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Patents and Utility Models || Selin Sinem Erciyas


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Life Sciences || Di̇cle Doğan


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Intellectual Property Services || Uğur Aktekin and Ayşen Kunt


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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Güldeni̇z Doğan Alkan

  • Turkish Court of Appeal recently upheld two IP court decisions regarding bad faith
  • Cases concerned the SKINCODE 2 SWITZERLAND and BIELENDA trademarks
  • The cases reiterate the principle that there is no protection in law if a person has acted in bad faith
The Turkish Court of Appeal has recently upheld two decisions dated June 21 2017 rendered by the Civil Court for Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights (IP court) which determined bad faith by the applicant in terms of the relationship between the applicant and the opponent. »


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Intellectual Property Services || Güldeni̇z Doğan Alkan


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Life Sciences || Di̇cle Doğan and Bentley James Yaffe

New communiqué on medicines pricing Dicle Doğan, Bentley James Yaffe and Fatma Sevde Tan, Gün + Partners On 29 September 2017, the Ministry of Health published the new “Communiqué on the Pricing of Medical Products for Human Use” in the Official Gazette numbered 30195. »


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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Güldeni̇z Doğan Alkan and Kübra Kaplan


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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Güldeni̇z Doğan Alkan and Alkım Akan

With its recent decision dated March 9 2017 and numbered 2016/14857 E, 2017/1442 K, the Turkish Court of Appeals (CoA), by reversing its previous decision in the same dispute, held that the trade marks Uludağ Zero and Panda Zero cannot be considered confusingly similar on the basis of the commonness of the term “zero” since this term is descriptive for beverages.
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Life Sciences || Bentley James Yaffe


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General || Mehmet Gün


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Intellectual Property Services | Patents and Utility Models || Mutlu Yildirim Köse and Maral Sayan