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Işık Özdoğan, LL.M.


Işık leads the intellectual property team at Moroğlu Arseven. She has wide experience in every aspect of IP advice, including counseling, enforcement and litigation matters. Işık advises and represents local, foreign and multi-national clients about trademarks, industrial designs, patents, copyrights, domain names, and seizures of counterfeit goods, among others.

Işık is well-known in the IP community, both in Turkey and abroad. Her work ethic, close communication with clients, and experience with innovative cases distinguish her from other IP professionals.

Some recent examples of Işık’s work include:

  • Managing the IP portfolios of several major multi-national companies in Turkey
  • Representing international fashion, oil, coffee/restaurant chains, alcohol and cosmetic companies before the courts in trademark cancellation actions
  • Representing international and globally recognized software, beverage, insurance companies and designers before courts in trademark infringement actions
  • Conducting raids and seizures for international automotive, sticker manufacturing companies and luxury brands
  • Representing international container and industrial kitchen equipment producing companies before courts in industrial design and utility model cancellation actions and unfair competition cases
  • Obtaining registration of domain names in Turkey and providing dispute resolution services in various types of disputes between registrants and third parties regarding the registration and use of domain names
  • Advising international companies in the copyright license and permission process

Işık serves on INTA’s non-traditional trademarks committee, ECTA’s design committee, the MARQUES Famous and Well Known Trademarks team and is a member of various other professional groups. She often attends IP conferences and industry events all over the world. Işık has been a registered expert witness of the Istanbul Intellectual and Industrial Property Courts.

Işık is a regular author on IP topics such as counterfeiting and trademark issues in Turkey. She regularly contributes to the World Intellectual Property Review, as well as to other professional associations and sector publications. Prior to joining Moroğlu Arseven, Işık was a partner at a boutique IP firm.


European Patent Attorney (2001)
Trademark Attorney (1998)
Patent Attorney (1998)
Istanbul Bar Association (1995)


University of New Hampshire School of Law, LL.M. in Intellectual Property (2001)
Istanbul University, School of Law (1993)


English, Turkish


International Trademark Association (INTA)
Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA)