Managing Partner at Deriş Attorney-At-Law Partnership
Serra Coral is 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 currently leads an international patent, trademark and design filing team, as well as foreign litigation and enforcement matters together with the Sedin team (an allied office in Geneva).
The highlights of Ms Coral’s career to date include: