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    IP Related Agreements

    We give our clients legal assistance with regard to copyright, trademark and other intellectual and industrial property rights issues, particularly in M&A deals, specific IP related agreements, trademark applications and preparation of assessments and memoranda on various aspects of Turkish Intellectual Property Law.

    IP Litigation

    We represent many clients in patent, trademark and copyright infringement lawsuits, licensing lawsuits, and trade secret lawsuits.

    Transactional Work

    We provide research and survey services to our clients with respect to the trademarks, patents and utility models that have been registered with the Turkish Patent Institute. In this respect, we also provide preliminary reports and assessments with respect to any prospective trademark applications. Furthermore, we provide similar services in connection with website applications and status of currently valid websites.

    We also provide our clients assistance on strategies and possible options against infringements of intellectual and industrial property rights and, together with the assistance of our litigation department we provide the necessary knowledge, experience and dedication to our clients in order to protect their intellectual property rights from unwelcome claims of third parties.


    • On 12 December 2017, Eda Cerrahoğlu, together with Nick Cherryman from the London Office of King & Spalding International LLP, hosted an Arbitration Roundtable titled International Commercial and Investment Treaty Arbitration. In-House Counsel and Representatives of select local and multinational companies were among participants.

    • On 2 February 2018, Eda Cerrahoğlu, made a panel presentation at the ASA Annual Conference 2018 on the topic of "Conflicting Assumptions on Instructions to Party and Tribunal Appointed Experts in International Arbitration".

    • Prof. Dr. Fadlullah Cerrahoğlu will be teaching for the fourth time this year on 24-25 April the lecture "Doing Business in Turkey" in the LLM Program at Fribourg University of Switzerland.




    We work with a diverse client base ranging from individuals to some of the largest public institutions and private corporations...



    Cerrahoglu Law Firm is recognized for the calibre of our lawyers, level of service, and unflagging commitment to client success.