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Simultaneous Raids in Istanbul Resulted in the Seizure of 160 Thousand of Counterfeit Leather Goods & Sneakers

We conducted simultaneous raids against four manufacturers located by our in-house investigation team in Istanbul, with the attendance of 120 police officers this week. The raids have been conducted in high tension due to riots and resulted in the seizure of 160,000 pieces of high-end counterfeits, including 40,000 pieces of leather bags, wallets, sneakers etc., and 120,000 pieces of semi-finished goods and production materials, which are worth around 1 million…

Women in AIPPI Networking Event Sponsored by Gün + Partners

We are proud to be the sponsor of the "Women in AIPPI" networking event bringing together female IP professionals within the scope of the 2023 AIPPI World Congress in Istanbul. Women in AIPPI event will take place on a boat on the magical and unique Bosphorus this year. Women from around the world will meet and network while enjoying the breathtaking beauty of Istanbul from the sea. AIPPI World Congress will be held in Istanbul between 22-25 October, gathering up to 2.000…

We Hosted a Coctail Reception as part of the 2023 AIPPI World Congress

We were thrilled to host an unforgettable cocktail reception at the Bosphorus as part of the 2023 AIPPI World Congress in Istanbul. Colleagues from around the world gathered in this beautiful city, and we were excited to welcome them all to a night of networking, laughter, and celebration. Thank you to everyone who joined us, making this reception a true highlight of the night!…

Dilan Sıla Kayalıca, Maral Büyükkürkçü and Zeynep Çağla Üstün, Are Listed as Rising Star by Euromoney's MIP IP STARS 2023

We are delighted to announce that Dilan Sıla Kayalıca, Maral Büyükkürkçü and Zeynep Çağla Üstün, senior associates in our intellectual property practice, have once again been recognized as Rising Stars in this year’s IP STARS ranking by Managing IP. Managing IP’s Rising Stars list, recognizes some of the best up-and-coming intellectual property practitioners in private practice who have contributed to the success of their firms and clients.

We Are Pleased to Announce the Recognition of Our Lawyers Among The Legal 500 Private Practice Powerlist 2023 - Dispute Resolution – Türkiye

We are delighted to announce that our founding partner Mehmet Gün, partners Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın and Beril Yayla Sapan and managing associate Asena Aytuğ Keser have been listed in The Legal 500 Private Practice Powerlist 2023 - Dispute Resolution – Türkiye. The Dispute Resolution Powerlist Türkiye, showcases the leading practitioners working in the region who focus primarily on litigation, arbitration, mediation and other forms of dispute resolution. You could reach the…

Mehmet Gün has been listed in IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2023

Mehmet Gün, our founding partner, is listed in IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2023. The research IAM conducted, lists first-class IP strategists identified through confidential nominations made online. IAM Strategy 300: The World’s Leading IP Strategists 2023 is an extensive research project to identify the individuals who are leading the way in the development and implementation of strategies that maximise the value of IP portfolios.

Webinar: CJEU Decision Review - The Concepts of Free-Riding and Bad Faith in Reviving a Priorly Well-Known Trademark in light of the Nehera Decision

In the eighth of our Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decision review webinars, we discussed "Nehera decision" of CJEU. At our webinar; Güldeniz Doğan Alkan, Cansu Evren and Ayşenur Çıtak Bozdağ discussed "Whether refiling of a prior well-known trademark by a third party is a tribute or free-riding?" Topics Summary of the dispute subject to the decision of the CJEU and the court decision Evaluation of the claims of the parties and the approach of the Court on…

Hande Hançar Spoke at IP Camp 2023

Hande Hançar, partner in our IP practice and board member of Licensing Executives Society Turkey (LES Turkey), spoke at "The Future of Trademark Licensing in Emerging Tech Industries" session of IP Camp 2023, together with Murat İdal. LES IP CAMP is the premier training event dedicated to Intellectual Property Management and Licensing, organized by LES-Turkey since 2014. Gün + Partners is a proud supporter of IP Camp.

Gün + Partners Top Ranked by IP STARS 2023

We are proud to be listed as top tier firm and our five practitioners are listed among trademark stars and patent stars by Euromoney Managing IP’s IP STARS 2023 which is the leading specialist guide for companies or individuals looking for experienced legal practitioners to deal with contentious and non-contentious intellectual property issues. Managing IP has been covering IP law and practice since 1990. https://www.ipstars.com/Jurisdiction/Turkey/Rankings/8546#rankings

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