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Geographical Sign Registration Procedure in Turkey

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Geographical Sign Registration Procedure in Turkey

The petition of application presented for the registration of a geographical sign are evaluated. Where deemed necessary, opinions from any specialist institution or institutions are to be sought. The application is published in the Official Gazette, two daily newspapers with the highest circulation within the country and a local newspaper. The period for raising an objection is six months from the date of publication in the Official Gazette. The objections raised by the third parties within the publication period are to be forwarded to the one or more specialist institution(s) along with the grounds of such objections. The application may be registered, amended or refused as per the comments received. If the application is refused, it is to be published in the Official Gazette.

 Geographical Sign Registration Procedure in Turkey, Turkish Patent Lawyers Istanbul, Turkey

Why is the Protection Provided through Registration so Important?

The aim of the registration of the geographical signs is to protect the products which attained reputation depending on their local characteristics such as production method and origin etc. It is a well known fact that almost all of the province even the districts in Turkey have been the source of production of a product and attained reputation for such product Naturalness, tradition, sustainable quality, regional development and competition in the global markets are amongst the added value of the geographical signs.

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