Code of Press (Law No. 5187 of June 9, 2004, as last amended by the Decision of the Constitutional Court of April 28, 2011)

Year of Version:2011
Date of Last Amendment:April 28, 2011
Date of Entry into Force:June 9, 2004
Date of Text (Enacted):June 9, 2004
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Trade Names, Trademarks
Notes:This consolidated version of the Turkish press law incorporates all amendments up to 2011.
For the last amendments in this consolidated text, see Article 26.

The law contains 32 articles dealing with the printing and publication of printed matter. It also contains specific provisions relating to trademarks and tradenames (see Articles 4 & 9).
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