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Business Crimes and Anti-Corruption || Fi̇li̇z Toprak Esi̇n, Ceren Aral Desnos and Ezgi Kut

Introduction On January 25 2017 Transparency International published the 2016 Corruption Perceptions Index, which reflects non-governmental organisations’ and business world representatives’ perception of public sector corruption and ranks countries on a scale from 0 (highly corrupt) to 100 (very clean).
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Trademarks and Designs || Güldeni̇z Doğan Alkan

The Court of Appeal recently issued a decision stating that although a trademark application for retail services of certain goods in Class 35 was similar to a senior trademark – the scope of which was indicated with general phrases such as “retail services of all/various goods” in Class 35 – the application could not be rejected on the grounds of confusing similarity unless the owner of the senior trademark proved that it was genuinely used (or at the very least, serious initiatives were being taken to use it) on retail services for the concerned goods.
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