Akkas & Associates Law Firm is a globally recognized Turkish IP law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Our Turkish IP Licensing Lawyers help clients protect and enforce intellectual property rights; patents, trademarks, design patents, and copyrights in Turkey.

Akkas & Associates IP Law Firm has assembled an experienced group of attorneys to help clients obtain; patents, trademarks, design patents, and copyrights in Turkey. Our Trademark Lawyers Attorneys in Turkey provide a broad range of trademark services including; trademark application, registration, protection such as litigation, appeals, opposition, cancellation, and renewalsassignment, monitoring, search, and licensing.

Our attorneys also represent our clients before Turkish Patent and Trademark Office for  patent,  trademarkdesign 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.

Intellectual Property Licensing in Turkey

Licensing issues are vital to the success of any business. Attorneys in licensing practice, work with clients to resolve the complex issues that coincide with the licensing agreements in today’s evolving marketplace. Our attorneys have extensive experience in negotiating and drafting domestic and international licensing agreements.

The multidisciplinary approach of this group unites experts in our intellectual property, litigation, emerging, growth and technology and corporate and securities practice groups. Collectively, these groups bring together the strength and expertise of attorneys who have the knowledge and understanding of every industry sector. This experience permits them to offer our clients unparalleled and focused advice in the most complex legal transactions.

Turkish IP Licensing Lawyers

We counsel our clients on all aspects of developing the value of their copyrighted materials, and support them by negotiating and drafting the releases, licenses, and related agreements needed to implement their plans, as well as to facilitate their use of third-party IP assets, including graphics; music; and celebrity names, voices, and likenesses.

Our attorneys regularly assist clients to:

  • Negotiate and draft agreements to acquire, protect, and license technology
  • Negotiate and draft agreements to acquire, protect, and license software development and computer-related intellectual property rights
  • Negotiate and draft the transfer and licensing of copyright developments
  • Draft online and electronic disclaimers and privacy policies
  • Draft and negotiate agreements for research and development

IP Law 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; practice before government agencies to secure those rights; render patentability and patent, trademark, and copyright infringement opinions; litigate to protect intellectual property; handle arbitration, mediation, and other litigation alternatives; and negotiate licenses and similar business transactions to maximize the value of such property.

Turkish IP Lawyers

Turkish IP Law Services

The skills and backgrounds of Akkas & Associates intellectual property attorneys are particularly well suited to aid clients in IP law practice area. Our IP attorneys are licensed to practice before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office. Their technical expertise is balanced with considerable litigation and business experience. Akkas & Associates IP lawyers are experienced in intellectual property disputes, including all aspects of patent, trademark, trade secret, and copyright cases in Turkish Courts, arbitrations and mediations, representing both the intellectual property owner and the accused infringer.

An invaluable tool for many intellectual property owners, particularly those with large IP portfolios, is an audit of its intellectual property assets. We conduct IP audits to help our clients develop the most cost effective strategy for commercializing their intellectual property, guide research and development efforts to focus on core competencies and technology, maximize return on investment, and minimize unwanted, unproductive legal disputes.

Turkish Patent Law

Our Turkish patent lawyers provide a broad range of patent services including; Turkish patent application, registration, protection such as ip litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing. Our attorneys also represent our clients in PCT national phase entries in TurkeyEuropean Patent validationpatent annuities in Turkey.

While Akkas & Associates Turkish Patent Law Firm’s client representation ranges from single inventors to large companies, our goal for each client is always the same: to guide our client through the maze of regulations and procedures involved in obtaining a patent so as to secure a patent commensurate with the goals and business strategy of the client. In this regard, our attorneys assist clients to develop intellectual property portfolios that serve specific business objectives so as to yield clear strategic returns. In many cases, this means seeking the broadest claims to which an invention is entitled so as to foreclose competitors from market share. As corporate initiatives are increasingly driven by intellectual property, the quality of patent prosecution advice rendered to a client can have enormous financial consequences.

Turkish Patent Law

Turkish Patent Law Services

Akkas & Associates Turkish Patent Lawyers’ expertise affords our clients the fullest range of patent prosecution services and capability to render such advice:

  • Preparation and filing of provisional and non-provisional patent applications
  • Comprehensive patent prosecution services in Turkey for patents
  • Prosecution of international patent applications under the PCT
  • Coordination of patent prosecution in foreign countries and regions
  • Counseling on “shop rights”
  • Prosecuting interference contests to resolve priority in invention
  • Patent appeals to the Turkish Patent Institute
  • Filing and opposing reissue and reexamination applications
  • Rendering legal opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of patents
  • Rendering legal opinions on patentability, validity, enforceability, and infringement
  • Patent infringement litigation in Turkish courts
  • Patent appeals in the Turkish Supreme Court
  • Patent portfolio audits, counseling, and management

Patent Law Services in Turkey

To permit our clients to build a patent portfolio that is integrated with their business strategies, we seek early on to understand the strategic goals of each client. We also counsel our clients on how to best build a portfolio that maximizes both core technologies and non-core technologies. Likewise, we counsel clients on processes and procedures for identifying potentially patentable technology and prioritizing inventions based on the strategic goals.

We also work with our clients to ensure they and their employees—inventors, engineers—understand the patent process and follow policies and guidelines that protect against inadvertent loss of rights in an invention. In this regard, we routinely conduct industry and in-house seminars on the patentability process, including procedures on documenting conception of an invention, limitations on public written disclosures of the invention (such as in marketing materials or research papers), use of diligence in pursing an invention, and the disclosure requirements necessary to ensure that any issued patent is as defensible as possible.

The firm provides patent prosecution and counseling services in a wide range of technical and business areas, in almost every industry, and in both the retail and commercial markets, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and medical technology, manufacturing, financial services, computers, and telecommunications.

Our Turkish patent lawyers provide a broad range of patent services including; Turkish patent application, registration, protection such as ip litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing. Our attorneys also represent our clients in PCT national phase entries in TurkeyEuropean Patent validationpatent annuities in Turkey.

Turkish Patent Application Services

While Akkas & Associates’ client representation ranges from single inventors to large companies, our goal for each client is always the same: to guide our client through the maze of regulations and procedures involved in obtaining a patent so as to secure a patent commensurate with the goals and business strategy of the client. In this regard, our attorneys assist clients to develop intellectual property portfolios that serve specific business objectives so as to yield clear strategic returns.

In many cases, this means seeking the broadest claims to which an invention is entitled so as to foreclose competitors from market share. In other cases, this may involve the filing of defensive patents to ensure that a client can operate in a space uninhibited by their competitors. As corporate initiatives are increasingly driven by intellectual property, the quality of patent prosecution advice rendered to a client can have enormous financial consequences.

Turkish Patent Application Lawyers

We also work with our clients to ensure they and their employees, inventors, engineers understand the patent process and follow policies and guidelines that protect against inadvertent loss of rights in an invention. In this regard, we routinely conduct industry and in-house seminars on the patentability process, including procedures on documenting conception of an invention, limitations on public written disclosures of the invention (such as in marketing materials or research papers), use of diligence in pursing an invention, and the disclosure requirements necessary to ensure that any issued patent is as defensible as possible.

One critical component to developing a patent portfolio with the greatest possible value to a particular client is to monitor the direction of research and types of patents that are being filed. All too often, companies expend resources pursuing non-core technology that does not fit into any identified strategy of the company.

In another regard, we assist our clients in assessing possible commercial return on investment in the inventions for which patents are sought. Owners of intellectual property rights must insure that they do not fall into the trend of expending a significant amount of resources that only yield incremental increase in the owner’s patent portfolio.

The firm provides patent prosecution and counseling services in a wide range of technical and business areas, in almost every industry, and in both the retail and commercial markets, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and medical technology, manufacturing, financial services, computers, and telecommunications.

Turkish Trademark Law

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

Turkish Trademark Law Services

We offers our clients the full range of legal services encompassed by a branding strategy:

  • Trademark application and registration
  • 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.

Trademark Application Lawyers in Turkey

Akkas & Associates handles trademark application & 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 meet clients’ trademark needs to yield commercially viable solutions. Further, we manage our trademark practice with a team of skilled Turkish Trademark Lawyers and legal assistants in order to provide our clients with customized, client-focused services that are prompt, proactive, and value-added.

Trademark Application Lawyers in Turkey

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.

Akkas & Associates global trademark counseling incorporates all of the various registration vehicles available to its clients. Our attorneys have routinely counseled clients on the pros and cons of the international registration system for trademarks. Likewise, we work with our clients to develop strategies for “first to file” countries and “first to use” countries, as well as “use based” countries and “intent-to-use” countries. And of course, our attorneys have an intimate knowledge of Turkish Trademarks Code, known as the statute that encompasses trademarks.

The services of Akkas & Associates’ 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.

Turkish Utility Model Law

Our Turkish patent lawyers provide a broad range of patent services including; Turkish patent application, registration, protection such as ip litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing. Our attorneys also represent our clients in PCT national phase entries in TurkeyEuropean Patent validationpatent annuities in Turkey.

While Akkas & Associates Turkish Patent Law Firm’s client representation ranges from single inventors to large companies, our goal for each client is always the same: to guide our client through the maze of regulations and procedures involved in obtaining a patent so as to secure a patent commensurate with the goals and business strategy of the client. In this regard, our attorneys assist clients to develop intellectual property portfolios that serve specific business objectives so as to yield clear strategic returns. In many cases, this means seeking the broadest claims to which an invention is entitled so as to foreclose competitors from market share. As corporate initiatives are increasingly driven by intellectual property, the quality of patent prosecution advice rendered to a client can have enormous financial consequences.

Turkish Utility Model Law Services

Turkish Utility Model Law

While Akkas & Associates‘ client representation ranges from single inventors to large companies, our goal for each client is always the same: to guide our client through the maze of regulations and procedures involved in obtaining a utility model so as to secure an utility model commensurate with the goals and business strategy of the client. In this regard, our attorneys assist clients to develop intellectual property portfolios that serve specific business objectives so as to yield clear strategic returns. In many cases, this means seeking the broadest claims to which an invention is entitled so as to foreclose competitors from market share. In other cases, this may involve the filing of defensive utility models to ensure that a client can operate in a space uninhibited by their competitors. As corporate initiatives are increasingly driven by intellectual property, the quality of utility model prosecution advice rendered to a client can have enormous financial consequences.

We also work with our clients to ensure they and their employees, inventors, engineers understand the patent process and follow policies and guidelines that protect against inadvertent loss of rights in an invention. In this regard, we routinely conduct industry and in-house seminars on the process, including procedures on documenting conception of an invention, limitations on public written disclosures of the invention (such as in marketing materials or research papers), use of diligence in pursing an invention, and the disclosure requirements necessary to ensure that any issued utility model is as defensible as possible.

One critical component to developing a utility model portfolio with the greatest possible value to a particular client is to monitor the direction of research and types of utility models that are being filed. All too often, companies expend resources pursuing non-core technology that does not fit into any identified strategy of the company.

In another regard, we assist our clients in assessing possible commercial return on investment in the inventions for which patents are sought. Owners of intellectual property rights must insure that they do not fall into the trend of expending a significant amount of resources that only yield incremental increase in the owner’s utility model portfolio.

The firm provides utility model law prosecution and counseling services in a wide range of technical and business areas, in almost every industry, and in both the retail and commercial markets, including consumer products, pharmaceuticals, life sciences and medical technology, manufacturing, financial services, computers, and telecommunications.

Turkish Design Patent Law

Our Turkish patent lawyers provide a broad range of patent services including; Turkish patent application, registration, protection such as ip litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing. Our attorneys also represent our clients in PCT national phase entries in TurkeyEuropean Patent validationpatent annuities in Turkey.

Akkas & Associates Turkish Law Firm’s client representation ranges from single inventors to large companies, our goal for each client is always the same: to guide our client through the maze of regulations and procedures involved in obtaining a design patent so as to secure a design patent commensurate with the goals and business strategy of the client. In this regard, our attorneys assist clients to develop intellectual property portfolios that serve specific business objectives so as to yield clear strategic returns. In many cases, this means seeking the broadest claims to which an invention is entitled so as to foreclose competitors from market share. In other cases, this may involve the filing of defensive patents to ensure that a client can operate in a space uninhibited by their competitors. As corporate initiatives are increasingly driven by intellectual property, the quality of patent and designs patent prosecution advice rendered to a client can have enormous financial consequences.

Turkish Design Patent Law

Turkish Design Patent Law Services

Akkas & Associates attorneys’ expertise affords our clients the fullest range of design patent prosecution services and capability to render such advice:

  • Preparation and filing of design patent applications
  • Comprehensive prosecution services in Turkish for utility and design patents
  • Coordination of patent prosecution in foreign countries and regions
  • Counseling on “shop rights”
  • Prosecuting interference contests to resolve priority in invention
  • Design patent appeals to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences of the Turkish Patent Institute
  • Rendering legal opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of design patents
  • Rendering legal opinions on patentability, right-to-use, validity, enforceability, and infringement
  • Design patent infringement litigation in Turkish courts
  • Design patent appeals in the Turkish Supreme Court

To permit our clients to build a patent portfolio that is integrated with their business strategies, we seek early on to understand the strategic goals of each client. We also counsel our clients on how to best build a portfolio that maximizes both core technologies and non-core technologies. Likewise, we counsel clients on processes and procedures for identifying potentially patentable technology and prioritizing inventions based on the strategic goals.

We also work with our clients to ensure they and their employees—inventors, engineers—understand the patent process and follow policies and guidelines that protect against inadvertent loss of rights in an invention. In this regard, we routinely conduct industry and in-house seminars on the patentability process, including procedures on documenting conception of an invention, limitations on public written disclosures of the invention (such as in marketing materials or research papers), use of diligence in pursing an invention, and the disclosure requirements necessary to ensure that any issued patent is as defensible as possible.

The firm provides design patent prosecution and counseling services in a wide range of technical and business areas, in almost every industry, and in both the retail and commercial markets.

Reach our Turkish IP Licensing Lawyers

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 Intellectual property law firms in Istanbul, Turkey. You may reach us for Turkish IP Licensing Lawyers through our Contact page.