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Barış Kalaycı

Partner


+ 90 (212) 354 00 40
baris.kalayci@gun.av.tr



Bar Admissions:
Istanbul Bar Association

Languages:
English, Turkish

Expertise

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

Enforcement Issues and Best Practices on Anti-Counterfeiting, Gün + Partners – World IP Day, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 26 April 2019

Intellectual Property Rights in Fashion Law, Hukukçular Derneği Hukuk Okulu 6 Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, March 10, 2018

Parallel Importation and its reflections on IP Rights and Anti-Counterfeiting and Customs Regulations, AIPPI Turkey 4th IP Law Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, April 07, 2016

Trafficking in counterfeit goods – a cross-border commercial bonanza, IBA 17th Transnational Crime Conference, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, April 03, 2014

Developing Brands in Turkey: New Strategies, IP Summit – Regenerating Trademarks, Chair, Alicante, Spain, December 11, 2012

Seizure of Fake Products in Transit at Turkish Borders and Free Trade Areas, AIPPI – IP Law Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, June 28, 2012

Associations

  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI),
  • Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA), Parallel Import 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

Education

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