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Ece Berkman

Senior Associate

Ece’s focuses on intellectual property matters, including copyrights, trademarks, domain names, industrial designs, unfair competition, licensing, and advertisements.

Ece regularly advises clients about trademark portfolios and intellectual property litigation matters. She handles all actions necessary to protect and strengthen her clients’ intellectual property portfolios, such as oppositions against publications notified in the Official Gazette as well as other office actions. Ece also protects clients’ intellectual property rights by preparing cease and desist letters as well as organizing and conducting raids for the seizure of counterfeit products. She has experience in copyright infringement and compensation matters.

She advises a broad range of local and international companies in the fashion, automotive, software and cosmetic sectors.

Recent examples of Ece’s work include:

  • Handling all the necessary actions against bad faith trademark registrations and domain name registrations, which are preventing internationally known fashion and cosmetic companies from entering the Turkish Market, as well as assisting to establishing their trademark strategy in Turkey.
  • Managing the anti-counterfeiting strategy for an automobile company, including conducting raids, handling criminal actions against and settlement negotiations.
  • Handling copyright infringement criminal cases regarding unauthorized use of an automotive company’s software. Preparing software and music licensing agreements.
  • Handling all the necessary actions against clients’ ex-distributors regarding infringing activities.

Istanbul Bar Association (2010)


İstanbul Bilgi University, School of Law (2008)


English, Turkish


Istanbul Bilgi University Alumni Association