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Gün + Partners

Work Department

Intellectual Property
Patent and Utility Models
Insurance and Reinsurance
Dispute Management
Business Crimes and Anti-Corruption



Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın joined the firm in 2008 and became a partner in 2020. She specializes in intellectual property; insurance and reinsurance; dispute management and business crimes and anti-corruption practices with a special focus on patents and utility models.

With almost 15-years of experience on patents, she has been providing consultancy on all matters related to the patent law and has been leading numerous patent actions. With a vast advisory and litigation expertise particularly with regards to protection of patent rights, Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın also represents various pharmaceutical companies before the Ministry of Health in relation to the regulatory matters and gives support to these companies on regulatory matters during the audits conducted before the Ministry of Health.

She supervises the team in relation to strategy and policy setting issues, for comprehensive and complex mandates related to the insurance disputes and negotiates the settlement assessment. She has been providing consultancy on all matters and has been leading numerous commercial disputes with a vast advisory and litigation expertise particularly with regards to compensation actions, unfair competition claims, preliminary injunction, and enforcement of the preliminary injunctions. She has significant experience helping clients achieve positive outcomes across a variety of industries and sectors.


English, Turkish


International Bar Association (IBA)
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
Better Justice Association
Istanbul Bar Association


University of East Anglia, International Commercial and Business Law, Norwich (Degree of Master of Law, 2007)
Yeditepe University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul (LL.B.2004)

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Dispute resolution

Gün + Partners acts for a growing roster of multinational corporations on their local disputes, including both judicial and arbitral proceedings. Particularly active in distribution disputes of late, the group has also handled white-collar crime, administrative law and product liability cases. The department is co-led by senior partner Mehmet Gün; IP specialist Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın; and Beril Yayla Sapan, whose practice spans regulatory and compliance, and dispute resolution. Managing associate Asena Aytuğ Keser demonstrates ’excellent follow-up and communication skills’.

Turkey > Insurance

The insurance and reinsurance team at Gün + Partners frequently advises local and international clients on regulatory requirements, liability policies, and various disputes arising from insurance-related matters. Headed by Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın and Görkem Bilgin, the team also has experience of handling M&A and joint ventures in the insurance sphere. Asena Aytuğ Keser is a further standout member of the team due to her experience in handling disputes and settlements for clients in the insurance market. She also regularly conducts assessments relating to the liability of parties and the amount of the claim.

Turkey > Intellectual property

(Next Generation Partners)

Aysel Korkmaz YatkınGün + Partners

With a strong team that handles all aspects of the IP process, Gün + Partners continues to prove itself as a go-to firm for clients seeking advice on trade marks, designs, copyright, IP prosecution, anti-counterfeiting, and patents. Mehmet Gün has over three decades of experience in the IP landscape. He leads the team alongside Uğur Aktekin, Bariş Kalayci, and Özge Atılgan Karakulak. Their combined experience spans from IP litigation and anti-piracy cases to patent infringements and unfair competition matters. Other prominent members of the team include Selin Sinem Erciyas, Hande Hançar, and Aysel Korkmaz Yatkın. In particular, Erciyas frequently handles the IP portfolios of pharmaceutical and technology companies.

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