Turkey | Regulation under new Industrial Property Law
13 July 2017
Client Alert | Turkey | Intellectual Property
As announced in our previous newsletters, 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”).
Recently, the Regulation for the Implementation of IP Law (Regulation) has also come into force. This Client Alert focuses on procedural changes brought by the Regulation. Please note that most provisions of the previous Regulations regulating Trademarks, Designs, Patents and Utility Models were upheld in the new Regulation, with some amendments as described in this Client Alert.
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