Trademark Law

Ata Patent Inc. is a globally recognized Turkish IP law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Ata Patent Inc. has assembled an experienced group of trademark lawyers to help clients obtain, protect and enforce intellectual property rights including trademarks in Turkey. Our trademark lawyers provide a broad range of trademark services including; application, registration, protection such as litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, and renewals, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing.

Trademark Law in Turkey

Ata Patent Inc. handles trademarks for a wide range of companies, large, small, domestic and foreign in Turkey. We draw on our significant experience and blend it with a realistic understanding of the business environment so as to wisely, but practically, apply the law to meet clients’ trademark needs to yield commercially viable solutions. Further, we manage our trademark practice with a team of skilled lawyers and legal assistants in order to provide our clients with customized, client-focused services that are prompt, proactive, and value-added.

Collectively, Ata Patent Inc. offers our clients the full range of legal services encompassed by a branding strategy:

  • Trademark application and registration in Turkey
  • Prosecution and maintenance of trademarks in the Turkey.
  • Principal and supplemental registrations
  • Counseling, including trademark use and portfolio management
  • Transactions, such as licensing, assignment, and franchising
  • Due diligence arising from various transactions involving trademarks
  • Trademark infringement analysis
  • Civil litigation including infringement, dilution cases, and counterfeiting
  • Turkish Patent Institute litigation, including opposition and cancellation

In an economy largely driven by brand recognition, establishing and protecting company names and trademarks is critical. Today more than ever, a business’ unique identity, reputation, and brand provide tangible return-on-investment and a critical competitive advantage. A well thought out and executed branding strategy can yield significant income based on the perception of one’s trademarks in the market place.

To permit our clients to capitalize on their brands and trademarks, Ata Patent Inc.’s IP attorneys assist our clients in identifying, evaluating, and protecting important trademark properties to help them achieve the most effective protection for their proprietary trademarks and service marks. Further, we help our clients develop coherent brand strategies for registering and protecting their marks, in both the manner and jurisdictions that afford the greatest protection and in the context of their business goals and their budgets. In this regard, our attorneys manage multinational trademark portfolios and work with an extended network of trademark attorneys and agents in every significant market and jurisdictions around the world.

Trademark Cancellation Law Suits in Turkey

Ata Patent Inc. represent clients in trademark infringement law suits in Turkey. We draw on our significant experience and blend it with a realistic understanding of the business environment so as to wisely, but practically, apply the law to meet clients’ trademark needs to yield commercially viable solutions. Further, we manage our trademark practice with a team of skilled lawyers and legal assistants in order to provide our clients with customized, client-focused services that are prompt, proactive, and value-added.

“It's the first time working with an attorney for me, that’s why I don’t have any experience to compare, but I am so pleased and dearly satisfied with the current professionalism. “Trust” is the most basic feeling I have felt about Mr. Akkas since we met. I believe this is the most important value in the profession of lawyers.”
Ceren Atasoy
Client
Trademark Appeals in Turkey
Trademark Appeals in Turkey

Ata Patent Inc. handles trademark registration, opposition against a trademark application, and trademark infringement law suits for a wide range of companies. We draw on our significant experience and blend it with a realistic understanding of the business environment so as to wisely, but practically, apply the law to Turkish Patent Office (TPO) is the administrative authority dealing with the intellectual property rights registration process in Turkey. TPO has separate departments for trade marks, patent and designs. The decisions of these departments may be appealed within two months, and the Re-examination and Evaluation Board of TPO gives the final decision in the administrative process.

All final decisions of TPO are subject to statutory audit. Objectors may file a lawsuit against unfavourable decisions before the specialised Civil IP Court in Ankara, which is the competent court for all cases filed against TPI. This lawsuit must be filed within two months of the notification of TPO’s final decision.

Ankara Civil IP Court decides the correctness or cancellation of the final decision of TPO. There have been many cases, and TPO has recently started to give acceptable decisions through the continuous improvement and consolidation of case law. The IP Court of the first instance and the Supreme Court play a big role in establishing and maintaining legitimacy and stability in this field, which is quite new for all practitioners.

Trademark Application & Registration in Turkey
Trademark Application & Registration in Turkey

Ata Patent Inc. offers full range of IP law services :

  • Selection and clearance of trademarks
  • Prosecution and maintenance of trademarks in Turkey and Europe
  • Principal and supplemental registrations
  • Counseling, including trademark use and portfolio management
  • Transactions, such as licensing, distribution, private labeling, and franchising
  • Due diligence arising from various transactions involving trademarks
  • Trademark infringement analysis
  • Civil litigation including infringement, dilution cases, and counterfeiting
  • Turkish Patent Institute litigation, including opposition and cancellation

Reach our Trademark Lawyers

Since its foundation in 1996, Ata Patent Inc., Turkish IP Law Firm, has been the choice of numerous clients throughout the World. Thanks to its nationally recognized trademark law practice, our ip firm is now one of the leading intellectual property law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. For a free consultation you may reach our trademark lawyers by sending an e-mail or through our Contact page.

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