Turkey Legal Update
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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. Painter Saim Dursun passed away in August 13, 2021 at the age of 62.
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According to the Court of Cassation, having continuous disputes with other employees and creating conflicts with coworkers would constitute valid grounds for termination, even if such misbehaviour does not reach the level of bullying.
The Presidential Decree numbered 6365 Amending the Decision on Pricing of Medicinal Products For Human Use was published.
Right to have the evidence determined is to be free from the conditions set for Precautionary Injunctions.
The Turkish Patent and Trademark Office is determined to maintain its well-known trademark registry and new regulation is expected to give the Office explicit authority to keep this registry.
A recent Court of Cassation decision on reasonable doubt for granting search and seizure decisions cleared the air for trademark owners; and the Criminal Courts of Istanbul already started complying with this decision, which shows the importance of battling for a better IP practice.