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IP Prosecution || Uğur Aktekin, Selin Sinem Erciyas, Zeynep Seda Alhas and Güldeniz Doğan Alkan

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Trademarks and Designs || Uğur Aktekin, Mutlu Yildirim Köse and Seda Gümbüşoğlu

  • A four-day legal gap was created following the annulment of Article 14 of Decree-Law No 556, which regulated the use requirement
  • The Court of Cassation has recently considered this legal gap for the first time
  • It is now clear that one may file a non-use revocation action without having to wait for the expiry of the five-year period following the publication of the IP Code
Background In 2016 the Turkish Constitutional Court annulled Article 14 of Decree-Law No 556, which regulated the use requirement for trademarks. »