Costs and lack of speed are considered the worst characteristics of arbitration. After the introduction of the fast-track arbitration, however, it is tempting to think that arbitration can be fast, cheap and good quality at the same time.
Turkey Legal Update
Turkish Color of the Month
Born in Elazığ on the east of Turkey, Saim Dursun, depicts, with the warm liveliness of light and color on his spatula, the true Anatolian picture uncovering the strong willpower of Turkish people and their joy of life despite hardship.
With the new law bringing important changes in respect of tobacco market, Turkey will also start applying plain packaging for cigarette and tobacco products which has already been introduced in some countries in recent years.
The non-use defense in the trademark opposition proceedings was enacted by the new Industrial Property Code and it seems that the most important documents for proving use of the trademark will particularly be invoices.
Turkey’s leading home appliance manufacturer filed two patent infringement actions against an international company for its coffee machine products. Two expert reports concluded that the patent was infringed and the Court granted PI decision