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INEBOLU SOKAK, NO 5, DERIS PATENT BUILDING, KABATAS/SETUSTU, 34427 ISTANBUL, TURKEY
Tel:
Work +90 212 252 6122 23
Fax:
Fax +90 212 293 7676
Email:
Web:
www.deris.com.tr

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Serra Coral

Tel:
Work +90 212 292 6000
Email:
Web:
www.deris-legal.com
Deris Attorneys at Law Partnership

Position

Managing Partner at Deriş Attorney-At-Law Partnership

Career

Serra Coral is a founding and managing partner of Deriş Attorney-At-Law Partnership. She has implemented a number of progressive litigious strategies that have significantly advanced IP practices. After qualifying, Ms Coral was involved with the introduction of new decree-laws and the filing of trademark oppositions, as well as the establishment and representation of Patent Cooperation Treaty applications in Turkey.

Fluent in French and English, Ms Coral is regarded as an international and local expert in the establishment of industrial and IP rights for companies. She also has significant experience in the granting and tracking of licences. An active litigator in numerous fields, including information technology, media, advertising, competition and telecoms, Ms Coral advises renowned brands in the food and beverage and consumer and luxury goods sectors. In addition to providing counsel on protection, enforcement and anti-counterfeiting strategies, Ms Coral has been recognised for her expertise in filing strategies, genericness and litigation. She is leading an international patent, trademark and design filing team and focusing on foreign litigation and enforcement matters in partnership with the allied Swiss firm Sedin.

The highlights of Ms Coral’s career to date include:

  • contributing to a landmark court decision regarding unfair competition and trademark protection, which was published in the International Trademark Association’s Annual Review;
  • leading notable consumer brand cases for anti-counterfeiting and customs representation with multi-jurisdictional conflicts associated with trademarks and patents;
  • supporting a highly publicised programme to raise awareness of image rights in media and entertainment law; and
  • implementing a balanced scorecard system, integrating client satisfaction with process and productivity.

Member

  • AIPPI
  • INTA
  • Istanbul Bar Association


Turkey

Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Knowledgeable, business-oriented and creative’ IP specialist Deris Attorneys at Law Partnership is adept at securing, maintaining and enforcing IP rights. It represents multinational companies in relation to trade mark litigation, copyright, anti-piracy, anti-counterfeiting, trade mark prosecution, licensing and patents. The sizeable team, which is led by Aydin Deris, Serra Coral, Okan Çan and the ‘very experiencedKerim Yardimci, is noted for its ‘extensive research capabilities and prompt replies’. Senior associate Muazzez Koruturk, who is ‘one of a kind and has a bright future ahead of her’, is also recommended.

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