Our all legal attorneys are registered to Istanbul Bar Association and qualified to represent their clients before all national courts in the Turkey. All attorneys are highly specialized in intellectual property and also serve as “court appointed experts” in Turkey
Fields of our activity
- Legal counselling and litigation on all IP areas
- IP Enforcement
- Dispute Resolution
- IP Related Agreements
- Determination of counterfeiting strategy
- Copyright protection strategies
- Trade Secrets
- Unfair Competition
IP Litigation Overview in Turkey
In terms of intellectual property enforcement, Turkish IP laws and regulations allows both civil and criminal actions. Preliminary injunctions can be claimed in actions. Intellectual property litigation in Turkey generally begins at specialized IP or civil courts depending on the place of judgment, and moves on to the Supreme Court if an appeal is filed. There are 4 special heavy penal courts and 3 specialized civil courts.
Patent Enforcement in Turkey
According to the Turkish laws and regulations, the holder of patent is entitled to prevent following actions by third parties performed without permission in Turkey.
Trademark Enforcement in Turkey
According to the Turkish laws and regulations, A trademark owner is entitled to prevent all third parties not having his consent from using the trademark as described herewith:
Design Enforcement in Turkey
According to the Turkish laws and regulations, the holder of a design is entitled to prevent the production, sale, use, or importation of the identical or significantly similar designs or keeping them in possession for purposes other than for personal needs actions by third parties performed without permission.