Patent office proceedings
Patent strategy & counseling
Fashion & luxury goods
Food & beverage
Optics & photonics
Özge Atılgan Karakulak has been with the firm since 2005 and has been a partner since 2013. She is chair of the firm’s life sciences industry and competition practices and co-chair of patent and utility models practice.
With the combination of Özge’s advisory and litigation expertise and in-depth knowledge of the life sciences sector, she advises clients across all phases of the business cycle of life science products, such as registration / authorization procedures, promotion practices, pricing and reimbursement regulations, distribution relationships and co-marketing deals, as well as on issues of merger control, vertical restraints and abusive conduct.
Özge has acted on behalf of originators in numerous complex patent infringement and validity actions in the pharmaceutical industry and she was involved in the first ever pharmaceutical data exclusivity and unfair competition actions in Turkey.
In addition her corporate work, Özge advises multinational industry associations in Turkey on numerous regulatory policy papers and drafting regulations for the Turkish government authorities.
Year Joined Firm: 2005
Education/Alumni: Galatasaray University, the Institute of Social Sciences, Istanbul(LL.M. in Business Law, 2006), Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Law, Izmir(LL.B., 2004)