Selin Sinem Erciyas joined the firm in 2006 and became a partner in 2014. She specializes in life sciences and intellectual property with a special focus on patents and utility models.
Selin has been involved in a number of advisory and litigation matters in all fields of IP and has handled hundreds of contentious and non-contentious administrative oppositions and court actions involving intellectual property rights, particularly in relation with protection of patent rights. She regularly advises on patent infringement actions, declaration of non-infringement actions and nullity actions.
She represents multinational pharmaceutical companies before the Ministry of Health on regulatory issues and examinations.
Selin is the spokesperson for some NGO’s in Turkey and in Europe and represents these NGO’s before Turkish Parliament and Turkish Ministries. Delegation of the European Union to Turkey contacts with Selin every year before drafting the IP section of EU Progress Report of Turkey. Selin also advises commercial counselors of Embassy of U.S.A, British Embassy, and Embassy of Switzerland in relation with the IP Law and developments in Turkey.
Practice Areas & Work Department
Patent and Utility Models
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys Turkey (FICPI Turkey), Founder and President
International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys (FICPI)
Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Intellectuelle (AIPPI), Standards and Patents Committee
German Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (GRUR)
Istanbul Arbitration Center (ISTAC), Intellectual Property Working Commission