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THE WORLD'S MOST COMPREHENSIVE TRADE AGREEMENT RCEP

The agreement, executed on 15th November 2020, will enter into full effect after it is ratified by each party in accordance with their respective domestic laws.

PATENT, DESIGN AND UTILITY MODEL REGISTRATION UNDER TURKISH LAW

Intellectual property (IP) refers to creations of the mind such as inventions; literary and artistic works; designs; and symbols, names and images used in commerce.

ENFORCEMENT OF FOREIGN JUDGMENTS IN CASE OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW

The court decisions issued by any foreign state court shall be effective in another country as final judgment and final evidence after it goes through a process of the recognition and enforcement decisions.

ENERGY TRANSITION IN TURKEY

Turkey still needs to set a long-term energy policy agenda in order to reduce dependency on imported energy sources such as natural gas and oils.

SMART CONTRACTS FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF TURKISH LAW

Smart Contracts nowadays are very popular with an increasingly high importance as one of the new legal concepts of the contracts. However, many legal systems still have difficulties in following these developments in technology at the same speed.

DETERMINING THE APPLICABLE LAW TO THE ARBITRATION AGREEMENT CONCERNING THE RECENT LANDMARK CASE FROM UK

In the UK, the Supreme Court has clarified the grounds for determining the applicable law to an arbitration agreement in a recent landmark case of Enka v Chubb, which is left ambiguous regarding the jurisdiction by the contracting parties, as distinguished from the main contract.

ESTABLISHMENT OF BRANCHES OF FOREIGN COMPANIES IN TURKEY

Foreign investors may choose to invest in Turkey by establishing a branch office on behalf of an existing foreign business entity, established in another country, as an alternative to directly establishing or participating in a stock corporation.

SCOPE OF THE EXPRESSION "DISPOSITION" UNDER SECTION 31/III OF THE FINANCIAL LEASING, FACTORING AND FINANCING COMPANIES LAW NR. 6361

A financial leasing contract is an agreement under which an investment property is purchased by the lessor and leased to the lessee and made use of within the term of the agreement.

APPLICATION AREA OF THE DECREE ON PROTECTION OF THE VALUE OF THE TURKISH CURRENCY NR. 32 IN LABOR LAW CONTRACTS

The Presidential Decree Nr. 85 on Amendments to the Decree on Protection of the Value of the Turkish Currency Nr. 32 entered into force on 13.09.2018.

EVERLASTING GREEN PLANTS - EVERGREENING OF PATENTS

When compared to other innovations, medical technologies and drugs undoubtedly have a more vital place in patent law.

BREXIT TRANSITION PERIOD AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The UK formally left the EU on 31 January 2020, as known. The transition period, scheduled between 1 February 2020 and 31 December 2020 in order for completion of changes to take place in many legal and political issues, will end in around 4 months.

COMPARISON OF PATENT AND UTILITY MODELS IN TURKISH IP LAW

Patent is entitlement of an inventor to the right to manufacture, use, sell, have it manufactured under its own license (to license) and import the respective product/method which brings a solution to any specific problem of the inventor.