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Gün + Partners

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Trademarks and Designs
Life Sciences
Intellectual Property



Mutlu Yıldırım Köse has been with the firm since 2006 and a partner since 2017. Mutlu is both a lawyer and trademark and patent attorney specializing in Intellectual Property. Her IP practice focuses on patents, utility models, trademarks and design.

She has been involved in numerous projects in all aspects of Including both contentious and non-contentious trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs, patents, domain names and unfair competition. She has extensive litigation experience and has counselled domestic and foreign clients on their IP strategies, legal disputes, licensing and settlement agreements.

She also works in IP prosecution where she supervises and drafts oppositions and appeals regarding trademark and design applications before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office.

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


English, Turkish


Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI)
The Association of European Trade Mark Owners (MARQUES), Internet Copyright Committee
The Chartered Institute of Trade Mark Attorneys (CITMA)
Istanbul Bar Association


Istanbul University, Social Sciences Institute, Istanbul (LL.M. 2010)
Istanbul University, Faculty of  Law, Istanbul (LL.B. 2006)


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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