SERVICES & EXPERTISE

FULL RANGE OF IP SERVICES

Our team composed of partners, senior lawyers and senior trademark and patent attorneys who competently provide legal support and assistance on full range of IP services including litigation, enforcement, prosecution, counseling and on non-contentious matters.

Our practice covers all aspects of IP rights including; patents, utility models, trademarks, copyright, designs, geographical indications, licensing internet domain names.

With expertise handling more complex IP cases, our renowned and international client base spans many industries, particularly in highly regulated areas such as: cosmetics, food and beverage, and pharma.

Our other areas of specialty where IPR protection and counterfeiting is a particular concern in Turkey include: fashion, luxury products, cosmetics, sporting goods, stationery, electronics, automobile, online games, telecommunication.

We use insights from these industries and strategically apply them to the issues faced in other industries.

Serving our clients also in media and entertainment law and GDPR, our team brings a broad perspective to conflicts. We represent our clients in data protection conflicts, advise on website privacy policies, data transfers agreements, data transfers to abroad, terms of data use under Turkish law and represent clients in preparation and negotiation of contracts and filing and following up civil and criminal court actions.

IP LITIGATION
Our team is authorised to represent clients before civil and criminal courts, regional courts and courts of appeal as well as all administrative authorities such as Turkish PTO, customs, domain name authorities and represent our clients including but not limited to the below listed legal actions and transactions;
  • Invalidation, nullification and non-use cancellation actions
  • Cancellation actions against the Turkish PTO’s decisions
  • Civil determination actions
  • IP investigations
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Official mediation proceedings
  • Drafting and sending cease and desist letters
  • Ex-parte and inter-parte preliminary injunctions
  • Civil infringement and unfair competition actions, compensation actions
  • Drafting and reviewing settlement agreements, co-existence agreements, letters of undertakings
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IP ENFOCEMENT
Our team is authorised to represent clients before civil and criminal courts, regional courts and courts of appeal as well as all administrative authorities such as Turkish PTO, customs, domain name authorities and represent our clients including but not limited to the below listed legal actions and transactions
  • Customs monitoring
  • Ex-parte and inter-parte preliminary injunctions
  • Civil determination actions
  • Criminal complaints with infringement and/or unfair competition claims
  • Criminal court actions with infringement and/or unfair competition claims
  • Compensation actions
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Official mediation proceedings
  • Drafting and sending cease and desist letters
  • Drafting and reviewing settlement agreements, co-existence agreements, letters of undertakings
  • IP investigations
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IP PROSECUTION
Our team, consisting of partners, senior lawyers and senior trademark and patent attorneys provides a full range of prosecution services and represent our clients including but not limited to the below listed transactions;
  • Watching (monitoring) services
  • Conducting official and unofficial clearance searches
  • Advising and representing clients in filing and prosecution for registration of all types IP rights including trademarks, patents, EU patent validations and PCT national phase patents, utility models, designs, domain names and copyright works
  • Responding office actions
  • Negotiating on, drafting and reviewing consent letters and co-existence agreements
  • Filing oppositions or third party opinions against third parties’ applications
  • Filing appeals against office decisions
  • Filing defenses against third parties’ oppositions
  • Filing or responding non-use objections in opposition and appeal proceedings
  • Representing clients in mediation proceedings before the Turkish PTO
  • Filing applications for recognition and recordal of well-known status of trademarks before the Turkish PTO
  • Renewals and making annuity payments
  • Recordal of changes in tradename, address or business type
  • Recordal of assignments, licenses, mergers and divisions
  • Representing clients before WIPO in UDRP proceedings
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IP CONSULTANCY
We provide consultancy in variety of IP matters including but not limited to the ones listed below;
  • Providing legal advices on ongoing or potential conflicts
  • Settlement negotiations
  • Licensing on IP rights
  • Dispute Resolution
  • IP Due-diligence
  • Consultancy on GDPR
  • Drafting and reviewing various kind of contracts, letters of undertakings, settlement agreements, co-existence agreements
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