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- January 2023
Turkey Legal Update - January 2023
Protection of Websites Under Turkish Law
In this article we look into the details of “protection of websites under Turkish law” where there is no set of rules specifically applicable to them, but general provisions of intellectual property and/or unfair competition rules may be applied in case of infringement.
What The Plausibility Requirement Means For Turkish IP Law
Despite lack of legal provisions; plausibility is pursued in the context of sufficiency of disclosure or lack of inventive step. The G 2/21 decision of EPO is expected to establish a uniform understanding and precedent for Turkish IP Courts.
Developments in the Obligation of Registration to Data Controllers’ Registry
The DPA issues fines against controllers located outside Turkey and other controllers exceeding thresholds if they are not registered with Data Controllers’ Registry yet. The obligation for companies in Turkey may also begin in 2023.
State Council’s Decision on the Rules and Procedures Regarding Experts at Insurance Arbitration Commission
Annulment of Articles 5/1 and 4/3 of Rules and Procedures on Experts at Insurance Arbitration Commission is considered to have paved the way for those specialized in law and lawyers to act as experts at Insurance Arbitration Commission.
Changes to Minimum Wage, Severance Payments and Administrative Fines
At the beginning of each year, the minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines prescribed by the Labour Act are revised. This article provides an overview of the 2023 changes, which came into effect on 1 January 2023
Extension of the Deadline Regarding Amendments to the Communiqué With Respect to Capital Loss and Negative Equity
The deadline regarding amendments to the Communiqué with respect to capital loss and negative Equity has been extended to January 1, 2024.