Akkas & Associates trademark attorneys provide trademark appeals in Turkey against TPTO rejection or office actions. We help clients obtain, protect and enforce intellectual property rights; patents, trademarks, design patents, and copyrights in Turkey.
Our clients range from Fortune 500 companies to emerging companies to individuals. More specifically, the firm’s IP attorneys regularly counsel clients about patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets.
Trademark Appeals in Turkey
Akkas & Associates Turkish trademark lawyers handle trademark registration, opposition against a trademark application, and trademark infringement lawsuits 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 the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TPTO) is the administrative authority dealing with the intellectual property rights registration process in Turkey.
TPTO has separate departments for trademarks, patents, and designs. The decisions of these departments may be appealed within two months, and the Re-examination and Evaluation Board of TPTO gives the final decision in the administrative process.
All final decisions of TPTO are subject to statutory audit. Objectors may file a lawsuit against unfavorable decisions before the specialized Civil IP Court in Ankara, which is the competent court for all cases filed against TPTO. This lawsuit must be filed within two months of the notification of the TPTO’s final decision.
Ankara Civil IP Court decides the correctness or cancellation of the final decision of TPTO. There have been many cases, and TPTO 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.
Turkish Trademark Services
We offer our clients the full range of legal services encompassed by a branding strategy:
- Trademark application and registration
- Trademark Renewals in Turkey
- Trademark Appeals in Turkey
- Prosecution and maintenance of trademarks
- Principal and supplemental registrations
- Trademark assignment, and franchising
- Trademark infringement analysis
- Civil litigation includes infringement and counterfeiting
- TPTO litigation including opposition and appeals
Reach us for Trademark Appeals in Turkey
Akkas & Associates is a solution-oriented law firm that empowers clients to meet the diverse and changing demands of today’s intellectual property law. Since 1992, our lawyers have been helping clients with complex legal challenges and maximizing opportunities for success.
Our law firm is now one of the leading IP law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach us for trademark appeals in Turkey through our Contact page.