Patent / Utility Model

Patent / Utility Model

SIMAJ serves its clients in all procedural and legal steps concerning Turkish patent and utility model applications together with European and PCT applications in various fields of technical and scientific areas. The firm also provides full service with respect to foreign national patents and utility models in cooperation with our associate law firms throughout the world.

To satisfy our clients' needs in almost all technical fields, the firm employs a number of specialized experts and patent attorneys that have acquired technical expertise to serve our clients' specific needs which includes mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry, pharmaceutical, biotechnology, material science, and nanotechnology.

The protection of patents and utility models in Turkey is regulated by the Industrial Property Law No. 6769, which entered into force on January 10th, 2017. Turkey is also party to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) as of January 1996 and The European Patent Convention (EPC) as of November 1, 2000.

After the implementation of the Industrial Property Law No. 6769, the following provisions have been included:

  • Granting by examination system,
  • Utility model certificate (inventive step is required)
  • Patentability criteria (novelty, inventive step and industrial applicability)
  • Patent protection for pharmaceuticals and their production methods,
  • Publication of applications and opposition by third parties

The key elements of our patent and utility model services are considered in three categories as; 

  1. Filing, prosecution and post grant services 
  2. Legal Services 
  3. Development and strategy advisory services
+ Filing and Prosecution Services
+ Legal Services
+ Development and Strategy Advisory Services

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