Country code: TR
Location: southeastern Europe and southwestern Asia
Area: total: 780,580 sq km (water: 9,820 sq km; land: 770,760 sq km)
Population: 68,109,469 (July 2003 est.)
Capital: Ankara
Languages: Turkish (official), Kurdish, Arabic, Armenian, Greek
Currency: Turkish lira
Religions: Muslim 99.8% (mostly Sunni), other 0.2%
Industries: textiles, food processing, autos, mining (coal, chromite, copper, boron), steel, petroleum, construction, lumber
Agriculture - products: tobacco, cotton, grain, olives, sugar beets, pulse, citrus, livestock
Exports - commodities: apparel, foodstuffs, textiles, metal manufactures, transport equipment
Imports - commodities: machinery, chemicals, semi-finished goods, fuels, transport equipment





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1. Applicant’s name and address

2. One representation of the mark (in color if claimed)

3. List of goods/ services according to the Nice classification

4. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Inventor’s name and address

3. Specification with claims, abstract and drawings for translation

4. Power of Attorney

5. Priority data (if priority is claimed)

 


Filing requirements:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name and address of the author

3. Description of the design

4. Drawings or photographs of the design (at least one set, 14 sets recommended)

5. Power of Attorney

6. Original Priority Certificate (if priority is claimed)

 

Can be filed later:

5. Power of Attorney, no notarization

6. Original Priority Certificate (if priority is claimed), to be filed within 3 months after the filing date

7. Activity Certificate of the company (certificate of good standing)

 

Can be filed later:

6. Original Priority Certificate (if priority is claimed), to be filed within 3 months after the filing date

 

 

 

Use of the mark: compulsory
Non-use period:
4 years and 9 months from the filing date
Duration of protection: 10 years after the filing date or last renewal date

 

Examination:

- non examined patent – only formal examination - valid for 7 years from the filing date

- patent: issued after a formal and substantial examination - valid for 20 years

 

Duration of protection: 5 years from the filing date

 

Renewals:

1. Applicant’s name and address

2. Name of Trademark and Reg. No.

3. Classes and list of goods/services

4. Power of Attorney, no notarization

 

Annuities:

- payable for patent applications and granted patents before the anniversary of the filing date

 

Renewal: 4 times for a period of 5 years

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

3. Original Registration Certificate

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy) or a signed and sealed Assignment form, notarization is required

3. Original Registration Certificate

 

Assignment:

1. Signed and sealed Powers of Attorney in the name of the Assignor and the Assignee, no legalization

2. Original Assignment (or its Certified copy), notarization is required

3. Original Registration Certificate

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

Assignment     Declaration

 

Forms:

Power of Attorney

 

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