Is the right to protect an invention which describes making a product or a method in a new and technical way. The said way is often a solution for a technical problem.
In Turkey, inventions are protected by the Decree Law on Protection of the Patent Rights No: 551.
An invention is an alternative way to carry out any development or method belonging to a new and unique device, method, compound, process, machine, or product.
For an invention to be able to be protected by patent registration in Turkey, its subject matter shall be within the subjects that are protectable by the Decree Law on Protection of the Patent Rights No: 551 and it must be new, include an inventive step and be applicable to the industry.
A patent registration in Turkey provides a protection for a term of 20 years.
At our firm, we carry out a preliminary search before drafting the application for determining the scope of protection. We give high importance of preliminary search for the interpretation whether the invention is new and involving an inventive step and thus determining the ground upon which the first filing of an application shall be based.
After making a patent application, it is necessary that each year an annuity fee shall be paid to the Turkish Patent Institute within a certain time limit.
Time tracking and payment process are carried out by our firm.