Ata Patent Inc. is a globally recognized Turkish IP law firm with a long record of excellence and professional leadership in Istanbul, Turkey. Ata Patent has assembled an experienced group of Turkish design patent attorneys to help clients obtain, protect and enforce intellectual property rights, they also provide services for design patent application in Turkey. Our Turkish patent lawyers provide a broad range of design patent services including; design patent application, renewal, protection such as intellectual property litigation, appeal, opposition, cancellation, assignment, monitoring, search, and licensing.

Ata Patent’s Patent Team has been protecting clients’ intellectual property since 1996. We make it our business to intimately know our client businesses; venturing well beyond the traditional patent prosecution processes of other firms to realize unforeseen opportunities. More than eighty percent of our lawyers are registered patent attorneys with proficiency in virtually every technical field. Many of our attorneys bring business experience or advanced degrees in science and engineering to client matters, combining extensive legal knowledge with practical and technical experience. We understand the mechanics of product design, manufacturing and distribution, counseling clients in both consumer and commercial markets.

Ata Patent’s Turkish patent attorneys not only prosecute but also litigate patents, giving you a distinct advantage. Rather than merely process a patent, our attorneys anticipate evolving trends and assess the likelihood of future litigation. We scrutinize the marketplace, continually staying abreast of changes affecting a client’s business.

Our firm has long history and outstanding reputation for the service and practical guidance that our attorneys provide to business owners, management and executives. Assisting our clients operate successful businesses is a source of pride. Our attorneys assist clients with their business needs from planning and formation though operation and implementing an exit strategy.

Design Patent Application in Turkey

Design Patent Application in Turkey

The registration process of the industrial designs in Turkey is formed up four main processes which can be summarized as formal examination, registration into the industrial design records and publication, oppositions and certification.

Formal examination: It is the initiative examination of the application carried out in accordance with the provisions in Article 3 of the relevant Decree in the Force of Law together with the examination to be executed under the terms stipulated in the Regulation. The initiative examination is the examination of the applications in accordance with the definitions of the products and designs under this particular clause and rejection of the applications which do not comply with such definitions.

The formal examination is the examination to verify whether the required documents are submitted in the course of application or not and if submitted whether they are comply with the clearly made statements in the articles of the pertinent Regulation or not.  The applications that are complete as a consequence of the above examination, shall be registered into the design records and published in the Official Industrial Design Bulletin.

Referring to a published design for a period of 6 months from the date of publication, the natural or legal and real persons, related professional organizations may file an opposition in Turkish Patent Institute against the issuance of a particular registration certificate provided that such an opposition fulfills the requirements stipulated in the pertinent regulations and the grounds of opposition clearly described. The opposition and the justification for such an opposition are delivered to the person claiming for design rights.

With respect to any design already published, the persons and the Professional organizations may file an opposition against issuance of a registration certificate within six months from the date of publication, depending on the fact that the design is not new and does not have an individual character or the design presents on holding the rights for such a design. The opposition made is examined by the Re Examination and Evaluation Committee under the light of the documents submitted to verify the right holder or the novelty and individual character terms. In case no opposition is made within the legally stipulated period of 6 months or as a result of the refusal of the oppositions, the certificate of design registration is to be forwarded to the applicant. In case the opposition period of 6 months expires, the matter can be referred to the courts for the cancellation or invalidity of the design registration.

 

Turkish Design Patent Attorneys

Design Patent Law in Turkey

Ata Patent guides its clients through the maze of regulations and procedures involved in obtaining a design patent in Turkey. Your intellectual property is the most crucial aspect of your business’ ability to thrive and, in today’s global, competitive market, protecting your design patent is more important than ever. Registering a design patent not only protects your business or innovation from being stolen or misused, it also gives you an asset that can be licensed and sold..

As a leading Turkish intellectual property firm, Ata Patent has the expertise and practical experience to develop and then implement a design patent strategy that safeguards your brand, your intellectual property, and your investment. We make sure you and your design patent are completely protected, so any profits derived from your asset end up in your back pocket.

Additionally, our firm provides design patent prosecution and counseling services in a wide range of technical and business areas, in almost every industry, and in both the retail and commercial markets.

Industrial Design Protection In Turkey

How Long Is Industrial Design Protection In Turkey?

The term of protection of the registered designs in Turkey is 5 years from the date of application. The term of protection may be extended up to 25 years in every 5-years renewal period.

What is the Difference Between the Designer and the Person Claiming Registration?

Any may claim for design right. The holder of design right is who manufactures, markets, sells, contracts and uses the design commercially. The designer is the person who actually made the design.

What is Multiple Application? What are the Provisions for Multiple Application?

The multiple application is the claim for protection for more than one design in a single application. In order to make multiple application, the products should; belong to the same sub-class, or belong to the same set, or peaces of unfield product or be compounded with aggregately perceived multiple objects and presentations.

The registration process of the industrial designs in Turkey is formed up four main processes which can be summarized as formal examination, registration into the industrial design records and publication, oppositions and certification.

Formal examination: It is the initiative examination of the application carried out in accordance with the provisions in Article 3 of the relevant Decree in the Force of Law together with the examination to be executed under the terms stipulated in the Regulation. The initiative examination is the examination of the applications in accordance with the definitions of the products and designs under this particular clause and rejection of the applications which do not comply with such definitions.

The formal examination is the examination to verify whether the required documents are submitted in the course of application or not and if submitted whether they are comply with the clearly made statements in the articles of the pertinent Regulation or not.  The applications that are complete as a consequence of the above examination, shall be registered into the design records and published in the Official Industrial Design Bulletin.

Turkish Design Patent Services

Turkish Design Patent Services

Intellectual Property has come to constitute ever increasing value in today’s competitive, technology-dominated markets. Our experienced Patent Team excels both in protecting patent assets and in enforcing and protecting patent rights in litigation. Each of the lawyers within our IP law firm is member of Istanbul Bar and has been recognized as a top lawyer in this field.

  • Preparation and filing of design patent applications
  • Design patent application in Turkey
  • Comprehensive prosecution services in Turkish for utility and design patents
  • Coordination of design patent prosecution in foreign countries and regions
  • Prosecuting interference contests to resolve priority in invention
  • Design patent appeals to the Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences of the Turkish Patent Institute
  • Rendering legal opinions on the strengths and weaknesses of design patents
  • Rendering legal opinions on patentability, right-to-use, validity, enforceability, and infringement
  • Design patent infringement litigation before Turkish Courts
  • Design patent appeals at the Turkish Supreme Court

Reach us for Design Patent Application in Turkey

Since its foundation in 1996, Ata Patent has been the choice of numerous clients throughout the World. At Ata Patent, we partner with our clients to grow their businesses by protecting their intellectual property with strategic planning, customized and scalable solutions, and cost-effective project management.  We prosecute and maintain patents, design patents and trademarks across a variety of industries and in multiple countries, litigate in IP courts and before TPO. For a complimentary consultation you may reach our design patent attorneys for Design Patent Application in Turkey by sending an e-mail or through our Contact page.