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

  • Yurtiçi Kargo argued that the use of its mark in ‘yurticikargomagdurları.com’ infringed its trademark rights and constituted unfair competition
  • The IP Court held that there was unfair competition and ordered to block the access to the website; the Court of Appeal confırmed
  • The Constitutional Court found that the freedom of expression had not been violated by such order, but the court’s president dissented
Following an application by an individual, the Turkish Constitutional Court has considered whether the freedom of expression is violated by a prohibition to access a website where the trademark of a third company is used in the domain name. »