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By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
Colors and sound marks have been included in the definition of signs which may be protected as a trademark. More importantly, the requirement of capability to be represented graphically...
By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
Upon publication of a grant decision, a third party may file an opposition against a granted patent within six months of its publication. Once the opposition is filed, the Turkish Patent Institute...
By David Park
In contrast to practice before the Turkish Patent Institute, the European Patent Office, the Korean Intellectual Property Office, and the World Intellectual Property Organization, . . .
By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
The current Decree Law No. 551 on Protection of Patent Rights did not have any regulations enabling third parties to oppose against patent grant decisions.
By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
Designs which are disclosed to the public in Turkey for the first time shall be protected as a non-registered design for three years as from the date of first disclosure.
By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
The Turkish Parliament enacted a totally new IP Law by December 22, 2016. The Law will enter into force once it is approved by the President and published in Official Gazette.
By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
Turkey is preparing to change the existing Decree Laws concerning the protection of trademarks, patents, industrial designs and the geographical indications by replacing them with a draft IP Law covering all the aforementioned rights.
By Emre Kerim Yardımcı, Asli Bayguz
The Turkish Patent Institute (T.P.I.) has no authority to cancel a registered trademark according to the current provision.
By Feride Utku, Okan Çan
The Decree Laws No. 556 for Trademarks and 554 for Industrial Design does not have any provision in this respect whereas the Decree Law No. 551 for Patents, regulates this matter under the heading of "Effects of Patents of Prior Date" in Article 78.
By Bilge Taşkara, Okan Çan
Articles 19, 25 and 29 of the Draft clearly indicate that non-use can be asserted as a counterclaim during the examination of an opposition by the applicant and/or as a counter-claim during litigation before the Court by the defendant.
By Muhlise Aydın, Okan Çan
Article 136 provides that where the patent is obtained for a process for the production/preparation of a product, all products, possessing the same properties, shall be deemed to have been manufactured by the patented process.
By Muazzez Korutürk, Okan Çan
The Decree Law No: 551 on Protection of Patents, does not specifically refer to the patentability of biotechnological inventions.
By Bilge Taşkara, Okan Çan
According to the Article 14 of the current Turkish Decree Law No. 556 on Trademarks, it is possible to institute a court action for the cancellation of a registered trademark...
By Okan Çan, Elif Türkan Dinçer, Muazzez Korutürk, Yaşar Canpolat, Ahmet Bekereci
The Law on Protection of Personal Data (Law) has been enacted on March 24, 2016 and published on the Official Gazette dated April 07, 2016.
By Deris Patent & Trademark Agency Limited
The Turkish Parliament has enacted the anticipated draft Law on Protection of Personal Data (Law) on March 24, 2016.