Barış Kalaycı


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Bar Admissions:
Istanbul Bar Association

English, Turkish


    Barış Kalaycı joined the firm in 1997 and has been a Partner since 2010. He is co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property and business crime and anti-corruption practices.

    His Intellectual Property practice focuses on trademarks, designs and copyrights. He has been involved in numerous anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy campaigns and civil litigation cases mostly with preliminary injunction requests involving all aspects of IP rights. He also has a special focus on customs IP protection against counterfeit goods being exported, imported and in transit.

    Baris also leads the firm’s in-house investigations department which supports the investigative needs of all the firm’s clients and practice groups, especially in anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy matters.

    Barış also leads the teams in major business crimes and anti-corruption cases as well as some high profile commercial litigation.

Speaking Engagements

    Enforcement Issues and Best Practices on Anti-Counterfeiting, Gün + Partners – World IP Day, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 26 April 2019

    Intellectual Property Rights in Fashion Law, Hukukçular Derneği Hukuk Okulu 6 Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, March 10, 2018

    Parallel Importation and its reflections on IP Rights and Anti-Counterfeiting and Customs Regulations, AIPPI Turkey 4th IP Law Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, April 07, 2016

    Trafficking in counterfeit goods – a cross-border commercial bonanza, IBA 17th Transnational Crime Conference, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, April 03, 2014

    Developing Brands in Turkey: New Strategies, IP Summit – Regenerating Trademarks, Chair, Alicante, Spain, December 11, 2012

    Seizure of Fake Products in Transit at Turkish Borders and Free Trade Areas, AIPPI – IP Law Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, June 28, 2012


    International Bar Association (IBA)

    Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI),

    Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG)

    International Trademark Association (INTA), Parallel Import Committee

    Ethics & Reputation Society (TEID)

    Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)

    Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)

    Patent and Trademark Attorneys’ Association of Turkey (PEM)

    Transparency International Turkey


    2019, Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul LLM. (Candidate)

    1997, Ankara University, Faculty of Law, Ankara LL.B.

    1993, Antalya Anatolian High School, Antalya