Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual Property Law regulates the registration, protection and other important aspects related to trademarks, patent, design, and artistic works. Turkish intellectual property rights were regulated under the scope of governmental decrees No. 554, No.555 and No. 556.Recently a new act entered into force on 17 th of January 2017 and all related legal aspects of intellectual property rights codified under the New Law Numbered 6769.
ONGUR &PARTNERS provide legal services related to registration of trademark patents and copyrights in Turkey as well as we represented many clients before the Intellectual Property Courts while their disputes in Turkey. Our team consists of Intellectual Property Registration Certified Attorneys who can take care of intellectual property registration processes as authorized agent.
We highly recommend our international Clients to take related measures to protect their intellectual property rights if they have any intention to carry out their businesses in Turkey to avoid any legal conflicts.
Law No. 5846 on Intellectual and Artistic Works
INTELLECTUAL AND ARTISTIC WORKS
Within the meaning of this law, a work is any kind of intellectual and artistic product bearing the characteristics of its owner and which is considered a work of science and literature, music, fine arts or cinema under the following provisions.
Types of Intellectual and Artistic Works
WORKS OF SCIENCE AND LITERATURE
Aim, Scope, Definitions and Persons Entitled to Protection
Aim and Scope
The aim of this Decree-Law is to protect trademarks registered in conformity with the provisions thereof.
This Decree-Law establishes the principles, rules and conditions for the protection of trademarks.
For the purposes of this Decree-Law:
(a) “trademarks” means trademarks or service marks, inc luding guarantee marks and collective m...