The State Supply Office’s procurements of vehicles, fuel, medicines, medical supplies and medical devices as well as vehicle rentals for needs of administrations became exempt from the Public Procurement Law.
Current discussions regarding protection of personal data are evaluated as per the applicable legislation and the decisions of the Personal Data Protection Board.
The Constitutional Court annulled certain provisions of the Internet Law No. 5651, authorizing the ICTA president to make decisions to remove certain contents and related to applications for contents allegedly violating personal rights. The decision will be effective on 10.10.2024.
At the beginning of each year, the minimum wage, severance payments and administrative fines prescribed by the Labour Act are revised.
Turkish IP Court rendered a unique preliminary injunction decision preventing a decrease in the price of the original pharmaceutical until the expert report is prepared for the grant of the full preliminary injunction by considering the balance of convenience principle.
Article 26 of the IP Code, determining revocation of trademarks, entered into force after 7 years. TM Office added a “Pre-Application Request for Trademark Revocation” tab to the online system and started to receive pre-applications.