Exhaustion of IP Rights
Exhaustion of the IP related rights is an important legal term that determines freedom of "parallel import" (gray market) to a particular territory or jurisdiction. In this case the goods imported to such territory originate from the right holder and are not counterfeit, but the right holder wouldn't have a consent to move products where they are sold to another country by third...
Turkish Patent Legislation in the Perspective of the Pharmaceutical Industry
The Patent System
Turkey is a member state of EPC and PCT, and therefore national patents can be obtained via both routes. National patents can also be obtained via the route of a direct national filing with or without priority under Paris Convention, which is governed by the provisions of IP Law No: 6769. Turkish Patent & Trademark Office is the competent authority for receiving applic...