With this article, Gün + Partners looks into the first year of the long-awaited IP Code which introduced major changes to the Turkish trademark practice, from all its aspects, i.e. prosecution,opposition and enforcement.
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.
We are delighted to announce our firm has been awarded the Who’s Who Legal Country Firm of the Year Award for Turkey in 2018 once again.
140th INTA Annual Meeting
Our delegates attended to International Trademark Association (INTA) Annual Meeting and met with our business partners and clients around the world in Seattle, WA.
Ozan Karaduman, partner in our Corporate and M&A and TMT practices, spoke on preparation of contracts in e-commerce for DEPARK in Izmir on May 17, 2018.
Turkish IP Court rendered a decision regarding claims for damages for unjust preliminary injunction within the pharmaceutical sector. The Court awarded damages based on 16% market share. This decision gives a strong message that various parameters have to be considered.
Constitutional Court is of the opinion that an individual’s right to fair trial is breached by the State if legal proceedings take too long because individual’s right to fair trial which is regulated under Article 36 of the Constitution includes standing a trial within reasonable time.