Turkey’s Ministry of Industry and Technology has announced a support package for industrialists, intended to reduce industrial property application and registration fees for SMEs, industrialists and citizens, Accordingly, the official fees for assignment, opposition, appeal, application and registration processes regarding trademarks, patents, utility models and designs have been reduced by between 25% and 40%.

The Amendment Communiqué on the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office’s 2018 Fee Tariff was published in duplicated Official Gazette number 30526 on 5 September 2018.

Please see this link for full text of the Protocol and the approval decision (available only in Turkish).

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