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International Registration of Trademarks in Turkey

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International Registration of Trademarks in Turkey

As in the case of all industrial property rights, registration and protection of the trademarks are national rights. So, any registered trademarks may enjoy the rights arising from registration only within the boundaries of the country where it is registered. Therefore, in order to benefit from the rights arising from registration, the trademarks should be separately registered in all of the countries of activity.

 International Registration of Trademarks in Turkey, Turkish Patent Lawyers Istanbul, Turkey

Since Turkey is a party to Madrid Protocol for the international registration of the trademarks starting from January 01, 1999, the Turkish citizens, those residing in Turkey and those dealing with commercial or industrial activities in Turkey may apply for European Community Trademark (CTM) in 66 countries who are parties to the Madrid Protocol via Turkish Patent Institute.

The application for registration to be made within the scope of Madrid Protocol shall be evaluated separately by each country and the decision for or against registration shall be made in accordance with the legislation of the relevant country. Consequently, while some applications are concluded with registration in several countries, they may be rejected in the others.

In order to apply for registration within the scope of Madrid Protocol, there should be a trademark already registered or filed in Turkey and the international application for registration should comply with the said trademark. The international application depends on the national trademark for a period of 5 years and rejection, cancellation or nullification of the national trademark leads to cancellation of the international registration.

Reach our Trademark Lawyers for International Registration of Trademarks in Turkey

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