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- May 2018
Key Developments and Predictions for Trademark Law in Turkey
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. The primary reason for the enactment of the new Code was the cancellation of various articles of the former Decree-laws on IP rights by the Constitutional Court on the grounds of Article 91 of the Constitution, which prohibits regulation of the property rights by…
Debts Related to Purchase of Drugs and Medical Devices will be Covered by the Ministry of Finance
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. On April 6, 2018, the Law numbered 7104 on Amendment of the Value Added Tax Law, Some Laws and Decree Law No. 178 was published (“Law”).”Provisional Article 75″ added to Law No. 2547 of the Higher Education Law with the Law;…
In-Vehicle Emergency Call Systems (E-CALL) In Turkey
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.