• New Common IP Rights Database: Any Benefits For Trademark Owners?
  • March 21, 2011 | Author: Ceylin Beyli
  • Law Firm: CBL Law Office - Istanbul Office
  • The Ministry of Culture and Tourism, seeking a way to protect IP rights more effectively, has issued a Regulation on a Common IP Rights Database. At first glance, the new database seems to benefit only owners of works protected under the Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works. However, it may also have implications for owners of unconventional trademarks.