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Turkish Patent and Trademark Office has published two guidelines on the implementation of the articles related to “employee inventions” and “inventions made in higher education institutions” which are regulated under ‘’Industrial Property Law No. 6769’’ and ‘’Regulation on Employee Inventions, Inventions in Higher Education Institutions and Inventions in Public Supported Projects’’, on June 2020.

For Implementing Guideline of Employee Inventions Click here

For Implementing Guideline of Inventions at Higher Education Institutions Click here

These guidelines have been prepared by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office with the participation of relevant stakeholders and the contribution of the working group, in order to provide information about the practices related to the relevant legislative provisions and provide guidance to the practices. The guidelines do not provide a legal interpretation to existing regulations, are not legally binding, they are merely advisory.


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