Barış Kalaycı


+ 90 (212) 354 00 40

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

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), 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


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