Lawyers Yonca Çelebi

    Yonca supports clients to protect, enforce and commercialize their intellectual property rights in Turkey. She focuses mainly on assisting clients to develop and implement strategies for the trademark, patent and copyright issues, as well as deal with contractual breaches, trade secrets, and unfair competition. She has supported many well-known brands and patents on both sides of high-stakes and complex intellectual property disputes. These include clients experiencing problems entering the Turkish market, as well as dealing with trolls, passing-off, counterfeiting, as well as drug diversion issues. Yonca assists clients to use a range of tools to protect their rights, such as filing infringement, invalidation, or non-declaratory judgment lawsuits.

    Yonca also supports clients to negotiate and draft agreements which protect or dispose of their intellectual property rights, such as usage licenses, ownership assignments, or arrangements for coexistence and trade secrets. During this process, Yonca focuses on ensuring legal arrangement support and encourage clients’ broader commercial aims, as well as ensuring clients completely understand local rules and dynamics.

    Practice Areas & Work Department

    IP Litigation


    Patents and Utility Models

    Domain Names and Internet Infringement


    IP Licensing

    IP Portfolio Management

    Unfair Trade Practices


    Industrial Designs