Penalties for Geographical Sign Infringement in Turkey

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Penalties for Geographical Sign Infringement in Turkey

 Penalties for Geographical Sign Infringement in Turkey, Turkish Patent Lawyers Istanbul, Turkey

The penalties applicable in the case of infringement of the rights arising from the geographical signs vary depending on the nature of the action and participation in the committed crime. The upper and lower limits of the penalties to be applied are as follows:

What is the Relationship Between Geographical Signs and Trademarks?

The trademark owner is granted individual property rights through registration of the trademark. As for geographical sign, no individual property right is granted. The geographical sign provides joint utilisation of the rights to everybody who manufactures in according to the provisions of registration.

Is the Geographical Sign Registered in Turkey Valid through the World?

The geographical signs registered in Turkey are valid only within the boundaries of Turkey. For protection in abroad, application should be made in each country in accordance with the laws of the country in question.

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