Intellectual Property

Practice Overview

Our intellectual property expertise covers all aspects of intellectual property rights including patents, utility models, trademark, copyright, design, geographical indications, plant varieties and internet domain names and is recognised as leading IP practice in Turkey.

We provide a full range of legal services including civil, criminal and administrative litigation, arbitration and mediation, advisory, transactional, registration, opposition, maintenance, enforcement, anti-counterfeiting and investigation advice.

We combine our strengths in IP services with our industry specific expertise and devise and implement IP strategies to handle complex disputes. We invest in the training and education of our team aiming to have them recognised as leaders in their fields.

Through a substantial network of collaborating law firms and agents we manage and coordinate our clients’ IP related activities globally.

We advocate on Turkish IP laws’ compatibility with international treaties and standards. Individually and through local and international associations we work to raise IP protection standards. We strive to establishment of precedents in cases we act as counsel. We regularly contribute to all leading local and international IP associations. Our members lecture IP law and practice in some of the Istanbul universities.

Our comprehensive IP services have evolved into the following specialised departments:

Patents and Utility Models
Trademarks and Designs
Copyrights
Anti-counterfeiting and IP Investigations
IP Prosecution


OUR TEAM

MEHMET GÜN
Partner
AYSEL KORKMAZ YATKIN
Partner
BARIŞ KALAYCI
Partner
GÜLDENİZ DOĞAN ALKAN
Partner
HANDE HANÇAR
Partner
MUTLU YILDIRIM KÖSE
Partner
ÖZGE ATILGAN KARAKULAK
Partner
SELİN SİNEM ERCİYAS
Partner
UĞUR AKTEKİN
Partner
ZEYNEP SEDA ALHAS
Partner
DİCLE DOĞAN
Managing Associate
TALAT YÖRÜK
Managing Associate
BARAN GÜNEY
Senior Associate
BEGÜM SOYDAN
Senior Associate
DİLAN SILA KAYALICA
Senior Associate
DİRENÇ BADA
Senior Associate
İREM GİRENES YÜCESOY
Senior Associate
MARAL BÜYÜKKÜRKÇÜ
Senior Associate
UMUT ÇAĞDAŞ TAHİROĞULLARI
Senior Associate
ZEYNEP ÇAĞLA ÜSTÜN
Senior Associate
AHMET KÜRŞAT YILDIZ
Associate
ATAHAN ERKUL
Associate
AYŞENUR ÇITAK
Associate
AYSU ERYAŞAR
Associate
BENGÜ ŞEN GÜRAKAN
Associate
BESTE TURAN
Associate
CAN AKYURTLU
Associate
CANSU EVREN
Associate
ELİF MELİS ÖZSOY
Associate
EMİNE TAŞKIRAN
Associate
FATMA SEVDE TAN
Associate
HAVVA YILDIZ
Associate
HİLMİ MERT TATOĞLU
Associate
İBRAHİM GÜNDOĞDU
Associate
MERVE ÇİMEN SEVİNE
Associate
SELİN BİLİK
Associate
UTKU SÜNGÜ
Associate
PINAR ARIKAN
Director
BURCU SUCUKA
Senior Attorney
CANAN TINAZ
Senior Attorney
REYHAN N.S. KAHRAMAN
Assistant Attorney
YAĞMUR MERT
Assistant Attorney
ÖZGÜL YILMAZ
Attorney

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