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Sep 02, 2014
Abdurrahim Ayaz, Istanbul Patent & Trademark Consultancy, Ltd., Turkey
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Non-use Cancellation of TMs may no Longer be Possible i...

Abdurrahim Ayaz, Istanbul Patent & Trademark Consultancy, Ltd., TurkeyConstitutional Court in Turkey has ruled that Article 42/1 (c), which provides for the non-use of a trademark as one of the grounds of invalidity, is unconstitutional because it violated Article 91/1 of the Turkish Constitution. Article 91/1 of the Turkish Constitution regulates that basic rights, including right of ownership, cannot be regulated / limited by Decree Laws. Turkish Trademark Law, Decree Law no 556, is a Decree Law which was passed by  read more

Istanbul Patent A.S.

Abdurrahim Ayaz

Abdurrahim Ayaz
Buyukdere Cad., No. 33/16
34381 Sisli/Istanbul
Turkey (TR)
Tel +90 212 241 7272
Fax +90 212 241 7026

Istanbul Patent A.S. was found in 1997 to provide full legal services in Intellectual Property area. Based in the hart of Istanbul and branched in the capital Ankara, the firm’s services extend to entire Turkey and also to the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. In addition, the firm also provides services to local and overseas clients before European Patent Office.
The firm has 15 attorneys with additional supporting staff in five departments; Trademark Department for overseas clients, Trademark Department for local clients, Patent Department, Domain Name Department and Litigation Department.
The firm has an outstanding reputation in intellectual property, and is unique for its full range of intellectual property services, ranging from copyrights, trade and service marks, patents, utility models, industrial designs, geographical Indications, Plant Varieties and copyrights, from advisory services to prosecution and protection, and related litigations. The firm has also outstanding reputation and expertise in domain name disputes.