Monika Colak

Head of Legal Department at aera
Ranked in Sweden
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Monika Colak's Profile

An attorney at law and partner of aera, Monika Colak is also head of the firm’s legal department. She has been advising clients on all legal aspects of intellectually property, including trademarks, designs, copyright, domain names and market law, for more than 20 years. She graduated with a master’s in law from Lund University in 1999 and has been working as a legal professional at Verisign Sweden AB and for some of Sweden’s best-known IP firms ever since. Through her position at VeriSign and connection with the IT sector, Ms Colak has gained significant experience in digital brand management and domain name litigation. 

Ms Colak advises and represents diverse Swedish and international clients in relation to the protection, commercialisation and enforcement of IP rights. She also provides strategic advice related to IP assets and represents clients in opposition proceedings and litigation matters. She also handles business-related IP issues such as structuring and negotiating licensing agreements and other commercial contracts for the protection and commercialisation of IP rights.

She has published articles on IP law in Managing Intellectual Property, the World Trademark Review and other publications, and frequently speaks at seminars in connection with topical IP issues.

Ms Colak is dedicated to her clients and their specific needs. Clients appreciate her engagement, commitment and solution-oriented approach.


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