Copyright & related rights
Trade mark litigation
Trade mark office proceedings
Trade mark prosecution
Trade mark strategy & counseling
Computer technology & services
Fashion & luxury goods
Food & beverage
ICT & software
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.
Year Joined Firm: 1999
Education/Alumni: Bilgi University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul (LL.M, 2008), Istanbul University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul(LL.B., 1998)