Barış Kalaycı


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Bar Admissions:
Istanbul Bar Association

English, Turkish


Barış Kalaycı joined the firm in 1997 and has been a Partner since 2010. He is co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property and business crime and anti-corruption practices.

His Intellectual Property practice focuses on trademarks, designs and copyrights. He has been involved in numerous anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy campaigns and civil litigation cases mostly with preliminary injunction requests involving all aspects of IP rights. He also has a special focus on customs IP protection against counterfeit goods being exported, imported and in transit.

Baris also leads the firm’s in-house investigations department which supports the investigative needs of all the firm’s clients and practice groups, especially in anti-counterfeiting and anti-piracy matters.

Barış also leads the teams in major business crimes and anti-corruption cases as well as some high profile commercial litigation.

Speaking Engagements

Brand Crimes and Money Laundering, Transparency International Association - Launch of Report on Combating Illegal Trade and Informal Economy in Turkey, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 03.06.2022

Trademark Law in Turkey Key Developments and Predictions 2022, Gün + Partners Webinar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 03.06.2022

Fighting Counterfeit Products, Automechanika Academy and Turkish Automotive Aftermarket Association, Panelist, 15.11.2021

The Effects of COVID-19 on Anti-counterfeiting Activities in EMEA Region, Gün + Partners Webinar, Moderator, 22.06.2020

Key Developments and Predictions for Trademark Law in Turkey - 2020 With a Focus on the Impacts of the COVID-19, Gün + Partners Webinar, Speaker, 18.05.2020

Fighting Counterfeit and Diverted Medicines in and from Turkey, PTMG 99th conference, Speaker, Berlin, Germany, 03.10.2019

Enforcement Issues and Best Practices on Anti-Counterfeiting, Gün + Partners - World IP Day, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 26.04.2019

Turkey’s New IP Code and Key Changes for Trademarks, Gün + Partners Seminar, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 13.04.2018

Intellectual Property Rights in Fashion Law, Jurists' Association Turkey - Law School 6, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 10.03.2018

Assessment of Whistleblowing, Ethics and Reputation Society Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 28.11.2017

Parallel Importation and its reflections on IP Rights and Anti-Counterfeiting and Customs Regulations, AIPPI Turkey 4th IP Law Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 07.04.2016

Trafficking in counterfeit goods – a cross-border commercial bonanza, IBA 17th Transnational Crime Conference, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 03.04.2014

Developing Brands in Turkey: New Strategies, IP Summit - Regenerating Trademarks, Chair, Alicante, Spain, 11.12.2012

Seizure of Fake Products in Transit at Turkish Borders and Free Trade Areas, AIPPI Turkey IP Law Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 28.06.2012


  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI),
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Enforcement Committee
  • Ethics & Reputation Society (TEID)
  • Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA)
  • Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
  • Patent and Trademark Attorneys’ Association of Turkey (PEM)
  • Transparency International Turkey


  • 2019, Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul LLM. (Candidate)
  • 1997, Ankara University, Faculty of Law, Ankara LL.B.
  • 1993, Antalya Anatolian High School, Antalya