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Intellectual and Industrial Property Law

Intellectual and Industrial Property Law

Intellectual and Industrial Property Law reflecting the most global part of law takes a very important role in the modern age and constantly changing and developing technologies and has dynamic structure and multinational rules in the practice.

Our firm provides our national and multinational clients with consultancy, prosecution, litigation and enforcement services in every field of intellectual and industrial property law with our experienced litigators, trademark and patent attorneys, investigators, and support personnel. Providing our services, our main goal is to find the most appropriate and result-oriented legal solutions by considering the dynamics of our clients specific to their industries. Under this approach, we strive to produce pragmatic solutions by considering not only theoretical rules but also the actual practices of the industries in which our clients are involved.

Prosecution, Litigation and Enforcement Services for Trademarks

Our firm provides our national and multinational clients with consultancy, prosecution, litigation and enforcement services on all matters related to trademark disputes. While we provide our services directly with our internal team in every province of Turkey, the disputes outside of Turkey are handled by our reliable solution partners with whom we have been working for a long time and who have been ranked by many global organizations.

Our “consultancy services” regarding trademarks in Turkey and foreign countries include the following main titles:

  1. Trademark registrability searches (full availability and identity searches),
  2. Investigations and research for detecting the actual use of trademarks in the market,
  3. Conducting whole market investigations, test purchases, the perpetuation of evidence for the detection of the trademark violations and counterfeits,
  4. Providing legal assessments with a client-specific point of view under a boutique understanding,
  5. Drafting and revising trademark-based contracts (trademark licensing contracts, transfer/pledge of trademarks …etc.),
  6. Handling trademark licensing proceedings from beginning to the end and drafting all necessary contracts by drawing road maps in line with the dynamics of the sector at this point,
  7. Providing our national and international clients and their employees with training specific to trademark law.

Our “prosecution services” regarding trademarks before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, WIPO, regional and country basis trademark and patent offices include the following main titles:

  1. Monitoring the official bulletins of the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and providing our clients with our legal assessments regarding the detected similar trademarks,
  2. Monitoring the official bulletins of foreign trademark and patent offices through our solution partners and providing our clients with our legal assessments regarding the detected similar trademarks,
  3. Filing all kind of trademark applications (word/device marks, sound marks, color marks, position marks, 3D trademarks …etc.) and following up the proceedings by the end of granting the registration certificates,
  4. Handling all kind of pre-investigation and public opinion polls for registration of well-known trademarks to specific registry of the Turkish PTO for well-known marks; providing legal assessments for the chance of success in the filing process; filing and following up well-known trademark applications,
  5. Filing trademark oppositions and appeals and following up the process by the end of administrative phase.
  6. Filing responses against trademark oppositions and non-use objections with the proper evidence and following up the process by the end of administrative phase.
  7. All for trademarks, handling all kinds of administrative transactions, such as; transfer, pledge, priority recording, partial/total renewal, merger/division/capitalization in kind, inheritance, issuance of registry copy, license registration, withdrawal/waiver, WIPO relocation and conversion of trademarks.
  8. Handling all kinds of applications, transfers, renewals, withdrawals and similar transactions before WIPO.

Our “litigation services” regarding trademarks include the following main titles:

  1. Within the scope of our settlement-based approach, handling the proceedings for online and/or on-site perpetuation of evidence and then conducting the settlement negotiations through C&D letters and warning letters,
  2. Filing declaratory and non-declaratory actions and trademark cancellation and invalidation actions with preliminary injunction claims and representing our clients before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts and Supreme Court,
  3. Representing our clients in their trademark infringement and unfair competition court actions with preliminary injunction and pecuniary/non-pecuniary and reputational compensation claims before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts, and Supreme Court,
  4. All in purpose for prevention of import/export of the counterfeits; recording the clients’ trademarks to customs’ monitoring system, renewing such records on annual basis, filing complaints against the counterfeiters detected during the customs’ monitoring phases, and following up the whole criminal process until the end, handling ordinary and facilitated destruction proceedings,
  5. Handling the criminal raid actions against counterfeits and following up the process with great attention, filing the criminal court actions and following up the same before the specialized first instance criminal IP Courts, regional criminal higher courts and Supreme Court.

Prosecution and Litigation Services for Patents and Utility Models

Our firm provides our national and multinational clients with consultancy, prosecution and litigation services on all matters related to patent and utility model disputes. While we provide our services directly with our internal team in every province of Turkey, the disputes outside of Turkey are handled by our reliable solution partners with whom we have been working for a long time and who have been ranked by many global organizations.

Our “consultancy services” regarding patents and utility models in Turkey and foreign countries include the following main titles:

  1. Patent registrability searches,
  2. Investigations and research for detecting the actual use of patents and utility models in the market,
  3. Conducting whole market investigations, test purchases, the perpetuation of evidence for the detection of the patents and utility model violations,
  4. Providing legal assessments with a client-specific point of view under a boutique understanding,
  5. Drafting and revising patent and utility model-based contracts (licensing contracts, transfer/pledge of patents and utility models …etc.),
  6. Providing all kinds of consultancy services within the scope of the management of our clients’ R&D centers and preparing all kinds of revenue-sharing models and other required papers for employee inventions.
  7. Handling patent and utility model licensing proceedings from beginning to the end and drafting all necessary contracts by drawing road maps in line with the dynamics of the sector at this point,
  8. Providing our national and international clients and their employees with training specific to patent and utility model law.

Our “prosecution services” regarding patents and utility models before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, WIPO, regional and country basis trademark and patent offices include the following main titles:

  1. Monitoring the official bulletins of the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and providing our clients with our legal and technical assessments regarding the detected patents and utility models,
  2. Monitoring the official bulletins of foreign trademark and patent offices through our solution partners and providing our clients with our legal assessments regarding the detected similar patents and utility models,
  3. Drafting the descriptions and claims for patent and utility model applications, filing the relevant applications, and following the process until the registration certificate is granted,
  4. Filing patent/utility model oppositions and following up the process by the end of the administrative phase,
  5. Filing responses against patent/utility model oppositions with the proper evidence and following up the process by the end of the administrative phase.
  6. All for patents and utility models, handling all kinds of administrative transactions, such as; transfer, pledge, priority recording, payments of annuities, merger/division/capitalization in kind, inheritance, issuance of registry copy, license registration, withdrawal/waiver.

Our “litigation services” regarding patents and utility models include the following main titles:

  1. Within the scope of our settlement-based approach, handling the proceedings for online and/or on-site perpetuation of evidence and then conducting the settlement negotiations through C&D letters and warning letters,
  2. Filing declaratory and non-declaratory actions and patent/utility model cancellation and invalidation actions with preliminary injunction claims and representing our clients before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts and Supreme Court,
  3. Representing our clients in their patent/utility model infringement and unfair competition court actions with preliminary injunction and pecuniary/non-pecuniary and reputational compensation claims and patent disseizor court actions before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts, and Supreme Court,
  4. Following the procedures before both arbitration and courts regarding the compulsory license procedure and disputes arising from employees’ inventions.

Prosecution and Litigation Services for Designs

Our firm provides our national and multinational clients with consultancy, prosecution and litigation services on all matters related to design disputes. While we provide our services directly with our internal team in every province of Turkey, the disputes outside of Turkey are handled by our reliable solution partners with whom we have been working for a long time and who have been ranked by many global organizations.

Our “consultancy services” regarding designs in Turkey and foreign countries include the following main titles:

  1. Design registrability searches,
  2. Investigations and research for detecting the actual use of designs in the market,
  3. Conducting whole market investigations, test purchases, the perpetuation of evidence for the detection of the design violations,
  4. Providing legal assessments with a client-specific point of view under a boutique understanding,
  5. Drafting and revising design-based contracts (licensing contracts, transfer/pledge of designs …etc.),
  6. Handling design licensing proceedings from beginning to the end and drafting all necessary contracts by drawing road maps in line with the dynamics of the sector at this point,
  7. Providing our national and international clients and their employees with training specific to design law.

Our “prosecution services” regarding designs before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, WIPO, regional and country basis trademark and patent offices include the following main titles:

  1. Monitoring the official bulletins of the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and providing our clients with our legal and technical assessments regarding the detected designs,
  2. Monitoring the official bulletins of foreign trademark and patent offices through our solution partners and providing our clients with our legal assessments regarding the detected similar designs,
  3. Filing the design applications, and following the process until the registration certificate is granted,
  4. Filing design oppositions and following up the process by the end of the administrative phase,
  5. Filing responses against design oppositions with the proper evidence and following up the process by the end of the administrative phase.
  6. All for designs, handling all kinds of administrative transactions, such as; transfer, pledge, priority recording, renewals, merger/division/capitalization in kind, inheritance, issuance of registry copy, license registration, withdrawal/waiver.

Our “litigation services” regarding patents and utility models include the following main titles:

  1. Within the scope of our settlement-based approach, handling the proceedings for online and/or on-site perpetuation of evidence and then conducting the settlement negotiations through C&D letters and warning letters,
  2. Filing declaratory and non-declaratory actions and design cancellation and invalidation actions with preliminary injunction claims and representing our clients before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts and Supreme Court,
  3. Representing our clients in their design infringement and unfair competition court actions with the preliminary injunction and pecuniary/non-pecuniary and reputational compensation claims and design disseizor court actions before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts, and Supreme Court,

Consultancy and Litigation Services Specific for Copyright Law

Our firm provides our national and multinational clients with consultancy and litigation services on all matters related to copyright disputes. We provide solutions to all kinds of copyright law needs of our global clients operating in the media, IT and printing-publishing sectors among others.

Our “consultancy and litigation services” regarding copyright law include the following main titles:

  1. Drafting and revising all kinds of contracts specific to copyright law and providing detailed legal consultancy services to our clients in this scope,
  2. Handling the optional and compulsory registration processes of the works/artworks before the related Ministry and official determination of the artworks before the notary public offices,
  3. Providing training specific to copyright law to our domestic and multinational clients and their employees.
  4. Filing declaratory and non-declaratory, copyright infringement and unfair competition court actions with the preliminary injunction and pecuniary/non-pecuniary and reputational compensation claims, and representing our clients before the specialized first instance civil IP courts, regional civil higher courts and Supreme Court,
  5. Representing our clients in all kinds of perpetuation of evidence, civil and criminal cases and subsequent destruction processes within the scope of the copyright enforcement process,

Domain Name Disputes

Our firm provides our national and multinational clients with consultancy and litigation services on all matters related to domain disputes and represents them in the arbitration and legal proceedings. In this context, following all kinds of domain name court actions, UDRP processes, providing legal consultancy services for the creation of strategies related to domain names, creating legal strategies for our clients’ digital media teams in domain name-based contracts, and filing and following up civil and criminal cases for domain name-based violations are among our services.