Turkey | Patent and utility model regulation under new Industrial Property Law
6 March 2017
Client Alert | Turkey | Intellectual Property
As announced in our previous newsletter, the new Industrial Property Law No. 6769 (the “IP Law”), came into effect by repealing Decree Law No. 556 on the Protection of Trademarks, Decree Law No. 551 on the Protection of Patents and Utility Models (the “Decree Law”), Decree Law No. 554 on the Protection of Industrial Designs, and Decree Law No. 555 on the Protection of Geographical Indications (they will hereinafter be jointly referred to as the “Decree Laws”).
In our previous Client Alert, we informed you of new developments in relation to Trademark Protection. This Client Alert focuses on changes in relation to patents and utility models. Our next issue will review industrial designs, as impacted by the new IP Law.
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