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Nowadays, economic actions are turning in to global shape due to increasing importance and spillover of information technologies. In a global, knowledge-based economy, Intellectual Property (IP) Rights are becoming more important and seen as key to the international competitiveness of both nations and firms.

YILMAZCAN Patent, Law & Trade Office has been established in Ankara - Turkey for providing consultancy services to national and foreign companies in the field of industrial property protection and legal issues, in order to protect their rights. Our Vision is to be your unique partner in Turkey on all IP related issues.


IP Related

  • Consultancy on technical issues and registrability - enforceability of IP rights.
  • Consultancy on and conducting registration - postgrant procedures.
  • Preparation of detailed descriptions of inventions in precise legal terms, which will form the basis for patents to be granted by patent offices in various parts of the world.
  • Validation of European Patents in Turkey.
  • Recordal of status changes for assignment, merger, license, change of name and address.
  • Following and conducting Patent annuity procedures.

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Legal Issues

  • Consultancy on contractual, licensing and transfer matters.
  • Advising on the infringement and enforcement of patent rights.
  • Conducting litigation in proceedings in the Patents County Court.

Trade Related

  • Support on commercialization of invention.
  • Dealing with patent licence negotiations.
Our clients, IP procedures conducted by our Office, are supported free of charge on finding potential partners in Turkey (licensee, buyer, distributor etc...) for their inventions, if requested.
Head Office


Address: 35 Sokak 73/2 Bahcelievler, Ankara - Turkey

Tel: 0090.312.2221200

Fax: 0090.312.2229000