Mutlu Yıldırım Köse


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Mutlu Yıldırım Köse has been with the firm since 2006 and a partner since 2017. Mutlu is both a lawyer and trademark and patent attorney specializing in Intellectual Property. Her IP practice focuses on patents, utility models, trademarks and design.

She has been involved in numerous projects in all aspects of Including both contentious and non-contentious trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, patents, domain names and unfair competition. She has extensive litigation experience and has counselled domestic and foreign clients on their IP strategies, legal disputes, licensing and settlement agreements.

She also works in IP prosecution where she supervises and drafts oppositions and appeals regarding trademark and design applications before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.

She represents foreign, multinational and Turkish clients from numerous business sectors including electronics, fashion, cosmetics, textile, entertainment, hotel and tourism, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, radio and TV broadcasting and telecoms on all aspects of Intellectual Property and regulatory matters.

Speaking Engagements

Trademark Protection in Europe During COVID-19 – Asia-Pacific Session, Gün + Partners Webinar, Speaker, 19.06.2020

Trademark Protection in Europe During COVID-19, Gün + Partners Webinar, Speaker, 16.06.2020

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

EU Copyright Reform and Implications for Turkish law, Gün + Partners – World IP Day, Panellist, Istanbul, Turkey, 26.04.2019

European Union Commission's Copyright Directive in the Digital Single Market, TRT Radio 1 – “Gün Ötesi” Program, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 16.04.2019

Turkey’s New Industrial Property Code (No. 6769), Gün + Partners Seminar, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 10.02.2017

Madrid Protocol & Turkey, Istanbul University, Speaker, Istanbul, Turkey, 2014


  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • The Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), Copyright Committee
  • The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)


  • 2010, Social Siciences Institute, Istanbul University, Istanbul LLM
  • 2006, Faculty of Law, Istanbul University, Istanbul LL.B.
  • 2002, Vefa Anatolian High School, Istanbul