Türkekul

Law Office

Türkçe

Phone

0 (212) 245 0801

Our Team

Backgrounds

  • Att. Erdem Türkekul has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 1990. He graduated from the Istanbul University Faculty of Law ( ) and got his master’s degree in European Union Law (2002) from the İstanbul University Institute of Social Sciences.

    Mr. Erdem Turkekul is the founder partner of Turkekul Law Firm. His particular area of expertise is planning and executing IP enforcement strategies around Turkey.

    He provides legal consultancy services to clients and related government agencies on all aspects of the protection, enforcement and exploitation of IP rights in Turkey, especially regarding the management of their Intellectual Property portfolios and in negotiating and drafting complex contracts with strong Intellectual Property content (Cooperation Agreements, Software Agreements, R&D, Licensing, Franchising, Advertising and Joint Venture Agreements).

    Mr. Türkekul’s practice is focused on co-ordinating the protection of many large local and multi-national companies’ intellectual property portfolios, including trademarks, copyright, industrial designs, patents, trade secrets and know-how. He also assists his clients with reviewing their product packaging, advertising copy and promotional materials to ensure regulatory compliance. Mr. Türkekul has extensive experience in co-ordinating the initiation and defending of actions on behalf of his clients in intellectual property infringement, passing off and unfair competition. Mr. Türkekul advises clients on trademark clearance, trademark prosecution and opposition, maintenance of international trademark portfolios, intellectual property due diligence for corporate acquisitions, supervision of intellectual property litigation, intellectual property license agreements, copyright and industrial design clearance, and registration and advertising law.

    He also has several professional memberships as follows:

    Radio and Broadcasting Society/ Chief Legal Counselor;  Istanbul Bilgi University Information Technology Law Center Advisory Board / Member; Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD) Entrepreneurships and Innovation Working Group/Member ; Turkish Industrialists’ and Businessmen’s Association (TÜSİAD) IPRs Working Group/Member; State Planing Organization 8th and 9th Development Plan IPRs Special Committee – Member and Reporter; Internet and Law Platform/Execution Board Member.

  • Att. Sara Lim Türkekul has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 1995. She graduated from Burhaniye High School in 1986 and from the Istanbul University, Faculty of Law in 1994.
  • Att. Emek Güven has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 2012. He graduated from Eyuboglu Educational Institutions (2004), Bilgi University Faculty of Law (2008) and he also has a diploma degree in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Manchester (2010). He has advanced knowledge of written and spoken English
  • Att. Aytuğ Yaprak Tol has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 2010. She graduated from Tarsus American College (2004), Koc University Faculty of Law (2008) and she also has a master’s degree (LLM) in private law from Galatasaray University (2011). She has advanced knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Att. Pelin Ersoy has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 2012. She graduated from the French High School Notre Dame de Sion (2007) and from the Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law (2011). Pelin has obtained « Cambridge International Legal English Certificate » in 2010. She has advanced knowledge of written and spoken French and English. She also speaks German. She is also doing master’s degree in economy of law at Istanbul Bilgi University. She is sworn translator both in French and English.
  • Att. Dilara İLKİN has been admitted to Istanbul Bar Association in 2011. She graduated from Fatsa Anatolian High School (2003) and from the University of Bahcesehir, Faculty of Law (2009). Dilara has obtained « London School of Economics-Competition Law and Policy Certification » in 2008 and she has taken English courses at the Bellerbys College in 2012. She is also doing master’s degree in economy of law at Istanbul Bilgi University. She has advanced knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Intern Att. Efe Özdinç graduated from French High School Saint Joseph in 2007 and from the Bahçeşehir University, Faculty of Law in 2013. He has advanced knowledge of written and spoken French and English
  • Intern Att. Dilara Arslan has graduated from Hayrullah Kefoğlu Anatolian High School (2007) and from the Istanbul Bilgi University, Faculty of Law (2013) and she is also doing master’s degree in economy of law at Istanbul Bilgi University. She has advanced knowledge of written and spoken English.