Regulation on Hearings Through Video and Audio Transmission in Civil Proceedings entered into force by regulating the principles of attendance of parties, attorneys, witnesses, experts, specialists and other participants to remote hearings.
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Turkish Color of the Month
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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Vaccination and PCR testing policies have become a hot topic both for employers and employees. The Ministry issued a general letter to guide about these policies. The need for a legislative act still stands to clear out the ambiguities.
Deadlines for the obligation to get registered with Data Controllers’ Registry were extended to 31.12.2021. The obligation is also applicable to data controllers located outside Turkey and processing personal data of any Turkish residents.
More detailed guideline has been drafted on regulatory approval procedure of biosimilar medicinal products by the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency.
TURKPATENT issued a guideline covering the examination principles of trademark applications in terms of absolute grounds in 2019 and a new chapter for the substantive examination principles regarding confusing similarity examination has also been published recently.