Intellectual and Industrial Property Rights
The firm's activities in intellectual property counseling and litigation
are supervised and conducted by Prof.Dr. Ortan and Att. Rana Ortan.
Our services are:
a) Patents, Industrial designs and Integrated
Our Patent Law Practice includes patent litigation, licensing,
client counseling on patent strategy. Prof. Dr. as being one of
the most distinguished scholars in the area of patents and industrial
designs; protection and enforcement of trade secrets and counseling
and litigation related to such protection form a significant portion
of the firm's intellectual property practice.
Ortan&Ortan is also committed to furnishing services to the
pharmaceutical sector. Our attorneys help to provide optimal protection
and profitable exploitation of our clients' valuable technologies.
Solving legal problems and counseling on regular basis relating
to the commercialization of drugs and other medical equipment is
the basis of our practice.
b) Copyright and related rights
The firm's Copyright Practice includes registration, licensing,
client counseling, litigation and copyright protection. The firm
is also very active in related fields such as entertainment, literary
practice, product endorsements, right of privacy, right of publicity,
and all areas of unfair competition. Additionally, the firm holds
experience in the area of antitrust as it relates to intellectual
Our comprehensive trademark practice includes the following
·Trademark clearance and branding: Conducting searches to determine
the availability of proposed trademarks, service marks and domain
names and rendering opinions as to their availability and registrability.
·Turkish trademark registration : Preparing and prosecuting applications
for trademark and service mark registration
·Infringement litigation : Prosecuting and defending opposition
and cancellation proceedings before the courts and other authorized
bodies within and outside Turkey.
d) Domain Name Protection
The interplay between domain names and trademarks creates
interesting legal issues. We devote time to explore the possible
means of domain name protection in this relatively new are of Turkish
e) IP Related Business Transactions
Our attorneys are skilled in negotiating and drafting all
types of agreements relating to intellectual property. The most
common type of agreement relates to the licensing of intellectual
property rights. Licensing agreements range from high technology
-- protected by patents and trade secrets law (and copyrights, in
the case of computer software) protected by copyrights, to famous
trademarks, protected by trademark registrations. We are also proficient
in structuring franchising licenses as well as confidential disclosure
agreements which enable inventions, inventive concepts and confidential