A trademark is a sign capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one enterprise from those of other enterprises. The distinguishing words, letters, numerals, drawings, pictures, figures, colors, logos, labels and combinations thereof can be registered as trademarks.
A registered trademark can be transferred, assigned, licensed, pledged or given as guarantee.
The trademark holder is the sole holder of right to use the registered trademark in Turkey. No other firm may use your registered trademark in their similar goods and/or services. In case of proving counterfeit, the holder of registered trademark may ask for collection of the counterfeit goods. Indemnity suits for material and moral damage can be filed at the Law and penal courts.
Avrupa Patent Trademark registration and Consultancy Services are:
6769 Sayılı Sınai Mülkiyet Kanunu (Law No. 6769 of December 22, 2016, on Industrial Property)
27.10.2017 Tarihli Resmi Gazetede Yayımlanan 6769 Sayılı Sınai Mülkiyet Kanununun Uygulanmasına Dair Yönetmelik (Regulation on the Implementation of Industrial Property Law (as amended by Regulation No.30223 published in the Official Gazette on 27.10.2017)
Marka Tescil Başvurularına Ait Mal ve Hizmetlerin Sınıflandırılmasına İlişkin Tebliğ (Classification of goods and services )
Marka İnceleme Kılavuzu (Trademark Guideline )
Law No. 6769 of December 22, 2016, on Industrial Property