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- February 2018
Data Protection And Privacy Turkey Aquick Look At 2017 And The Year Ahead
Turkey is now 3 months away from the deadline or fulfilling the compliance with the Data Protection Law and in 2017 we were all busy with adaptation with the Law in the absence of well-established rules and practices. It seems that our efforts will continue in 2018.
Code of Civil Procedure Amendments Aim to Improve Functioning of Regional Appellate Courts
On July 20 2016 regional appellate courts were established and a new three-tier court system started to be applied for first-instance judgments. Under the three-tier system, first-instance judgments can be appealed before the regional appellate courts where compliance with laws, as well as merits of the case, are examined and – if necessary – a second trial is conducted. In principle, regional appellate court decisions can be appealed before the Court of Cassation. Due to the…
Use Requirement Evidence On Use And Compulsory License In New IP Law
The IP Law abolished the provisions on “Use Requirement of Patents” and “Evidence on Use” and linked the use requirement to the Compulsory License as sole consequence of non-use of a patent. The new approach created many question marks.