Destek Patent is a multinational legal practice that provides full range intellectual property (IP) services including trademarks, patents, industrial designs, new plant varieties & more since 1983. Thanks to our workforce of more than 200 qualified in-house staff members, including 50 patent & trademark attorneys, we have been Turkey’s top-filer IP firm for more than two decades.
Thanks to our long-term expertise, our clients can rely on an outstanding professional structure with 15 branches in 3 countries – spearheaded from our headquarters in Istanbul, Turkey. Our high-quality international network, tested by a wide range of problems and refined over many years, enables our firm to support domestic and international clients in every IP proceedings: worldwide.
We advise clients in all aspects of IP – this includes obtaining worldwide protection, portfolio management, strategic advice, commercial advice, licensing, enforcement, due diligence, litigation, IP valuation, design and brand naming consultancy. Destek Patent is especially renowned for its European Patent (EP) validation services, patent annuity and trademark renewal services.
Whether you represent an entrepreneur, a corporation or a law firm, we at Destek Patent are fully adaptable to your organization's particular needs, including large-scale assignments.
Gün + Partners is a full-service institutional law firm with a strategic international vision, striving to deliver high quality, commercially astute legal services.
The firm is one of the oldest and largest law firms in Turkey and internationally recognised among the top tier legal service providers. The firm is based in Istanbul, with working and correspondent offices Ankara, Izmir and the major commercial centres in Turkey.
Gün + Partners provides comprehensive advisory, transactional and litigation services covering the full range of patent, trademark and utility model issues, including prosecution, litigation, transactional and advisory matters combining industry and litigation experience with its extensive IP expertise, as well as on patent related competition law and regulatory issues and data protection.
The Firm also prosecutes all kind of IP applications, files and defends against oppositions and appeals before the patent office, as well as challenging the office’s final decisions before specialized courts.
Expertise in all IP areas places the firm to a unique position in the market in devising and implementing IP protection and enforcement strategies for IP owners and in handling complex IP disputes that involve different IP rights. Thus, it is recognized as the leading IP practice in Turkey, and IP practice members are recognized as the leaders in their fields. Life Sciences and Telecom, Media and Technology are the two core industries that the firm’s IP practice concentrates in addition to automotive, apparel and consumer goods.
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)
Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
We are a full boutique IP firm, with a team consisting of IP lawyers who all have LL.M degree on IP & IT Law and patent attorneys coming from different technical backgrounds, with some of them having at least 15+ experience and national reputation. We represent and advise R&D departments and and sometimes even legal departments of many universities, and big companies which are leading their industries. We are currently serving more than 1,500 esteemed domestic and international clients, including top patent and trademark filers of Turkey, +25 well-known universities, +10 technology development zones, +40 companies with governmentally supported R&D centers.
We have offices in Istanbul, Bursa, Ankara, İzmir and with the promotion of Ms. Ahu Güneyli as partner of our company in 2019, we also established our first office abroad, in London with her relocation.
In light of our IP Awareness Project, which initially started as pro-bono work but upon high demand, expended to being one of the main services provided, we have given more than 200+ IP trainings & lectures to the universities and companies, especially which have R&D departments and also many are top-filers in Turkey.
Our own tailor made IT software program enables us to manage and automate our clients’ portfolio, which also provides the possibility of our clients’ direct access with their own accounts/passwords. We receive many positive feedbacks from our clients on our automated and transparent system.
We also hold the ISO 9001:2015 certificate and are the 1st firm in Turkey receiving EFQM Excellence Model Award.
Our attorneys at law are also experienced trademark attorneys, all holding an LL.M degree on IP & IT Law from international reputed universities, with in-depth knowledge of relevant case law and recent key decisions. Some of them are also certified court experts to act during proceeding before the Specialized Turkish IP Courts. Thus, we successfully handle all legal cases before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office (TURKPATENT) or the courts and also render related services as regards C&D letters, IP investigations and custom recordals.
We also differ from many Turkish IP firms in that our experienced in-house patent attorneys with diverse technical backgrounds effectively support our litigation team in all patent related disputes.
NSN Law Firm does not only provide legal services limited to trademark law but is actively counselling in all areas of IP as well as other IP related law matters. The Firm’s IP Department consists of four practice groups namely; “Copyright Practice Group”; “Trademark & Design Practice Group”; “Advertising Practice Group” and “Patent & Life Sciences Practice” group. The Firm also experienced in regulatory matters and practice of trademark law in regulated industries such as pharma, food, beverage, telecommunication, media, tobacco and alcohol sectors. The Firm’s regulatory experience helps us to evaluate the issues from the holistic perspective.
In NSN Law Firm, the team comprises of fully competent IP lawyers also holding trademark attorney licenses. Both prosecution and litigation processes are managed by the Firm’s lawyer team. Besides, we regularly track the last court decisions and amendments in the IP regulation, thereby we proactively guide our clients regarding the new developments in the system and give feedback if the strategy of portfolio management needs changes.
NSN Law Firm ranks at 1st tier in rankings of the Legal 500 since 2014 and 2nd tier in Chambers & Partners, Managing IP and WTR, IAM. The Firm is also selected as a Leading Law Firm by IAM for Patent Litigation and Transactions section. The senior partner Selma Ünlü is chosen amongst 250 IP women lawyer in the world from Turkey by MIP and is depicted as one of the leading recommended individuals in Legal 500, WTR and IAM in Turkey.
NSN Law firm, established and located in Istanbul, has strong ties and long-lasting cooperation with the associated legal offices in Izmir and Ankara, other two largest cities in Turkey, as well as foreign legal offices in other countries, and thus we serve our clients with the ability to represent them both within Turkey and worldwide.
Network Memberships: International Trademark Association (INTA), Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), Healthcare Products Association, WIPO Domain Name Dispute Resolution Panel, European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA), Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG), Marques