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Işık Özdoğan

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Moroglu Arseven

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Intellectual property.


Işık leads Moroglu Arseven's intellectual property team. She has wide experience in every aspect of IP advice, including counselling, enforcement and litigation matters. She advises and represents local, foreign and multinational clients about trademarks, industrial designs, patents, copyrights, domain names, and seizures of counterfeit goods, among others. Işık’s work spans a range of industry sectors, including fashion, retail, hospitality chains, alcohol and cosmetic companies, as well as software. She manages the IP portfolios of several major multinational companies in Turkey, often on a long term basis. These extended relationships mean Işık’s strategic portfolio management produces measureable results over time. Her work ethic, close communication with clients, and experience with innovative cases distinguish Işık from other IP professionals.


Istanbul Bar Association, 1995; Registered Trade Mark and Patent Attorney, 1998; European Patent Attorney, 2001.


English and Turkish


Işık is a member of MARQUES, International Trademark Association (INTA), International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), as well as the European Communities Trade Mark Association (ECTA). She serves on INTA’s Bulletin committee, as well as the MARQUES Famous and Well Known Trademarks committee.


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


Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

The large dispute resolution team at Moroglu Arseven is headed by Orçun Çetinkaya, Seyfi Moroğlu, Benan Arseven, Işık Özdoğan and Burcu Tuzcu Ersin. Areas of expertise include distribution, agency and portfolio compensation issues, business crime, employment disputes, ADR, tax litigation, IP disputes, sports disputes and debt collection. Senior associate Fulya Kurar joined from Pinsent Masons Danismanlik Hizmetleri Avukatlik Ortakligi.

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IT and telecoms

Within: IT and telecoms

Moroglu Arseven is adept at handling regulatory, compliance, data protection and e-commerce issues as well as technology-related acquisitions. Other areas of expertise include cloud services, gaming, cybercrime, and start-up financing. Samsung, Amazon and Twitter are all clients of the eight-partner team, which includes key practitioners Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and Işık Özdoğan.

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Intellectual property

Within: Leading individuals

Işık Özdoğan - Moroglu Arseven

Within: Intellectual property

Moroglu Arseven covers the full range of IP matters including trade mark transactions and registration, copyright, patent enforcement and litigation, prosecution and anti-counterfeiting programmes. Key sectors of expertise include IT, pharmaceuticals, telecoms, retail and automotive. The team represents various high-profile clients including Starbucks, Samsung, Twitter, Amazon and Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Practice head Işık Özdoğan specialises in developing customised anti-counterfeiting programmes. Gökçe İzgi and Ezgi Baklacı Gülkokar are recommended alongside senior associate Ece Berkman.

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Media and entertainment

Within: Media and entertainment

Moroglu Arseven advises media and entertainment clients on corporate, tax, competition and regulatory issues as well as on celebrity image protection, advertising and licensing. It also handles sport-related dispute resolution and arbitration, and provides pre-publication review services for Turkey-related content to multimedia outlets. Benan Arseven specialises in sports law, Orçun Çetinkaya is adept at handling dispute resolution and dispute avoidance matters and Işık Özdoğan focuses on sector-specific IP matters.

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