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Gökçe İzgi, LL.M.

Partner

Gökçe advises clients on a full range of intellectual property issues and transactions, including trademarks, unfair competition, industrial designs, patents, copyrights and domain names.

She works mostly on trademark issues, including infringement and cancellation actions, as well as managing the trademark portfolios of large, multinational brands and corporations and often arranges seizure processes for counterfeit products. Gökçe has particular experience with trademark transactions before the Turkish Patent Institute, civil and criminal intellectual property litigation (including unfair competition matters), as well as international patent applications and licensing. Moreover, she has successfully litigated numerous complex trademark and industrial design infringement cases along with design cancellation actions for leading international companies.

Gökçe provides legal support to international and local clients on intellectual property issues, primarily in the food and beverage, pharmaceutical, tobacco, apparel and cosmetic industries. She also concentrates on assisting local investors during the patent licensing process.

Recent examples of Gökçe’s work include:

  • Provided legal opinions as to the trademark and tagline searches for international foods and beverage companies and pharmaceutical companies
  • Provided legal advice about copyright registration for a very famous cartoon character and monitored copyright infringement before customs
  • Established a global patent filing strategy, analyzed patent-related opportunities and prepared serial technology license agreements for a client that operates in the metallurgy area
  • Prepared buy-back agreements within a market clean-up project for multinational apparel and tobacco companies
  • Filed a complex trademark and copyright infringement action in the name of a European clothing company and obtained a preliminary injunction decision that would have prevented the import of thousands of ready-for-sale goods
  • Supervised parallel criminal proceedings in the name of a multinational client that produces eye-care products and seized hundreds counterfeit contact lenses.
Registrations

Patent Attorney (2009)
Trademark Attorney (2007)
Istanbul Bar Association (2006)

Education

Istanbul Bilgi University, LL.M. in Economy Law (2014)
Utrech University, Erasmus student exchange program during LL.M. (2011-2012)
Gazi University, School of Law (2004)

Languages

Turkish, English

Memberships

International Trademark Association (INTA)
Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)