Lara is an enthusiastic associate and combines her passion for technology, fashion and design to advise on her clients intellectual property issues.
Lara is an associate in our Intellectual Property Practice and is based in The Hague.
She specialises in intellectual property law with a particular focus on contentious and non-contentious matters of trademarks, designs, trade names, copyright, domain names, unfair competition and advertising law. Her clients are diverse, from major telecom, IT and life sciences clients to clients active in the creative industries varying from promising start-ups to recognised key players in their field.
Lara also has expertise in planning and managing trademark and design portfolios. She is also a member of our Energy & Utilities Group.
Lara is a member of professional organisations such as the International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) and the Benelux Association of Trademark and Design Law (BMM). She contributes regularly to publications on IP-related topics.
Before joining us in 2011, Lara studied law at the University of Leiden and the University of Melbourne. In addition to Dutch, she is fluent in English and Turkish.