Akkas & Associates’ Turkish trademark lawyers help clients obtain, protect and enforce intellectual property rights; patents, trademarks, design patents, and copyrights in Turkey. Our Turkish Trademark Appeals Lawyers provide a broad range of trademark services including; trademark application, registration, protection such as litigation, appeals, opposition, cancellation, and renewals, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing.
Our Turkish Trademark Application Lawyers also represent our clients before Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for patent, trademark, design patent law, and utility model applications, appeals and oppositions as well. 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 Services
Akkas & Associates Turkish Trademark Lawyers handle 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 and Trademark 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 unfavorable decisions before the specialized 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 Law in Turkey
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.
Akkas & Associates Turkish Trademark Law Firm handles trademarks for a wide range of companies, large, small, domestic and foreign in Turkey. Turkish Trademark Law is govern by 6769 numbered Intellectual Property Law. 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.
Turkish Trademark Law Services
We offers our clients the full range of legal services encompassed by a branding strategy:
- Trademark application and registration
- Turkish trademark appeals lawyers
- Prosecution and maintenance of trademarks
- 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 and Trademark Office litigation, including opposition and cancellation
To permit our clients to capitalize on their brands and trademarks, Akkas & Associates Turkish Trademark Lawyers 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.
The services of Akkas & Associates’ Turkish trademark lawyers go beyond the protection and defense of trademarks to the broader field of unfair competition law, including trade dress infringement, false advertising, deceptive trade practices, misappropriation, passing off, defamation, right of publicity, parody, counterfeiting, and related issues.
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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’ complex legal challenges and maximize opportunities for success. Our law firm is now one of the leading Trademark Application law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach us for Turkish Trademark Appeals Lawyers through our Contact page.