Uğur Aktekin

Gün + Partners - Turkey

Kore Sehitleri Cad. No: 17 Zincirlikuyu


+90 212 354 00 00

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Practice areas:

Copyright & related rights
Trade mark litigation
Trade mark office proceedings
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling

Industry sectors:

Computer technology & services
Fashion & luxury goods
Food & beverage
ICT & software
Renewable energy

Uğur Aktekin joined the firm in 1999 and has been a partner since 2003. He is co-chair of the firm’s intellectual property practice and the technology, media and telecom industry practice

Uğur’s Intellectual Property practice focuses on trademarks, designs and copyrights.

He advises on implementing IP protection and enforcement strategies and portfolio management, representing clients before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, as well as cancellation, infringement and other court actions and domain name ADR proceedings, filing for interlocutory and precautionary injunctions, negotiating and drafting co-existence, settlement and licensing agreements.

Uğur has been involved in numerous anti-piracy campaigns, civil litigation, criminal raids and litigation involving software copyrights, cinematographic and musical copyrights, cartoon character copyrights, architectural copyrights, databases and television film formats.

His TMT practice covers media, advertising, consumer, internet, technology licensing, information technologies, computer software, computer games, data protection, data privacy and security.

He advises on all aspects of advertising and media laws, including clearance of advertisements, contracts, promotions and sweepstakes to various local and multinational companies primarily on food and beverages, technology, media, telecom and entertainment sectors.

Uğur also advises on data protection legislation, website privacy policies and terms of use under Turkish law.

Year Joined Firm: 1999

Education/Alumni: Bilgi University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul (LL.M, 2008),  Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul(LL.B., 1998)

Network Memberships:

  • International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys of Turkey (FICPI Turkey), founder
  • International Bar Association (IBA)
  • Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
  • International Federation Of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
  • International Trademark Association (INTA)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)
  • International Technology Law Association (ITECHLAW)
  • Global Advertising Lawyers Alliance (GALA)
  • Patent and Trademark Attorneys' Association of Turkey (PEM)