluent in Chinese, English and Japanese she has lived in the UK for the past four years. At Wynne-Jones IP, Xuesong will strengthen the firm’s ability to directly advise and prosecute IP rights in these important commercial territories.
Although based in London and Cardiff respectively both will work across the full client portfolio and travel between their office base as well as the firm’s Cheltenham HQ and client offices.
Victor Caddy, Director of Trade Marks said, “We are delighted that both our London and Cardiff offices have continued to grow exponentially over the past year and having experienced, skilled people who can deliver the needs of our clients is imperative. In Yvonne and Xuesong we have two specialists in their fields, with unrivalled skills who will add value to our existing highly-valued staff and growing client base. We welcome them both to the Wynne-Jones family.”