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Güldeniz Doğan Alkan

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Gün + Partners

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Trademarks and Designs
IP Prosecution
Patent and Utility Models



Güldeniz Doğan Alkan joined the firm in 2006 and has been a partner since 2017. Güldeniz is both lawyer and a trademark and patent attorney specializing in Intellectual Property law. She focuses on trademark and design, copyright, patents and utility models as well as unfair competition.

Güldeniz advises on both contentious and non-contentious matters including implementing IP protection and enforcement strategies, and represents clients before the Ankara IP courts (including actions against the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office) courts in cancellation, infringement and other types of action. She also works in IP enforcement where she supervises and drafts oppositions and appeals on trademark and design applications before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.

She represents foreign, multinational and Turkish clients from numerous business sectors including food and beverage, fashion, cosmetics, textile, electronics, entertainment, hotel and tourism, media and entertainment, pharmaceuticals, radio and TV broadcasting, telecoms, tobacco on all aspects of Intellectual Property and regulatory matters.


English, Turkish, French, German


Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI),
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Patent and Trademark Attorneys’ Association of Turkey (PEM), Board Member
Association of Trademark and Design Law Practitioners (APRAM)
Pharmaceutical Trade Marks Group (PTMG)
Ankara Bar Association, Intellectual Property and Competition Law Commission


Gazi University, European Law, Ankara (LL.M. 2011)
Galatasaray University, Faculty of Law, Istanbul (LL.B. 2005)
Panthéon-Assas University, Faculty of Law, Paris (2002)


Intellectual property

Within: Intellectual property

Gün + Partners advises a vast array of high-profile international clients in the media, retail, energy and finance sectors. Areas of expertise include litigation, advisory, transactions, prosecution matters, trade marks, designs and copyrights, patents and utility models. The team acts for various highbrow fashion brands and recently organised an anti-counterfeiting project confiscating 12,000 counterfeit products from manufacturers and retailers and rising awareness for police forces around trade mark infringement. The nine-partner team of ‘experienced litigators’ is led by Mehmet Gün, Uğur Aktekin, Barış Kalaycı and Özge Atılgan Karakulak. Selin Sinem Erciyas, Hande Hançar Çelik, Güldeniz Doğan Alkan, Mutlu Yıldırım Köse and Zeynep Seda Alhas are also recommended.

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