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Alfa Patent Stan Advoka

Alfa Patent Stan Advoka is a newly formed company from the merger of Alfa Patent and Stan Advoka in 2018. The firm's patent service now covers a wider range of technical fields. Selda Arkan and Baris Atalay are key contacts in the firm.

Ankara Patent Bureau

Ankara Patent Bureau is highly recommended for patent protection and portfolio management work. The practice comprises of European patent attorneys, lawyers and engineers providing a one-stop-shop service. Gizem Dilan Özmen heads the patent department. Other notable patent practitioners are Emre Akkuş and Tuğba Gündemir.

Deris

Deris is one of the leading firms for IP in Turkey. The firm is respected by rivals in both patent contentious and patent prosecution work. Its IP team comprises patent attorneys and lawyers who work well together to deliver on client mandates, including infringement matters. The key patent practitioners are Okan Çan, M N Aydin Deris, N Serra Coral and E Kerim Yardimci.

Destek Patent

Destek Patent is recognised for its IP filing and portfolio management practice. The firm is led by founding partner Kemal Yamankaradeniz. Other key patent contacts in the firm are Hakan Özcan and Sedat Kizilay.

Erdem Kaya & Partners

Erdem Kaya & Partners is recommended for patent protection work in Turkey. The firm is led by managing partner Erdem Kaya, a European patent attorney with a background in electronic engineering. He is supported by experienced patent attorneys, including Murat Gişi, and a team of technical assistants. Tuğba Öztürk, Necati Tuzlaci and Gülhan Bölükbaşı are notable associates in the firm.

Gün + Partners

Gün + Partners is one of the best law firms in the Turkish market for IP work. The firm's team is experienced in handling patent protection and disputes in various sectors, notably pharmaceuticals. The key patent practitioners are Mehmet Gün, Özge Atılgan Karakulak, Selin Sinem Erciyas and Hande Hançar Çelik.

Kenaroglu

IP boutique Kenaroğlu is recommended for IP disputes and enforcement. Founding partner Yasemin Kenaroglu is the key contact for contentious and non-contentious IP instructions. Kenaroglu is supported by a team of associates such as Ufuk Yetisir and Muge Dursun. Former partner Yasemin Aktas has left the firm.

Moroğlu Arseven

Full-service law firm Moroğlu Arseven has a team for IP disputes and enforcement work. Partner Işık Özdoğan heads its IP department, which features experienced IP partners like Gökçe İzgi and Ezgi Baklacı Gülkokar. The partners are supported by a team of associates, most notably Yonca Çelebi and Işil Çavuş.

NSN Law Firm

NSN Law Firm is best known for its contentious IP practice, but it can also advise on IP protection and strategy in Turkey. Senior partners Selma Ünlü and Nazlı Selek are key practitioners in the firm. Patent case studies show the team represented Bayer Pharma in an action filed by a local generic manufacturer.

Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm

Suluk Intellectual Property Law Firm provides a range of IP services but it is best known and respected in IP disputes. Founding partner Cahit Suluk leads IP instructions in the firm. Suluk is supported by head of litigation Bahattin Carkaci and Zeynep Balcik, who leads the prosecution department. Case studies show the IP team assisted a pharmaceutical client with filing a patent invalidation action.

Yalçiner Patent and Consulting

Yalçiner Patent and Consulting is an IP boutique that specialises in IP filing and portfolio management. Ugur G Yalciner is the leading practitioner in the firm. Other key patent practitioners are Senem Kayahan and Irmak Yalciner. Case studies show the IP team assists companies such as Valipat with European patent validation.