“The Industrial Property Code No. 6769 (“the IP Code”) which came into force on 10 January 2017 has been widely welcomed by brand owners as their rights have now been sealed through the introduction of this new Code. This paper summarises and analyses the key changes introduced by the IP Code in relation to trademarks and discusses the issues regarding their current implementation together with some predictions for the future.
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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.
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Turkey’s New IP Code and Key Changes for Trademarks 2nd Seminar
Uğur Aktekin and Ali Bozoğlu shared their experience to Izmir's business leaders during the event hosted by Gün + Partners in May.
Medical device and pharmaceutical companies could not get payments for products they sold to public university hospitals for a long while. It was the issue of concern how these debts, which disrupted the cash flow of the sector, would be compensated.
In-vehicle emergency call (eCall) systems, are defined as systems within vehicles establishing connection with the 112 emergency call centers in cases of an emergency and manufacturers of cars providing eCall services are required to comply with certain regulations and subject to restrictions.