Akinci Law Office is an international law firm, based in Istanbul Turkey, committed to providing high-quality legal service both in international and domestic practices. We provide specialized legal services to prominent local firms as well as to well-known corporations around the world.

Intellectual Property

Akinci Law Office‘s offers a wide range of legal services related to intellectual property, including dispute resolution.

Akinci assists its clients with matters related to unfair competitioncounterfeitingcopyrightstrademarkstrade namesdomain namesinfringementsdatabasesmass mediaadvertisingconsumer protection and customs seizures.

Akinci also prepares filing and pursues intellectual property applications and registrations before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.

We have obtained patents and trademarks on a wide variety of inventions in areas such as machinerytechnology and nutritional and personal care products.

Considering the importance of licensing agreements in business law, as well as in intellectual property law, Akinci assists its clients with drafting, reviewing, restructuring and negotiating all types of licensing agreements.

Regarding due diligence and auditing, Akinci conducts clearance and registration of licensing agreements involving intellectual property rights, manufacturing and technology transfers before the General Directorate of Foreign Investment.

In addition to arbitration and alternative dispute resolution services, Akinci is experienced in the litigation of intellectual property law matters at all levels of the local courts in Turkey.

Akinci regularly brings actions and files preliminary injunctions involving intellectual property in the local courts, conducts negotiations of settlement agreements, whether out of court or in ongoing actions, and arranges the preparation of private investigation expert reports.

Other Topics

Real Estate


International Family Law

Mergers & Acquisitions

Banking and Finance

Corporate Law


Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Business law

Foreign Investments Law

International Business Law

Energy, Mining and Infrastructure

Public Procurement

Construction Law

International Arbitration