NSN Law Firm is a full-service law firm with 14 partners and over 45 lawyers, providing an “all in one” service with a specific sector-oriented perspective from legal consultancy to litigation in relation to various matters to our domestic and international clients operating in a wide variety of sectors, especially in healthcare, food, media, informatics, software, industrial and home appliances technologies, and logistics sectors.
Our Firm’s main purpose is to cover its clients’ diverse needs in various industries by providing tailor-made and creative solutions. Also, the Firm’s dedicated service approach helps our clients stand out in their respective sectors. Thanks to this approach, the Firm is involved in cutting-edge litigation and administrative processes. Every question from our client is answered by our attorneys, who are experts in their fields, from a sectoral point of view.
The capacity of our team increases every year with experts and colleagues who are developing and growing. Our senior team members have been working for the Firm for a long time. Hence, the sub-teams dedicated to specific clients have comprehensive knowledge of our client’s needs, as they know their clients and their history very well and take their commercial needs and requirements from the past into account when providing a new service. Using technological online data systems also helps our team improve collaboration, provide clarity, and achieve better results.
Main Areas of Practice
Corporate & Commercial Law
We assist numerous national and international clients in setting up businesses in Turkey, including the establishment of companies for our clients from the USA, UK, and EU operating in various sectors, especially in the healthcare, food, media, informatics, industrial and home appliances technologies, maritime, and logistics sectors. We also provide consultancy services in share transfer, asset acquisition, mergers and acquisitions, sale transactions, fulfilment of due diligence processes, and establishment of joint ventures.
We are highly competent in resolving commercial disputes that arise specifically for the needs of the sector in which our clients operate, and we provide high-level Contract Law services in the preparation of mixed-type contracts on large-scale projects and in the conduct of negotiations in accordance with the legislation. We also play an active role in the resolution of disputes that arise during commercial operations, as well as providing consultancy services regarding corporate internal management processes in order to carry out our client’s daily operations uninterruptedly.
In addition, our firm handles and manages all legal issues that our clients face within the scope of their e-commerce activities. Being that we have many clients who are considered service providers, marketplace owners, and sellers in line with the local e-commerce legislation, we are providing them with high-quality assistance on all matters related to their activities in the area.
Advertising & Media & Entertainment Law
Our firm provides an "all in one" advertising, media, and entertainment service from clearance, investigation, and registration to litigation and enforcement. Our legal advisory services in the entertainment sector include contract preparation, copyright protection, the prevention of probable infringement, and follow-up of regulatory procedures for obtaining necessary permits and licenses prior to production.
We represent our clients, mainly operating in the telecommunication, production, social media, and gaming sectors, in creating solutions for information technology. In line with this, our team provides legal consultancy on conducting risk analyses and resolving trademark and copyright conflicts that our clients may face during their e-commerce, advertisement, and distribution activities.
Beyond the classical media, we provide legal consultancy and compliance services to the social media and technology companies that develop the most used mobile applications worldwide. These consultancy services involve various legal services, from providing advertisement clearance and ensuring compliance with the national lottery and IT regulations to following litigation proceedings before civil, administrative, and criminal courts.
Transportation & Maritime & Admiralty Law
Our firm is a leader in resolving all national and international disputes arising from all types of transportation, including land, air and sea transportation and combined transportation. We have a high level of experience in managing, advising and litigating all types of shipping disputes, particularly in relation to issues arising from maritime trade; serious maritime accidents, cargo damage, bill of lading problems, salvage assistance, towage services and ship fires. In addition to all these legal services, we also represent clients in the purchase, sale and financing of ships and yachts.
Especially in the case of oil pollution and all kinds of marine pollution incidents, the administrative authorities refer to our team's expertise. Our team took an active role in the preparation of Regional and National Emergency Action Plans in the field of marine pollution and contributed to the implementation of these plans.
Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Law
We offer high standard legal services to our clients for every aspect of Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Law including without limited to pharmaceuticals, medical devices, food supplements, special nutrition products, infant food and cosmetics.
We mainly provide legal support and consultancy to our clients in all compliance matters. Particularly, we handle marketing and promotional activities, relations with the administrative authorities, healthcare institutions and healthcare professionals and compliance of the standard operational procedures and contracts with the regulations.
As part of market access process, we also support our clients on a comprehensive range of industrial legal matters including regulatory compliance and organization of warehousing and distribution facilities and surrounding relations in the light of the Competition Law. Our area of work also covers due diligence investigations on anti-corruption and anti-bribery matters as well as internal compliance audits in the healthcare sector.
Intellectual & Industrial Property Law
Our firm is one of the few prominent law offices in Turkey specializing in the field of intellectual and Industrial Property Law, and we cover all types of IP related rights including patent and trademark, copyright, utility models, industrial design, geographical indications, plant varieties, and domain name conflicts. Our IP team is unique in Turkey for offering strategic business-oriented solutions to our international and domestic clientele by combining our expertise in Intellectual and Industrial Property Law with our significant Regulatory expertise in various sectors, especially pharmaceuticals.
We guide our clients through all phases of administrative and legal proceedings in the management of their intellectual property portfolios, including conducting necessary pursuit for the registration and continuity of industrial property rights before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and conducting license, transfer, and other agreements and transactions regarding the subject rights. We also pursue strategic opposition and litigation proceedings before Turkish Patent and Trademark Office and the Courts in order to prevent unfair and illegal registration and use by third parties, within the scope of combating piracy and counterfeiting, and we make all necessary applications before the customs directorates, conducting research and initiating the necessary legal proceedings when necessary.