Ata Patent has assembled an experienced group of Turkish patent attorneys to help clients obtain, protect and enforce intellectual property rights including patents in Turkey.
Our Turkish patent lawyers provide a broad range of patent services including; Turkish patent application, registration, and protection such as intellectual property litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing.
Services for Patents in Turkey
Our experienced patent attorneys excel both in protecting patent assets and in enforcing and protecting patent rights in litigation. Each of the lawyers within our IP law firm is a member of the Istanbul Bar and has been recognized as a top lawyer in this field.
Ata Patent offers our clients the full range of patent services:
- Patent application in Turkey
- European Patent Validation in Turkey
- PCT National Phase Entries in Turkey
- Prosecution and maintenance of patents in Turkey
- Transactions, such as licensing, assignment, and franchising
- Patent infringement analysis
- Civil litigation includes infringement and counterfeiting
- Turkish Patent and Trademark Office litigation, including opposition and appeals
Patents Annuities in Turkey
Ata Patent’s Turkish patent attorneys provide patent annuity payment services in Turkey. Patents and applications thereof may be kept in force as long as annual fees are paid.
The due date for an annuity payment in the Turkish Patent system is the corresponding filing date in each subsequent year for conventional patents/utility models and European Patent applications and it is the international filing date for PCT national phase entries.
Any annuity may be paid subject to a fine within a 6-month grace period following its due date in Turkey. After termination of the grace period lapsed protection can be obtained by submitting an acceptable excuse for non-payment and requesting reinstatement of the patent.
European Patent Validation in Turkey
Ata Patent’s Turkish patent attorneys provide European patent validation in Turkey. All the processes of the European patent application (examination of the structure, search, publication, investigation, registration decision, and opposition) are executed by European Patent Office (EPO).
European Patent validation affords the same level of legal protection as a national patent; if it is filed in the designated countries within 3 months from the mention of the grant decision on the European Patent Bulletin and it is valid for 20 years from the filing date.
PCT National Phase Entries in Turkey
Ata Patent’s Turkish patent attorneys provide PCT National phase entry services in Turkey. A PCT application is the National Phase and can be filed in Turkey upon completion of the required documents.
PCT applications entering into the national phase are not subject to search procedure since International Search Reports are readily accepted by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office. After the expiration of the 30-month period, Turkish translation may be filed within a month by paying an additional fee.
The entry into the national phase may be made belatedly within 3 months following the end of the 30-month period, upon payment of the official filing fee with a fine.
Reach us for Patents in Turkey
Since its foundation in 1996, Ata Patent has been the choice of numerous clients throughout the World. At Ata Patent, we partner with our clients to grow their businesses by protecting their intellectual property with strategic planning, customized and scalable solutions, and cost-effective project management.
We prosecute and maintain patents and trademarks across various industries and in multiple countries, and litigate in IP courts and before TPTO.