Senior Vice President, General Counsel
As SVP, General Counsel, Yoko manages Getty Images’ global legal team. Her role, based in Seattle, includes overseeing the company’s corporate governance, regulatory, litigation and intellectual property matters, as well as providing legal assistance for major corporate and commercial transactions.
Yoko’s expertise includes mergers and acquisitions, competition matters, intellectual property licensing and protection, and commercial transactions. Her experience and contributions are an important part of advancing the company’s growth and protection of intellectual property rights and managing legal and business risks.
Prior to joining Getty Images in 2005, Yoko was an associate with Perkins Coie LLP’s Technology Transactions and Corporate law group. Yoko is from Japan, although raised and educated in the US, holding a JD from The University of Washington School of Law and a BA from the University of California, Berkeley.