Gün + Partners


Kore Sehitleri Cad. No: 17 Zincirlikuyu

Tel:+90 (212) 354 00 00
Fax:+90 (212) 274 20 95

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Partner: Mehmet Gün
Partner: Uğur Aktekin
Partner: Barış Kalaycı
Partner: Özge Atılgan Karakulak
Partner: Hande Hançar
Partner: Selin Sinem Erciyas
Partner: Zeynep Seda Alhas
Partner: Güldeniz Doğan Alkan
Partner: Mutlu Yıldırım Köse
Partner: Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın
Prosecution Director: Pınar Arıkan

Quick facts:

Firm - Year of Establishment: 1986
Number of Partners: 13
Total Number of IP Practitioners: 48
Languages Spoken at the Firm: Turkish, English, German, French and Russian
Network Memberships: International Bar Association (IBA), European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), International Trademark Association (INTA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), International Federation Of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI), Marques, Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG), The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark, Attorneys (CITMA), Association of Trade Mark and Design Law Practitioners (APRAM), German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR), The Institute of Professional Representatives before the European Patent Office (EPI)

Gün + Partners is a full-service institutional law firm with a strategic international vision, delivering high-quality, commercially astute legal services with 13 partners and over 70 lawyers.

The firm is one of the oldest and largest firms in Turkey and is internationally recognized among the top-tier legal service providers. The firm is based in Istanbul, with working and correspondent offices in Ankara, Izmir and Turkey’s major commercial centers.

Our IP practice, one of the core practice areas of the firm since its foundation, is composed of the following specialized practice groups:

Patents and utility models,
Trademarks and designs,
IP prosecution.

Gün + Partners provides comprehensive advisory, transactional and litigation services covering the full range of patent, trademark and utility model issues, including prosecution, litigation and transactional and advisory matters. The firm combines industry and litigation experience with its extensive IP expertise, which extends to patent-related competition law, regulatory issues and data protection.

The firm also prosecutes all types of IP application, files and defends against oppositions and appeals before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and challenges the office’s final decisions before specialized courts.

Having expertise in all IP areas places the firm in a unique position in the market for devising and implementing protection and enforcement strategies for IP owners and handling complex IP disputes that involve different IP rights. Thus, it is recognized as the leading IP practice in Turkey, and its IP practice members are recognized as leaders in their respective fields. Life sciences and telecoms, media and technology arethe core industries that the firm’s IP practice concentrates on, in addition to automotive, apparel and consumer goods.

Key IP Areas
Copyright & related rights, Designs, Intellectual property (contentious), Intellectual property (prosecution), IP transactions, Life sciences IP, Patent, Patent contentious, Patent prosecution, Trade mark, Trade mark contentious, Trade mark prosecution, ITC litigation, PTAB litigation

Key Sector Expertise
Aerospace, Advertising, Aerospace, Agriculture, Artificial intelligence, Automotive, Biotechnology, Chemical, Computer technology & services, Construction & materials, Defence, E-commerce, Electrical, Electronics, Fashion & luxury goods, Film, FMCG, Food & beverage, Hospitality & leisure, Industrials, Instruments, Internet, Life sciences, Manufacturing, Mechanical, Media, Medical device, Nanotechnology, Not-for-profit, Oil & gas, Optics & photonics, Pharmaceutical, Publishing, Real estate, Retail, Robotics, Technology hardware, Telecommunication