Partner at Aera
With significant experience in all legal matters relating to intellectual property, including trademarks, designs, copyright, domain names and market law, Monika Colak advises and represents diverse Swedish and international clients. She has worked in intellectual property since 2000, when she joined VeriSign Sweden AB. The years at VeriSign have enabled her to become proficient in digital brand management and domain name litigation.
Ms Colak regularly provides strategic advice relating to IP assets and represents aera’s 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.
Ms Colak obtained her LLM from Lund University in 1993 and joined aera in August 2020. Prior to joining aera she worked at VeriSign, Groth & Co AB and Valea AB. She is a professional representative before the European Union Intellectual Property Office and a member of various national and international associations active within the field of intellectual property. She has published articles in Managing Intellectual Property (among other publications) and is a regular speaker at seminars. She is head of the newly established legal department at aera.