Dispute Resolution & Commercial

Intellectual Property

Hergüner Bilgen Özeke’s experienced team of attorneys and trademark and patent agents, admitted to both Turkish and European Patent Institutions, represents local and international clients on all aspects of intellectual property (“IP”), including patents, trademarks, utility models, industrial design, geographical signs, domain names and copyright protection. The firm provides a full range of IP services, such as registration, prosecution and transactional services, as well as litigation and enforcement of IP rights. The firm’s attorneys have handled registration of numerous patents and trademarks locally, with the Turkish Patent Office, and in European countries for international organizations.

Work in this field also includes the drafting and negotiation of licensing, know-how, franchising and distribution contracts.

Hergüner’s lawyers have also played a major role in the development of Turkey’s legislation on SPAM, and other issues related to the infringement of IP rights, in cooperation with the Turkish Ministry of Culture.