Intellectual property specialist Forresters which was founded in Birmingham is expanding it's operations in the UK with the opening of new offices in Merseyside after acquiring a north west firm - Birkenhead based patent and trademark specialists Potts, Kerr & Co which has now been renamed Forresters. Forresters is now ranked as one of the top intellectual property law firms in the UK. Established in 1884 they are now one the largest IP specialists employing more than 100 people in the UK with offices and associates worldwide.