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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Güldeniz Doğan Alkan

  • Yurtiçi Kargo argued that the use of its mark in ‘yurticikargomagdurları.com’ infringed its trademark rights and constituted unfair competition
  • The IP Court held that there was unfair competition and ordered to block the access to the website; the Court of Appeal confırmed
  • The Constitutional Court found that the freedom of expression had not been violated by such order, but the court’s president dissented
Following an application by an individual, the Turkish Constitutional Court has considered whether the freedom of expression is violated by a prohibition to access a website where the trademark of a third company is used in the domain name. »


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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Mutlu Yildirim Köse


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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Güldeniz Doğan Alkan


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Intellectual Property Services | Trademarks and Designs || Güldeniz Doğan Alkan

  • Mediation now mandatory for claims relating to commercial receivables
  • As civil suits falling under IP-related codes are considered as commercial actions, mediation is now mandatory for certain types of IP disputes
  • It is expected that mediation will become mandatory for other types of IP disputes
Discretionary mediation was first introduced into the Turkish legal system in 2013 by Law No 6325 on Mediation in Civil Disputes as one of the alternative dispute resolution methods. »