- Information Technology
- Internet Law
- Data Protection
- Domain Disputes
- Music Sharing
- Online Gaming and Gambling
- Computer Software
- Database and Portals
- Intellectual Property
- Portfolio Management
- Technology and Science
- General Counselling
- Alternative Dispute Resolution
- Business Law
- Commercial Law
- Communications Law
- Corporate Law
- Entertainment Law
- Media Law
- Product Liability
|Contact Info||Telephone: +90(212)3471865|
|Mailing Address||Barbaros Blv. Konak Apt. No: 62/10 Balmumcu, Istanbul|
|Education||Galatasaray University Faculty of Law (J.D., 2002); Leeds University School of Law (LL.M., Cyberlaw, 2003)|
|Admitted||2004, Istanbul; 2005, Registered Trademark Attorney; 2011, Registered Patent Attorney|
|Memberships ||Istanbul Bar Association, Turkish IT Association (“TBD”), International Bar Association ("IBA"), International Technology Law Association (“ITECHLAW”), IT Law Group Europe, International Trademark Association (“INTA”), Galatasaray University Alumni, Notre Dame de Sion Alumni, Cercle D'Orient ("Büyük Kulüp").|
|Languages||Turkish, English and French|
Ceylin Beyli is the founder and managing lawyer of CBL Law Office; a boutique corporate & commercial law firm, with a focus in Information Technology and Intellectual Property practices. Reflecting CBL's overall achievements in the IT sector, LAWYER MONTHLY awarded the firm "Internet & E-Commerce Law Firm of the Year" for 2011 & 2012.
Ms. Beyli is listed in many reputable sources as the "go-to person" for corporate and IT related matters in Turkey, since 2010. As a registered trademark and patent attorney, Ms. Beyli also enjoys wide recognition since the beginning of her career as an IP litigator and legal counselor. Some of her accomplishments may be stated as below:
* Leading legal practitioner in Turkey on Internet, E-Commerce and Data Protection matters, by WHO'S WHO LEGAL; 2010 to 2012.
* Leading legal practitioner on Internet & E-Commerce, by LEADING LAWYER 100; 2011.
* Leading business lawyer on Internet & E-Commerce and Intellectual Property, WHO'S WHO LEGAL; 2012 and 2013.
* Leading IT Lawyer, WHO'S WHO LEGAL; 2013.
Ms. Beyli graduated from Notre Dame de Sion French High School in Istanbul in 1997, from Galatasaray University Faculty of Law in 2002 and received her J.D, as she proceeded her studies within Leeds University School of Law in 2003 and received her LL.M degree in CyberLaw.
Reflecting the acquisition of her LL.M. degree, Ms. Beyli wrote and published several articles, took part in books and reports as co-writer, especially on comparative studies regarding IT and IP, and she is speaking, presenting papers and moderating in conferences since 2004.
Ms. Beyli is a registered attorney before Istanbul Bar Association since 2004 and she is a registered trademark and patent attorney before the Turkish Patent Institute. She is fluent both in English and in French.
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Bad-Faith Claim Without Concrete Evidence May Be Insufficient In Opposition Proceedings
Ceylin Beyli, July 16, 2014, previously published by World Trademark Review Daily on Summer 2014
The argument that a trademark application has been filed in bad faith is a viable ground of opposition, which is, in theory, widely accepted by the Turkish Patent Institute (TPI). However, a recent case has showed that opponents relying on this ground must provide concrete evidence that the...
Unregistered Trademark Rights Include Stylised Use of Word Mark
Ceylin Beyli, May 5, 2014, previously published by World Trademark Review Daily on Spring 2014
A recent decision of the Turkish Patent Institute has showed that the principle of ‘genuine rights ownership’ covers the use of a word mark in a stylised form, as well as any prior use of the mark. The applicant, a Turkish textile company, sought to register a mark that combined the...
Court Of Appeal Issues Landmark Decision In Industrial Design Case
Ceylin Beyli, January 6, 2014, previously published by WTR Daily, part of World Trademark Review on December 11, 2013
In a recent decision, the Higher Board of the Turkish Court of Appeal has considered the possibility for an alleged infringer to claim compensation for the period of protection of an industrial design after the invalidation of that design by a court. This decision may change the approach to, and...
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