Procedures Applying when this Contracting Party is Designated
The Office republishes international registrations and renewals, in English, in the national TÜRKPATENT Design Bulletin at:
The Office carries out examination on substantive grounds and on novelty.
Three months from the date the registration is published in the national TÜRKPATENT Design Bulletin (non-extendable).
|Time Limit for Responding to Refusal||
Two months from the date of receipt of the notification (non-extendable).
|Effect as Grant of Protection||
The international registration has the effect as a grant of protection, if no refusal has been issued, as from the international registration date. If a refusal (partial or total) has been issued and the refusal has been subsequently withdrawn, the international registration has the effect as a grant of protection as from the international registration date.
The creator of the industrial design must be a natural person.
|Representation before the Office||
Holders of international registrations may not file documents or appear before the Office directly, unless the holder is a legal or natural person or has a real and effective industrial or commercial establishment and/or a permanent residence in Turkey. A list of trademark and patent attorneys is maintained by the Office and available by contacting the Office or at:
|Fees payable on division of the international registration||
Last updated on: March 22, 2017