Blockchain technology has the potential to become as important as the Internet and its effects could be revolutionary. Conversely, cryptocurrencies are seen as disruptive by many market players. While the number of holders of cryptocurrencies has been increasing, the growth of this new field has resulted in numerous questions and much debate.
Turkey Legal Update
Turkish Color of the Month
Born in Elazığ on the east of Turkey, Saim Dursun, depicts, with the warm liveliness of light and color on his spatula, the true Anatolian picture uncovering the strong willpower of Turkish people and their joy of life despite hardship.
ICC – Turkey Arbitration Day Conference
Mehmet Gün, our founding partner, will speak on “Dispute Resolution in Turkey: Threads and Opportunities” during ICC – Turkey Arbitration Day Conference in İstanbul, Turkey on Feb 09, 2018.
FICPI – TÜRKİYE Roundtable Meeting
Selin Sinem Erciyas, partner in our intellectual property practice and vice-president of FICPI - TÜRKİYE, has moderated first roundtable meeting of FICPI - TÜRKİYE in İstanbul, Turkey on Jan 12, 2018.
Ministry of Health has recently amended the Regulation on Processing of Health Data to make it more compliant with the principles of Data Protection Law.
The new amendment to the Regulation on Overtime has clarified that an employee's written consent for overtime can be obtained through an employment contract or during the employment relationship if needed. Therefore, obtaining employee consent at the beginning of each year is no longer required.
With the recent update on Proof of Use Guidelines, the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office illuminates the way for owners and practitioners regarding its implementation through detailed explanations with Office precedents.