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Derya Ada, Senior Associate

Derya Ada

Senior Associate


Dutch, English, Turkish

Practice areas

  • Intellectual property
  • Patent services

Practice notes

Derya is a senior associate in our Commercial group specialising in intellectual property.

Derya studied at Leiden University a dual study programme for Private Law and Entrepreneurship and Management and was admitted to the Dutch Bar in 2011.

Derya’s practice focuses on trade mark, design, trade name and copyright law. In 2017 Derya also became the BMM (“Benelux Association for Trade Mark and Design Law”) certification (BMM Erkend Merkengemachtigde) for professional qualities of IP professionals.

Due to her dual qualification, Derya is able to provide her clients with all-round advice related to IP matters as well as the prosecution and enforcement of IP rights.

Derya also provides advice to a large number of household names and is responsible for the management of global trade mark and design portfolios for many clients. Derya also represents clients before the Benelux and European Trademark Offices.

Derya has also experience in advising national and international companies in the field of luxury goods, household goods, fashion, consumer goods, apparel, food and beverages. Derya is hands-on, creative and solution oriented.