Media and Advertising Law in Turkey Key Developments and Predictions - 2023
2022 has been an important year with significant developments for advertising law practice in Turkey. During this year, new regulations have been enacted and the Advertisement Board rendered prominent guiding decisions regarding commercial advertisements and unfair commercial practices.
According to publicly available statistics, the Advertisement Board reviewed 1101 complaints in the first half of 2022, 949 of which were found contrary to the law and issued cease orders with…
Patent Law in Turkey Key Developments and Predictions - 2023
After adapting to the innovations brought by the Intellectual Property Law (“IPL”) and the difficulties, it has brought into practice, this time the Turkish patent system has entered the process of adapting to the changes that have occurred after the pandemic.
In parallel with the rest of the world, new pages have been opened in the Turkish patent law system by entering a new phase after the pandemic to keep patent rights in a reasonable balance with international epidemics.…
Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Law in Turkey Key Developments and Predictions - 2023
The year 2022, in which we have left behind the significant effects of the Covid-19 pandemic, has been a hectic year for the life sciences industry. It is expected that 2023 will be at least as busy as 2022 due to the amendments in the pharmaceutical and medical device legislation in the EU and the fact that presidential elections will be held in Turkey.
The increase in the quality of health services and patients’ access to medicines has inevitably increased the demand for…
Copyright Law in Turkey Key Development and Predictions 2022
In the report, we outline eight controversial issues that we often encounter in Turkish copyright Law.
2021 was a year when the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on business began to disappear. Curfews and travel restrictions were lifted, while practices such as remote working and online meetings continued, business life returned to normal as much as possible.
On the other hand, a very rapid digital transformation is continuously experienced in almost every field in our…
Data Protection and Privacy Law in Turkey Key Developments and Predictions - 2022
We focus on the key aspects of data privacy matters and developments in Turkey, and the most important or challenging issues regarding the same.
The Data Protection Law entered into force in 2016. Even prior to its enactment, and afterwards, we have been dealing with privacy law and data protections issues. We have seen a significant number of data breach decisions issued by the Data Protection Authority (“DPA”) in the past year, and these have shed light on the practice and…
Trademark Law in Turkey Key Developments and Predictions - 2022
In this year's report, we have compiled our articles on various topics of trademark law that we deem important for brand owners, which we have developed over the course of the last year.
2021 has been a year during which the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on business have started to fade away. Lockdowns and travel restrictions were lifted, and business reverted to normal to the extent possible by keeping best practices such as working remotely and meeting virtually.
As the impact of the COVID-19 continues to evolve, we face this unprecedented situation together. Companies around the world need to act promptly. Our priority is to continue to provide high quality client service, while protecting the health and safety of our people and their families.
Our COVID-19 HUB is designed to keep our stakeholders updated and help them understand the legal effects of COVID-19 outbreak, and take steps to maintain their businesses in Turkey.