With the Regulation regarding Amendment of the Regulation regarding Application of Industrial Property Law published in the Official Gazette dated 8 July 2019 and numbered 30825; in the case of

  • Partial renewal of the trademark,
  • Partial or complete withdrawal of the trademark application,
  • Partial or complete withdrawal of the trademark,
  • Withdrawal of the opposition and opposition to the decision,
  • Withdrawal of geographical indication and traditional specialties and the audit responsibility,
  • Withdrawal of designs,
  • Partial renewal of multiple design applications which protection period has expired and
  • Withdrawal of the patent application or withdrawal of the patent right,

the obligation of;

  • Submitting a notarized signature declaration or its notarized copy, in case the requesting owner is a real person,
  • Submitting a notarized signature circular or its notarized copy in case the applicant is a legal entity

is abolished.

Furthermore, with the Regulation regarding Amendment of the Regulation on Application of Integrated Circuit Topography published in the Official Gazette dated 8 July 2019 and numbered 30825; the obligation to submit a power of attorney is abolished in the following cases:

  • To record the change of address, title or kind of an integrated circuit topography application or integrated circuit topography registration,
  • To transfer the integrated circuit topography,
  • If the rights arising from the application or registration of the integrated circuit are transferred by inheritance, to record this,
  • To record the license agreement,
  • To record the pledge regarding the integrated circuit topography,
  • To obtain a copy of the registration certificate.

Furthermore, in case of withdrawal of the integrated circuit topography application or registration; the obligation to

  • Submit a notarized signature declaration or its notarized copy (for real persons)
  • Submit a notarized signature circular or its notarized (for legal entities)

has been abolished.

Please see this link for the Regulation regarding Amendment of the Regulation regarding Application of Industrial Property Law and this link for the Regulation regarding Amendment of the Regulation on Application of Integrated Circuit Topography (only available in Turkish).

Information first published in the MA | Gazette, a fortnightly legal update newsletter produced by Moroğlu Arseven.