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TPTO Takes Helpful Approach to Classification

18 Aug 2020

Under Turkish law, identical or indistinguishably similar trademarks covering the same classes (or classes which cover the same kind of goods) cannot co-exist. This is an absolute ground for rejecting a later trademark application. In this regard, when deciding […]

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Turkish Advertising Law: Key Do’s and Don’ts

15 Jan 2018

Turkey’s Advertising Board (“Board”) ruled on 302 cases during 2017, in the period up to November. Among these decisions, the Board imposed administrative fines totalling 1.2 million Turkish Liras. 63 cases (21%) resulted in detention, while 21 cases (7%) […]

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