PATENTABILITY CRITERIA

The first condition for obtaining a patent for an invention is that it must solve a technical problem. In other words, the benefit derived must be objective and measurable. For example, it is not possible to obtain a patent with the argument that you have produced very delicious milk. This is because the concept of […]

CAN SOFTWARE BE PATENTED?

Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) is the technical field that receives the largest share of the global patent market. Even though it adapts faster than other legal fields, intellectual property laws and case laws still struggle to keep up with the rapid developments in this area. In the context of patent laws, inventions in the […]

THE NEW INDUSTRIAL PROPERTY LAW IS ADOPTED

The first Industrial Property Law (IPL) in the history of the Republic of Turkey, which has been expected for many years, was published in the Official Gazette on 10.01.2017 and entered into force. This Industrial Property Law No. 6769 has replaced the existing Decree Laws No. 551, 554, 555, and 556.  There are many changes […]