The use requirements in Turkey and submitting evidence for proving the use of a patent are the subjects about which we receive questions from our clients the most. In our video, Burcu Sucuka is outlining the use of a patent and declaration of use in Turkey. Further details are available in our thought leadership paper. https://gun.av.tr/thought-leadership/patent-law-in-turkey-key-developments-and-predictions-2021
Uğur Aktekin, partner in our trademarks and designs practice, will be a panellist of "Trade mark joint custody: Tips and trends for co-branding" panel at FICPI Virtual 20th Open Forum on 3-5 November 2021. https://ficpi.org/events/virtualevent/2021-ficpi-20th-virtual-open-forum
Özge Atılgan Karakulak, co-chair of IBA - IP and Entertainment Law Committee and partner in our patent and utility models practice, was the co-moderator of the "Have patents cured Covid-19?" panel at IBA - Virtual Fever the New Pandemic Conference in Berlin, Germany. https://www.ibanet.org/session-details/se_85026
Dicle Doğan, managing associate in our life sciences practice, has been awarded as rising star in Turkey by Euromoney Legal Media Group's "Rising Stars EMEA Awards 2021" which aims to recognise the outstanding work being done by the region’s emerging leaders. https://www.iflr.com/article/b1thybzf1ql0nz/rising-stars-awards-emea-2021-winners-announced
Maral Büyükkürkçü and Zeynep Çağla Üstün, senior associates in our intellectual property practice, are listed among rising stars by Euromoney's MIP IP STARS 2021 which is the leading resource for who is looking for the best legal practitioners for contentious and non-contentious IP advice since 1994. https://www.ipstars.com/Firm/Gun-Partners/Profile/101593#lawyers
We are proud to be listed as top tier firm and our founding partner Mehmet Gün is recognized as the litigation star of 2022 in Turkey by Euromoney's Benchmark Litigation. Benchmark Litigation recognises the most distinguished law firms and lawyers for their dispute resolution work over the past 12 months. https://benchmarklitigation.com/NewsAndAnalysis/Benchmark-Litigation-Europe-2022-law-firm-and-lawyer-rankings-are-now-live/Index/7676
We are pleased to announce the continued growth of our firm with the promotion of Begüm Yavuzdoğan Okumuş, Beril Yayla Sapan and Görkem Bilgin to partner in our corporate and commercial practice areas taking effect from 1 October 2021. https://gun.av.tr/people
We are proud the announce that we conducted yet another round of simultaneous raids at the warehouses and production sites of several infringers in Istanbul last week, enabling us to seize over two hundred thousand pieces of textiles, leather goods and accessories.
This joint operation started with detailed investigations of our in-house investigation team and could be concluded thanks to excellent support of law enforcement officers on behalf of many clients.
Recovery of damages is one of the most important initiatives of IP owners to protect their IP portfolio. In our video, Hande Hançar is outlining the alternative methods for claiming compensation for trademark infringement in Turkey. Further details are available in our thought leadership paper.
We are proud to be listed as top tier firm and our five practitioners are listed among trademark stars and patent stars by Euromoney's MIP IP STARS 2021 which is the leading resource for who is looking for the best legal practitioners for contentious and non-contentious IP advice since 1994. https://www.ipstars.com/Jurisdiction/Turkey/Rankings/8546#rankings
We are pleased to announce that we have been named as the top tier firm and our 7 practitioners are recognized as the leading individuals in the IAM Patent 1000 - The World's Leading Patent Professionals 2021. The IAM Patent 1000 delivers the most in-depth coverage of the market yet undertaken, pinpointing the best of the best in prosecution, litigation and licensing.