Güldeniz Doğan Alkan
+ 90 (212) 354 00 24
Güldeniz Doğan Alkan joined the firm in 2006 and has been a partner since 2017. Güldeniz is both lawyer and a trademark and patent attorney specializing in Intellectual Property law. She focuses on trademark and design, copyright, patents and utility models as well as unfair competition.
Güldeniz advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters including implementing IP protection and enforcement strategies, and represents clients before the Ankara IP courts (including actions against the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office) and represents clients before courts in cancellation, infringement and other types of action. She also works in IP enforcement where she supervises and drafts oppositions and appeals on trademark and design applications before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.
She represents foreign, multinational and Turkish clients from numerous business sectors including food and beverage, fashion, cosmetics, textile, electronics, entertainment, hotel and tourism, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, radio and TV broadcasting, telecoms, tobacco on all aspects of Intellectual Property and regulatory matters.
Victory for Versace as Design Is Rejected on the Ground That It Constitutes “Unauthorised Use of an IP Right”
WTR, Co-Author, 20.12.2019
Non-Use Defence in Litigation Proceedings before Turkish Courts: Special Emphasis on Pharmaceutical Trademarks!
PTMG - Law Lore & Practice Dec 2019, Co-Author, 13.12.2019
Online Marka Tecavüzü Davalarında Yetki – Avrupa Birliği Adalet Divanından Ön Karar: AMS Neve v. Heritage Audio SL
IPR Gezgini, Author, 30.09.2019
Enforcement: An International Litigation Guide, Turkey
INTA, Author, 03.07.2019
Non-Use Defence in Opposition Proceedings in Turkey
PTMG – Law Lore & Practice May 2019, Co-Author, 31.05.2019
Court Rules on Protection of Well-Known Trade Mark
Managing IP – International Briefings, Co-Author, 26.10.2018
The Fashion Industry and New Provisions of Turkish Industrial Property Code Regarding Protection of Unregistered Design Rights
IBA – IP & Entertainment Law Committee Newsletter,, Co-Author, 10.10.2018
Turkish Court of Appeals Grants Protection to Well-Known ‘JELIBON’ Trade Mark Despite Its Original Lack of Distinctiveness
Oxford University Press - Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Volume 13, Issue 8, Author, 07.09.2018
International Registrations Subject to Disparate Treatment in Opposition Proceedings
INTA Bulettin Vol. 73 No. 14, Co-Author, 07.09.2018
Well-known Trade Marks in Turkish Legal Practice: Scope of Protection
Oxford University Press – Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice, Co-Author, 22.05.2018
A new adventure for the intellectual property system in Turkey: IP Code No 6769
IBA Intellectual Property and Entertainment Law Committee Update, VOLUME 9 ISSUE 1, Co-Author, 29.06.2017
Law and Trademark law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association - Trademark Attorneyship 2nd level Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Ankara, Turkey, 04.01.2020
Law and IP law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association - Trademark Attorneyship Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Ankara, Turkey, 10.11.2019
Law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association – Patent Attorneyship Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Ankara, Turkey, 03.11.2019
Law and IP law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association – Trademark Attorneyship Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Istanbul, Turkey, 20.10.2019
Law and IP law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association – Trademark Attorneyship Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Istanbul, Turkey, 13.10.2019
Law and IP law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association – Trademark Attorneyship Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Ankara, Turkey, 29.09.2019
Law, Patent and Trademark Attorneys Association – Patent Attorneyship Pre-Exam Training, Instructor, Ankara, Turkey, 15.09.2019
Recent EU Case Law and Turkish Court of Appeals Precedents on Trademark, Gün + Partners – World IP Day, Moderator, Istanbul, Turkey, 26.04.2019
Turkey’s New IP Code and Key Changes for Trademarks, Gün + Partners Seminar, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 13.04.2018
Trademark Infringement under Turkish Law, Model Court of Justice 2018, Speaker, Ankara, Turkey, 09.02.2018
Turkey’s new Industrial Property Code (No. 6769), Gün + Partners Seminar, Speaker, Paris, France, 05.04.2017
- Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI),
- International Trademark Association (INTA)
- Patent and Trademark Attorneys’ Association of Turkey (PEM), Board Member
- Association of Trademark and Design Law Practitioners (APRAM)
- Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
- Intellectual Property and Competition Law Commission of Ankara Bar
- 2011, European Law, Gazi University, Ankara LL.M.
- 2005, Faculty of Law, Galatasaray University, Istanbul LL.B.
- 2002, Faculty of Law, Panthéon-Assas University, Paris
- 2001, Charles de Gaulle French High School, Ankara