Ms Işık Özdoğan > Moroglu Arseven > Istanbul, Turkey > Lawyer Profile

Moroglu Arseven

Work Department

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.

Lawyer Rankings

Turkey > Intellectual property

(Leading individuals)

Işık ÖzdoğanMoroglu Arseven

IP is one of the cornerstone practices of full-service firm Moroglu Arseven and the team handles the full spectrum of contentious and advisory trade mark and patent matters. Its three partners have worked together for over ten years: Işık Özdoğan currently heads the practice, assisting a broad portfolio of companies and rights-owners at all stages of establishing, commercialising and protecting their assets in Turkey; Gökçe İzgi is the key contact for regulatory issues, while Ezgi Baklacı Gülkokar focuses her practice on trade mark and unfair competition litigation. Senior associate Ece Berkman supports the team in trade mark and unfair competition litigation.

Turkey > Media and entertainment

Moroglu Arseven fields a media, entertainment and sports sector group that has established itself as one of the go-to teams for international clients setting up operations in Turkey and is bolstered by the firm’s strengths in IT and IP law. Outside traditional media and entertainment matters, the team also has a niche in handling dispute resolution in the sports sector, where practice co-head Benan Arseven is the key contact. IP practice head Işık Özdoğan leads the group alongside Arseven, while other names to note include IT and telecoms expert Burcu Tuzcu Ersin and Seyfi Moroğlu, who focuses on corporate transactions.